ing for CAP Manpower. She initiated the model for private-public partnerships in which employers provide the training and the government provides support for disadvan- taged people. She was the first training direc-
tor of Volunteers in Service to America. After
leaving government, Kane was instrumental in
researching areas such as employment discrim-
ination, women in non-traditional careers and
Title IX. From 1970-82, Kane served as presi-
McCurdy Was Delighted by Dimples
Think about your smile. Do you use it
much? Or do you let the daily grind dampen
your dimples, whether you're walking to
your car or just working at your computer?
Harold Grier Mc Curdy, Kenan professor
emeritus ofpsychology at the University,
would have told you that a smile is a terrible
thing to waste.
McCurdy, who died Nov. 9 after a long
illness, made news in 1970 when his students
experimented with smiles, systematically
smiling to strangers and recording the responses.
In the end, they concluded that women
smile more than men, the most frequent
smile is a man to a woman, and that you get
more smiles when you smile yourself.
"'There's reciprocity involved," McCurdy
said at the time. "What happens out there [in
the world] is a reflection of what's inside
here," he said, spreading his left hand over his
McCurdy taught at UNC for 23 years,
from 1948 until he retired in 1971 . He also
served two years on the University's Faculty
In addition to his teaching career, Mc Curdy
wrote books. His published titles include the
poetry volumes A Strau' Flute (1946) and TIle
Chastellillg qf Narcissus (1970). He also wrote
TIle Personality qf Sltakespeare:A Ventllre ill
Psychological Method (1953) and other books
about personality and psychology.
A native of Salisbury, McCurdy graduated
magna cum laude from Duke University in
1930 with highest honors in Greek and
received his doctorate in psychology there in
1938. He also taught at Milligan and
McCurdy received the Tanner Award for
excellence in undergraduate teaching in
dent of her consulting firm and the Institute
for Women's Concerns. .0- Carlton Boner
Lowder (' 34 BSCOM), 85, of Bristol,Va.;
Nov. 30,1999. Lowder, an accountant for 46
years, was a senior partner with Dent K. Burk
Associates. .0- Dr. Mary Margaret McLeod
(' 32 BSMED, CMED), 89, of Sanford, pedia-
trician;Dec. 10, 1999. When McLeod began
her practice, she was the only pediatrician
between Raleigh and Wilmington. She retired
after 50 years in the Sanford area. McLeod
received the 1977 UNC School of Medicine
Distinguished Service Award. She also
received the Sariford Herald Citizen ofthe Year
award in 1979 and the Sanford Area Chamber
of Conunerce Distinguished Citizen award in
1980. .0- Margaret Tufts Neal (' 32 MA), 95,
of Banner Elk; Dec. 10, 1999. .0- Anthony T.
Oliverio (' 33 BSCOM), 90, of Clarksburg,
WVa.;June 30, 1999. Oliverio, a Navy veteran
of W WII, was a retired operations manager for
B.E Goodrich Co. .0-Julius Andrews Page
Jr. (, 33), 89, of Chapel Hill; Oct. 26, 1999.
Page worked in management for Liggett &
Myers Tobacco Co. before retiring in 1975. In
WWII, he served in the Army, receiving a
Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. .0- Dr.
Lawrence Hughes Paschal (, 36), 91, of
Fayetteville, dentist;June 25, 1999. .0- William
Richard Pritchard (, 39), 70, ofKure Beach,
electrician; May 19,1999. .0- Dr. Curtis
Immerse yourself in a two-week travel/study program at historic University of Oxford in
England. Select one of these courses and study a topic in-depth in small classes led by
Kings, Queens, and John Bull: Glimpses of British History since Tudor Times
Historic Houses, Castles, and Gardens Tutor: Nicholas Doggett. Taught chronologically to
follow the developments caused by changes in style of living and fashion, this course examines
castles and country houses from the medieval period until the 19th century.
Stonehenge and After: the Prehistoric Archaeology of Britain
Tutor: Roger Goodburn. Your journey through time will begin c. 4000 BC, through
the Roman conquest in AD 43, and includes visits to important archaeological sites.
Contemporary English Theatre - Plays in Performance Tutor: ChriS Sykes.
This class will study the craft of theater to gain insight into the experience of the
writers, actors and directors by studying scripts of classic and contemporary
plays. Class will attend four or five plays.
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