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Program Notes

SConditInterprets New
Role of Architecture

Four University student groups
Will present musical and variety
shows on their spring tours next
Groups going on tour include
the University Symphony Band,
conducted by Profs. William D.
Revelli and George R. Cavender,
and the Men's Glee Club, under
the direction of Prof. Philip A.
The band has planned ten ap-
pearances on the East coast, and
the Glee Club will give eight per-
formances in the Midwest.

Other groups going on tour
are the Michigan Singers and the
International Center Show, which
will travel throughout Michigan.
* . *S
The Fort Wayne Civic Theatre
will present a three-weekend run
of Shakespeare's "Hamlet" be-1
ginning April 1. The production
has been in rehearsal since No-
Special rates will be available
to college and high school stu-
dents at all performances.
An exhibit of several outstand-
ing examples of American folk
art from the Rockefeller collec-
tion in Williamsburg will open
April 1 in the Toledo Museum of
The display will include oil and
water color paintings, carved
weathervanes and intricate
needlework which have been col-
lected from attics, cellars and an-
tique shops since 1931.1


"Architecture should be the ex-
pression of the intellectual, emo-
tional and spiritual culture of
humanity rather than the expres-
sion of mere structure," Prof.
Carl Condit, of Northwestern Uni-
versity said yesterday.
Speaking on "Architecture and
the Intellectual and Technical
World," Condit stressed the archi-
tect's role in interpreting and
finding stability in the twentieth
century in the media of the "most
public of all arts."
The modern tendency to reduce
form to the basic structural re-
quirements and then add extrava-
gant detail to satisfy the materi-
alism and pride of modern cul-
ture, makes art serve technique
rather than technique serving art.
Seek Stability
Condit feels that modern art-
ists seek the obvious stability of

terials, reduces the building to its
structural constituents and also
reduces visual pleasure until it is
exhausted in one glance.
Mass Culture
The construction and details of
this basic structure makes the
early traditional architecture
shallow by comparison, but it is a

SGC Views
Membership provisions of the
Student Government Council plan
and the advisibility of changing
them were subjects of discussion at
'the Council meeting Wednesday.
Holding the first discussion on
a proposal submitted by Inter-
quadrangle Council President Bor-
en Chertkov, '60, the Council con-
sidered possible improvements in
the internal structure and effici-
Proposal Explained
Chertkov's proposal provided for
the addition of more members
from the ex-officio organizations
and the reduction of the number
of elected members. However,
Chertkov said that he wanted the
proposal to serve as a basis of dis-
cussion of the whole area of pos-
sible improvements.
In his rationale, Chertkov said
that his system would provide good
representation since Panhellenic,
Assembly, the Interfraternity
Council and IQC all represented
large groups of students.
Also, he added, the system would
provide members with more ex-
perience because the ex-officios
would have worked their ways up
through their organizations.
The proposal would also give
AC, nSG rcir 1 -r -

The Michigan Academy of Sci-
ence, Arts, and Letters yesterday
received for consideration two
resolutions bearing on Michigan
high school education.
The Council will decide whether
to recommend the resolutions at
the Academy's business meeting
Ask Requirement
In an attempt to encourage
"sound intellectual growth in high
school students who will continue
on into college," one resolution
Admit N"Sew
The local chapter of Pi Sigma
Alpha, national political science
honorary fraternity, held its ini-
tiation banquet at the League last
Professor James K. Pollock,
chairman of the political science
department, was the speaker.
Students initiated were Lloyd
Jensen, Grad.; John C. Pyper,
Grad.; Mark Reader, Grad.; Suz-
anne R. Davis, '60; Jane C.
Thompson, '61; Olga I. Budor,
'60; Gail T. Cumins, '60; John M.
Garland, '60; Judith A. Sklar,
'60; Barbara A. Sunderman, '60;

sets forth minimum requirements
in six high school subjects.
The prospective college student
would need to take four years of
English (two years of English
composition with a theme a week
required), two years of history,
one year of American govern-
ment, four years of one foreign
language, four years of mathe-
matics, and three years of science.
The other resolution recom-
mends that the Bureau of School
Services be continued as a part
of the University, rather than
being transferred to the State
Department of Public Instruction.
The resolutions are being pre-
sented by Prof. Ralph W. Lewis of
Michigan State Unviersity,
Attend Meeting
An estimated 1,000 persons are
attending the annual meeting of
the Academy.
Academy President Charles W.
Hibbard of the University geology,
department will present his presi-
dential address on Pliocene and
Pliestocene climates at 4:30 p.m.
today in Rackham Amphitheater.
W. David Falk, professor of
philosophy at Wayne State Uni-
versity, will address the group on
"The Age of Reason" at 8 p.m.
tonight at the same location.

Academy To Consider
Resolution on Education

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'U' Reports
New Budgt
Budgets totalling $1,242,061.99
which had been initiated since
Feb. 19 were reported to the Re-
gents yesterday.
Research grants and contracts
made up the major part of the
new budgets. These totalled $1.-
151,890.85 with student aid includ-
ing fellowships, scholarship and
grants amounting to $48,489.52,
while instructional programs
amounted to $21,170.62 and state
and public service budgets totalled
The federal government pro-
vided $859.529.94 of the funds for
the various budgets with industry
and individuals ranking second
with $166,550.91. Foundations pro-
vided $136,941, endowment income
contributed $57,610.14, student fees
accounted for $17,500 and service
charges added $3,930 to the total
Largest of the budgets reported
was one of $379,041.20, with the
Office of Naval Research provid-
ing the funds. This is for research
in the field of Navy Astronomy, to
develop research equipment and
to train graduate students in this




The exhibition is being circu- the analytical approach. This ap-
lated by the American Federation proach stresses the technique and
of Arts. basic requirements of modern ma-


... discusses architecture

tonight at the same location. area

perfect statement of mass culture'Luc.; moreuprestige, he said, since Bethany G. Wasserman, '60;
in which the worker perfects the the ex-officios would be "students Melvyn Levitsky, '60; Helene C.
piecemeal details only to consume who have been on campus, are Mrokowski, '60; Patricia D. Couz-
them without thoughto aware of problems, and ideally, enus, '61; Simon Katzenellen-
"Architects have no alternative would be seniors." bogan, '61; Arthur N. Plaxton,
but to express the fact of today's Answering the protest that these '61; and Constance A. Murray,
sbuiety, but as there are so many members would be too loaded with 61.
socetyut ss thereyrso-:anwork to be able to do both their
stimuli it is best that they re- organizations and the Council a
spond only to the most searching good job, Chertkov said that the
and not respond to the non-ar- second ex-officio would not hold a
chitecture of the great salesroom." senior position in his organization, Win
Example Given but would work only for the Coun- W Sciene
An example of the "great sales- cil.
room" approach was the caption Objections Made I
under a picture of the new Rey- Lynn Bartlett, '63. said that it
nolds Bldg. in Detroit which might be that the interests of un-
stated "a way to soft sell alumi- derclassmen would no longer be The National Science Founda-
num on a busy Detroit express- represented if the new system were tion has awarded 33 University
way." to be put in effect. Chertkov an- students graduate fellowships in
It is only a variation in the swered by pointing out that most science, mathematics and engi-
techniques of packaging,'' he freshmen do not know enough neering for the academic year
added. about the University to have as 1960-61.
The many influences on the much value as juniors and seniors. Fellowships winners are Roger
modern world make it difficult for League President Katy John- W. Bachmann, Grad.; Calvin B.
an architect to express modern son, '60, said that the ex-officios DeWitt, Grad.; David P. Kessler,
culture as well as architects of could quite easily be oriented to- Grad.; Lawrence C. Mitchell,
the past expressed theirs. This ward their own organization rather Grad.; Barbara M. Morrison, '60;
difficulty and reaction to it might than representing the entire stu- Paul Palmer, Grad.; Thomas F.
lead to confusion similar to that dent body. Piatkowski, '60E; Arnold M. Rus-
in some modern art, Condit Chertkov said that the proposal kin, Grad.; Gene E. Smith, Grad.;
warned. might be put in effect for only a Paul A. Treado, Grad.; Douglas
To keep from gaining too much few years until things were "look- N. Reinhard, '60E; Thomas F.
stimulus from the engineer, and ing a bit brighter" for SGC. Bickel, Grad.; Kenneth Fox,

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' Ending Tonight
"Really Funny!
It ought to run
for months!"
-Bennett Cerf


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thus only expressing the empiri-
cal and functional side of our
culture, the architects of today
should be aware of modern, non-
scientific movements, he con-
'U' Sets Date
1"-C *1 C-1I


I 5lie al0
One hundred and thirteen bi-
cycles are designated for public
auction by the Office of the Vice-
President for Student Affairs at
10 a.m. April 9, according toj
Peter Ostafin, assistant dean of
"Bikes will be auctioned unless'
claimed before spring vacation by'
their proper owners. Students re-!
quiring more information will
please see the report on bike con-
trol in the Daily Official Bulletin,
Ostafin said.

Select Pledges
For Honorary
In Journalism
Ten University coeds became
pledges of Theta Sigma Phi, na-
tional journalism honorary fra-
ternity for women, last Tuesday.
The new pledges are Margaret
Lincoln, '61; Victoria A. Nunneley,
'61; Margaret Bouma, '61; Jan C.
Rahm, '61; Josephine C. Fruecht-
enicht, '60; Joyce S. Tolhurst, '61;
Barbara E. Greenberg, '61; Lynda
C. Loeber, '61; Sonya F. Wild-
prett, '60; and Barbara F. Knight,
Requirements for membership

Grad.; Dan I. Slobin, '60; James
R. Street, Grad.; James M. Wide-
man, Grad.; Susan J. Evely, '60;
William F. Beck, '60E; Robert T.
Brown, Grad.; Robert B. Payne,
'60; Lee M. Huber, '60; George W.
Cornwell, Grad.; Richard G. Wie-
gert, Grad.; Dale A. Webster, '60;
Jim W. Dole, Grad.; Sandra L.
Lindsay, Grad.; Robert G. Rigg,
Grad.; William L. Wessel, Grad.;
Brenda S. Russin, Grad.; Gerald
Weiss, Grad.; Robert G. Squires,
Grad.; Virginia M. Morzenti, '60;
and Robert H. Kadlec, Grad.
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