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VOL. 2, NO. 10
NORTH CAROLINA WESLEYAN COLLEGE, ROCKY MOUNT, N.C.
FRIDAY, MARCH 20,1987
Symposium schedule
Tuesday, March 24
9:30-11:00
1:30-2:30
2:45
3:00-4:30
7:00-8:30
Keynote address: Dennis Mahar
Topic: World Population
Panel Discussion Following
Everett Building (Gym)
Discussion Sessions
1) Countdown to the Year 2000:
N.C. Economy
Moderator Dr. David Bowman
Room 105
2) Women in the Year 2000
Moderator Sally Craven
Room 276
3) U.S. Domestic Policy and Its
International Implications s
Moderator: Mel Oliver
Garber Hall
Reception, Trustees Room
Movie IQuicksilver, T.V. ljonTigt
Movie II -r-T Gung //o, T.V. Lounge
Wednesday, March 25
9:00-10:00
10:30-11:30
1:30-2:30
3:00-4:30
7:00-8:00
Keynote address: Michael Mozingo
Topic: Entrepreneurship
Everett Building (Gym)
Discussion Sessions
"Entrepreneurship: Its Social and
Economic Impact Upon Society"
1) Ethics and Values in the Year 2000
Moderator. Dr. Rex Tucker arid Bill Silber
Garber Hall
2) White Collar Crime in theYear 2000
Moderator John Stevens
Room 105
3) Film on Entrepreneurship
Room 276
Discussion Sessions
"Consumers of the Year 2000"
1) Technology and Its Effect Upon Society
Moderator Dr Kenneth Finney
Room 276
2) Education in the Year 2000
Moderator Valerie Meicher
Garber Hall
3) Impact of Drug Year in the Year 2000
Moderator Charles Dunn
Room 105
Movie I — Gung llo, T. V. Lounge
Movie II — Quicksilver, T.V. Lounge
Spring Symposium
looks to Year 2000
An economics expert from the
World Bank will lead off a two-
day event next week at North
Carolina Wesleyan College on the
issues and trends affecting modem
life through the rest of the century.
Dennis J. Mahar, deputy divi
sion chief of the Population,
Health and Nutritional Depart
ment of the World Bank in Wash
ington, D.C., will deliver the key
note address for Wesleyan's 1987
Spring Symposium set for next
Tuesday and Wednesday. This
year's Symposium is titled "Count
down to the Year 2000: Moving
Toward a World Economy."
The Spring Symposium is an
annual event which thoroughly exa
mines a single topic of current int
erest. All lectures and discussions
take place on campus, and admis
sion to all sessions is free.
Dr. Marshall Brooks, acting
dean of the college and co-chair
man of the Symposium, said the
planning committee this year
chose a subject that touched not
only the United States but Rocky
Mount as well.
"No matter how isolated from
the world we Americans feel from
time to time, we are truly not
isolated," he said. "We are touched
by events around the globe and are
more a part of the world economy
than we imagine."
With the year 2000 just over a
decade away. Brooks said "it’s time
to take a furturistic look at what
lies ahead of us. This area is be
coming recognized more and more
as an important economic region
in the southeastern United States.
The community should take advan
tage of this opportunity to look
ahead in terms of our economy."
Mahar, before becoming a dep
uty division chief, was senior eco
nomist for the World Bank's East
ern and Southern Africa Region,
and at various times a senior
economist, loan officer and consul
tant for the Bank's Latin America
and Caribbean Region. Mahar's
major fields of expertise lie in the
economy of Latin America, public
finance, and the economics of
population, health and nutrition.
Both days of the Symposium
will begin with an address by a
guest speaker in the morning, fol
lowed by several mini-sessions in
the aftemoon. Brooks explained,
"The keynote speakers set the sense
of the big picture, while the smal
ler concurrent sessions relate the
Symposium theme to our commun
ity."
Mahar's address will kick off
the Symposium on Tuesday, from
9:30-11 a.m. in Everett Building
on the Wesleyan campus. His topic
will be "Population Growth and
Economic Development Prospects
for the Year 2000."
Following Mahar's address will
be three concurrent sessions from
1:30-2:30 p.m. at various campus
locations. Dr. David Bowman, a
member of Gov. Jim Martin's
Economic Committee Conceming
North Carolina's Economic Future
to the Year 2000, wiU moderate a
session titled "Countdown to the
Year 2000: N.C. Economy" in 105
Gravely; Wesleyan's Assistant Pro
fessor of Business Administration
Sally Craven will moderate "Wo
men in the Year 2000" in room
276; and Wesleyan's Assistant Pro
fessor of Business Administration
Mel Oliver will moderate "U.S. Do
mestic Policy and its International
Implications" in Garber HalL
A reception will follow in the
Trustees Room at 2:45 p.m.
Two films will be shown:
"Quicksilver," from 3-4:30 p.m. in
the T.V. Lounge; and "Gui^ Ho,"
from 7-8:30 p.m. in the T.V.
Lounge.
Michael Mozingo, public rela
tions director for Food lion, will
deliver Wednesday's keynote ad
dress on "Entrepraieurship" in
Everett Building from 9-10 a.m.
Three concurrent sessions will
be held on Wednesday from 10:30-
11:30 a.m. Wesleyan's Professor of
Religion Dr. Rexford Tucko" and
Assistant Professor of Business Ad
ministration William Silber will
moderate "Ethnics and Values in
the Year 2000" in Garber Hall;
Assistant Professw of Criminal
Justice John Stevens will moderate
"White Collar Crime in the Year
2000" in 105 Gravely, and a film
on entrepreneurship will be scre
ened in room 276.
The last group of sessions will
run from 1:30-2:30 pjn. on Wed
nesday. Associate Professor of His
tory I>. Kenneth Finney will mod
erate 'Technology and Its Effect
on Society" in room 276; Director
of Evening and Extension College
Programs Valwie Meidier will
moderate "Educatioa in the Year
2000" in Garber Hall; and Charles
Dunn, assistant deputy director of
the State Bureau of Investigation,
will moderate "Impact of Drug Use
in the Year 2000" in 105 Gravely.
Two movies will be screened
that evening: "Gung Ho," from 3-
4:30 p.m., in the T.V. Loun^; and
"Quicksilver," from 7-8:30 p.m., in
the T.V. Lounge.
College students nationwide to hold Lobby Day
On April 2, college students from
across the country will take action to
help stop the nuclear arms race. The
students will participate in the fourth
annual University Lobby to end the
Arms Race sponsored by United
Campuses to Prevent Nuclear War
(UCAM). The lobby day is a chance
for students and faculty nationwide to
urge Congress to pass legislation
calling for a Comprehensive Test Ban
treaty (CTB).
The Mutual Nuclear Warhead
Testing Moratorium bill (H.R. 12),
now in the House of Representatives,
was introduced by Reps. Patricia
Schroeder (D-CO) and Richard
Gephardt (D-MO). With a vote likely
in early April, the April 2 Lobby
Day can make a real difference.
Lobby Day is more than an
opportunity to lobby for an end to
the arms race. The event includes
briefings with national arms control
lobbyists, a march to the Capitol
followed by a rally on the Capitol
East Side to ban nuclear tests, and
appointments with participants' Con-
gresspersons.
This year, for the first time,
UCAM is offering a Leadership
Development Program on the day
following Lobby Day. The April 3
workshops wiU train students in such
skills as organizing educational
events, working with the media,
fundraising, and getting nuclear war
curricula on campus.
UCAM, the only organization
devoted to building a campus move
ment to end the arms race, holds the
annual event to teach students ef
fective citizen skills for a lifetime of
use.
The cost of participating in the
events is $10. Housing will be
arranged by the national ofBce for a
nominal fee. The registration fee
includes a one year membership to
UCAM and a subscription to the
monthly Network News.
For further information, contact
UCAM at (202) 543-1505,220 I
Street, NE, Room 130, Washington,
D.C. 20002.
    

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