The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 74, No. 44, Ed. 1, Wednesday, March 4, 1987 Page: 1 of 6
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Collier to study Texas water
An ACU geology professor received
approval Thursday for a state con-
tract to study method to determine
the amount and quality of water in
The Texas Water Dcvelopme&t
Board awarded the contract worth
jMfiWQ ia state funds to
Wabert Colber seektaat pre-
fmsorofieoJegy. Texas k fadac a shortage of fresh
water and needs accurate methods
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ACU basketball coach Mike Martin
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for spring fun
spring semester activities for
wmi ciuds are in various stages oi
preparation and the time for grubs
tnd sodak is nearing.
Plans for the spring semester
range from weekend camp-outs to
the traditional formal evenings.
The women of G ATA have plan-
ned a OATA Hunt in Abilene State
Park near Buffalo Gap said Cheryl
Fartln senior math education major
from Beaumont and member of
The spring social for GATA will
be at the Marriott Hotel in San An-
took the weekend of April 25 Par-taOid-
3inna Delian Shrl will snonsor n
grub with the men of Kinsmen
Saturday. The theme of the grub is
"The Hard Rock Cafe" said Petti
Conner senior physical education
major from El Paso.
Plans have not been completed
for the spring social Conner said
but the club k considering the
Mulberry Street Cafe in Buffalo
The women of Ko Jo Kal have
planned a Spring Fling at Abilene
State Park .said Jill Gurley junior
roflfceting major from Chlco Calif.
si Xicmber of Ko Jo Kal.
The Spring Fling should be dif-
ferent from most other events
Gurley said because the girk won't
know who their dates are until the
day of the Spring Fling.
Each girl in the club has sched
uled a date for someone else in the
club and k not supposed to let the
tners know wno weir uates are
of assessing the quality find quantity
of fresh and saline ground water in
the state's aquifers oceordin to the
Water Development Board's turn
mar of the research project.
Aquifers are underground layers
of porous rock that contain water.
Coilter whose status ad a faculty
member cede ia May because of
budget cuts and the elimination of
the Geekwy Department wiU re-
main on the university atatT aa aa
adjunct associate promisor involved
ia full-time research he salcl
The coatraa not yet drafm up or
is bear-hugged by his overjoyed
studies major from Abilene aftor
The social for Ko Jo Kai k
scheduled for the weekend of April
11 Gurley said. The social will be
conducted at the San Antonio
Hilton Palado del Rio. The theme
k "A Walk on the Riverside."
Tri Kappa Gamma will conduct a
Kappa Krush party said Gsy
uoooman sopnomore iinancc ma-
or from Fort Worth and member of
ri Kappa Gamma. The Krush
y will be conducted at Possum
;om Lake in Nona Texas.
z Heartbreakers band will pro
vide the entertainment.
The plans for Tri Kappa Gam-
ma's social have not been com
Eleted but members are considering
aving it in Fort Worth Goodman
The women of Delta Thcta'are
having a Groovy Gtub said Candy
Smith junior radioTV major from
The grub will have a 1960s
flower child flavor said Smith.
Plans have not been completed for
the spring social she said.
Sigma Theta Chi will have a
Mexican fiesta said Liz Cottrell
aenlor public relations major from
Dallas and president of Sigma
Their social fa planned for the
weekend of April 18 in San An-
tonio. The social will be at the
Gunner-Radkon Hotel on the San
The men of Galaxy have not
planned a grub said Garon Horton
senior Information systems quan-
titative studies major from Abilene
and president of Galaxy. The plans
for the social are not complete but
See SEVERAL p. 4
signed was approved after the
Water Development Board received
Collier's unsolicited research pro
posal in December 1986.
Collier said of the research pro
ject "The main thrust is to define
the fresh water aquifers" needed for
The prefect includes studying salt
water aquifers Collier said because
'Tesas will oae day he forced to
put ia dfsaliaiiatioB plaats" to
convert sek water to fresh.
The state money will be sup-
plemented with $1.6 mUtton worth
the last second of the Wildcats' conference championship victory
ovor West Texas State Saturday night In Moody Coliseum.
Various awards and honors
will be presented and Dr.
William Winslade professor of
medical jurisprudence and
psychiatry will speak at the
third annual Honors Program
Banquet Thursday in the Main
Room of the Campus Center.
The Honors Program Pro-
fessor of the Year award will be
announced. Finalkts for the
award are Dr. Leonard Allen
professor of Bibk; Dr Carley
Dodd professor of communica-
tion; Don Drennan professor of
business administration; and Dr.
Chris Wilkrtoa professor of
English and director of the
The first graduating seniors
who are members of the Honors
Doctor to discuss
fty KELLY ANN ROTTKANH
Dr William Winslade. professor
of medical jurisprudence and
pcychiatry will dkcuss clinical
ethics Thursday at a public
forum 3-4 p.m in the Living
Room of the Campus Center.
Winskde k from the Institute
for the Medical .Humanities at
the University of Texas Medical
Branch at Galveston.
Dr. Don Berry a local vascular
surgeon and Dr Terry Bel)
pulpit minkter for the Hillcmt
Church of Christ will be
respondents at the forum said
Dr Chrk Willerton director of
of matching funds and discounted
services from five private industry
Two of the sources the J.L.
Meyers Company and Layne Tens
Trill drill new water wells for the
The 30-month project will begin
April 1 Collier said; if the contract
k finalized and signed by then.
A manual containing research
results aad recommended pro-
cedures for future study will be
produced from the project.
Collier alto will conduct a three-
Program also will be honored at
the banquet as well -as past and
present members of the Honors
Council and the Student Honors
Cabinet said Willerton.
Students and teachers in the
Honors Program and guest ad
minhtrators will attend the ban-
quet. The meal k free and k "just to
thank people for their hard
work" said Willerton.
Scheduled to speak at the ban
guet k Winslade of the Institute
for the Medical Humanities at
the University of Texas Medical
Branch at Galveston.
Winslade'a topic will be "No
Easy Choice: Reproductive
Technology and Tomorrow's
the Honors Program.
Student Honors Cabinet
members have sent fliers to
physicians at Hendrick Medical
Center talked to pre-med and
science students and made sever-
al announcements to attract a
krge audience said Sean Bryan
senior accounting major from
Fairfax Va. and member of the
Winslade has written four
books and has been the author or
co-author of 57 articles papers
and reviews said Willerton.
He will focus oa the termina-
tion of treatment in hk discus-
sion of clinical ethics at the
forum Brynn said.
' day seminar in the summer of 1989
to discuss the project's results and
use of the manual for the Water
Board and other state agencies.
The state and the private in-
dustries are interested in the pro-
ject said Collier because this type
of research has not been done
Collier k working on hk doctoral
dksertatioa at the University of
Texas at Dallas. Ia addkien to
teaching at ACU be has worked at:
a ceaeuhaat aad a petroleum
geekgkt k Abikae.
Melinda Perkins and Sherrle Clark
knew something was wrong when
the elderly woman did not answer
"She fell a week before this hap-
pened and she had mentioned that
her ribs hurt" said Clark senior
marketing major from Fort Worth.
"So when we saw that the scraca
door was still locked aad the matt
wasn't taken in we knew she must
have falkn a second time" I
Peridot seafoc maHwtmg 'mafcr
from Fort Worth and Clark vokm
tsers for the Meak on Wheek pro-
gram rescued aa elderly woman
after the had fallen in her home aad
had broken her hip said Dr. Sea
Hutchinson chairman of the board
oi ourectors otMeau oa wmcm.
The two girk had to break
the house to rescue the woman
had been on her bedroom floor
able to call for help for nearly) 36
hours said Hutchinson professor
Because of their quick colons
Perkins and Clark were awarded'tbe
first Caring Plus award Feb. lp at
the quarterly meeting of the board
of directors. The award k given to
volunteers who help in emergency
Dr. William Winslade Will
speak at the third annual
Honors Program Banquet and
in a public forum atxut
The forum will discuss perti-
nent medical issues said Bell.
"It's not about things in Jthe
future; it's things that are hap-
pening now" he said. "It's not
just a medical issue - it's also
moral; it's also financkl."
Bell esdd these ktues include
abortion surrogate mothers
sperm and egg donors and Vvho
should pay the medical expenses
"Technology has advanced so
rapidly that it has outstripped
our ability to handle it morally"
he said. "I don't think therr) are
any experts in the field right
now but I'm willing to share ray
ideas on how to deal xvith.
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situations he said.
The Meals on Wheels 'pfpgram
was started as a one-yslrjpilqjlpro-ject
in 1971 by the QimuoUy Ac-
tion Program and was continued by
Church Women Unitcdieid Betty
fikzier executive direcwrleaUt
on Wheek was organizedjfand uv
Currently 32 ACU ' students
deliver meals to the shut-ins and the
elderly in the Abilene 'community
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the student involvement aad the;
elderly people really eajoy the
freshness the students Jmagitlnta
their lives" said Blazkr.
Perkins and Clark have been in-
volved with the program since
September and the two deliver
meak every Monday to about eight
people. j I
"A lot of people on our route'ar
really old and we watch pyejjthem
and notify the office when someone
isn't doing well" said Clark. W ;
Dr. Royce Money chairman of the
Department of Graduate Bible and
M&ktry will no longer serve as the
chairman of the Undergraduate Bi-
ble and Ministry Department as
oae of three changes that have been
made in the Bible department.
Dr. Ian Fair dean of the College
of Biblical Studies temporarily has
assumed the responsibilities of
chairman of the Department of Un-
dergraduate Bible and Ministry
and Dr. Gary Colvin associate pro
feasor of Bible will work with Fair
as the assockte chairman of the
Department of Undergraduate Bible
and Ministry said Fair
The position changes occurred
because 'hi "burden on Dr. (Money
needed to be relieved to Jdevote
more time to the Doctor of Ministry
program" said Fair. ) .
Monef also will direct the Col-
lege's off-campus programsVTlty
that had been handled by Colvin
The Doctor of Minktry profram
recently was announced by the uni-
versity aad will begin in September.
Money assumed the roles of'
chairmen of both the undergraduate
and the graduate studies when Dr I
Thomas Oibricht then chairman of '
the graduate studies resigned to go
to Pepperdine University in
Malibu Calif. at the end of last
school year said Fair. W1
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