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Y, SEPT. 22, 1936,

THE M IC H IGA N DAI LY

Slide Rules Are
Lares, Penales,
ForAEnoiieers
Those IIt Side Boys Can
lake i Easy With Their
Exeelh t Laoratories
Students entering the College of
Engineering learn, first of all, that no
respectable engineer thinks without,
talks wihout or lives without his
slide-rule.
They learn, after this, that most of
their college education will be spent
in laboratories. Classrooms in the
engineering college buildings are in-1
terspersed betwen laboratories. The
drone of le turers only occasionally
breaks through the drone of ma-
chines.
The literary student assimilates,
the engineering student evolves.
Extensive Laboratories
Four years from now, it is safe to
say, the present generation of en-
gineering students will still find
themselves strangers to many lab-
oratories in the College. Few, if any,
engineering schools in the world
possess the equipment and the lab-
oratory facilities which clutter four
buildings on this campus.
Three-storied evaporators in the
East Engineering Building, hyper-
delicate electrical instruments in the
West Engineering Building, automo-
bile and airplane engines in the West
Engineering Annex, are equipment il-
lustrative of the facilities available in
various divisions of the College.
Student Body Increasing t
It is expected that approximatelyt
200 more students will make use oft
these facilities this year than last, in
response to increased demands for1
technically trained men by industry.
Mechanical and chemical engineering
should be even more strongly in-f
trenched as the most important divi-t
sions of the College.s
In preparation for this increased
enrollment, the College, according to
Assistant Dean Alfred Lovell, is re-
viewing its undergraduate courses
and teaching methods, seeking to
improve the coordination and pre-
sentation of the material in the main
fundamental subjects.
The
SMARTS
Shop
300-A SOUTH STATE
offers
A Hearty Welcome to the
Class of '40 and other re-
turning Michigan Students.
Hosiery Club Cards are still
being honored.

New Campus Buildings Under Construction

University Extension Division
Ofers Correspondence courses

U ni yersity Owned
Hospital Is Famous
Then University Hospital, the largest

The plan of a gou!) of new campus buildings includes the Burton
mnorial Tower and the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate
Studies which are now uder construction. The ,roposed new School
of Music building'is shown next to the Carillon Tower.
story of how some students tied a
Good old DayS donkey to "Tubby" Williams' desk.
Ir. Cheever relates the story like
In Ann Arbor this:
"I think it was the class of '62 that
Are Recalled thought it would be a nice thing to
play a trick upon Dr. Williams. There
(Continued from Page 23) was a rather aged, but very long-
eared donkey, kept in a pasture about
tongue of Doe's bell. Naturally when a quarter of a mile south of the
University campus. He was a sleek,
the time came for him to ring the well-cared for donkey, and very mild
bell, nothing happened. Dr. Nagele and amiable in disposition, and not
was reported to have said some- hind feet, as is characteristic of many
thing to the effect that if the sur- of the tribe, and some of his modern
geons in the medical school treated imitators in the now famous football
geos i te mdial chol reaedteams. The boys were careful to
the students in the same manner ascertain about the disposition of the
that they had treated the bell, every- an mal before they attempted any
thing would be much better. tricks with him. In some way they
Prof. George P. Williams of the managed to get him up into Dr. Wil-
literary department was the subject I hams' room, which was then in the
of many interesting campus stories, upper story of the south wing. They
although he had left the University tied him securely behind the Doc-
faculty some years before Professor tor's desk, and generously put a large
Goddard came to Ann Arbor as a bundle of hay on top of the desk for
student. The latter remembered the him to eat during the night.
&-f fice NeCeds These-
Fountain Pens............$1.00 up
Chair Pads................. $1.00
Desk Pad with Blotter ........50c up
Waste Baskets ............ 35c up
Book Ends............... 35c pair
Typing Paper, 500 Sheets 11 x 81 .50c
Zipper Binders and Brief Pockets
The MayerSchairer Co.
Stationers, Printers, Binders, Office Out fitters

1 4 )a of M9 c i ,,ali JtiZ(s university hospital in the country and
on practically every subject of iub- eighth largest in the country, is a
lie interest. Special attention is giv-
()e Yeatr S (re4 di en to the needs of secondary schools, the state of Michigan at the cost of
$-5000k) It has been incoistant
Supervi ed (orrespondcnce study, educational organizations and clubs
I Adult Education is aided by reading
begun the !atte' part of last year lists and material on special subjects
will be contruinu this year as one of of study for use by groups or ind
the activitics of the Extension Divi- vidual. There is no charge for any
sion of thIie University, with many service rendered by the library serv
'added courses available to persons ice. Package material may be bor
rowed for a period not to exceed four
tirougihut hIew state who are unable weeks, after which it must be re-
to take advantage of the facilities of turned to the University Libiary,
the UniVr(sity except by mail in- transportation expenses to be born1
struction. by the borrower. as ' ln j
Student are allowed to earn Fast becoming one of the major
through Extension credit courses a activities of the Extension Division,
total of one year's credit (30 hours) is that of arranging conferences, in- for FA LL
range of studies is provided for non- vital problems may be discussed by
credit. and before the people of the state. featuring A Utm
Included in the list of courses of- The service engages speakers and
fered for credit, are history, geo- sponsors such conferences. Last LoVe'Iliest Fabrics c
graphy, German, English, Latin, year several were undertaken, includ-
mathematics, mechanical drawing, ing the Michigan Cooperative Con-
political science, psychology, sociol- ference on Youth, the Institute of There's a new champag
ogy and French. Adult Education, the Institute for
Another service being expanded Law-Enforcement Officers, the Par- brings a lift" to every
this year by the Extension Division, ent Education Institute, and many
is that of lectures offered the people others, in which the University was Get ready to Be-Good-'
of the state. These lectures, covering able to serve the people of Michigan
many subjects, are presented by Also under the jurisdiction of the Be-Kind-To-Your Budge
members of the regular faculty staff. Extension Division is the radio broad-
A series of healt h lectures by a se- casts from Morris Hall. The High ful of new Fall togs th
lected stal of nI ihysicians and den- School Forensic Association, the Bu- Autumn takes you----to
tists, is also available for schools, reau of Government, Bureau of Pub-
study groups, civis and commercial lie Health, Bureau of Visual Instruc- Pus- to Tea- and to D
organizations. tion are others among the 14 agen-
An important activity of the Ex- cies of this department of the Uni-
tension Division is its Library Ex- versity that is rapidly becoming one
tension crv;Wec, which is engaged in of its most important services to the
collect ing ad putting at the dis- people of Michigan.n' ore
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