Full 2000 • Volume 71 • Number 3
;E1 Programa de Estudios en Espanol es Excelente! 14
The UK Department of Spanish has been ranked in the Top 20 since 1972.
Today it is ranked 19th among public universities in Spanish research and
graduate education. By john Scharfenberger
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l {_   _ P Minimally Invasive Surgery 18
x` '   4 l` Everyone fears “going under the knife." At UK the Center for Minimally
..   . Invasive Surgery is removing that fear by perfecting revolutionary "keyhole"
% MW, S surgery techniques that include a virtual reality, dry run of your specific sur-
    gery. By Maureen McArthur
1  __i_;»      ik! .   Lexington Community College 20
No longer part of a 15—community college system, Lexington Community
College is forging exciting new relationships with the rest of the University
and extending its partnerships throughout the world. By Liz Howard Dernoran
Healing Harps 24
Alumna Diane Schneider ’71 AS, ’74 LAW added a theology degree to the two
she earned at UK, and now uses the sweet strains of harp music to soothe and
help the dying. By Susan Lampert Smith
  ON THE COVER 10 The University of Kentucky Alumni Associations Annual Report recounts a
A B0dY of Evidenee year of new ventures, increasing membership and improved communications
Cztttte Mefggn Wltttggttb li; predicated on sound stewardship of resources.
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g child. After earning two degrees, UK Beat 3 Moments in Time 45
W/hltCOmb Went IO Work fOr the • #1 in rural health. Horse Mania, A look back, 25, 50 and 7S years plus
US- POSIQI lnspeclwn Service faculty awards and honors, new can you identify the people and events
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ll dissect the handiwork of the • Call to Greatness capital campaign
. Unabomber. Now she is the reviews past year. Bookmark 44
· djyeetel- Of the Ngtiengl Cemey Elizabeth Hardwick releases another book
i {OY Fmensic Science, 3 C]€m·mg_ Sports Q · · 8 in her distinguished career. Professor e
{ hOu5€ pmvidmg educatmnal Alumnus jim Daopoulos monitoring Holman Hamilton s book-rn-progress at)hrs
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I I • Calendar, Homecoming. Club News Presidential Perspective 48 V
and IUOTC The magnitude of Alumni pride and loyalty.
` ° Cl2lSS Notes By President Charles T. Wethington _Ir.