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October 02, 1959 - Image 5

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'OBER 2, 1959


From Japan
To Visit 'U'

Students Attend Weekly Teas

General Shigeru Sugiyama,
Chief of Staff for Japan's Ground
Self-Defense Force, will arrive. on
campus today for a visit lasting
until Monday morning.
He will be met at the Willow
Run Airport by Col. Ernest A. H.
Woodman, USA, professor of mili-
tary science and tactics, a repre-
sentative of President Harlan
'Hatcher and a color guard formed
While on campus he will be the
guest of honor at a formal ban-
quet sponsored by the University
Regents, attend the football game
tomorrow and visit different parts
of the campus.
Gen. L. L. Lemnitzer, Chief of
State for the United States Army,
invited Sugiyama to come to the
United States to meet with him
and to tour the country. The visit
at the University is only one of the
many stops he will make on his
more than three week trip through
the United States.
Get Offices
Two members of the women's
physical education department
have been appointed to offices in
national and regional associations.
Prof. Esther L. French of the
education school and chairman of
the. women's physical education
department has been elected presi-
dent of the National Association
for Physical Education for College
Women for 1959-61.
Prof. Elizabeth A. Ludwig of the
education school and graduate ad-
viser in the women's physical edu-
cation department, was elected to
a two-year term as president of
the Midwest Association for Physi-
cal Education for College' Women.
Prof. Ludwig has recently returned
from study in Europe.
She will conduct a basic move-
ment education workshop in the
Milwaukee County Public Schools
and will speak in Adrian on Physi-
cal Education in England for the
Michigan Education Association.
A y
'To Convene
The Michigan College Placement
Association will hold its annual
meeting today in the Bureau of
Appointments and Occupational
Information office.
Thomas M. Carter, Albion Col-
lege director of placement and
Association president, will con-
duct a session on methods of co-
operation among the institutions
Vice-President for Student Af-
fairs James A. Lewis and Dean
Willard C. Olsen of the education
school and bureau director Evart
W. Adis will welcome the group.
The group serves as a clearing
house for mutual problems and
further cooperation and money
saving practices in college place-
Fete Prophet
The Muslim Student Association
will celebrate the Prophet's birth-
day at 7:30 p.m. today in Lane
The celebration is open to the
public, and will be followed by
election of officers.

Imam Wall Akram of the First
Cleveland Mosque, Cleveland, O.,
will speak on "Mohammad, the
Prophet of Islam."
Ve will examine the significance
of Mohammad's methods for the
present world.

TEA AND CONVERSATION-A group of foreign students enjoy the hospitality of the International
Center at their weekly tea. These social events are a feature of each Thursday afternoon. They last
from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and are a time for both foreign and American students to meet each other and
enjoy an afternoon of socializing over tea and cookies.

ATHENS, O.-The Ohio Univer-
sity Extension Division is experi-
menting in three new fields of.
education this fall-radio, televi-
sion, and evening classes.
A lecture course carrying two
hours' credit is broadcast twice a
week. Students who listen regu-
larly to the lectures and discus-
sions, purchase the required text,
study the assignments and take
the mid-term and final examina-
tions on campus will receive credit.
DETROIT-Dr. James McCor-
mack, present assistant to, the
vice-president for academic ad-
ministration, has been appointed
to the new position of Secretary'
Designate to the Board of Gover-
nors at Wayne State Unviersity.
He will take over his new duties
on or about January 1, 1960, as-
sisting the university president in
preparing for Board of Governors'
* * s
Indiana University students and
a staff advisor rescued a 17-year-
old boy who was lost in a cave for
23 hours.,
After a call for help, the advisor
of the Indiana Memorial Union
Spelunking (cave-exploring) Club
and 'two students undertook the
successful search.
* * *
MUNCIE, Indiana -Ball State
Teachers College has recently ini=
tiated an honors program for the
academically gifted student.
Honors students will be enrolled
in special sections of courses, may
be exempted from introductory
courses by passing specially pre-
pared tests, and are excused from
the orientation program ordinarily
required of all beginning fresh-
Those students remaining in the
program through the junior and
senior years will graduate with
the designation "Honors Stu-
* * *

girl now flaunts tips of gold while
the natural blond has brown
stripes apparent. Redheads merely
vary the intensity of color from
area to area.
Campus solidarity reigns, how-
ever, and most professors and stu-
dents find the fad agreeable. A few
male students will have none. of
it, though, and one of this oppos-
ing force merely commented,
"Some of it drives you out of your
* * * .
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - University
independents, favoring represen-
tation for the majority group on
campus, have organized an Inde-
pendent League.
Formed during campus elections
last spring, the league will attempt
"to, promote cultural, social and
educational advances for inde-
pendents on campus." The govern-
ment of the league is handled by
an executive board and an ad-
visory council.

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (P) - An
Iowa college student said yester-
day he mingled freely with Pre-
mier Nikita Khrushchev - even
lunched with Russian security
guards - during the Soviet lead-
er's visit to the state without be-
ing asked to identify himself.
"I don't know who they figured
I was," said Chuck Elsbury, 21, of
Clear Lake. 'They never asked.
They must have thought I was
someone important."
Elsbury and another Iowan,
ton, crashed security lines sur-
Jack Christensen, 29, of Thorn-
rounding the Communist boss
during his five-hour visit at the
Roswell Garst farm near Coon
Rapids last week.
Christensen, who was photo-
graphed having his expansive
stomach patted by Khrushchev,
told-his "gate crashing" story in
a national magazine this week.
Elsbury said yesterday that
when he started out it was just to
see the Premier.

Stations To Carry Series
On News in Modern America

Fifty-nine radio stations willH
carry the WtJOM-produced "News
in 0th' Century America" series
this fall, it was announced today.
The series consists of 29 half-
hour programs on contemporary
news gathering, writing and cir-
;WUOM manager E. G. Burrows
and producer-interviewer Glen D.
Phillips interviewed outstanding
journalists and broadcasters for
the series.
Among them: Roy E. Larsen of
Time, Inc., John. Daly, American.
Broadcasting Co., vice-president
in charge fo news, Frank Stanzel,
general manager of the Associated
Press, James C. Hagerty, Presi-
dential news assistant and Mil-,
burn Akers, executive editor of the
Chicago Sun-Times.
Prof's Kenneth N. Stewart and

Leland Stowe of the Journalism
department were consultants for
the program, made possible by a
grant from the National Educa-
tional Television and Radio Cen-
ter and the National Association
of Educational Broadcasters.
Members of the NAEB will first
broadcast the series.
In addition to WUOM other
state stations carrying the pro-
grams will be WDET and WDTR,
Detroit; WKAR, East Lansing;
WMCR, Kalamazoo and WHPR,
Highland Park.
After the first of next year, the
programs will be made available
for commercial stations.
The percentage of NAEB sta-
tions, 30 per cent, carrying the
programs is a new record for ac-
ceptance of a University-produced



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