THE MICH IGAN DAILY
SATURDAY, FEI3RUATtY 1.9,
PAGE 1i'IGIIT SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16,
DAILY OF FICIAL BULLETIN
Publication in the Bulletin is constructive notice to all members
of the University. Copy received by the Assistant to the Presi-
dent until 3:30 p. m. (11:30 a. in. Saturday.)
PLANT COLLECTION HOUSED IN NEW MUSEUM BUILDING; Highway Engineers
HERBARIUM CONTAINS EQUIPMENT FOR RESEARCH W RK! To Meet Wednesday
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the sixth of a
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1929
Faculty, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts:
The February meeting of the Litera- y Faculty will be held Monday,
February 18, at 4:10 p. m. in Room 2225 Angell Hall.
Order of business:
1. Proposed change in Classification. D. L. Rich.
2. Proposed increase in requirements for admission to the course in
series of a;ii'tlc,. iljti'tr;tivc of thde worh 1bing
done in the myn VCSity M iLISCUmiis.
The University herbarium, which
is now one of the four main di-
visions in the group which is col-
lectively known as the University
Museums, was established in 1921
as a seperate unit. The founding of
this unit was in reality a reorgani-
zation of the work being done with
collections of plants which had
been accumulated for many years
in the botany department and in
Library Science. W. W. Bishop. the museum of zoolog
3. Preliminary report of the Committee on Relations with the School time of the establishm
of Forestry and Conservation. J. W. Glover. new unit, it was house
John R. Effinger l other museum divisions
Museum building, (the p
Lecture by Professor Churchill: mance languages buildin
The herbarium is now
Professor Alfred V. Churchill, Head of the Fine Arts Department the north wing of the f
in Smith College, will lec'ure on: "Modern Romantic Painting" in the of the Museum building
Natural Science Audito jum at 4:15 Monday, February 18. Illustrated. enaw avenue. It is
The public is invited. equipped for all branch
J. G. Winter research, storing, indoo
photography work, etc.
Lecture by Dr. Van Glabbeke: In the collections, whi
Dr. Adolphe Van Glabbeke. of Brussels, 'will lecture on: "Leonardo about 200,000 specimens,
da Vinci" in the West Lecture Room, Memorial Hall, Tuesday, February of plants are available f
39, a :15.. The public is inviteo. Not only are the plan
United States well repre
J. G. Winter many valuable collect
foreign countries are inc
Exhibition of Mr. Chamberlain's Etchings: plant specimens, which
From February 1 to February 25 there will be on view in Alumni Istantly being added tof
Memorial Hall an Exhibition of recent Etchings and Lithographs by sources, are all identifie
M". atmuel C. Chamberlain. The Exhibition is under the auspices of Esperanto Exhibit:
the Ann Arbor Art Association. Esperanto books, peric
J. G. Winter posters published in E
the Orient are exhibit
College of Engineering; Lecture: lobby of the Main Libra
Mr. J. Ormondroyd, Research Engineer at the Westinghouse Electric be inspected till Febru
and Manufacturing Company, will lecture on "Mechanical Problems in E. Wad.
Design, and the Provisions Made for Their Solution by the Westinghouse td
Company," at 4:15 on Monday, February 18, room 348 West Engineering arsityBnda:
Building. Spe1:a0 rehearsal this
at 1:30 o'clock at Morris
otendance of every mem'
To Graduate Students in Education: pea Gilet B. Saltonsta
The nett meeting of the Graduate Students in Education will be
held in the Ladies Dining Room of the Michigan Union, Saturday, Feb.
16, at 1:00.
Miss Weeks, Mssrs. Cowart, Pickens, and Roudebush, instructors
from southern institutions of higher learning who were sent to the
University of Michigan by the General Board of Education to make aI
special study of teacher-training, will have charge of the program.
All Graduate Students in Education are invited.
Chairman of Committee on Graduate Study in School
Senior Electrical Engineers:
Mr. S. P. Bordeau of the Electric Machinery Mfg. Company, Minne-
apolis, will. talk about employment with his company in a short talk
in Room 109, West Engineering Building, this morning at 10:00 o'clock.
Mr. Bordeau and Mr. Shawley will be in Room 109 all morning and
until 1:00 p. In. for interviews.
y. At the
ent of the
d with the
in the old
es of plant
, all groups
its of the
ed and ar-
ed in the
ry and can
s Hall. At-
iber is im-
ranged in an easily accessible man- is especially concerned with the
ner in the herbarium cases. A ca d distribution of the plants of Michi-
index supplies ready information gan, in particular those which
about these specimens. grow about the Biological station
Dr. C. H. Kauffman, the director in the northern part of the south-
of the herbarium, is working out ern peninsula of Michigan. Prac-!
the geographical distribution of tically all of the native plants of
groups of fungi throughout the the state are well represented in
United States. With assistants, he the collections of the herbarium.
has made seven trips to the west- Mrs. Lois Ehlers has made a special
ern part of the United tSates and study of the plants collected by the
large quantities of these plants are early explorers in Michigan, es-
now available for study. pecially those around Lake Su-
Investigations on the fungi living perior.
in our lakes and rivers are being The herbarium employs several'
carried on by Dr. Bessie B. Kan- assistants who are kept continually
ouse, assistant to the director. at work mounting, indexing and,
These have to be grown indoors; distributing the new specimens as
the herbarium is provided with a they are added to the collections.
laboratory especially provided with One of the most important of the
sterilizing facilities. Another of additions which have recently been
the research workers in the depart- added to the total of specimens in
ment, Mrs. Francis J. Thorpe, is en- the herbarium is the group of
gaged in- study of the mosses which specimens collected by Professor H.
grow in the region about Glacier H. Bartlett while on a year's ex-
National park. 'pedition to Sumatra.
Dr. J. H. Ehlers, curator in the Dr. Howard A. Kelly recently
herbarium, is in immediate charge donated a very complete botanical
of the flowering plants. Dr. Ehlers library to the herbarium division.
Convening next Wednesday for
a four day session, highway engi-
neers of the middle west will open
their fifteenth conference on
highway engineering at the Uni-
versity. The Conference is under
the direction of the College of
Engineering -in cooperation with
the Michigan State Highway de-
partment and the Michigan Asso-
ciation of Road Commissioners
Plans for the conference pro-
gram have been completed under
the direction of the members of
the engineering faculty, and an-!
nouncements are being made re-
garding conference activity. Sev-
eral noted speakers have been se-
cured for the smoker, banquet and
meetings which will occupy the
greater part of four days. Regis-
tration will begin on Wednesday
afternoon and the final session
will be held on Saturday morning.
The meetings are open to all in-
terested in highway improvements.
A. D. Moore
Women, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts:
The Administrative Board of this College has decided to treat E
grades in the courses in Physical Education for Women on the same
basis as E. gades in other courses, so far as they affect eligibility for
The Department of Physical Education reports that enrollment for
these courses is 300 below the number expected to enter them during
the second semester, and that the latest date on which admission to
them can be arranged is Saturday, Feb. 16.
W. R. Humphreys
The class in history 42 will meet in room 1025, Monday, Wednesday,
J. Lloyd Mecham
Speech 31 and ;2:
All students wishing to elect Speech 31 or 32.. who are not already
enrolled in a definite section are requested to assemble in Room 4203
Angell Hall Saturday morning. at 11 o'clock, February 16. At this
time an additional section will be arranged to meet the needs of the
Men's Educational Club:
The Men's Education Club will meet at 7:00, Monday evening, Feb.
18, in Room 304 of the Michigan Union. Dr. Shirley W. Allen will
speak on Michigan Forests, and will illustrate his talk with a new
teaching device. All, men who are interested in education are invited.?
John D. B. Luyendyk
Beta Kappa Rho:
The next meeting of Beta Kappa Rho will be held Saturday evening,
Feb. 16, 1319 Forest Avenue.}
Louise J. Lingel, Pres.
Eta Sigma Phi:
There will be a special business meeting of Eta Sigma Phi on Mon-
day, Feb. 18, at 8 p. m. Tickets for the banquet may be secured.
Una Van Riper, Secy.
The song rehearsal for the International Night will take place at
Wesley Hall, Saturday at 7 p. m.1
Every foreign student is urged to be present.
M. G. Bueno, General Chairman
Round Table Club:
There will be a meeting Sunday, February 17, at 2:30 p. m. in Room
302 Michigan Union. Mr. McClusky of the School of Education will
lead a discussion on "The Present State of Liberalism on the Campus."
Members are urged to .be present as there will also be an important
business session. Visitors are cordially welcome.
(For Executive Committee) Joseph B. Cherry
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