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for Computing Machinery's A.M.
Turing Award for 1999. Considered
the "Nobel Prize of computing," the
award recognizes Brooks' considerable
contributions to computer architec-
ture, operating systems and software
The award is for technical contri-
butions oflasting importance to the
computer field. The association, the
oldest and largest international group
of computer professionals, will honor
Brooks in San Francisco on May 6.
Brooks, who coined the term
"computer architecture," is a 1953
Duke graduate. He received his mas-
ter's and doctorate degrees at Harvard
University. He worked for m M, where
he was one of the key figures in the
development of the first mainframe
computer. He left mM in 1965 to
found the computer science department
at the University. The department is
now considered a world leader in
interactive computer graphics.
Brooks has written several books
about computer development. He
has received numerous awards and
recognitions, including the Franklin
Institute's Bower Award and Prize in
Science and the National Medal of
'TUESDAYS WITH FRIDAY' MATCHES STUDENTS, SPEAKERS
WE'am Friday' 48 (LLB) will host a series of informal discussions with under-
graduates this semester as part ofhis
new duties as University Distinguished
Professor. Through the series, called
"Tuesdays With Friday;' various speakers
will be invited to come in and talk
with students in an informal setting.
For the first discussion, students from
course areas such as North Carolina
history, politics and economics met
with Gov.Jim Hunt ' 63 (LLBJD).
Hunt was the first of three speakers
The series is timed to the recent
opening of the James M. Johnston
Center for Undergraduate Excellence,
for which the Graham Memorial was
renovated. The mission of the center
is to provide undergraduates with
interesting opportunities for intellec-
tual enrichment outside traditional
"(The series) is an attempt to provide
learning opportunities outside the class-
room while enforcing what goes on in
the classroom," said JilTl Leloudis ' 77,
director of the honors program, which
is housed in the Johnston Center."The
target audience depends on the speaker."
The program is open to all under-
graduates, not just honors students.
Leloudis said all openings for the first
session were filled in a matter of
Carl Torbush turned loose the defensive coordinator position he had held in his first two
years as head coach, nanling longtime
assistant Ken Browning to the job.
Browning came to Carolina six years
ago after a successful high school
coaching career in North Carolina.
He was named the state's best prep
coach in 1992 and 1993.
Browning will keep his job as
defensive tackles coach.
Ma rc il / A pr il 2000