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February 19, 1961 - Image 5

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The Michigan Daily, 1961-02-19

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Regents Accept $1 Million in Grants
k total of $1,004,760.35 in gifts
d grants was accepted by the brary and other University units ling $5,000 to be used for scholar-
iversity Board of Regents at and departments by Regent Eu- ships for the most needy senior
zir meeting Friday. gene B. Power of Ann Arbor. student or students who are mem-
American Gas Association, Inc. bers of Tau Beta Pi, the honorary
[he largest grant came fromn donated $17,000 for research 4n- engineering society. The gifts,
Kresge Foundation, who do- der the direction of Prof. Donald which were made through the
ted $500,000 as the second grant L. Katz on the movement of water Development Council, were $2,500
eards the construction of the in contact with natural gas. from the George A. Fuller Co.
titute. Du Pont Grants and another $2,500 from the
Carnegie Corp. made a grant of The Regents accepted two Beinecke Foundation.
C0,000, payable in five yearly grants from Du Pont & Co. One Muchnic Foundation bestowed
tallments, for research on the was for $10,000 for fundamental $4,000 for a fellowship in chemical
litical modernization of Japan. research in chemical engineering, and metallurgical engineering.
[The Regents also accepted a Mrs. Standish Backus of Grosse The Regents also accepted from
pplementary grant of $75,000 Pointe gave $13,000 for the Lotta eight life insurance companies a
mm the Ford Foundation to be B. Backus Scholarship and Fellow- total of $3,800 for the Actuarial
d for predoctoral fellowships ship Fund in Science and Engi- Science Program which is designed
d loans in an experimental pro- neering. oepn h rann fgaut
t to strengthen engineering Elsa U. Pardee Foundation students in the field of actuarial
rglties.gdonated grants of $4,300 for can- science. Lincoln National gave
Fruehauf Contributes cer research and $5,900 for a $1,000; Northwestern Mutual, $1,-
Roy Fruehauf of Detroit donat- fellowship for cancer research. 000; John Hancock Mutual, also
$38,400 for research in the field The Committee for Economic $1,000; five other life insurance
urology. Development contributed $10,000 companies contributed the remain-
A total of $19,900 worth of mi- for a business administration ing $825.
ofilms, "Copyflow" books and school research project in co- Sloan Foundation
her library materials was given operation with leading business Alfred P. Sloan Foundation do-
ring 1960 to the University Li- executives in this region. nated $3,750 for the Alfred P.
_ng__________heUm__r__y Li-Funds For Phoenix Sloan National Scholarships.
Five donors gave a total of From American Foundation for
$9,700 for the Phoenix Atomic Pharmaceutical Education came
Research Program. They were $3,750 for five scholarships.
Ronald M. Hazen of Indianapolis, $3,750 was added to the Indus-
$4,200; John T. Allmand and Mrs. trial Engineering Computer Fund.
Caroline T. Allmand of Detroit, Sears; Roebuck Foundation gave
$4,100; Andrew A. Kucher of Dear- $2,000 and Evans Products Co.
born, $800; Raymond T. Perring $1,500.
of Detroit, $450; and Mr. and Mrs, The balance ($3,000) on a $6,000
F. Bingham Fead of Port Huron, grant for a fellowship was made
pop-on $100. by Helen Hay Whitney Founda-
General Moto; Corp. gave a tion.
grant of $5,000 for a one year's Other gifts and grants of more
subscription to the Industry Pro- than $1,000:
% Dacron polyester, gram of the College of Engineer- Gifts for Press
ing and another grant of $3,500 The foundation ;or the Univer-
setting the fashion for a doctoral fellowship in nu- sity of Michigan Press gave $2,850
clear engineering, to stimulate scholarly publication
collar and pointed Lederle Laboratories donated in the humanities and the science.
$8,000 to establish a Corticoid- Gifts of $2,500 respectively were
Declomycin study fund to be di- accepted from Minnesota Mining
- 36. rected by Prof. John M. Sheldon. and Manufacturing Co., to renew
3.95 Chemistry Research last year's grant; Western Petro-
A final payment of $7,500 was leum Refiners Association, to es-
made by Research Corp for re- tablish a fellowship for a gradu-
search under the direction of Prof. ate student working in the field
Robert E. Ireland of the chemistry of asphalt technology; and Mc-
department. Neil Laboratories, Inc., to finance
A first payment of $6,000 was a study by Prof. Arthur C. Curtis
made by Mrs. Edith B. Daudt of and Prof. Leo J. Miedler on "Phy-
La Salle in support of the Edith siologic and Pathologic Responses
B. Daudt Clinic to investigate the to Solar Radiation.
cause and treatment of convulsive $1,600 from Foundry Education-
S disorders. al Foundation, to finance seven
The John Alexander Memorial scholarships.
Fund for Thoracic Surgery was Surgery Research
LADIES augmented with a donation of $1,500 respectively from E. R.
AF APEL $5,300 from Mrs. John Alexander Squibb & Sons, for research under
of Ann Arbor. the direction of Prof. Charles G.
Forney ;W. Clement Memorial Child, chairman of the Dept. of
Foundation, Inc. gave $5,000 for Surgery; National Fund for Medi-
support of activities in the Hos- cal Education, for medical re-
pital School. The foundation re- search; Scott Paper Company
MAN at LIBERTY ceived contributions from Kiwanis Foundation, for a second semester
Clubs in Michigan. scholarship; and from the Link
Fuller Gifts Foundation, for a graduate fellow-
From the George A. Fuller Com- ship in aeronautical engineering.
pany Award came two gifts total- A gift of $1,250 from United
Cerebral Palsy Association of
Washtenaw County, Inc., was ac-
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