'U,' WSU Unit Announce
Adult Education Classes
itor Sees Cultural Exchange Success
SILVERMAN The center was started by a In addition the teachers give terested persons. It is in no way
nost successful ex- local Rotary chapter for the pur- lectures, show movies and slides associated with the governments
international good pose of "cultural interchange be- of the United States and sponsor of either the United States or Ar-
the United States tween the United States and Ar- art exhibits. The institute also has gentina. Teachers are paid by tui-
iations is the bi- gentina; to promote better under- a public library with books in both tion of the pupils.
i American-Argen- standing of both countries," Mrs. Spanish and English. The United The center has expanded to
:nstitute in Buenos Slemenson explained. States embassy in Buenos Aires include a branch in Belgrano, a
a Kde Slemenson The institute's primary goal is aids the entire program by lend- suburb of Buenos Aires.
rview last week. to teach English. "Everyone in ing any available material. "We hope to continue to im-
son was touring the our country wants to learn Eng- The institute has a special prove the relations between our
to collect informa- lish," Mrs. Slemenson said. There "Michigan course" which is only two countries by the use of the
;erials to continue are no limits set by the center as open to university students with center and feel that this program
an English profes- to the age of the students or their some knowledge of English ac- is successful in fulfilling its aim
ter. She was inter- proficiency in the language. quired elsewhere. In these small to aid understanding," Mrs. Slem-
Jniversity's English "We educate five thousand stu- classes the textbooks used are enson said.
The Division of Adult Educa-
tion, a joint unit of the University
and Wayne State University, is
offering courses in drawing and
color sketching, oil painting, read-
ing improvement, music and Eng-
lish courses for non-English
speaking persons beginning next
Profs. Gerome Kamrowski and
Frede Vidar of the architecture
and design college will teach draw-
ing and color sketching and oil
Both courses will meet in the
evenings for sixteen weeks.
Three Year Project To Study
Malaria tradication Effects
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To study the economic effects
of eradicating malaria, the Bureau
of Public Health Economics has
received a $104,000 grant from the
National Institutes of Health and
Pan-American Health Organiza-
tion, the Western Hemisphere of-
fice of the World Health Organi-
Preparations for the three-year
project are now underway under
the direction of Dr. S. J. Axelrod,
of the Bureau.
The study is in the process of
the selecting of a South Ameri-
can country in which to conduct
field investigations and determine
the economic effects of a ma-
laria eradication program.
"The selection of the study
country depends in part on -the
availability of health and eco-
nomic data," Axelrod said,
Another factor under consider-
ation in' the choice of a study
- - - - -
area is the stage of its malaria
eradication campaign. However,
the availability of data will be the
deciding factor, Axelrod said.
Economic Results -
The project is studying the pos-
sibility of identifying the eco-
nomic results of a malaria eradi-
cation campaign and ways to
measure this factor.
"Since many results are involv-
ed in such a campaign, it is diffi-
cult to determine if a result is
caused by an economic factor,"
As part of the study, an econo-
mist will work full time on the
Axelrod noted that malaria
eradication is a mixed blessing.
While it may open previously in-
fested lands to agriculture, such
a campaign may also cause a
"The study hopes to provide
data for governments to make de-
cisions in establishing health or
other social welfare programs with
their limited funds," Axelrod stat-
In the past - health conditions
had been so bad in many under-
developed countries that there was
no reason for denying funds for
public health projects. However,
today these programs must com-
pete with those in other social
welfare fields for funds, Axelrod
Funds To Group
Mrs. Chase S. Osborn has giv-
en $800 to Challenge to use in se-
curing a top-level speaker on the
The Regents accepted the grant
at their January meeting.
Challenge's theme is now "Chal-
lenge of the Emerging Nations."
A course in reading efficiency,
designed to improve reading rate,
concentration, vocabulary and
critical comprehension will be
taught by Rosemarie E. Nagel, as-
sistant psychologist at the Bureau
of Psychological Services.
Enrollment costs $17 and is
Weichlein To Teach
Prof. William J. Weichlein of
the music school will, teach a
twelve-week course in "Music of
the Spring Festival."
The course is planned for those
with no previous technical" knowl-
edge of music as well as those who
wish to increase their under-
standing and appreciation. Lec-
tures, discussions and recordings
will deal with concerts to be pre-
sented at the May Festival.
The $23 registration fee in-
cludes a ticket to one perform-
ance of the Philadelphia Orches-
tra at the festival.
Information about fees and reg-
istration for these three courses
may be received by calling the
Ann Arbor arpa office of the Uni-
versity Extension Service.
Three English courses for non-
English speaking persons are be-
ing offered by the Division of
Adult Education in association
with the Ann Arbor- Public Eve-
All three courses-elementary
English, intermediate English, and
English for non-native speakers-
place primary emphasis on speak-
ing and understanding the lan-
Information about the courses
may be received by calling the
Ann Arbor Public Evening School.
of Engi neers
During the fall semester indus-
trial recruiters made 288 visits to
the- University to interview en-
gineers, four fewer visits than in
the fall of 1959-60.
More visits were scheduled this
year than last, but cancellations
mostly in chemical and electrical
engineering companies caused the
decrease in actual visits.
Prof. John G. Young, director of
engineering placement, said the
cancellations were due not only to
lack of openings in the firms, but
also to insufficient appointments
to justify a visit.
"The demand for advanced de-
grees is still definitely increasing,"
he said. Last semester there were
17 visits specifically seeking doc-
toral candidates, and 21 during
both semesters last year.
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