FROM THE HILL
Dentistry was third; the School of Nurs-
ing third; the School of Public Health,
which more than doubled its 1999 total,
fifth nationwide; the School of Medicine,
15th; the School of Pharmacy, 24th.
Fiscal 2000 overall research funding at
UNC topped the $375 million mark for
contracts and grants awarded for research,
teaching and public service - an increase
of 9 percent from the previous fiscal year.
Making up that total are $316 million for
research, $15 million for training, $41 mil-
lion for public service and $4 million for
UNC NAMES NEW HEAD
OF GREEK AFFAIRS
Spinning our wheels and going in circles? Most days, no, but on May 26 the light blue and white will ride
with driver Elton Sawyer in a 300-mile
NASCAR race at Charlotte. Sawyer's
tean"l is sponsored by Starter Sports
Apparel, which has decided to feature the
colors and logos of 14 of the universities
with which Starter is an apparel licensee.
Each school, including N.c. State and East
Carolina, gets one race.
Jay Anhorn, an experienced Greek life coordinator who holds a national advi- sory position in his profession, has been
named director of Greek affairs at Carolina.
Anhorn comes from Coastal Carolina
University in South Carolina, where he
was coordinator of Greek life, community
service and student media. He also served
as Greek life coordinator at Lehigh Uni-
versity in Pennsylvania. Nationally, he is
vice president of the Association of Frater-
nity Advisors for the Southeastern region.
Anhorn, who began work March 7,
succeeds Ron Binder, who retired last fall.
Anhorn holds a master's degree in college
student personnel from the University of
South Carolina and has taught first-year
RAMs CLUB GIVING
FOR Hoops PRACTICE COURT
This spring, the Smith Center will begin undergoing an estimated $1.5 million renovation project,
its largest since opening in 1986 and only
the third since the installation of four
large video screens in 1995 and the addi-
tion of riser seats last year.
The renovation will involve three
projects: converting the Bowles Room in
the adjoining Koury Natatorium into a
practice basketball court; remodeling a
3,000-square-foot memorabilia lounge
with new exhibits, flooring and lighting;
and updating the locker rooms with new
floors and ceilings, larger showers and
Events held in the Bowles Room,
such as pre-game receptions and news
conferences, will continue to take place
on the new practice court next season.
Elliott said another facility eventually
would be built for such functions.
The UNC System Board of Gover-
nors approved the project on April 12
after approval from the board's budget and
finance committee, which has the author-
ity over building projects at all campuses
in the UNC System.
Rams Club President John Mont-
gomery said the project has been in the
works for several years, well before Coach
Matt Doherty ' 84 returned to Chapel Hill.
WEINBERG HELPING DECIDE
FUTURE OF NAZI RALLY SITE
Gerhard L. Weinberg, an emeritus history professor at the Univer- sity, this summer will help decide
what becomes of 200 acres in Nurem-
berg, Germany, where Nazi Party rallies
once were held.
The government has been "puzzling
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