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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

'ow Disagrees with Wirtz
i Handling Dropout Issue

Report Seeks Studies
Of Primitive Cultures

than eight million
outs.

will be drop-

Trow prefers remedial treat-
ment besides the offering of free
education. "Young people need to
realize that out in the world
standards of excellence are re-
quired," he says. "They should be
taught so that they can meet
these standards, not only in
school but on the job."
Apprentice
The professor would establish
the modern equivalent of the ap-
prentice system. He contends that
thousands of jobs need to be done
which no one is doing. "People in
business, industry and the pro-
fessions could make good use of
assistants. High pay is not essen-
tial if there is a future."
Trow also advocates the estab-
lishment of public programs along
the line of a civilian peace corps.
A renovation program for public
lands would be the best bargain
for training these students, Trow
says. Part of their work-time
could be devoted to education.
These students-workers "would
obtain the training and incentive,
they do not have."

An international science group,
chaired by Prof. James V. Neel of
the Medical School, has recom-
mended that primitive communi-
ties be studied--before it's tooI
late.
The group, sponsored under the,
auspices of the World Health Or--I
ganization, warns that many
primitive cultures "face imme-I
diate disintegration and in some
instances, loss of physical iden-
tity, in the face of advancing
civilization-."
Neel, who is chairman of the
department ofrhuman genetics,
has made several field trips to
study primitive Indians in Brazil.t
The value of primitive study is
that these groups "offer both in
size and level of economy the1
closest approximation one cant
find to the conditions under which
man has lived for the greater partt
of his existence," the report states.-
The report. further recommendsr
that tribes in the Arctic, South
America, Africa, Asia and Aus-r
tralia be studied.t
The groups were chosen "be-c
cause they are still hunter-gath-L
erers or primitive agriculturists1
and have not, as far as is known,s
been significantly affected by for-X
eign gene penetration in recentI
times; in many instances, theyc

are groups that are in grave dan-
ger of cultural extinction or ser-
ious decline in numbers," the
report says.
Among the problems which
these studies - might clarify, the
report mentions these:
--The genetic component in
mortality and fertility differences;
-The biological consequences
of inbreeding. Such populations
also provide opportunities for ex-
amining the biological conse-
quences of formal kinship and
marriage systems;;
-The disease pattern of rela-
tively undisturbed primitive pop-
ulations;
-The possible evolutionary im-
plication of differing disease pat-
terns in males and females;
-The biological relationship of
the group under study to neigh-
boring groups or to those more
remote in time or space;
-The effects of contact with
more advanced cultures, in par-
ticular the effect on gene fre-
quencies, the emergence of new
disease patterns, the possible re-
lationship of these to genetic con-
stitution, and the alteration in
physical measurements and in
physiological and biochemical
characteristics.

Researchers
Hold Quiz
Who ever heard of testing the
teacher?
But that's exactly what Univer-
sity researchers are doing. They're
examining the self-instructional
course in Mandarin-Chinese de-
veloped here. It is about to be
tested among volunteer high
school and college s t u d e n t s
around the country.
The teaching machine - its
effectiveness and shortcomings-
is being checked over. If its early
promises are realized, the student
will be able to advance faster than
conventionally-taught students,
working at his own speed in his
own time. And all without a tutor.
Conducting the test, under a
$34,100 U.S. Office of Education
contract, are Prof. Paul Denling-
er and John R. Peterson, a sen-
ior student who also is one of the
developers of the Chinese course.
It was developed as part of
Audio-Lingual Language Pro-
gramming project under a previ-
ous $500,000 Office of Education
contract.
Denlinger is acting chairman of
the department of Far Eastern
languages and literatures and Pe-
terson is a former teaching assist-
ant at the Yale University Insti-
tute of Far Eastern Languages.

Prof. Franz Schultze of Lake
Forest College will address the
12th annual Art Conference on "A
Critic Looks at Contemporary
Art" at 9:30 a.m. today in Rack-
ham Lecture Hall.
W II...
Audio-Visual Education Center
will present two films, "Second
World War: Triumph of the Axis"
and "Second World War: Allied
Victory" at 1:30 p.m. today in the
Multipurpose Rm. of the UGLI.
Programming. . .
Prof. Jeanne Foster Wardian of
Whitworth College will be fea-
tured in a music school lecture,
struction in the Elements of Mu-
speaking on "Programmed In-
sic" at 1:30 p.m. today in the mu-
sic school recital hall.
The Past...
Prof. Willard S. Oxtoby of the
Near Eastern studies department
will speak on "Recovering the
Past," at 7:30 p.m. today at Hillel
Foundation.
Carnival...
The University Players will pre-
sent "A Thurber Carnival" by

James Thurber, directed by
Nafe Katter of the speec
partment at 8 p.m. today i
dia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Negro's Negro...
Blyden Jackson, dean c
graduate school at Southerr
versity in New Orleans will
on "The Negro's Negro in
ican Literature," a Summer
sion Special Program or
American Negro in Tran
at 4:10 p.m. today in Aud.
Reciital...
Ralph Voltapek will pre&
piano recital at 8:30 p.r
Rackham Aud.

Across Campus

Resign ations,

M ake

Appoin imen

ternal medicine, June 24 through
Dec. 24, for personal reasons.
Carl Cohen, associate professor
of philosophy, Feb. 15-June 15,
1965, to serve as visiting associate
professor of philosophy at the Uni-
versity of Illinois.
Claude A. Eggertsen, professor
of education, for the first semes-
ter, to engage in research and
writing and to develop existing
programs of exchange of faculty
and students in Europe and India.
G. Robinson ,Gregory, professor
of forestry, July 13 to Aug. 23, to
serve as consultant in forest eco-
nomics for the Food and Agricul-
ture Organization of the United
Nations and Government of Mex-
ico.
Chihiro Kikuchi, professor of
nuclear engineering, for the first
semester, to lecture at Tsing Hua
University in Taipei, Taiwan.
Walter A. Reichart, professor of
German, for the winter term, to
serve as visiting professor of Ger-
man at the University of Califor-
nia at Berkeley.

Gwynn Halyburton Suits, re-
search physicist, for the 1964-65
academic year, to work with the
Institute for Defense Analyses in
Washington, D.C.
Henry W. Wallace, associate re-
search engineer, extension of leave
from July 1 to Dec. 31 to continue
work toward his doctoral degree.
Hershel Weil, associate profes-
sor of electrical engineering, for
the 1964-65 academic year, to serve,
as visiting professor at the Uni-
versity of Paris.'
David Wolsk, assistant profes-
sor of psychology and research as-
sociate in the Kresge Hearing Re-
search Institute, for the 1964-65
academic year, to accept a Na-
tional Instiutes of Health Spe-
cial Fellowship for work at the
Physiological Institute of the Uni-
versity of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Appointments-
Changes in Status
Victor F. Ayoub, to be visiting
associate professor of anthropol-

ogy, beginning January 1965 for
the winter term. He is on the
faculty of Antioch College and a
specialist in the political structure
of simple societies.
Joachim Birke, to be assistant
professor of German, beginning in
August. A native of Germany, he
will come to Michigan from the
faculty of Northern Illinois Uni-
versity.
(Mrs.) Roma Kittelsby Blaschke.
to be assistant professor of nurs-
ing, effective Sept. 1. She is now
on the faculty of Texas Woman's

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University College of Nursing.
Colin Campbell, M.D., to be as-
sistant professor of obstetrics and
gynecology, effective Aug. 15. In
private practice from 1955-1957,
Dr. Campbell is now on the fac-
ulty of Temple University Medi-
cal Center.
Tom A. Croxton, to be assistant
professor of social work, effective
Aug. 10. Since 1961, he has been
director of the juvenile devision of
the Calhoun County Probate Court,
Marshall, Mich.

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William R. Davenport, to be as-
sociate professor of education, ef-
fective Sept. 1. A member of the
Butler University faculty since
1955, Prof. Davenport was area
coordinator for the Midwest Pro-
gram on Airborne Television In-
struction from 1960 to 1963. He.
will teach at Flint College.
Nathalie Ann Drews, to be as-
sistant professor of social work,
effective Aug. 21. Formerly with
the American Red Cross' Service to
Military Hospitals, Miss Drews
has since 1956 been on the social
work staff of University Medical
Center, Ann Arbor.'
Richard Charles Gordon, to be
assistant professor of dentistry, ef-
fective July 15. A specialist in
oral surgery, Dr. Gordon has held
teaching positions at the Univer-
sity while completing graduate
studies herecand has also been
staff dentist at Wayne County
General Hospital.
Dwight C. Hageman, Captain,
USAF, to be assistant professor of
air science, effective June 8. He
was formerly stationed at Yokota
Air Base in Japan.
Hsung-Cheng Hsieh, to be as-
sociate research engineer, visiting
associate professor in electrical
engineering, and visiting scientist
in the Institute of Science and
Technology, effective Aug. 15. He
will be 'on leave during the year,
from his faculty position at the
University of Iowa, and at Michi-
gan will be engaged in research
on physical processes in the ion-
osphere.
Charles Jaslow, to be assistant
professor of dentistry, effective
Aug. 31. He has been a dental of-
ficer in the U.S. Air Force since
1949.
Edward 0. Laumann, to be as-
sistant professor of sociology, ef-
fective Aug. 1. He has just com-
pleted the PhD degree at Har-
vard, where he was a teaching
fellow and research assistant, and
has also worked with the U.S. Bu-
reau of Census.
Justin W. Leonard, to be pro-
fessor of natural resources, begin-
ning Aug. 24. Dr. Leonard has
long been associated with the
Michigan Department of Conser-
vation and is presently chief of

research and development. Dur-
ing 1964-65, he will serve as act-
ing chairman of the University's
department of fisheries, while Prof..
Karl F. Lagler is on leave.
Carey P. McCord, M.D., to be,
lecturer in the Institute of In-
dustrial Health and School of Pub-
lic Health, effective July 1. On
the faculty of the School of Pub-
lic Health for 16 years prior to
retirement, Dr. McCord will give
special lectures to graduate stu-
dents and assist in planning cours-
es and seminars.
Wayne L. Mock, to be instructor
in marketing, effective Aug. 1. He
is completing work for the PhD
degree in psychology at the Uni-
versity.
Horst Gunther Nowacki, to be
assistant professor of naval arch-
itecture and marine engineering,
effective Aug. 1. He has recently
received the Doctor of Engineering,
degree from the University of Ber-
lin, and for the past five years
has been on the faculty' of that
university in the naval architec-
ture department.
Harold T. Shapiro, to be assist-
ant professor of economics, effec-
tive in August. A native of Cana-
da, Mr. Shapiro was formerly in
the investment business in Mon-
treal and has recently completed
the PhD degree at Princeton.
Behjamin A. Stolz, assistant
professor of Slavic languages and
literatures, effective Aug. 1. A for-
mer instructor in the U.S. Army
Language School at Harvard, Mr.
Stolz has been in Yugoslavia dur-
ing the past year on a research
fellowship.
Joseph D. Sneed, to be assistant
professor of philosophy, effective
Aug. 1. He has just completed the1
PhD degree at Stanford Univer-
sity, and his special interest is
in the philosophy of science.
Arthur L. Tuuri, M.D., to be,
clinical assistant professor of pe-
diatrics, effective July 1, on a
part-time basis. Dr. Tuuri is di-
rector of the C. S. Mott Founda-
tion Children's Health Center in
Flint, where U-M medical students

are receiving some of the
struction in pediatrics.
Edward T. Vincent, to be
sultant in sponsored resear
a part-time basis, effectivE
1. Now professor emerit
mechanical engineering, he
special work in research p
on land locomotion.
Karl P. Warden, to be v~
associate professor of law,
tive Aug. 27. Since 1959, 1
taughtat the University of
ver College of Law.
Louis Weinberg, to be v
professor of electrical eng
ing, effective June 1. For th
three years employed by Cc
tron Corporation, Dr. We
is a specialist in network
and applied mathematics.
Floyd Wayne Zimmerman
assistant professor of lan
architecture, effective in A
Since 1960, he has been asso
as designer with Sasaki, N
and Associates, of Wate
Mass.
Committee
Appointments
To the executive commit
the Museum of Art: Prof. H
C. Barrows, Jr., for three
'beginning July 1.
To the executive commit
the Bureau of School Se
Dean Willard C. Olson and
ciate Dean James H. Rob
both for three years beginnir
1.
To the Library Council:
Stephen H. Spurr and Dea
ron E. Wegman, both for
year terms beginning July 1
Allan F. Smith and Dean
A. Bond, both for one-year
beginning July 1.
To the executive commit
the Institute of Science and
nology: Dean Stephen S. At
Dean William Haber, and Dr
J. D. Zarafonetis, all for
year terms beginning July 1.
To the executive commit
the Medical School: Pr(
James French and Prof. I
See REGENTS, Page 3

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responsibility. Notices should be sent'
in TYPEWRITTEN form to Room
3564 Administration Building before
2 p.m. of the day preceding publica-
tion, and by 2 p.m. Faiday for Satur.
day and Sunday.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 29
Day Calendar
Art Conference-Registration, Rack-
ham Bldg., 8:30 a.m.
Opening of the Regional Art Exhibi-
tion-Third Floor Galleries, Rackham
Bldg., 11:30 a.m.
Doctoral Examination for Nino An-
MICHIGAN
JEWELRY
iW38 717 N.
UNIVERSITY
AVE.

tonio Masnari, Electrical Engineering;
thesis: "Analysis of Crossed-Field Space-
Charge Flows," Wed., July 29, 3080 E.
Engrg. Bldg., at 2 p.m. Chairman, J. E.
Rowe.
Doctoral Examination for Charles Al-
,fred Grobe, Mathematics; thesis: "Some
Results on Sheffer's A-Classification for
Simple Sets of Polynomials," Wed., July
29, 315 W. Engrg. Bldg., at 9:30 a.m.
Chairman, E. D. Rainville.
Doctoral .Examination for Ronald
Knox wetherington, Anthropology; thes-
is: "Early Occupations in the Taos
District in the Context of Northern
Rio Grande Culture History," Wed., July
29, 1088 Museum Addition, at 10 a.m.
Chairman, A. J. Jelinek.
University Players - ed, through
Sat., July 29-Aug. 1, 'cA Thurber Car-
nival," Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, 8
p.m.
See Across Campus for a listing of
ORGANIZATION
NOTICES
University Lutheran Chapel, Book
Review: "Church Unitl and Church
Mission" by Martin E. Marty. Pastor
Scheips, 9 p.m.; Midweek Devotion,Vic-
ar John Koenig, 10 p.m., July 29, 1511
Washtenaw.
Michigan Christian3Fellowship, Olan
Hendrix, speaker, 7:30 p.m., July 29.
Michigan Union, Room KLMN (3rd
floor).

other campus events.
General Notices
French and German Screening Exams:
The screening exams In French and Ger-
man for Doctoral candidates will be ad-
ministered on Thurs., July 30 from 7-9
p.m. in Aud. B, Anfgell Hall. Doctoral
candidates must pass the screening
examination before taking the written
test in, French or German, unless they
have received B or better in French 111
r German 111. Those who fail the
examination may take it again when
the test is administered in September.
Law School Admission Test: Candi-
dates who are registered to take the
Law School Admission Test on. August
1 are asked to report to 130nBusiness
Administration Bldg. on Saturday morn-
ing at 8:30 a.m.
Regents' Meeting: September 18. Com-
munications for considerationrat this
meeting must be in the President's
hands not later than September 4.
Placement
POSITION OPENINGS::.
Geigy Chemical Corp., McIntosh Ala.
-Seeking recent grads with PhD de.
grees in Chem. or Chem. Engrg. Will
consider applicants who will graduate
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Dept. Near Eastern Languages
and Literatures
speaks on
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