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5 > Image 5 of Kentucky Alumnus, 1991, no. 2

Part of Kentucky alumnus

cash for Achievement in Liberal Arts. U A _ W nga __ Donald B. Clapp was named vice 1 president for administration. I-Ie has i Ashland Oil Inc. and Humana Inc. 1 11611 21 V211`161) of H11111111S11`2111V6 p0S1- are each giving $1 million to the UK tions at UK from 1966 to 1987 includ- College of Business and Economics. 111g b11<1g61 C111`@C[01` 2111d 21 pF6V1011S V The gifts will be applied to the Col- 1 term as vice president for administra- leges "Progi~am for Excellencexl 1 tion. IIe first came to UK as a student 1 which was announced in 1988 and is 211 $0111116651 C0111111U1111) C0116g6 nearing successful cOnclusiOn_ 1 [11611 211`11(1 1115 BA 111 1963 2111d 1115 Both corporations said their gifts law 16g1`66 111 1966. Clapp 111051 1`6- I 1 will be used to enhance programs in 661111Y $611661 215 6X661111\6 V16 prcsi 1 the college, which serves about 3,000 1 (16111 011 1116 $0111116111 B21p11S1 111160- 1 graduate and undergraduate students . 10g16211 $6111111HlY 111 L0111SV1116 1 and has 85 faculty members and 60 1 teachin assistants 1 T1_1 rrrTrr?r"H T _ 4 _ __' 1 Theg1Program for Excellence" co- 1 Reseurchlng 1 "` 1 1 Q6;/_ incided with the General A55einblys 1 ?rrU 11TT?T"r if 7 7 'i 11 11 iii 21C11011 providing $8 million to add a Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 1 1 v_ H12i`lOl` HC1(11[10l`l to [IIC colleges build- . is the uuujljer One cause Of` 1 , _ T M 111g 011 UKS L6X111g1011 621111pUS l11C1 death of infants between the ages of 1 1 if 1 _ update the existing structure built in one month and one year_ _ if 11111<1-1960S The Specific cause of SIDS is not {V T6? j, 1 1 AS [1811 011 1116 pY0gY21111, 1116 UK known. Current SIDS diagnoses can 1 . ~i Busi11S5/IarU11`S11lp FOll11d3tlO11 Il1C. be made only through the process of ye- `1 [ S . _? A 1J6g%111 21 111111F211S111g 611611 10 111211611 elimination, which includes a com- 1 1 1 j [hi?GI1l`211ASS1T11)1ySHC1lOl1. plete autopsy The predgininant [_ \ 1,; " - Among the enhancements will be meehanigm of death in SIDS is ' \ ` i XC11llC 111 [21C11111g 2lWZl1`(1S HIIC1 ful`- tl]Ougl]t t() be acute respiratory {ual- ,11 K 1 nishings and equipment for the new function during sleep 1 and renovated structures. UK i~eSeaieheis Dig l)_ l_ai~iy \ Sparks, research associate at the _ _ _ _ WT T w_ " TT 1 Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and TA1 McK"1'1eY' UK In AP"', s"1Jw. 1 New vice Presidents chief biochemist for the Kentucky ;::ein:?I11I;lscI- P:,1e1:cln dlredcr 1 . 4 |or rom o e ae. I _ w w 1 in Medical Examiners office, and Dr. N$hv1"T""" The vrs"X db' 1 ` UK has two new vice presidents in- ljohn C. Hansaker III UK associate ams named the mp tem? ulsomduded 1 1 ; 1 ebuter t the N- DV1d WGISITI l cluding the first female vice president chief medical examiner for Kentucky, tional Debate Tour- senior political sci- 111 1116 1l1S11KU[1O111S111S[Ol'}. 1 11121y have fOu11(1 kl [)a[l10l()gic inarker 1 :;m$;:(L'; $:131:0* :;::gm:;;f;r0m 1 Linda (Lee) Magid was named leading to the development of SIDS UKQS the n|;c|_` 1-hisis',hef,_;',,h 1 vice president for research and gradu- as early as the first trimester of preg- 1 lege which has national tourna- ate studies. She comes to UK from nancy. Results of their findings sug- I "f1'h11"" '"l 1" "'111 1 . . . . . ` four times since the McKinney has par- the Un1vers1ty of Tennessee-Knoxville gest that SIDS 1S a maturational cen- mncnul ,um_ ,;dP,ed_ 1 where she was executive assistant to tral newous system disorder predis- ments started in the chancellor and a professor of posing these infants to sudden and :g;;1i';(8;Q'J; chemisuy. unexpected death. 1982's we]. as Magid was selected after a nation- The Kentucky researchers said fur- McKinneys victory wide search that attracted 76 appli- ther study is needed to determine C2111t5. She replaces Wimberly C. Roys- what effect an increase in ALZ-50 re- ter who retired. active neurons has in SIDS. She received her undergraduate But,"We believe that this is the degree from Rice University and first report of a distinctive neuropa- graduate degrees from the University 1 thologic neuronal alteration of the of Tennessee. Magid was a Woodrow cerebral cortex in SIDS infants com- Wilson Fellow and in 1986 received pared to all non-SIDS infants," said the Phi Beta Kappa Award for Dr. IIunsaker. Summer 1991 K('l1llI(`lL}`:\1lllIlIlllS fl