2 CAMPUS NEWS Scholarship Meredith's SHRM chapter Announcment holds resume review The Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation was authorized by the U. S. Congress in 1992 to honor Congressman Udall and his legacy of public service. The Udall Foundation awards approximately 80 scholarships of up to S5,000 to outstanding stu* dents, who are known as Morris K. Udall Scholars. The awards are made to two groups of students: l)College sophomores or juniors (open to all) who have outstanding potential and who study the environ ment and related fields; and 2) Native American and Alaska Native students who are college sophomores or juniors who have outstand ing potential and who study fields related to health care or tribal public policy. Students are nominated by the institution and soph omores who are selected may be renominated for the next year's competition. Any student who wishes to have more information may contact Dr. Swab, 141 SMB, email@example.com, or 760-8413. KRISTEN SCOTT Contributing Writer On October 27,2003 the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) at Meredith College held a "Resume Review" workshop. Approximately 12 human resource profession als assisted in critiquing student's resumes as well as interviewing skills. For some students, this was the first time profes sionals looked at their resumes and carried out an interview. Helpful hints workshop from each HR professional allowed students to walk away from the workshop with a greater knowledge of what is expected in ttie working world. This event is just one of the many benefits that Meredith College's SHRM oiganization offers to its members. Other events offered through the SHRM chapter this semester such as the "What Is Business Casual" fashion show, vari ous guest speakers, a men- torship program, and a SAS site tour. All of these events allowed Mereditii students to be better pre pared for fijture careers in human resources. Summer Gaither, a sen ior at Meredith College, is the president of this organi zation. "Exposure and experi ence in the professional world are benefits to our club," Gaither said. "The activities and events held always assist our members in gaining valuablj, assets for the worlq)lace," Gaither added. World News Briefs TIFFANY ADAMS Editor in Chief ROME, Italy Italy's Constitutional Court has thrown out a law giving legal immunity to Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. The decision is regarded as a major setback to Berlusconi, whose cor ruption trial in Milan was frozen last June when par liament approved the con troversial law. Italy's top court said the law was an illegitimate, unconstitution al measure diat contradict ed a basic Italian legal right that all citizens are equal before the law. LONDON, England The body of UK serial killer Harold Shipman was found hanged in his prison cell. Shipman was found hanging In his cell at Wakefield prison. West Yorkshire, at 6:20 a.m. Tuesday and was pro nounced dead at 8:10 a.m. after resuscitation efforts failed, a Prison Service spokeswoman said. Shipman, a family doctor in the town of Hyde near Manchester, northwest England, was convicted for the deaths of 15 elderly female patients in 2000. In July 2003, an inquiry found that Shipman mur dered at least 215 patients, mainly elderly women. MOSCOW, Russia An An-24 air plane crashed late Tuesday in Uzbekistan's capi tal of Tashkent, killing 37 people, the ITAR-Tass news agency reported. The An- 24 is a twin- engine turboprop plane with a capacity of about 50 passengers. BAGHDAD, Iraq The U.S.-led coalition's chief civilian authority in Iraq said Tuesday that direct elections would be held next year — after the coalition's scheduled han dover of power to an Iraqi government. Prominent Shiite cleric Ayatollah AH Sistani rejected the plan for a transitional National Assembly - chosen by cau cus-selected delegates — to assume power by June 30. BUENOS AIRES, Ai^entina On Monday, at a local 7X30, Lucas Tomas, 22, scaled a wall, dropped inside a lion pen and began baitii^ one of the two lions inside. The lion pounced on the man, knocked him to tiie ground and bit him repeatedly before a policeman fired several warning shots diat scared the animal off. Tomas suffered minor injuries to his hands, arms and face, doctors said, adding they were also treating him for psycholog ical problems. KHARTOUM, Sudan A top Sudanese human rights lawyer uiged the Khartoum government on Tuesday to release or charge political prisoners detained for suspected links to a revolt in the western Darfur region of Sudan. Sudanese authorities allowed Ghazi Suleiman, who is also a leading critic of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, to visit 19 politi cal detainees in die capital's main prison on Monday. Suleim reported the detainees are being held in good conditions but they do not know why they have been detained. MONTERREY, Mexico Mexican President Vicente Fox is supporting President Bush's proposal to grant temporary guest worker status to illegal immigrants in the United States, calling it an impor tant step forward. Last week. Bush proposed changing U.S. immigration taws to allow illegal immi grants to obtain legal status as temporary woricers in jobs U.S. employers were unable to fill with Americans.