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Tuesday, August 29, 2000
The University and Towns
In Brief
Provost Candidates
To Take Part in Forum
Students and faculty will have a
chance to get to know the five finalists
in a series of open forums hosted by the
search committee for the executive vice
chancellor and provost.
The first candidate, Robert Shelton,
participates in a forum today from 1:30
p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Wilson
Assembly Hall.
Campus Calendar
6 p.m. - The Carolina Academic
Team will hold a general information
meeting and practice in 321 Greenlaw
All those interested in Jeopardy!,
Who Wants to Bea Millionaire, quiz
bowl or in putting trivia knowledge to
good use is invited to come.
7 p.m. - The first of three interest
meetings will be held for Alpha
Epsilon Delta Pre-Health Fraternity
in Union 224.
Meetings will also be held at 7 p.m.
Wednesday in 111 Murphey Hall and
Thursday in Union 211 and 212.
7:30 p.m. - The Carolina Animal
Rights Effort will hold its first general
meeting of the year in Union 213.
Members will discuss plans for the
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The event will be held in a question
and-answer format and will afford the
audience a chance to interact with the
Shelton, who has been vice provost
for research in the office of the president
at the University of California for five
years, is also a professor of physics at the
University of California at Davis.
All of the candidates are spending
approximately two days on campus as
part of the final interview process.
The interviews and forums will con
tinue through Sept. 15.
Author Jonathan Kozol
To Host Public Lecture
An advocate for the poor and author
of educational inequity, Jonathan Kozol,
will come to UNC to discuss his latest
book on Sept. 20.
Kozol will lead a free public lecture
on his book, “Amazing Grace: The Lives
of Children and the Conscience of a
Nation,” at 8 p.m. in the Morehead
year and view “The Witness,” a short
documentary about an animal rights
5 p.m. - A general interest meeting
for Womentoring will be held in 39
Graham Memorial (located beside the
Planetarium on Franklin Street).
Womentoring pairs first-year under
graduate women with a faculty or staff
Womentor for the duration of one aca
demic year.
Students who participate are required
to attend monthly workshops focusing
on leadership skills and women’s issues.
Womentoring is open only to first-year
5:30 p.m. - All are welcome to the
Newman Catholic Student Center
for Student Night.
Dinner is included and will be fol-
University & City
Building’s banquet hall on Blast Franklin
The 1995 book stems from his two
year stay with children, clergy and par
ents in the destitute area of the South
It focuses on black and Hispanic chil
dren in the South Bronx neighborhoods
who are able to keep their spirituality
despite their impoverished surround
Kozol had previously spoken at UNC
in 1997 as part of Campus Y’s Race
Relations Week.
UNC Statistics Teacher
Wins Prestigious Award
UNC professor Dr. Jianqing Fan has
been awarded one of the most presti
gious awards honoring the professional
contributions of statisticians around the
Fan won the Committee of Statistical
Societies Presidents’ Award, which is
annually given to a statistician under the
lowed by a presentation on how to fix
up a residence hall room.
Tips on being organized, creative and
fun will be included in the presentation.
6 p.m. - The first of three treasurers’
orientations will be held in 247
All student organizations receiv
ing funds from Student Congress
must send a representative to one of the
For more information, call Student
Body Treasurer Patrick Frye at 962-
6:30 p.m. - Anyone interested in
international issues, leadership positions
or Model United Nations is invited to
attend an interest meeting for the
United Nations Organization in
Union 205.
Contact Carrie Callahan at car with questions.
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The award recognized his develop
ment of a method known as local linear
regression, which works on finding non
linear relationships among large sets of
His method sheds light on one of the
most prominent problems in modem
Fan has been a member of the UNC
faculty since 1989 and is currently on
sabbatical leave at the Chinese
University of Hong Kong.
Browsing Day Offered
For Carrboro Seniors
The Carrboro Recreation and Parks
Department is holding a morning of
browsing at the N.C. State Farmer’s
Market in Raleigh on Wednesday, Aug.
Lunch at the market will follow.
A town van will depart from
Carrboro Town Hall at 9:30 a.m. and
will return around 2 p.m.
professional business fraternity, will
hold its Informal Rush in Koury
Auditorium of the Kenan-Flagler
Business School.
The fraternity is open to all business,
Management in Society, economic and
public policy analysis majors.
5 p.m. - The UNC chapter of the
National Association for the
Advancement of Colored People
(NAACP) will hold its first general body
meeting of the year in Union 211.
Those interested in joining are
encouraged to attend.
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Tuesday, August 29,2000
Volume 108, Issue 62
RO. Box 3257, Chapel Hill, NC 27515
Matt Dees, Editor: 962-4086
Advertising & Business: 962-1163
News, Features. Sports: 962-0245
Welcome Back, Students!
University Career Services
has temporarily located to
vhile we expand and renovate.
Nash Hall is on Pittsboro St., across from the Carolina Inn!
Come and visit us in our temporary "digs" in Nash Hall
as we renovate the Hanes Hall office!
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Questions? Visit us Mon.-Fri. Bam-spm • 919-962-6507 •
jjgjSgSSSSEBSESEEESEESSESSSSBBBB Division of Student Affairs
Those 55 years and older are invited.
Preregistration is required and the fee of
$4 should be payable to Town of
Carrboro. Bring lunch money as well.
For more information, contact Karen
Berry at 968-7703.
Botanical Garden Holds
Local Geology Class
Dr. Dick Palmer, a geologist and for
mer Texaco Chief Explorationist, is
holding two classes examining the geo
logic foundations of Chapel Hill.
The classes, which meet from 7 p.m.
to 9 p.m. on Sept. 6 and from 10 a.m. to
noon on Sept. 9, will begin with a lecture
charting the geology of Chapel Hill from
1 billion years ago to the present.
There will then be a walking field trip
to Meeting-of-the-Waters creek in the
Piedmont Nature Trails area. He will
show participants how to look at the
creek bottom and see local geology on
an intimate scale.
The fee is sl2 for the general public
DTH Seeks Applicants
For All Staff Positions
Interested in getting your work pub
lished? Gaining real-world journalism
experience? Learning the ins and outs of
a daily newspaper?
The Daily Tar Heel is looking for
motivated writers, photographers, illus
trators, graphic artists, copy editors and
online staff.
We want to expand our staff, and all
those interested are encouraged to
apply. Bring your medical, scientific,
economic, mathematical and business
knowledge to our newsroom.
Applications for newsroom positions
are available at the DTH, located in
Suite 104 of the Student Union.
Stop by the newsroom, call the edi
tors at 962-0372 or come to an interest
meeting for more information.
Two general meetings will be held at
5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 in Union
226, and at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6
in Union 226.
Interest meetings are a great chance
“Studying Abroad Can Change Your Life”
Come and find out about
UNC Semester in
A spring language semester in France
Informational Meeting
Where? Dey Hall, Room 113
UNC-Chapel Hill Campus
When? Wed., Aug. 30, 2000 • 4:00-5:30pm
Video followed by discussion with last semester’s participants.
For directiotis, call (919) 962-0154 or look us up at
“My semester in Montpellier was probably one of the
best times of my life!” - 2000 Spring Participant
Stir Daily (Tar Heel
and $lO for members of the Botanical
To register, call 962-0522. Make
checks payable to North Carolina
Botanical Garden. All classes will be
held at the Totten Center.
Area Volunteers Sought
For MS Bicycle Tour
The National Multiple Sclerosis
Society is looking for volunteers of all
ages and abilities for this year’s Blue
Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
MS 150 Bike Tour.
More than 500 cyclists participate in
the race, which takes place on Sept. 16
and 17 across eastern North Carolina.
Volunteers are needed to help with
rider registration, rest stops, route mon
itoring, finish-line preparation and
cheering the riders on. Medical support
is also needed.
For information on times and loca
tions, call 1-800-FIGHT MS, ext. 1 or
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