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December 16, 1959 - Image 2

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Students To Attend Conference




Thirty-eight students from vari-
ons religious groups on campus
will attend the 18th Ecumenical
Conference on the Christian World
Mission from Dec. 27-Jan. 2 at
the University of Ohio.
The conference, sponsored by
the National Student Christian
Federation, will deal with the role
of the church in the modern
world., Problems to be discussed
by the 3,000 participating students
include racial tensions, the Com-
munist movement, and the resur-
gence of nascent religions and
militant non-Christian faiths.
Among the leaders of the Con-
ference will be Bishop Lesslie New-
bigin and The Rev. Dr. Martin
Luther King. Bishop Newbigin, of
the United Church of South In-
dia will give the daily Biblical
King To Speak
Martin Luther King, who led
the bus boycott in Montgomery,
Ala., will discuss racial tensions.

Study groups on all campuses
involved have been meeting regu-
larly to prepare for the Athens
Conference. The study groups here
were formed in October and have
met regularly ever since.
Each group was formed so as to
be inter-racial, inter-religious, and
inter-cultural. Almost half of the
University students going are from
foreign countries.
There will be opportunities at
the conference for both formal and
informal discussion by the dele-
gates. Nationally and internation-
ally known figures will speak and
lead discussions on the role of
the mission today.
To Hold Discussions
Fireside discussions will be held
each evening to talk informally
about current problems confronted
by the church in the modern
Entertainment also will be both
fonnal and informal. There will be
an international choir formed to
assist with worship services.

Each afternoon during the "Fes-
tival of Nations" students will
demonstrate music and song of
their countries. At the opening
session on Dec. 27, a drama, "The
Sign of Jonah" will be presented
under the direction of Robert Sea-
ver, who directed it in New York
Duerksen To Attend
Harold Duerksen of the Office of
Religious Affairs is the Conference
coordinator at the University.
Nancy Prime and Gary Zilm are
attending from the Congregational
Disciples, Karin Lanchester from
the Methodist Center, and The
Rev' Dr. Henry Yoder of the Lu-
theran Chapel. Amber Van, coun-
selor at the Protestant Foundation
for International Students, and-
Duane Lanchester, seminary in-
tern at the Office of Religious
Affairs, are also attending.
Three staff members are going
from the Presbyterian Student
Fellowship, Raja Nasr, William
Baker and Patricia Pickett.


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James Sims, a member of the
National Executive Committee of
the Socialist Labor Party, will ad-
dress the Democratic Socialist
Club at 8 p.m. today on the third
floor of the Union.
Representatives of other Social-
ist groups in the area will be in
the audience and may disagree
with the ideas Sims puts forth in
his speech, "Labor's Road to
Members of the Engineering
Council have elected officers for
next semester.
They are Roger Barnes, '61E,
president; John Bennett, '61E,
vice-president; Jim Benson, '61E,
secretary; Ron Tresarik, '61E,
treasurer; and Richard C. Wilson,
instructor of industrial engineer-
ing, faculty adviser.
The present project which the
council is planning is Industrial
Engineers' Weekend to take place
on May 19-20.
Open house of laboratories, in-
dustrial exhibits, speakers, and
tours of North Campus are sched-
uled to increase the understanding
of engineering and to show engi-
neers and visting high school stu-
dents the application of techniques
which are being studied.
* *. *
Over 200 children have been
treated to a day of Christmas fes-
tivities by five University fraterni
Delta Upsilon, Triangle, Tau
Epsilon Phi, Phi Sigma Delta and
Zeta Beta Tau members recently
gave their time and talents to a
full afternoon of entertainment
for the youngsters at ' hospitals
and children's homes in the Ann
Arbor area.
A program of cartoons and
movies preceded a visit by a gift-
laden St. Nick, played by a jovial

least one year on at least a half time
basis are eligible and preference will
be given to applicants who have com-
pleted the equivalent of at least one
full semester of graduate work at the
time of application. Applications and
supporting material are due In the
office of the Graduate School not later
than 4:00 p.m., Fri., Jan. 8.
The Dec. meeting of the University
Research Club will be held Wed., Dec.
16 at 8 p.m. (Council-7:15 p.m.) in
the Rackham Amphitheater. Papers
will be given by Prof. J. G. Miller on
"Information Input Overload" and
Prof. Inis L. Claude "On Being Real-
istic About Wilsonian Idealisml."
University of Michigan aNon-Academ-
ic Employees Local Union No. 1583
AFSCME, AFL-CIO will meet Thurs.,
Dec. 18 at 8:00 p.m. in Rm. 0-100 of
the Ann Arbor High School.
Second Semester Registration Notice:
All students who are interested in as-


sisting with second semester registra-
tion Feb. 3-6, 1969, must fill out a stu-
dent registration help application.
These applications must be obtained
from the receptionist in Rm. 1020 Ad-
min Bldg., during the hours of 8:00
a.m., to 5:00 p.m. Wed., and Thurs.,
Dec. 16 and 17. All applications must
be returned to Rm. 1020 by 5:00 p.m.
Thurs., Dec. 17. Late applications will
not be accepted under any circum-
Midyear Graduation Exercises: Jan.
16, 1960:
To be held at 2:00 p.m. in HillAud.
Exercises will conclude about 4:00 p.m.
Reception for graduates and their
relatives and friends in Michigan
League Ballroom at 4:00 p.m. Please en-
ter League at west entrance.
Tickets: Three to each prospective
graduate, to be distributed from Mon.,
Jan. 4, to 1:00 p.m. Sat., Jan. 16, at
Cashier's Office, first floor lobby of Ad-
ministration Bldg.
Academic Costume: Can be rented at
Moe Sport Shop, 711 N. University Ave.,
Orders should be placed immediately.
Assembly for Graduates: At 1:00 p.m.
in Natural Science Aud. Marshall will
direct graduates to proper stations.
Graduation Announcements, Invita-
tions. etc.: Inquire at Office of Student
Programs: To be distributed at Hill
Doctoral degree candidates who
qualify for the Ph.D. degree or a simi-
lar graduate degree and who attend the
graduation exercises will be given a
hood by the University. Hoods given
during the ceremony are all Doctor of
Philosophy hoods. Those receiving a
doctor's degree other than the Ph.D.
may exchange the Ph.D. hood given
them during the ceremony for the ap-
propriate one immediately after the
ceremony. Such exchange may be made
in the Natural Science Aud, after the
recessional march.

NO 2-6264




University Lectures in Journalism.
Robert H. Estabrook, editor of The
Washington Post and Times Herald
editorial page will speak on Wed., Dec.
16, at 3 p.m. in Rackham Amphitheatre
on "What is a Responsible Press?" The
public is invited.
Southeastern Mich. Branch, Ameri-
can MeteorologicaltSociety.hDr. George
P. Cressman, Director of the National
Meteorological Center, Washington,
D. C., will speak on "Operational Nu-
merical Weather Prediction - Past and
Future." 7:30 p.m., Thurs., Dec. 17 in
Rackham Amphitheater. Public invit-
Academic Notices
Mathematics Colloquium will meet on
Thurs., Dec. 17 at 4:10 p.m. in Rm..3011
Angell Hall. Prof. Paul Dedecker of
Santiago de Chile will speak on "Sec-
ond Order Cohomology Operations."
Refreshments: 3212 Angell Hall at 3:30
Meteorological Colloquium: Thurs.,
Dec. 17 3:00 p.m., 5500 E. Engrg. Bldg.,
Dr. George P. Cressman, Director of the
National Meteorological Center, Wash-
ington, D.C., will speak on "An Exam-
ination of Midtropospheric Divergence
Botanical Seminar: Dr. Rowland H.
Davis of the California Institute of
Technology will speak on "Nuclear Se-
lection in Heterocaryotic Mycelia of
Neurospora" ci Thurs., Dec. 17 at 4:15
p.m., Rm. 1139 NS. Refreshments will
be served at 4 p.m.
Seminar: Krafft Ehricke, program
director, Convair Astronautics, will
speak on "Space Flight Operations,"
on Wed, and Thurs., Dec. 16-17 at 3:30
p.m., Cooley Memorial Laboratory. Stu-
dents, faculty and staff welcome.
Doctoral Examination for Pauline
Jane Wood, Zoology; thesis: "A Study
of the Placenta of the White Mouse by
Histological and Histochemical Means,"
Wed., Dec. 16, 2090 Nat. Sci. Bldg., at
1:00 p.m. Chairman, J. M. Allen.
Doctoral Examination for Wilson Pen-
nell Tanner, Jr., Psychology; thesis:
"Application of the Theory of Signal
Detectability to Amplitude Discrimina-
tion," Wed., Dec. 16, 7615 Haven Hall,
at 2:00 p.m. Chairman, J. D. Birch.
Doctoral Examination for Richard
Clements Yorkey, English Language &
Literature; thesis: "A Study of the
Practical Application of Structural Lin-
gistics to the Teaching of English in
Lebanese Elementary Schools," Thurs.,
Dec. 17, E. Council Rm., Rackham Bldg.,
at 7:30 p.m. Chairman, J. W. Downer.
Placement ,Notices
Personnel Requests:
Child Guidance Clinic of Greater
(Continued on Page 4)
International Folk Dancers, folk
dancing and instruction, Dec. 16, 8 p.m.
Lane Hall.
Kappa Phi, Christmas Dessert, Dec.
17, 7:15 p.m., meet in Residence Halls
* * *
Luth Student Assoc., Carolling and
Christmas party, Dec. 16, 7:15-10:55 p.m.
Hill St. at S. Forest Ave..n
Mich. Forensic Guild, Parliamentary
debate on Nuclear Policy, Dec. 16, 7:30
p.m., Union, 3rd floor conference Rm.
" « «
Ulir Ski Club, exercise meeting, Dec.
16, 7:30 p.m., Union, Rm. 3-R.
* * *
Univ. Coed Horseback Riding Club,
meeting. 'Ensian picture will be taken
Dec. 17, 6:50 p.m, WAB.
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