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L Text on Yiddish Singing U.S./Russion Symposium Old Technique, New Troining * Dr. Arthur Graham, professor of music Dr. William Y. Adams, a professor of The quality control and problem solv- ' at the University of Kentucky, recently anthropology who is considered the ing technique which helped spark j ` published a textbook, Singing Yiddish: world’s authority on Nubia (a region of Japen’s postwar resurgence is being of- t j Pmnunciatians, Song Textx and Translations. Sudan) is among 20 U.S. archaeologists fered to Kentucky industries through a ‘ i Co-authoring the book is Dr. Howard who participated in a symposium of program sponsored by the UK Com- ` I. Aronson, chairman of the Slavic lan- American and Soviet archaeologists munity College System, ` , guages department and an expert in di- May 7-9 at the Smithsonian Institution Approximately 35 UK community alects at the University of Chicago. The in Washington, D.C. college instructors and industry repre- · _ book culminates several years of re- Eight to 12 Soviet archaeologists at- sentatiyes haye been trained in the { search by Dr. Graham in the Yiddish tended the symposium, the first in the teehnique..ealled Statistical Process lHI'lgLl3g€ and I`€pI`€S€IlIS 3 I`€DCWCd ll'l· PI`€VlOLlS SYYl'lpOSi& l'l21V€ b€€1'1 Control, and have bocorno trainers for I 1 terest in his own ethnic background. in the Soviet Union and in the United industries across the state_ `· , DI`. Graham, Wl`lO is l(l'1OWI'1 tl`1I`Ol,1ghOL1[ Statistical Procoss Control ornpha- l the United States for singing in operas, Adams is considered the world’s au- sizes the labor-rnanagerncnt team ap- - I wrote the text for people like himself thority on the culture of Nubia which proach in industry which has beeome a ` ; who wished to sing Yiddish songs but lies between Africa and Egypt on the central theme in large Japanese nrrnS_ ` T have had little or no background in pro- Nile River. Adams also has excavated It has also been adopted by Ford Motor nunciation or interpretation of the lan- at Q_asr Ibrim, an island created by the Company, General Motors, [BM, , guage. The text is the handbook he Aswan Dam in Lake Nasser. His work TRW and many other U_S_ Corpo- himself needed as a student of Yiddish there was featured in the BBC "Discov— ra[ionS_ t · songs. ery" Series. Adams also has excavated <·ImpOrtam1y’ many corporations ` A at Knlnbnarn In Sudan and in thc which utilize this technique are requir- i Western U·S· ing this same type of program in their · t7..uu,J 8 joy) tjgn igb;gn1tractor?," says Gary M,. Greené · - oiaorocmmni rv ; ,]`i”`l9 VR TW nn] VN Forces Thel SPI", the Earth continuing educztionuat ililliiabltgfilisltcilwlizn ii ,D§7 "VD lv-uq luv TD T What is now the eastern seaboard of the ;°“;‘;`;QQ;lcCfQ;lQ2§€t1;I;k§§‘§;§QQQ ` _t~~w~1ttz¤Vi¤JJ’ P United States was once covered with HEY College S Stein will O en doors I active volcanoes, says University of · - Y ,, P A , statewide for industry. Kentucky gcologlst J ’_ Gregory Statistical Process Control is based on ~_ McHone. McHone 1S studying the forc- th 1· · · · 1 f ( { . . . e qua ity improvement prmcip es o X { es that literally split the continents apart W Edwards Deming an American ~ » { about 180 million years ago, forming méthcmatician ’ I the Atlantic Ocean In face he Says the Ironicall his statistical theories were Atlantic continues to widen by the rate Y, . . used to advance U.S. war efforts in of about an inch each year. The volca- WW H then were adopted byjapancse 1 noes, however, are long gone from the - d ’ h b -1 · h 1950 _ Dt/\r1hurGr¤h¤m eastern U.S. althou h k f d m ustry as t €y· rc mi m t 6 S to . ’ . g Some FOC {Jun become a world industrial superpower. in the area is of volcanic origin. McHone believes the volcanoes were ~ formed at the time the continents ini- , tially split, but whether they were a i cause or a result of the split is still un- known. The forces which continue to . move the continents apart are similar to the stresses which cause earthquakes. 2 UK