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Prof. Bates To Lecture
)n Population Increase


Prof. Marston Bates of the zool-
ogy department will speak on the
controversial "Population Explo-
sion" at 4 p.m. tomorrow in the#
public health school auditorium..
The Delta Omega lecture is be-
ing presented under the auspices
of the School of Public Health.
. . *
A panel on Ways to -Travel'
through Europe will be held at
7 :15 p.m. Tuesday at the League.
Under the sponsorship of the
Burocat Advisory Board headed by
Jackie Efrusy, '61, a four-girl
group will give would-be travelers
the benefits of their last summer's
experience. The panel members,
journeyed across the continent by;
hitch-hiking, bike-riding, car, bus,
and by participating in the Experi-
ment in International Living. ;
According to Miss Efrusy, the,
panel is intended to be a servicej
to travelers because students in-j
terested in going to Europe should
be making their plans now.
* * *
Prof. J. H. C. Whitehead from;
Oxford University will lecture on
"Smooth Manifolds" at 4 p.m. to-
morrow in 1025 Angell Hall.
As Waynfleet professor of pure
mathematics. Prof. Whitehead will

deliver the Ziwet Lecture under
the auspices of the mathematics
The University Symphony Band
will perform at 3 p.m. today in
Hill Aud.
Guest soloists and ;conductors
will join the band in its perform-
The concert is presented under
the auspices of the music school.
* * *
Prof. G. P. Kuiper, director of
the Yerkes Observatory of the
University of Chicago, will speak
on "The Surface of the Moon and
Planets" in the Rackham Amphi-
theatre at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.
His lecture will be one in the
series of colloquia on space astro-
physics which is being sponsored
by the, Institute of Science and
Technology for the University as-
tronomy department.
Prof. Kuiper "was born in the
Netherlands in 1905 and received
his doctorate in astronomy in 1933
from the University at Leiden. He
came to the United States that
year and has been associated with
the University of Chicago since


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Zoology. The titl, of the lecture will
be "The Population Explosion."
Lecture on "The Phonotagmeme as
a, Unit of Linguistic Description" will
be given by John C. Crawford, lecturer,
Dept. of English, on Mon., Jan. 11 gat
B p.m. in the E. Conference Rm., Rack-
hamn Bldg.
Robert Courte, violist, and chamber
orchestra, under the direction of Rob-
ert Hause. will be presented in a con-
cert at the ackham Lecture Halla on
Mon., Jan. 11, at 8:30 p.m. The program
will include concertos by Telemann,
Handel-Casadesus: and Hoffmeister,
ad Hindemith's "Music of Mourning."
Open to the public without charge.
Guest Organist: William Teague will
be presented'in a guest organ recital.
in Hill Auditorium on Tuesday. even-
ing, January 12, at 8:30 a'clock. He will
perform compositions by Handel, J. S.
Bach Mendelssohn, Healey Willan, Mar-
cel Dupre, andt Maurice Durufle, and
the recital will be open to the general
public without charge.
A4cademnic Notices
Automatic Programming and Numeri-
ca1 Analysis Seminar: "On a' paper by
J. W. Sheldon on spectral norms in
iterative processes." by Charles Saxon
n Mon., Jan. 11, at 4 p.m. in 3209
Angell Hall.
Doctoral Examination for Martin
Heidenhain David, Economics; thesis:
'Family Composition, and Consump-
ion," Monday, Jan. 11, 105 Econom-
ics Bldg., at 1:00 p.m. Chairman, D. B.
Suit. .
Mathematics Club will meet on Tues-
lay, Jan. 12, at 8:00 p.m. in'the West
Conference Room of the Rackham

building. Dr. Noel Hicks will speak on
"Classical Differential Geometry from a
Modern Pint of View."
Refreshments will be served. Gradu-
ate student are invited to join the
Placement Notices
The following schools have .listed
teaching vacancies and will be here
to interview:
Fri: and Sat., Jan. 8 and 9:
Kalamazoo, Micb. - HS English/
Speech, JHS any subject, Elem.
Mon., Jan. 11:
Detroit, Mich. (South Redfoarrd
Schools) -- Elem., Vocal Music, Library,
Art and Tch. Consultant, Physical Ed-
ucation, Speech Correction.
Tues., Jan. 12:
Plain ell, Mich. - Early Elemn., Elem.,
Latin, HS Id. Arts, Library.Science,
HS Librarian.,
Battle Creek, Mich. - Elem.; JHS
Eng./Soc. Stud., Gen. Sci., Art, Ind,
Arts, Spanish; HS or JHS English,
Math, Home Ec.; Spec. Educ. (Speech
Corr., Ment. Ret. (Sec. Level), Phys.
Hand.; Tchr. Counselor).
Thurs., Jan. 14::
Overseas Positions (Air Force De-
pendents' Schools) -- All fields.
Wyandotte, Mich. (Riverview Schaol)
Library, JHS Soc. Studies.
Fri., Sat., and Man., Jan. 15, 16 and 18:
San Diego, Calif. -- Elem., All HS
or any information or appointments
contact the Bureau of Appointments,
3528 Admin. Bldg., NO 3-1511, Ext. 489.
[ Notices
Gamma Delta, Luth. Student" Club,
Supper-Program, Jan. 10, 6 p.m., 1511
Washtenaw. Speaker: Rev. Clarence
Siess, Chaplain at the Detroit House of

... announces engagement
Spa rocin-Pestka
Mr. and Mrs. John Sparacin of
Merchantville, N. J., announce the
engagement of their daughter
Joan to Sidney Pestka, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Pestka of Trenton,
N. J.
Miss Sparacin, '60, is a mathe-
matics major.
Mr. Pestka graduated in 1957
from Princeton University with
honors in the chemistry 'depart-
ment. He was initiated into Sigma
Xi, a scientific honorary, and Phi
Beta Kappa.
Presently attending the Univer-
sity of Pennsylvania, Mr. Pestka
is a third-year medical student
and a member of Phi Delta Epsi-
lon medical fraternity.
A summer wedding is planned.
New Serr ice
A new "Bibliographical Area"
service is in operation at the Gen-
eral Library.
A section of specially selected
reference books has been installed
next to the public catalogue and
the stack entrance on the second
floor. ,
The books are expected to aid
Catalogue users in such areas as
the identification of authors'
names and titles, suggestion of
useful publications under subjects
and the correct spelling of foreign
Included in the collection are
the printed author catalogue of
the Library of Congress, the Na-
tional Union Catalogue, the British
Museum Catalogue and the cata-
logue of the Bibliotheque Nation-
ale. Such trade bibliographies as
the Cumulative Book Index, Books
in Print and the English Cata-
logue of Books are also included.
In addition, foreign language
dictionaries, the Union List of
Serials and specialized bibliog-
raphies are in the collection.

'U' Graduation
Ceremony Set
For Saturday
Approximately 1,600 students
will graduate from the University
in mid-year commencement exer-
cises at 2 p.m. Saturday in Hill
Commencement speaker Sydney
Chapman will receive an honorary
Doctor of Science degree from
President Harlan Hatcher.
Chapman was first associated
with the University in 1953 as a
visiting professor in the astronomy
department. He has since served
as a consultant to the University
Research Institute, and as a visit-
ing lecturer.
Chapman, research scientist at
the'University Institute of Science
and Technology until February,
1960, is the former head of the
International Geophysical Year
committee. His speech is entitled,
"International Adventure in
Robert W. Winters, graduating
senior from Champaign, Ill., will
deliver the senior class response.
S ee Can.cer
As U nrelated
T'o Pollution
Air pollution does not seem to
cause lung cancer, the University
Institute of Industrial Health has
Prof. Seward Miller, director of
the Institute, reported "There is
as yet no substantial research evi-
dence that breathing polluted air
in our communities causes lung
Although studies have identified
one substance in motor vehicle
exhausts which produces skin can-
cer in mice, high concentrations of
the substance have not produced
lung cancer even over extended
periods of exposure.
In a series of radio broadcasts
originating in station KYW, pleve-
land, Prof. Miller, chairman of the
industrial health department in
the School of Public Health, cited
two problems of air pollution.
An acute form has caused severe
illness and death in Denora and
The chronic form is experienced.
by many communities throughout
the year.
"We may never experience an-
other episode of acute community
air pollution serious enough to
cause severe illness and death,"
Prof. Miller said.
"Today out concern centers on
the adverse effects of breathing
slightly polluted air over a long
period of years."

Group To Discuss Community College

Does Washtenaw County need a
community college?
This is the question that mem-
bers of the Education Committee
of the Ann Arbor Chamber of
Commerce will try to determine in
talks with business and industrial
leaders in the county area this
"We have undertaken the sup-,
port of this project because we'
believe that such a community col-
lege would provide new and practi-
cal educational and cultural op-.
portunities for this area," William
Bott, Chamber of Commerce Sec-
retary and member of the educa-,
tion committee explained.j
"The philosophy and objectives
behind such a college are com-
pletely separate and distinct from
those of a four-year college, a,
junior college, or university.
Not Tied to 'U'
"Therefore, such an institution
would be completely .unaffluiated
with the University," Bott contin-
ued. "Few citizens fully realize
these differences or are aware of
the possibilities that such an insti-
tution would offer this area."
The community college offers
four types of. educational. pro-
1) The transfer credit program.
Under this plan a student is ablej
to take two years of work parallel-
.ing that of a four-year college or
Frequently students attend such
a local.college while being gain-
fully employed. In this respect the
community college serves much the
same function as a junior college.
2) Occupational, vocational, or
technical education. With the new
skills demanded by technological
advances in in'dustry, business and
government, the number of un-
skilled jobs is fast declining.
Vocational Training
The training .necessary to oper-
ate, install, repair and sell modern
technical equipment requires more
than high school vocational train-'
ing, but it can be had in less than'
four years and does not require a;
college degree.
By offering instruction in these
fields the community college is dis-
tinct from the junior college,
which is designated by law to offer
only college level work.
3) Higher general education.
Such a program would provide an
opportunity for advanced formal
training in such subjects as social
sciences; literature, home econom-
ics, speech or 'drama on a non-
matriculated basis.
'Spare Tife' Concept
This would enable those persons
to round out their formal educa-



or acquire a vocation during
spare time.

4) Community service. Being in
close contact with the community,
such a college would offer particu-
lar service programs especially
geared to the needs of the .area.
Thus, the college would interest
individuals for whom certain serv-
ices beside formal education hold
"A college emphasizing a tech-
nical-vocational program conveni-
ently located to service the Wash-
tenaw County area seems to be
the most desirable plan at this
point," Bott said,
Studying Financial Support
Another member of the Cham-
ber of Commerce Committee, Prof.
Raymond Young of the education
school, is making a more detailed
study concerning the financial
support of a community college in
this area.
"With technological advances
and automation since World War
II, there has been a definite trend
toward the community college on
both the national and local scenes
in the past 15 years," Prof. Young
There are now 16 community
colleges throughout Michigan with
an enrollment of 28,254 students,
and at least five more are in the
planning stage.
"Part of their popularity can be
attributed to the comparative ease
of financing and distribution of
operating costs," he added.. "Ac-
cording to figures from the 1959
edition of the Junior College-Di-
rectory, the median operating cost
per equated full-time student per
year is $556 in Michigan."
Cost Split
Only one-third of the cost of
this program would be financed by
the state, with the remaining two-
thirds being divided equally be-
tween student tuition rates and
the sponsors of the college, which
may be the local Board of Educa-
tion, or a combination of school
The fundamental edifice and
equipment is paid primarily by the
sponsors with nominal state assist-
"Existing school facilities are us-
ually utilized while such a college
is developing, and it need begin
with little more than its own
library," Prof. Young noted. .
"Although we are surrounded by
a tremendous University, we
strongly feel that there is a place
for a community college in this
area," Bott said.
The Lansing Community Col-
lege, established in the shadow
of Michigan State University, has




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