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Berry Notes Role of Medicine

Weightlessness is still the big-
gest unknown factor in manned
space flight, Dr. Charles A. Berry,
the National Aeronautics and
Space Administration's chief med-
ical doctor for these programs ex-
Visiting the Medical Center un-
der the annual lectureship pro-
gram of Phi Delta Epsilon, Dr.
Berry told of the vital role the
medical man played in the Mer-
cury manned flight program con-
cluded last year.
Gathering such in-flight data
called for the development of a
complex set of instruments which
would not interfere with the main
work of the mission, the flight it-
self, he reported.
Flight Conditions

"We learned that what doctors
had always considered normal in
such cases as heart beat and blood
pressure was subject to great var-
iations under the altered condi-
tions of flight," Dr. Berry said.
The men' "performed well under
the hazards and stresses of con-
ditions of launch and reentry. 10(
per cent'oxygen intake, heat loads
and weightlessness," he pointec
out. Only minor temporary prob-
lems have been encountered thus
far with regard to weightlessness.
Dr. Berry explained that since
the longest weightless period sc
far experienced in free world testE
was 24 hours in Gordon Cooper's
flight, "Reaction to prolonged
SGC Officers
Resign Duties
As of March 4
Student Government Council
President Russell Epker, '64BAd,
and Frederick Rhines, '64, an-
nounced their resignations from
SGC, effective March 4.
Because they are graduating
this June, they will vacate their
seats on Council to allow SGC to
be filled next fall, they said in
Wednesday night's meeting.
Council approved a motion from
Thomas Smithson, '65, stipulating
that "to be elected as-a delegate
to the United States National Stu-
dent Association: in the spring
1964 election a candidate must re-
ceive a vote total equal to 60 per
cent of the NSA ballot."
Smithson noted that since only
three candidates are running for
the four positions this will pre-
vent a write-in candidate from
being elected to the fourth posi-
tion by only a handful of votes.
SGC also appointed. Sherry Mil-
ler, '65, chairman of an ad hoc
committee to study the operations
and problems of student activities
in year-round operations.
Council mandated the commit-
tee on student activities to check
into "circumstances surrounding
the recommendation of textboks
to bookstores" and to note "if
there could be a stipulation that.
any notice of apartment vacancy
should include the price of the
Council also passed a motion'
proposed by Issac Adelamo, Grad,
that the committee on student
parking and driving regulations
investigate the possibility of stu-
dent parking in structures now
closed to students but which are
never used to capacity.I
Adelamo's proposal that SGCk
recommend to the Office of Stu-
dent Affairs a late permission for
Saturday, Feb. 29, and Saturday,t
March 7, also passed unanimously.

periods of weightlessness is still
our biggest unknown factor."
Space Living
Such extended flight raise prob-
lems regarding the general habi-
tability of space craft. Normal
functions such as eating, sleeping,
deficating, using a spacesuit for
a long period, even shaving pose
problems, none of which seem in-
surmountable now, Dr. Berry said.
Food, however, will be one of
the bigger problems we will face
in the longer space flights of the
future, Dr. Berry said.
As space vehicles get bigger, as
with the Appollo man-on-the-
moon programs or projected or-
biting labs, general housekeeping
will require still more attention
and time, he added..
The Future
"I think that man will be per-
fectly capable of conducting the
space missions programmed for
him. Of course we can't look into
the future, but indications are that
all of the problems dan be met
and overcome," Dr. Berry stated.
"We had to devise a process for
selection of the astronauts, based
on our existing experience with
flight medicine and test pilots. A
straightforward program was used
very successfully, with all the as-
tronauts performing well," he said.
Once selected, the , men were
kept under constant surveillance
and study. "An especially valuable.
outcome of the program was a bet-
ter understanding of what can be
considered normal in human func-
tions," Dr. Berry said.
"Extensive 'base level' data were
assembled on each man just before
his mission and compared with
similar data relayed during the
flight to understand to function-
ing of a normal man in an ab-
normal environment," he added.
The first space shot in the
Gemini program with two men
aboard is scheduled for late 1964.
"it will be three orbits, mainly
to test the systems involved," he
said. The next shot is planned
for 30 orbits and then four days.
Specially prepared meals keep'
dry food sperate from water, but
in conditions of weightlessness
mixing the two often finds the
astronaut "battling globs of water
flying around the spacecraft," he
Much of the food emerges from
processing with little taste appeali

and in bite-size portions, a little
like eating saranwrap, he added.
Close attention is trained on the
astronuats for about a week before
flight, Berry noted. Both diet and
physical fitness are in the charge
of the medical team, which per-
forms a medical count-down right
along with the technical one.
At first the theory was to iso-
late the astronauts from their
flight crews for fear of disease,
but this method was soon rejected
as impractical in terms of the
length of space flight and time
of incubation.
Dr. Berry noted, however, that
as space flights become longer and
longer problems involving medi-
cation and food will become much
more difficult to solve.

The Daily Official Bulletin is
an official publication of the Uni-
versity of Michigan for which the
Michigan Daily assumes, no edi-
torial responsibility. Notices should
be sent in TYPEWRITTEN form to
Room 3564 Administration Build-
ing before 2 p.m. of the day pre-
cedingf publication, and by 2 p.m.
Friday for Saturday and Sunday.
Day Calendar
Dept. of Psychology Colloquium-Rob-
ert R. Holt, Research Center for Men-
tal Health, New York Univ., "Freud's
Cognitive Style": Aud. B, Angell Hall,
4:15 p.m.
Cinema Guild-Jacques Feyler's "Car-
nival in Flanders," plus short, "Picnic":
Architecture Aud., 7 and 9 p.m.
Hockey-U-M vs. Minnesota: Michi-
gan Coliseum, 8 p.m.
School of Music Music Concert-Inter-
lochen Arts Academy Orchestra, Joseph
E. Maddy, George C. Wilson, conductors:
Hill Aud., 8:30 p.m.
For Other University Events today
see the Across Campus column.
General Notices
Delta Delta Delta Scholarship Com-
petition: Unaffiliated or affiliated wom-
en students who will be juniors the fall
semester of 1964-65 and have a grade-
point average of 2.92 or better are eligi-
ble to apply. Application forms and
further information may be obtained
from Mrs. Florence Lyons, Office of
Financial Aids, 2011 SAB. Applications
should be completed and returned to
the Office of Student Affairs by March
2. Scholarship grants will be based on,
need, scholarship, and extra-curricular
Dept. of Philosophy: Make-up examy
for Philosophy 414 will be held Fri.,s
Feb. 21, from 3 to 5 p.m. in Room 2208
Angell Hall.
spring Semester Fees: At least 50 per
cent is due and payable on or before
Feb. 28, 1964.1
Non payment of at least 50 per cent
by Feb. 28 will result in the assess-1
ment of a delinquent penalty of $5.00.
Payments may be made in person
or mailed to the Cashier's Office, 1015
Admin. Bldg., before 4:30 p.m., Fri.,
Feb. 28, 1964.
Mail payments postmarked after duel
date, Feb. 28, are late and subject to1
Identify mail payments as tuition and
show student number and name.1
Student Government Approval of thel
following student-sponsored activities;
becomes effective 24 hours after the
publication of this notice. All publicity
for these events must be withheld un-
til the approval has become effective.
Michigan Christian Fellowship, lec-
ture-discussion, Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m., Un-
Comm. on USNSA, Information Desk,
Feb. 25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fishbowl.
Michigan Christian Fellowship, BibleI
study-discussion, Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m., Un-V
Seminar Notice: Dept. of Engineeringf
Mechanics. Dr. Leon M. Keer will'
speak on "Non-Symmetrical Punch and
Crack Problems." Mon., Feb. 24 at 4
p~m. in Rin. 311 West Engineering. Hec
is from the Dept. of Civil EngineeringF
and Mechanics, Columbia University.
Coffee will be served at 3:30 p.m. in the
faculty lounge.

Omicron Pi, Casual Dance Party; Al-
pha Tau Omega, Dance; Beta Theta Pi,
Band Party; Chi Phi, Party; Chi Psi,
Band Party; Delta Kappa Epsilon, Band
Party; Delta Tau Delta, Party; Delta
Upsilon, Hawaiian Party; Green House,
House Party "On the Waterfront."
Kappa Sigma, House Theme Party;
Phi Alpha Kappa, Square Dance; Phi
Delta Theta, House party; Phi Epsilon
Pi, Party; Phi Kappa Tau, Theme Par-
ty; Pi Lambda Phi, Theme Party; Quad
Wide, Wonderland b' Night; Tau Delta
Phi, Late party; Theta Chi, Small
party; Theta Xi, Band Party.
FEB. 23-
Zeta Tau Alpha, Open-open House.
Peace Corps Week-Feb. 24-29-Infor-
mation centers in the Union Lobby &
the Fihsbowl open daily from 8 a.m. to
10 p.m. Examinations will be given as
follows: Mon.-7 p.m.; Tues. through
Fri.-9-3-7; Sat. 9-12. On Tues., Feb.
25 at 7:30 p.m. a meeting will be held
in the Mich. Union Ballroom. All
persons interested in Peace Corps activi-
ties are urged to attend. Undergrads
interested in Peace Corps oppor. in the
future are most welcome. Questionnaires
are available at the Bureau of Appoint-
ments, 3200 SAB, this week & interested
persons planning to take the exam
should pick up & complete one of these
now & submit it to the Peace Corps
rep. upon taking the test. Any orga-
nization, class or club, & residence unit
wanting to have a Peace Corps rep.
speak & answer questions, may make
arrangements by calling the Bureau,
Ext. 3544, as early as possible..
VIEWS-Seniors & grad students, please
call Ext. 727 for appointments with
the following:
WED., FEB. 26-
Dewey & Almy Chemical Div., Cam-
bridge, Mass.-Seeking: BS, MS, PhD in
Organic Chem. (interested in Applied
Research). Positions: Res. & Dev.
THURS., FEB. 27-
Eli Lilly & Co., Indianapolis, Ind. -
Seeking: BS, MS PhD in 9nalyt. &
Organic Chem. Also, interested in same
degrees in Biochem. & Bacti., plus PhD
In Genetics (Cytogenetics) & PhD in
a biological science with academic trng.
& exper. in applied state. (PhD in Bo-
stat. pref.) MS or BS in Math with
minor in a biological science or chem.
Summer Employment: those who have
completed 3 yrs. of chem.
Devoe & Raynolds Co., Inc., Louisville,
Ky.-Seeking: BS, MS, PhD in Organic
Chem. Positions: BS & MS Chemists
should be itnerested in Product Dev.
in coatings & resins; Organic PhD's
should have a specific interest in basic
synthesis of monomers. Location: BS
& MS openings at Detroit; Newark, N.J.;
Louisville, Ky. Openings for PhD's in
FRI., FEB. 2-
Cadillac Gage Co., Detroit - Seeking:
BS,. MS, PhD in Inorganic & Physical
Chem. Also, interested in people with
a BS, MS or PhD in Physics. Positions:
Res. & Dev
VIEWS-Seniors & grad students, please
sign interview schedule at 128-H West
Engrg. for appointments with the fol-
FEB. 24-
Calif. Texas Oil Corp., Tech. Services
Div. of Caltex-Employment in N.Y.
w.oppor. for overseas assignments after
about 18 mos.-BS-MS: ChE, EE-(for
plant & power engrg. des.) & Met.-(for
plant equip, inspection a tech. service).
May & Aug. grads. Des., Prod., Process
Engrg, Prod. Dev., Gen'l. Engrg. of
overseas projects.
Consumers Power Co., Lower Mich.-
BS-MS: ChE, CE, EE & ME. May & Aug.
grads. EE, ME & ChE-(Trng. Prog. &
Electric Operations, CE-(for Gen'1.
Construction), ME, ChE-(Gas Engrg.).
FEB. 24-26-
General Electric Co., All Co.locations
& actvities-Trng prog. & specific job
openings-BS-MS: AE & Astro., ChE,
EE, EM, IE, Mat'Is., ME, Met., Chem.-
(all phases), Physics & Math. BS: E
Math, E Physics & Sci. Engrg. MS: In-
strumentation & Nuclear. May & Aug.
grads. R. & D., Des., Prod. & Sales.
FEB. 24-
W. R .Grace & Co., Dewey & Almy
Chemical Div.. Various Locations-BS-
MS: ChE & ME. Dec. & May grads. R.
& D., Des., Prod., Sales, Prod. Dev.,
Process Dev., Process Engrg., Project
Eng. & Mfg, Engrg.
FEB. 24-25-
IBM Corp., Plants, Labs. & Branch Of-
fices throughout U.S.-All Degrees: AE
& Astro., Applied Mech's. IE, ME, Me-
teo., Met., 'Nuclear & Instrumentation.

MS: Commun. Sci. BS-MS: EE. BS: E
Math, E Physics & Sci. Engrg. R. & D.,
Des., Sales, Computer Prog. & Systems
FEB. 24-
M & T Chemicals, Inc., Rahway, N.J.
-BS: ChE, CE, EE & ME & Chem. B.
& D., Des., Prod. & Sales Trng. Prog.
leading to positions above.
FEB. 24-28-
Standard Oil Co. of Calif., San Fran-
cisco & Los Angeles areas, & San Joa-
quin Valley-All Degrees: ChE. BS-MS:
EE & ME. May & Aug. grads. R. & D.,
Des., Prod., Oil Refinery Tech. Service,
Oil Field Engrg.
'FEB. 24-25-
Union Carbide Corp., Linde Div., East-
ern & Midwestern U.S., however Prod. &##
Sales openings are nationwide-BS-MS:
AE & Astro., ChE, EE, IE, ME & Met.
May & Aug. grads. R. & D., Des., Prod.,
Sales, Engrg. & Mfg.
FEB. 24 (a.m.)-
Walker Manufacturing Co., All plant
locations-BS-MS: IE & ME. BS: ChE.
R. & D., Des., Prod.
Beginning Mon., Feb. 24, the following
schools will be at the Bureau to inter-
view prospective teachers for the 1964-
19 65 school year.
MON., FEB. 24-
Sante Fe Springs, Calif. (Little Lake
Sch. Dist.)-Elem. K-6, J.H. not deter-
mined yet.
Beilflower, Calif.-K-6, J.H.-Engl., Sci.
Math, Span.; H.S.-Engl., Soc. St., Sci.,
Phys., Math, Lib., Music, Journ., Photo.;
Spec. Ed.-MR-Elem., MR-J.H.
Fremont, Calif. (Irving Sch. Dist.)-
Elem. K-8.
Trenton, Mich. - Elem. K-6, Art, Hard
of Hear.; J.H.-Home EEc., Girls & Boys
FE; Hard of Hear., Lib.
Novi, Mich.-Elem 1, 3, 4, 6, Lib.; J.H.
Ind. Arts, Home Ec., Arts/Crafts, Vocal/
Instru. Music, Nat./Gen. Sci., Math,
TUES., FEB. 25-.
Seattle, Wash.-Elem. K-6; Art, Engl.,
Ind. Arts, Math, Music, Bus. Ed., Home
Ec., Gen. Sci., Phys. Sci., Girls PE,
Spec. Ed., For. Lang.
Gary, Ind.-Elem. K-6! Spec. Ed. -
M.H., EMH, E.H., Phys. H.; Sec.,-
all fields.
Munster, Ind.-Elem. Art, Vocal; Or.
7, 8, 9, 10-Engl/Sp. or drama, Math,
Soc. St., German, Spanish, Latin.
Frankenntuth, Mich.-Elem.;, H.S. -
Math, Soc. St, Girls PE, Asst. Basket-
ball/any of above.
WED., FEB. 26-
Grand Rapids, Mich.-Elem. K-6, Spec.
Ed.; Sec.-all fields except Male PE
& Soc. St.; J.H.-Soc. St./Engl.
Pacific Grove, Calif.-Elem. K-6; J.H.
Core.; H.S.-German, Soc. St., Engl.,
Warren, Mich.-Elem. K-6, Vocal, In-
stru., Art, Read,. Sp. Ther., MR, Deaf,
Diag., V.T.; J.H.-Engl., Math/Sci.
Flint, Mich. (Westwood Heights Schs.)
-Elme. K-6, Sec.-Engl., Speech, Journ.,
Vocal/Instr. Music (Band), Art.
Flossmoor, ll1.--Elem. K-6; J.H. -
Math, Gen. Sel., Engl.
THURS,, FEB. 27-
Sylvania, Ohio-Elem. K-6, PE; H.S.-
Engl., Soc. St., Math; Fr/Span; Psychol-
Arlington, Va. (Arlington County
Schs.)-Elem.,, Music, Engl., Home Ec,,
Soc. St., Lib. Sci.
St. Clair Shores, Mich. (Lakeview
Schs.)-Elem.; Spec. Ed.-Type A, Deaf,
Aphasiac, Type 4, Diag.; J.H.-Vocal,
Engl., Engl./Comm., Engl./Read., Home
Ec./PE, Lib., Math, Math/Gen. Sci., Gen.
Sci.; H.S.-Engl., Math, Engl./Read.,
Engl./Soc. St., Fr./Span., Comm/T & S.
Chem/Biol/Phys., Counsel., Art/Engl. or
Soc. St., Lib.
FRI., FEB. 28-
Fraser, Mich.-Elem., Sec.
Make appointments about one week in
For additional information and ap-
pointments contact the Bureau-of Ap-
pointments, 3200 SAB, 663-1511, Ext.


'.,, f. .


NSA To Host
H~SU Meeting
Selection of 10 delegates for the
"Winds of Change in the Emerg-
ing Nations" conference will begin
Monday at 8 p.m., with interviews
in the Student Activities Bldg.
The conference will be held at
Michigan State University Feb.. 28
to March 1 under the sponsorship
of the United States National Stu-
dent Association, the International
Relations Club, and the All-Uni-
versity Student Government.
Roger Hilsman, Assistant Sec-
retary of State for Far Eastern
Affairs. will address the group
Saturday evening, speaking on
"The United States and the Chal-
lenge of Change in the Emerging
Discussion will center on world
change, with panels and addresses
on different areas of the world
during the day.
SGC has posted a registration
list for potential delegates at the
SGC offices in the SAB. Inter-
viewing will be by the NSA com-
mittee and the SGC International
Coordinator, and SGC has final
approval of the delegates.


Alpha Omega Fellowship, Weekly
meeting. Welcome all University stu-
dents to Alpha Omega Fellowship week-
Ly lecture and discussion. Intellectual
examination of biblical claims and their
relevance to the campus situation. Sun.,
10 a.m., Grace Bible Church, 110 N.
State St.
Circle Honorary Society, Important
meeting, Tues., Feb. 25, 7:15 p.m., P &
E Room, Michigan League.
Graduate Outing Club, Hiking and/or
tobogganing, Feb. 23, 2 p.m., Rackham,
Huron St. Entrance.
* * *
Michigan Christian Fellowship, Lee-
ture by Dr. Dale Ihrie, .'The Acid
Test," Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m., Michigan
Union, 3rd floor conference room.
Newman Social Action Committee,
Louis Murphy of St. Francis House,
Detroit, will speak on, his work in
caring foreand rehabilitating victims of
poverty, Feb. 21, 8 p.m., Newman Cen-
ter, 331 Thompson St.
. . *
Unitarian Student Group, Talk and
discussion, Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m., Unitarian
Church, 1917 Washtenaw. Speaker: Prof.
Lehmann, School of Education: Topic:
"Student Passion."
Congregational Disciples, E&R, EUB
Student Guild, Fri. noon luncheon dis-
cussion: "From the Bottom Up!", Rob-
ert Butman & Henrick Alting, Feb. 21,
12 noon to 1 p.m.

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The following student sponsored
events are approved for the coming
weekend. Social Chairmen are reminded
that requests for approval for social.
events are due in the Office of Student
Affairs not later than 12 o'clock noon
on the Tues. prior to the event.
FEB. 21-
Adams House, Open-open; Alpha Del-
ta Phi. TGIF; Anderson House, Open-
open, lounge dance; Evans Scholars, In-
formal party; Noble Co-op, Oxford, Mix-
er; Phi Sigma Kappa, Medieval Party;
Strauss House, Open-open, Record par-
ty; Triangle, Organizational; Zeta Psi,
FEB. 22-
Alpha Delta Phi, Band Party; Alpha


Brahms SYM. NO. 2 Monteux/Vienna Phil.
Tchaikovsky-PIANO CTO. Giles/Reiner/Chicago Sym. Orch.
Beethoven SYM. NO. 3 (Eroica) Monteux/Vienna Phil.
Schubert SYM. NO. 8 (Unfinished) Munch/Boston Sym.
Beethoven SYM. NO. 5 Munch/Boston, Sym.
Tchaikovsky VIOLIN CTO. Szeryng/Munch/Boston Sym.
Debussy LA MER Munch/Boston Sym.
Dvorak SLAVONIC DANCES Martinson/London Sym.
Ravel RAPSODI E ESPAGNOLE Munch/Boston Sym.
Franck SYM. D MINOR Munch/Boston Sym.
Mendelssohn VIOLIN CTO. Laredo/Munch/Boston
Stravinsky FI REBIRD Monteux/Paris Conserv. Orch.
Bruch VIOLIN CTO. Laredo/Munch/Boston Sym.
Berlioz SYM. FANTASTIQUE Monteux/London Sym.
Brahms VIOLIN CTO. in D Szeryng/Monteux/London Sym.
Tchaikovsky 1812 OVER. Reiner/Chicago Sym.
Rachmaninoff CON. NO. 2 Brailowsky/Jorda
Rimsky-Korsakov SCHEHERAZADE Mounteux/ London
Chopin CTO. NO. 1 Graffman/Munch/Boston
Bizet L'ARLEISIENNE Morel/Royal Opera House Orch.
Chausson POEME FOR VIOLIN & ORCH. Munch/Boston Sym.
d'Indy SYM. FOR MT. AIR Munch/Boston Sym.
Wagner TANNHAUSER & WALKURE Excts. Munch/Boston
Lado SYM. ESPAGNOLE Szeryng/Hendl/Chicago

Rachmaninoff CON.I

Ansermet/Royal Opera House Orch.
NO. 3 Janis/Munch/Boston Sym.

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