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"1 justhope they willselect some-body who has got leadership abili Charles A.McCallum resigns as UABPresident: resignation effective June 30, 1993 UAB'sheart transplant program is one of the most productive in the country. AtUAB,the overall actual survival rate among heart-lung trans-plant patients is100 percent through-out the first three years after the transplant The goal of the heart transplant program isa75 percent survival rate after 10 years, according toDr.James K.Kirklin,cardiac transplant sur-geon and director of the program. OnNov.10, the program celebrated its birthday with the dedication of a new care unit "Agreat number of former and current heart transplant patients were present and impressed by the em-phasis that UABis placing on the transplant program," said Hank Black, University Hospital Coordi-nator. With the opening of the new unit, alltransplant patients willbe admit-ted to the same patient care unit. "Iknow ofno other hospital unit in transplant program ng top in Nation the country which is so self-con-tained and capable of caring either for a person admitted for routine evaluation or for patients requiring intensive care before or after a trans-plant," said Dr.Kirklin. "Caring forallheart transplant pa-tients inone unit willresult in more consistent care because they willnot have to be transferred to and from various intensive care units as their conditions change," said Dr.Robert C.Bourge, cardiologist and medical director of the program. The new unit is very attractive to transplant patients, according to Black. During any hospital stay, transplant patients willbecared forby the same nurses throughout their visit,accord-ing to Black. The first transplant at UAB was performed Nov. 1981. Approxi-mately 275 people from 14 different states have received heart or heart-and- lung transplants since 1981. The new care unit is located in University Hospital on the 5th floor of the West Pavilion wing. heart amo UAB's ranks By SANDRA WORMELY Senior Staff Writer ByWENDY GARDINER Senior Staff Writer McCallum's successor. The com-mittee willsubmit twoor three can-didates to the beard and chancellor for consideration. McCallum said he does not know whether or not his successor willbe a medical doctor. ButRichardson S. Hill,UABpresi-dent before McCallum,said the next president should have an understand-ingof the biomedical and health ar-eas. Hillsaid the next president should have the qualifications of the people who have occupied the chair previ-ously. HesaidUAB's three presidents (Jo-seph F. Volkcr, S. Richardson Hill. Charles A.McCallum) are allmem-bers of the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine, a prestigious organization inibe United Stater win«ymiff*,rt^nmtttrf tfn*iMrat get anybody leu qualified than the next president. McCallum said Ihe search is con-ducted byihc board. The board will he wants it tobe consistent. He said he would have to study all aspects ofthe funds raised for fool-ball. "No,Ihave not closed that door." Now the board of trustees are faced wiihadiflkultlask offindingUABs raised, MoCallum said. Ifthe funds were raised he said there are several implications to consider. "Is it a one-time shot? Are you making a commitment to a student today and not doing it tomorrow? I think you have to be honest with people," he said. McCallum said he wants tobe hon-est with the football players. He said he does not want players to be toldthey willget scholarships one year and then be denied scholarships the next year. vi.cnariesA. Mc<Jauum He said ifscholarships were raised tude.'" He said he does not know how the football issue willbe af-fected by the next president. "That woulddepend upon the indi-vidual. Isupport football.Ihave in-dicated that unless things change at the NCAAconference that we will be going toinDallas inJanuary, we willbe going to I-AA,"he said. No university funds willbe used for football: the money outs} be He directed UABin its most dra-matic period of growth in UAB's history. Between 1987 and 1992, UABrevenues increased from $498 millionto$872 million.Heincreased student and faculty racial diversity on campus and has provided a little over a 5 percent average increase in pay for faculty and 4.7 percent for staff. He guided UABintobeing chosen by U.S. News and World Report as one ofthe "up and coming universi-ties" and headed UAB's first fund-raising campaign. That drive raised $67million,givingUABa $90 mil-lion endowment, $50 millionmore than in 1987. And now UABPresident Charles A. McCallum, 67, has decided to resign as president^ffectiveJune 30, 1993. .T. havt.bocn giving italuof thought. Ihave passed the age of retirement two years ago and the board oftrustees asked me to stay on for another couple of years to com-plete a lot of the projects that have been developed here," he said. McCallum said the usual age of retirement is65, but the board asked him tostay to oversee completion of building projects such as the multi-million dollar KirklinClinic. McCallum 's resignation has been expected since hepassed the manda-tory retirement age of65 two years ago. But thepress conference seemed to be hastily assembled Dec. 8 at Mortimer Jordan Hall. McCallum denied rumors that he resigned because of pressure from the board of trustees about UAB football. He said he does not know whether or not the next president willbe from withinUAB. Thursday, April24 (not yet confirmed) RESIGN from page 1 'The Decision is Ours-Women Creating Tomorrow" Satellite conference sponsored byNational Association forFemale Executives 'The Medical Profession: AWoman's Perspective" Dr. Kathryn Honea, MD Dr.Patricia Honea Fleming Monday, Mar 1 7:00 p.m., Honor's House "Understanding Menopause" Dr. Ann Clark Friday, Feb. 26 2:00 p.m., HUC 514 Friday, Jan. 29 2:00 p.m., HUC 413 "Women and Self-Esteem: Thriving While Surviving" Dr. Kate Jackson WORKSHOP SERIES Women's Center 934-6946 The Dr.S. Richardson HI ond president He discussed how university presi-dents are selected and what it was like working withthe University of Alabama System Board ofTrustees. Hillwas president at UAB from 1977 to 1987. Q: How are the university presi-dents selected? The subject of the interview. Dr. S.Richardson Hill,was UAB's sec-tee is appointed. The committee is comprised of a former member ofthe board oftrust-ees, several prominent people on the faculty, twostudents fromUAB,and a representative fromHuntsville and Tuscaloosa. Thecommittee makes anation-wide and sometimes a world-wide search for the next president. A:Theboard chooses all the presi-dents in the same way. Adistinguished selection commit- Q: Since President McCallum an-nounced his resignation willbe ef-fective June 30, reporters have dis-cussed the future of intercollegiate athletics atUAB.Is that aconcern to the board or does the board seem threatened by athletics at UAB? Q: What universities are the UA System Board of Trustees from? A:As far asIknow they all have been to the University of Alabama. They have set that as arule. That was not always a rule because it really only became a rule in the 1970s when the board was expanded. When the board nominated its successors, they had to be confirmed by the Alabama State Senate. The Senate did not confirm several ofthe mem-bers that were nominated because those people weren't sufficiently knowledgeable about and support-ive of Tuscaloosa. They were not confirmed and were not able to be put on the board. Since that time there has been a feeling of vulner-ability on the part of the Birming-ham campus. Q:How willthe committee finda person with the necessary qualifica-tions? A:the committee willwrite all its colleagues around the United States and get them to nominate people. What the board asks the search com-mittee to do is to pick two or three candidates who itthinks are thenum-ber one choices and submit them to the chancellor and board and then it selects one ofthose people. Q: What characteristics must the next UABpresident have? A:The committee can not get any-body less qualified than the three people who have occupied the chair already. Allthe presidents (Joseph F. Volker, S. Richardson Hill, Charles A.McCallum) have had cer-tain distinguishing characteristics in their own field. Allthree are members of the Na-tional Academy of Sciences Insti-tute ofMedicine which is one ofthe major prestigious organizations in the United States. To select a new president, the committee willhave to find someone with at least that qualification. Hillexplains the process o 2 Kaleidoscope /Tuesday, January 5, 1993 A:The fact that the board would be concerned and worried over whether UAB had a football team or not doesn't seem to have any relevance to the quality of the institution or to the relationship between Tuscaloosa and Birmingham. Itseems tobe a major concern (to the board). Itshould not be a major concern because that is such aminor part of the university. That is not whyauniversity was created. Ithink, unfortunately, the reporters are re-flecting the actual facts of what goes on withthe board, whichnobody can understand when they look at this situation from a distance. Our board has apparently felt that any entryintothe intercollegiate field atUABsomehow compromises the progress ofthe Tuscaloosa campus. There are those who do feel very threatened (byUABfootball). nive sity presidents i« I selecti ng ham, ithas been very difficult The only reason things have come about in Birmingham is because of the persistence of the presidents. It was not easy togetthe board toagree tobuild student centers and expand dormitories. ries,university centers and athletics. Ithas been very difficult for the presidents to have to continue to fightfor the rights of theUABcam-pus, where there isno question about Tuscaloosa. Projects are approved without any comment. InBinning- Q:Do the board's concerns affect UAB's campus? A:They (the board oftrustees) have traditionally opposed dorms and uni-versity centers at UAB while they have supported itenthusiastically at Tuscaloosa. They are very hesitant to approve projects such as dormito- Q:Along withthe Birmingham and Tuscaloosa campuses, the Univer-sityofAlabama atHunts ville iscon-trolled by the UASystem Board of Trustees also. Does UAHhave the same prob-lems? A:Huntsville is so much smaller that ithasn't gotten to the stage of threatening Tuscaloosa. But Birmingham has grown to the point where apparently they feel threatened although they are not.The board has not felt as threatened by Huntsville as ithas byBirmingham. ByWENDY GARDINER Senior Staff Writer Fri., Jan 22 Call The Women's Center formeeting time and place '.•.'.•.'.•.•.•.%'.'.'rfV^'VW**.-.'.t.'.'J'.'.'. >^J'. t.t.'.'^.».'^^^^.'^^^^«A.'.*.'<.'V'^V<.< Incest Survivors Support Group Friday, May 21 1:00 p.m., HUC 413 "You and YourHealth: Your Rights and Responsibilities" Dr. Juanzetta Flowers, DSN pointed, McCallum, who is also a professor inthe Schools ofDentistry and Medicine, said he plans to de-vote more time to teaching and pa-tient- care activities. "Ihave no intent of givingup some of those activities," he said. "Ifindthem challenging and inter-estiag and it keeps me vigorous.'' ; previous presidents. "Itis going to be extremely diffi-cult to find the right person before June," he said. McCallum said ifthe board has not selected his successor before June 30,he willcontinue to serve beyond that time until someone is found. Applications are available inthe Student Life Office, HillUniversity Center Room 136. The deadline forapplications is January 21at 5.-00 p.m. Call 934-8225 Hill University Center Auditorium v/ Are you an undergraduate, graduate or student of a UABprofessional school? •S Willyou be enrolled inschool during the 1992-93 academic year? yDo you have a GPA of at least 2.0? VAre you active incampus and commu-nity activities? Aplay performed by S.E.P.I.A., Inc. 5:30 p.m. "Looking Back to See _Ahead" cIhtlBCac(<iStudent Awareness Committee presents A<Dt. (Martin Lutfier J&ig, Jr. "Day CeCeSration "Wednesday, January 13, 1993 From Your WINA$1,000 SCHOLARSHIP Theft of Property/Person Theft of Property/Business Indecent Exposure Simple Assault Vandalism/Criminal Mischief Disorderly Conduct Criminal Trespass Harassment Harassing Communications D.U.I. Total Incidents Carrying Gun Without Permit Concealing Illegal Weapon Total Arrests Possession Distribution Trafficking Minor inPossession Providing Alcohol toMinor Public Intoxication MURDER RAPE ROBBERY AGGRAVATED ASSAULT BURGLARY MOTOR' VEHICLETHEFT TOTALINCIDENTS ARRESTS Monthly Criminal Incident Report October/November 1992 r Tuesday, January 5, 1993 /Kaleidoscope •••'**?•**•••?•**•»%*«•**•••«•»» ».V » • «•>*•«« #'*««» *«*••«• IFor mare in ormtttum ccd(334 3424 ATribute to Dr. 7:00 p.m. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr.Bruce Bridges, Guest Speaker ,Janu women Who appear in Vogue and Elle and who help set the standards judged ideal by society, the very women the preening bowheads at UABseek to emulate, are transsexu-als themselves. But irony is lost on the stunted mentality that fosters such xenopho-bia, such reasonably hateful exclu-sion. And transsexuals, wl'^feth-nic or racial minorities, unlike gays orthe handicapped or AIDSpatients, are very rare and we remain one of the last safe targets for society's ap-parently compulsive bigotry. CaitlinR.Kieman norities from participating inits taw-dry littlemeat market parade. page ofthe school paper forfear that we might be treated (or,inthis case. mistreated) like allother wornen? Or is itbecause the pageant orga-nizer remembered that inApril1990 an openly transsexual candidate won a seat on the USOA and she feared that another might have similar de-signs onsuch a coveted crown? And as ifthe implicit sexism and explicit discrimination against the transgendeitdaren'tenough, there's the open discrimination on the basis ofage and marital status. Isanyone out there starting to see the implications? Thirty yean ago, the Miss UABPageant could have openly barred M>fkiand other mi- Reader complains about the wording of Miss UAB pageant requirements In the November 10 issue ofKalei-doscope the organizer of the 1992 Miss UAB Pageant, in describing the criteria prospective contestants must meet, was quoted as saying that all contestants "...must be and al-wayshave been female." Numbed as I've become to our more casual sexisms, the requisite age limitations (17-24) and single status (no divor-cees or widows)came regrettably as no surprise. Iwas, however, a bit stunned to see that someone was going to all this trouble to exclude transsexual women. Are we really becoming so com-monplace that such exclusionary policies must be strewed on the front hazing is anything that seperates a member from a pledge. Ifmyfraternity was taveling to a function andImade all the pledges ride in cars that had no members initcould be taken as hazing.Then again tnere are someextreme cases ofphysical abuse bysome chapters (not on this campus) but these chapters have had their charters pulled and gone before a court of law and been prosecuted. Iwant youto see that the crackdown on the privileged law-breaking image Greeks is quite severe. Members of greek organizations come to college for the same reasons that youcome: to get an education and togrow as an indivual. We may have more social functions than most other school organizations but usually our grade point average is above the campus average. Being in a Greek organization has many benefits and what youput inityou will get back ten-fold. So the next time you see a person around campus wearing greek leters don't look at them as spoiled brats but people whoare committed toan organization. Iprom-ise you this,Greeks are extremely committed to their organization. You never know— maybe the Greek system is for you! respected by the legal community and the Birmingham School ofLaw would gain full accreditation. UAB should also expand its international programs. Under the visionary outlook ofDr. John Jones, UAB's Center for International Programs isunmatched inthe state. However the next UABpresident should seek funding for a massive expansion ofthis program. Alabama must lay the groundwork forcom-petition in the global economy. Because of the strategic location of UAB, we are well suited tolead our state inthis regard. Despite the problems of proration, UABmust seek the funding for expansion in this area. This means giving top priority to our De-partment of International Studies and the establishment of graduate and doctoral pro-grams ininternational relations, international trade and area studies. Itmeans UABmust continue to look outward in all its depart-ments. Under Dr.McCallum, UABhas become a leader in taking Alabama into the world economy. Lets hope ournextuniversity presi-dent willcontinue this traditionofleadership. ognition byUAB's S.G.A. We are recognized by the school but not byour government organization. Iask why, but none of the legislators willsay exactly why.Itis probably due to the fact that on most campuses the Greeks run the S.G.A., and they are corrupt and willpass legisla-tion thatbenefits them butignore the smaller groups! Iask you is this not what our S.G.A is doing right now?Ihope that this willchange soon. They ignore the Greeks now and your organization may be be next! Greeks have a great deal of negative pub-licitydue tothere pasts. Hazing was a major problem withmost fraternities. This is be-ing reviewed by most national fraternities so as to stop this injustice. The definitionof bers and guests. We are just the same as every other stu-dent on thiscampus but wehave committed to a social group. This leads intomynext point: Greek rec- Unfortunately this is a view that most people have of Greeks: they are seen as having everything given to them by their parents and don't even know what work is like. This is far from the truth on UAB's campus. Mostof the GreeksIknow work to helppay for their owneducation.Idon't see any of them wheeling around in a Rolls Royce. They are like everyone else on UAB's campus — working and trying to get through school. Another bad example ofgreek stereotypes is the "AnimalHouse" illusion. How can you expect anyone to make it through college whois never sober enough togo toclass ?When wedohave socials or parties alcohol is allowed but strict rules are enforced about the conduct ofourmem- Dr.Charles "Scotty" McCallum, president ofUABsince 1987 has announced that he is retiring effective inJune. He has given more years to this university, both on faculty and later as president, than most UAB students have been alive.Dr.McCallum willbegreatly missed by allwho loveUAB. What does the future hold? Whomever the trustees choose toleadUABwillbe fortunate tohave such a strong foundation on which to carry the university into the 21st century. ShouldUABstrive tobecome "The Univer-sity" ofAlabama? Of course we should! Our university should strive tobe second to none as an institution ofhigher learning and re-search inthis state. Under McCallum's leadership, we have grown to 15,992 students last fall,only 4,000 less than UAT's 19,827. We are unmatched in the medical field and now it is time for UABto take the lead inacademics, interna-tional programs and law. According to the UA Board of Trustees Chairman YettaSamford in theDec. 14, 1992 Birmingham Post-Herald, "UABdoes eclipse (Tuscaloosa) in its medical school and (Tuscaloosa) eclipses UABinits law school." Many willobject that the trustees tradition-ally favor the Tuscaloosa campus and will never allowUABto completely overshadow the "mother campus" inacademics by start-ing a law school. Nevertheless UABshould set its goal tobe the top university inAlabama. This should be natural for a university located in the most populated and business-oriented city in the state. The next UABpresident could look into a merger with the Birmingham School ofLaw. This would be to both schools advantage. UABwouldacquire aready-made law school Greek organizations should be recognized by USGA A look into the future for UAB's options with a new president Tuesday, January 5, 1993 5 ¦m^m^%.^«»«fc^%i ¦»«. •.«••—••••' Now,ifitchose, the Pageant could probably get away wilhdiscriminat-ingon the basis ofsexual orientation (no doubt the organizers, blinded by aFinal Net haze, justhaven't thought of it yet). After all, who wants a dyke repre-senting UAB's twisted notions of IVanssexuals...remain one of the last safe tar-gets for society's appar-entlycompulsive bigotry. specifics, is(insert your favorite dirty word), and when public monies are involved,it's supposed tobe illegal. Ido not know if the Miss UAB Pageant receives any direct state funding, but by allowing this trav-esty to occur on public property, Alabama issurely indirectly funding the affair. Ifthe state of Alabama is willingto permit the use of public funds for such blatantly discriminatory func-tions, ithad better prepare itself for thelavMuits that will,sooner or later, catch up with it. Perhaps me real irony itthat many femininity? Discrimination, regardless of the ofthe models insuch fashion centers as Paris, Ne,w York, and Milan,the scorers for the team. The team needs to improve on rebounding, a weakness accord-ing to Milling. "This team has been out re-bounded in every game that we have played so far withthe excep-tions of the South Alabama and Mississippi Valley State games," mean and unbeatable at home this season (ask Mississippi State or Tulane), the Blazers have played like lambs outside ofUAB Arena. The Blazers ran off eight straight home wins to build a 10-1 mark. Then came consecutive road losses to South Carolina, Holy Cross and Charting the GMC by Tim Stephens Staff Reporter Great Midwest Conference Notebook play an exciting brand ofbasketball. Still, and excuse the way this sounds, this team may have a few too many "nice old guys."That's great if you're starting a civic club, but it takes a little ruthlessness to win a conference championship. GRADE: B-Minnesota whichcaused Coach Gene Bartow toquestion themental tough-ness ofhis squad. There have been many bright spots. Senior Stanley Jackson is playing likean NBAdraft pick. JUCO trans-ferRobert Shannon has proven tobe a deadly shooter when he decides to show up, and the Blazer defense, at least at home, is the best it's been in years. The Blazers are athletic and they Saint Louis owns an impressive win over Southern Cal and took CINCINNATI(6-1) UCis the most athletic team in the GMC.Guard NickVanExcel isgood enough to shoot down any team, as Temple found out ina blowout loss. But the Bearcats are small, a weak-ness Indiana exploited inDecember. GRADE: A-SAINTLOUIS (5-4) The Warriors boast the league's best point guard (Tony Miller) and an intimidating seven-footer (Jim Mcllvainc). With Memphis State struggling, this may be the league's best team. UAB gets the first shot this Saturday in the Arena. GRADE: B+ MARQUETTE (7-2) The Blue Demons are ina rebuild-ing mode. It showed in losses to Houston, Louisville, Duke and Okla-homa. But DePaul is still DePaul, which means they'll have their say in the conference race. GRADE:C-After losing star center David Vaughn to a knee injury in the first game, the Tigers struggled against a brutal schedule. AnfemeeHardaway is the GMC's dominant player, but he can't and shouldn't be expected to win byhimself. GRADE: C DePAUL (7-4) UCLA to the wire. The Billikens don't posses the talent of the other GMC teams, but they are a good bet to pull a couple of upsets. GRADE: C MEMPHIS STATE(5-5) This team suffers from a severe case of schizophrenia. Omery and Now that the holidays are history and the usual smorgasborg of non-conference cupcakes have been de-voured, the teams ofthe Great Mid-west Conference turn their attention to the meat of their schedules. Con-ference games begin this weekend. Earlyreviews show theOMCahead of last year's pace. In the Dec. 28 rankings ofRPIReport, the GMCis the nation's third-best conference, behind the ACC and the Big Eight. The conference was 40-20 in non-league games as of Jan. 3. Let's take a look at the report cards through games of Jan. 3, starting with the home boys: UAB(10-4) Early report cards look good for Great Midwest teams mTf &L 6 Kaleidoscope /Tuesday, January 5, 1993 By SANDRA WORMELY Staff Reporter lake. The two returning starters that have helped the Blazers are Kanekia Curry and Shyronda Mifflin.Curry, a 6'3" center, struggled in the first few games but demonstrated some signifi-cant improvements during the Wake Forest game, according to Milling. Mifflin,a versatile player, is leading the team with46 assists and averaging 10.4 rebounds. MJfflia is, fljs.o one pf the top Ten games into the season, the future stillremains uncertain for theLady Blazer basketball team. Coach Jeannie Millinghas an exciting but inexperienced team. "Seven new players have had to leam the system and the return-ing players have to work with them," Millingsaid ofthe squad, which is 4-6 as the Great Mid-west Conference schedule is set to begin. The Lady Blazers had to over-come a Dec. 1 starting date (which is two weeks less time to practice compared to last year). The team has also faced a tougher schedule. "Playing tough teams willmake us better," said Milling. The tougher schedule will also im-prove their chances ofreceiving aNCAAbid.Abid to theNCAA isa step the Lady Blazers hope to Lady Blazer but show im headed into * Seven new players have had to learn the system and the returning players have to work with them—.' Coach Jeannie Milling s start slow, provements GMC race fore the conference games. The Lady Blazer won the first round oftheir invitational against Alabama State (0-5).But, the sec-ond round against UNC Char-kme( 6-4) was not so easy. UNC Charlotte won(72-63).The team's nexthome game isJan. 7 at7pjn. against Southern Mississippi.. said Milling. According to Milling, the team had numerous turnovers because ofits youth.Guards Uvette Dabney and Shannon Smith are freshmen. Amellia Adcock, a sophomore point guard, is inexpeiienced be-cause of lost playing time last year due to a knee injury. Millingsaid she would try dif-ferent starters to find leaders be- By TIMSTEPHENS Staff Reporter The Terminator has been termi-nated, apparently for the rest of this basketball season. Sidelined by a nagging foot injury since UAB's fourth game, senior George Wilkerson willlikely miss the remainder of the season. Blazer coach Gene Bartow said he is "95 percent sure" Wilkerson will be granted a medical redshirt, meaning he willhave one more season of eligibility. Wilkerson, a senior guard from Birmingham, underwent surgery on his right foot in mid-December to relieve pain caused by tarsal tunnel syndrome. UAB trainer Dave Henze said Wilkerson would likelybe unable to practice for at least six weeks. Ifall goes well,he might be available for the GMC's stretch run inlate Febru-ary. But even if his foot is healed, Henze said Wilkerson might notplay. "There certainly would be a ques-tion as to whether George would be in any kind of playing condition," Henze said. Barlow said the loss of Wilkerson, the team's best defensive player, would be difficult to overcome as the Blazers prepare to open Great Midwest Conference play. "We hate tolose George," Bartow said. "He's ourbest defensive player, probably the best in the Great Mid-west and one of the best inthe nation. The decision is entirely up toGeorge and the trainers." Nicknamed "The Terminator" by the UABpublicity department be-cause of his defensive prowess, Wilkerson was expected to take a starring role inthe Blazer backcourt this season. But he experienced pain inhisright footduring the preseason, and the condition worsened when the Blazers opened the season in the Great Alaska Shootout. "I feel likeIcould be helping the team win,"Wilkerson said. "Buteven ifwe get on a rolland win the Great Midwest, which Ithink we will,I doubtIwillplay. I'donly get toplay ina few games and then that would be itfor me. With the redshirt Ican play the fullseason next year." Then in typical"Terminator" style, Wilkerson added, "I'llbe back." Foot injury may end Wilkerson's season; redshirt appears likely Bye, George Tuesday, January 5, 1993/ Kaleidoscope 7 You Full and the Wavy. NAVYPHYSICIAN Speed Ahead. Getting started in the Navy is smooth sailing. No burdens ofestablishing a practice. No overhead or business expenses. Concentrate on what you were trained to do: practice medicine right away. •Enjoy: Aprofessional experience with opportunities for advancement, variety, cha•llenge, and real responsibility. Apractice offering professional development, discretionary leisure time and• excellent benefits. Animportant and valued role enriched with a sense ofpatriotism, prestige, and accomplishment. Ifthis is what you've been looking for in your future, the Navy Medical Corps is the place for you. To findout more, call: 1-800-633-1566 ANavy representative willbe yfciting your campus on January 12, 1993. START YOURPRACTICE ATOUR EXPENSE The Friday sky was grey and bleak. It was the new year and school was start-ing soon. Allthat false ela-tionfrom the holidays, the anti-climax, the plastic Santas, would quickly be over. The Christmas morning withthe WaffleHouse fam-ilyhad drained me ofall of By CHRIS WOOD Staff Reporter Building. Ahyes, the Humanities Building. Way back, in April, to thwart al-leged "on campus homosexual ac-tivity by off-campus visitors" in the restrooms of the Humanities Build-ing, bogus signs were placed inside were placed inside of the restrooms warning. This restroom is under electronic surveillance. Illegal ac-tivity willbe prosecuted." The cameras were a hoax. Then as local television crews emerged on the scene, weeks after Kaleidescopc broke the story,phoney boxes made tohouse surveillance cameras were placed OUTSIDE of the restrooms. Later arrests were made when an off-duty,plain clothed police officer justhappened tobe in the restroom at the right time, was propositioned in apubliclylewdmanner. Public lewd-ness includes exposing oneself or committing a lewd act in a public place. The past year also brought an emer-gence ofnew talk shows, oftentimes making it difficult to tear oneself away from such Montelevision top-ics as infantilism, old men that are aroused bydressing likebabies; bum-ing yourself to bed, about a guy that would bum cigarettes into hisleg so he could get pain relief and go to sleep; lesbo-a-go-go, a lesbian top-less jointinD.C.;rediscovering your inner child; and NAMBLA,a San my holiday spirit. Irealized that morning what was missing frommy life.Iwas not in school. Iwas not being given my normal amount of mental stimulation from the "U.S. News &WorldReport" number one up- and-coming university. That's right, good old UAB. Isat as George Bailey cavorted around Pottersville on a silent TV screen, sipping champagne, while listening to Dean Martin's Christ-mas album,Ibegan tosentimentally reflect on all the wonderful things that happened over the past year, at UABand around the world Ispent more time parking, or at-tempting topark, thanIhave infive yean of *ttfnri"»gUAB. When I did get a space, always arriving to class early.Iusually ended upwalk-ing five or six city blocks with a handful of books. After depositing mybooks in the classroom, which was always too hot or too cold,Iwould attempt to get a sandwich, and have to stand in the line behind maintenance work-ers humping the clock. AsIwould chow down on some flimsy grilled cheese, throwing the halfa dozen pickles frommy sand-wich onto stunned onlookers be-low, Icould spy these same mainte-nance men, blowing debris onto cars lucky enough to have parked right in front of the Humanities Francisco based Man-boy love thing. The shows offered lots of nobodies talking about nothing, but sure made ithard to get out of bed and go to class on the cold, rainy days. We also said goodbye to the man you didn'tlaugh with but at,Johnny Carson, the most unfunny man in the history oftelevision. AndvivaHoward Stem, the kingof TV. UABalso branched out into the art world when Sonja Reiger and the UAB Art Department raised local Baptist-belt brows withthe purchase ofSerrano's "Pieta IT,aphoto with religious sacrament submerged in urine, and another nothing made in-famous by all the commotion the people against it voiced. Plans are already under way tobring Sine-aid O'Conner infor aperformance/lec-ture to the University Catholic stu-dent cento*. And lets not forget to Inhale the Chief. The firstflower power,peace, love and understanding man was elected inwhat was the most excit-ingrace since Truman beat Dewey. Also emerging in full glory was Texan/character Ross Perot. He was good for more fodder than the Pat Dye show when he stated that his goals this year were not to win foot-ball games...! guess what I'm really trying to say is that it is great to be back inschool at UAB. It's great to be back after long holiday break Diversion Kaleidoscope/Tuesday, January 5, 1993 d$nooz4/\ (Spiut^rfuwul Your group can vin up to $\5O by exhibiting the moot «pirit at the game. Ifyou are a fccogpteed student organization. cA you are eligible. <**»_«—, UABBlazers vs. Marquette Warriors (JAB Arena Saturday, January 9 7:00 p.m. Students Free With Valid ID Guest Ticket $3.00 ISTUDENT \/ 1 *l LirE y* J Make your appearance on campus inK-£wiss Si - 18, (you deserve the best), fromHibbett Sporting Goods .AtHibbett you'llfind a fullline of quality KSwiss shoes. 925-7948 87O-8O73 991-8646 Century Plaza 595-1020 Hoover Commons 823-7667 But TownFlam 6*8*515 Gardendale 631-1872 Western Hills Mall Brookwood Village Inverness Corners K' Ollf¦OCJ'IQ^E'- #oWIOO/Xo9| WEARINGISBEUEVING- W no^ILiijiu.: game. Students must be present to win, and may register at the student ticket entrance of theUABArena. Snoozy's president Agatha Jones said she hoped to see the student Byhelping the Blazers winhome basketball games, UAB students could earn scholarship money for college. For the second straight year, the UAB Athletic Department and Snoozy's College Bookstore are sponsoring the Snoozy's Spirit Award. The student group that displays the most Blazer spiritbefore and during each home game will win a $150 scholarship from Snoozy's Book-store. The second-place award is $100. Witheight home games remaining, beginning with the Blazers' Great Midwest Conference opener against Marquette on Jan. 9, Snoozy's will offer a total of $2,250. The Snoozy's Awardisnot the only scholarship being offered. United Parcel Service willaward a $1,000 scholarship toaUABstudent through a random drawing at the Martjuette He has created several elaborate works such as his "Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, Cali-fornia, 1972-1976," which was completed in1976. Christo accpets no sponsorships orcommissions tofinance his draw-the members ofthe community . Christo is known for wrapping large structures to enhance the package's contents, not hide them. The Bulgarian-born American art-ist creates art that is very large, public and temporary. Afree lecture from theUABDe-partment of Art was given on De-cember 8 atHillUniversity Audito-rium featuring Christo, the envi-ronmental artist. TheUABDepartment ofAitbrings aworld-class artist intoUABevery year tolecture students, faculty and eflt honoring Christo was held at Boggea. The110-dollar charge per person willgo toscholarships, other visitingartists and acquisition funds. tural stage." The physical reality of the 'Wrapped Reichstag' willbe a dra-matic and beautiful experience," be said. The lecture included slides of the umbrellas spread across Japan and California and also included slides of the Reichstag and the planning involved withtheproject Theaudi-torium waspacked withpeople lined up to observe die lecture. Afterthe lecture, a dinner and ben- Parliamncnt building inBerlin, is located where eastern Germany reaches western Germany. Christo says hechose the Reichstag because ofits location and feels that it is a "symbol of democracy." He plans to wrap the Reichstag so that itbecomes "likea giant sculp-trysidc of southern California. These projects challenge the im-mortality ofart,"Christo said.They also show that art cannot be pos-sessed. EvenIdonot ownthis work. Itbelongs to everyone who sees it." His projects only stay in place for 14 to 20days, all traces of the cre-ation are removed after its comple-tion. Christo is currently workingon a project that he has been struggling with since 1972—the wrapping of the Reichstag inGermany. The Reichstag, the former ings and models ofhis projects. His latest completed work, which cost $26million tocomplete, began construction onOctober 9, 1991 and only lasted for20 days. The Umbrellas, Japan-U.S.A.. 1984-1991" spread 1,340 blue um-brellas across the Sato River Valley of Ibaraki, Japan, and spread 1,760 yellow umbrellas across the coun- By SHELLEY STATUM Reporter Scholarship money offered at Blazers home games All UAB student orgariiiA-ti6ns recognized by the Office of Student Lifeare eligible to compete. There is no limit to the num-ber of times an organization may win. winners must spend their winnings. The organization can use the money as itsees fit,"Jones said. "If they want to buy books, a VCR, a television orthrow aparty,itisallup to them." Judging is done by a panel selected by the athletic depart- _. mentl /t - they were surprised athow much fun they had. Itcan bea source ofpride." There are no stipulations as tohow section filled with spirited fans at each home game. "Wefelt we should give something back to the students," Jones said. "We are for athletics and are big UABfans. Wehope themoney will increase interest and get more stu-dents involved." Jones said the award served itspur-pose last season. "Ithink itmade a difference inthe amount ofspirit shown at the games," Jones said. "Wealso gave the award at the footballgames last season, and we had several winners tellus that Christo featured by UABDepartment of Art Tuesday, January 5, 1993 /Kaleidoscope ByTIMSTEPHENS Staff Reporter Program Agenda Winter 1993 January 7, 1993 AContinental Breakfast Henley Room 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. RSVP at 934-8020 January 12, 1992 'Starting ASuccessful 1993 by Evaluating YourGoals" Dale Carnegie Institute HillUniversity Center 413 3:30 p.m. free to altstudents February 9, 1993 "How to Delegate Tasks to Others" HillUniversity Center 412 3:30 p.m. free to altstudents March 2, 1993 "How to Address and Confront (flHUnWenlty Center 413 /tee /<? allstudents VisitHUC440 for rcgiaralkw information or call 934-«20 Jan ills WaHaca Jan 2]Doubtai Hui|uatb«ll Sngl&Dbl IM.WI WimiIhiuIM.WI Jan it)l.i.1 1.11 II Mill 413, 6:00 pen Fab 11 Bell. 10 00 am p.m.ai the HUCGreat Hall. Ofthe students that participated forty-two were used as servers. Dressed ineither tights and tunics or dresses, the students served salad, prime rib,and plum pudding. There was more than food at the Madrigal Feaste. community. The Madrigal Feaste consists of a bigdinner and lots of entertainment for its guests, allorganized by Ms. Beilina Byrd-Giles, withthe help of students. The Feaste was held Dec. 18 at 7 Over the past ten years the Mad-rigal Feaste has become one of the long standing traditions fortheUAB iun.rd> IM.W) F«to ii.u 12 Soccx imwi By WYNDALLIVEY Reporter Jan 19 him 412. 0 30 1..H F«t> e hu.iy Ewte. I00 pm Jan 20 F.b I9 Tournjm«m l*b11 <"> played by Aaron Lamar Jr., Associ- There was also a wide variety of entertainment. Randy Brake, who played the fire eater, was just one of many acts. There was a jester, a magician, tumblers, and a giant pup-pet show. The entertainment did not stop there. The UABChamber Singers sung the night away with a concert Also on hand was the Evergreen Consort and Harpischordist Linda GUI. There were also a host of guests on hand for the traditional Madrigal Feaste. Michelle Taylor, winner of the MissUABPageant, played the roll of fairmaiden of the land. TheLordand Ladyof the land were Stude nts nue tradition intenth the number ofenteitainment acts. When Ms.Byrd-Giles was asked if the Tenth Annual Madrigal Feaste was a success, one word said itall: "Yes!" success over the last ten years. The number of seats available has increased over the years as well as ate Vice-Prcsident of Student Af-fairs, and Rachel Booth, Dean ofthe School of Nursing. TheFeaste was narrated by Asso-ciate Dean forthe School ofArts and Humanities, Ward Haabauer. Other Members seated at the head table included Bishop Edward J. Peterson, Ingalls Award winnerPro-fessor Thomas P.Edmonds, and Mr. and Mrs.UABBrianOakes and Pam Richer. 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"1 justhope they willselect some-body
who has got leadership abili
Charles A.McCallum resigns as UABPresident: resignation effective June 30, 1993
UAB'sheart transplant program is
one of the most productive in the
country. AtUAB,the overall actual
survival rate among heart-lung trans-plant
patients is100 percent through-out
the first three years after the
The goal of the heart transplant
program isa75 percent survival rate
after 10 years, according toDr.James
K.Kirklin,cardiac transplant sur-geon
and director of the program.
OnNov.10, the program celebrated
its birthday with the dedication of a
new care unit
"Agreat number of former and
current heart transplant patients were
present and impressed by the em-phasis
that UABis placing on the
transplant program," said Hank
Black, University Hospital Coordi-nator.
With the opening of the new unit,
alltransplant patients willbe admit-ted
to the same patient care unit.
"Iknow ofno other hospital unit in
ng top in Nation
the country which is so self-con-tained
and capable of caring either
for a person admitted for routine
evaluation or for patients requiring
intensive care before or after a trans-plant,"
"Caring forallheart transplant pa-tients
inone unit willresult in more
consistent care because they willnot
have to be transferred to and from
various intensive care units as their
conditions change," said Dr.Robert
C.Bourge, cardiologist and medical
director of the program.
The new unit is very attractive to
transplant patients, according to
During any hospital stay, transplant
patients willbecared forby the same
nurses throughout their visit,accord-ing
The first transplant at UAB was
performed Nov. 1981. Approxi-mately
275 people from 14 different
states have received heart or heart-and-
lung transplants since 1981.
The new care unit is located in
University Hospital on the 5th floor
of the West Pavilion wing.
By SANDRA WORMELY
Senior Staff Writer
Senior Staff Writer
McCallum's successor. The com-mittee
willsubmit twoor three can-didates
to the beard and chancellor
McCallum said he does not know
whether or not his successor willbe
a medical doctor.
ButRichardson S. Hill,UABpresi-dent
before McCallum,said the next
president should have an understand-ingof
the biomedical and health ar-eas.
Hillsaid the next president should
have the qualifications of the people
who have occupied the chair previ-ously.
HesaidUAB's three presidents (Jo-seph
F. Volkcr, S. Richardson Hill.
Charles A.McCallum) are allmem-bers
of the National Academy of
Sciences Institute of Medicine, a
prestigious organization inibe United
get anybody leu qualified than the
McCallum said Ihe search is con-ducted
byihc board. The board will
he wants it tobe consistent.
He said he would have to study all
aspects ofthe funds raised for fool-ball.
"No,Ihave not closed that
Now the board of trustees are faced
raised, MoCallum said. Ifthe funds
were raised he said there are several
implications to consider.
"Is it a one-time shot? Are you
making a commitment to a student
today and not doing it tomorrow? I
think you have to be honest with
people," he said.
McCallum said he wants tobe hon-est
with the football players.
He said he does not want players to
be toldthey willget scholarships one
year and then be denied scholarships
the next year.