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lser 100
Freshmen Get
Phi Eta Sigma
Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta
Kappa T/ake Upperclass
Scholarship Leaders
More than 100 societies and extra-
curricular activities, in which stu-
defnts may participate, are offered by
the University. Although the great
majority of them are not open to first-
semester freshmen, they offer a wide
field of interest and those who can-
not enter them now may do so later
by completing the required number
of years or other prerequisites.
Alpha Lambda Delta is an honor
society for freshman women who
have attained a 2.47 average during
their first semester or during their
first and second semesters combined.
Phi Eta Sigma is a corresponding
society for freshman men.
Phi Beta Kappa was founded in
1776 for the recognition and encour-
agement of scholarship and cultural
interests. It is open only to, juniors
and seniors of the Colleges of Litera-
ture, Science, and the Arts, seniors
in the School of Education and can-
didates for advanced degrees in the
Graduate School who meet rigid re-
Phi Kappa Phi is a national hon-
orary scholastic society for seniors
in all departments of the University,
holding as its aim the emphasis of
scholarship and character in the
thought of college students.
Tau Beta Pi is the national senior
engineering honor society, similar to
Phi Beta Kappa in the literary col-
lege. Distinguished scholarship is the
prime requisite of membership.
A.I.E.E. (The American Institute of;
Electrical Engineers) is a national
society for the advancement of the
profession of electrical engineering
and is open to those electrical engi-
neers desiring to meet together in pro-
fessional fellowship.
A.S.M.E. is the student branch of;
the American Society of Civil Engi-1
neers, is open to sophomore, junior,
and senior students of civil engineer-
irig in good standing at the University.
A.S.M.E. is the student branch of the1
American Society of Mechanical Engi-
neers whose purpose it is to add to the
student's acquaintance with the prac-;
tical side of the field of mechanical1
engineering and to enable the stu- 7
dent to establish fraternal contact
with his fellow students and facultyI
in the College Pof Engineering. .t
Eta Kappa N4u is a national electri-1
cal engineering society for students


Societies, Extra-Curricular

Activities Offered To


and professional men with exceptional
interest in that field.
Iota Alpha is a society whose aim is
to stamp approval on meritorious
work of engineering students. Meet-
ings are held on the third Thursday
of each month.
Quarterdeck Society, honorary in-
vitational society of the department
of Naval Architecture and Marine En-
gineering, holds meetings during the
year for men interested.
Institute of Aeronautical Science
was organized to promote the appli-
cation of science in the development
of aircraft.
Transportation Club holds meetings
twice monthly on Wednesdays. It
directs its activity toward providing
a better contact with current prob-
lems in the field of transportation.
Sigma Xi is a national honorary
scientific fraternity founded for the
purpose of encouraging original in-
vestigation in pure and applied science
and for the promotion of friendship
among those engaged in research.
The Natural Science Society of
China has as its purpose the promo-
tion of science and scientific achieve-
ment while presenting its members
with a better knowledge of scientific
conditions in China.
Scientia is composed of a small
group of students, primarily upper-
,lassmen, who are interested in some
field of science, and also in the gen-
eral method and aim of science, the
ground common to all sciences.
Phi Lambda Upsilon is a national'
honorary chemistry society. Member-
ship consists of senior and graduate
chemists and chemical engineers,
elected on the basis of scholarship.
Les Voyageurs is a local organiza-
tion intended to promote interest in
the outdoors, and social and intellec-
tual intercourse among its members.
The Outdoors Club, whose purpose
is recreational in character, sponsors
activities every weekend. Membership
is open to all undergraduate students
and members of the faculty.
Sigma Alpha Iota, professional mu-
sic sorority, requires enrollment in
the School of Music, a B plus aver-
age, and recommendations for mem-
bership. Formal musicals are held
every month as well as one business
Mu Phi Epsilon is a national music
honor society for women.
The Barristers is an honorary law
society, whose purpose is stated to be
the "social and professional advance-
ment of its members and of the law
school." It also seeks to give recogni-
tion to those law students whom it
considers outstanding, by its selec-
tion of them to membership.
Tau Epsilon Rho, international

Jewish legal fraternity, seeks through
co-operative effort to promote among
its members a deeper grasp of the
problems of the law student and a
broader approach for professional life.
The 'Lawyers Liberal Club provides
the members of the law school with
a forum at which they may discuss
current social, economic and political
problems. The Liberal Club opens its
membership to all regardless of whe-
ther they are conservatives or liber-
als in their thinking.
The Lawyers Club is a residence
club and dormitory for male stadents
in good standing in the Law School.
The physical plant, consisting of a
lounge, dining hall, kitchen, and
dormitories, has been called "the
finest of its kind anywhere."

Tau Sigma Delta, internat
honorary fraternity in archite
and the allied arts, has as its air
production of men fit for the
fession of architecture both by
tue of their professional training
their concept of the duty to
society on the part of architects
Alpha Alpha Gamma, national3
orary sorority in architecture an
allied arts, has as its goal the fo
ing of interest in the various R
of art.
Architectural Society is a ge
organization of students enrolle
the College of Architecture. Its
erning body is the Architectural C
Physical Education
Phi E silnn Kahn. a nly nat

n the
id its
ed in

Congregational students and all oth- orary military science fraternity, bases Girl Reserves, and Campfire Girls.
ers who may be interested. Pilgrim its requirements for membership on A social meeting is held every other
Hall, which is the student house, is scholarship efficiency in drill, per- Monday night.
a meeting place. ThhoMichianfDamenc-in dnlogar--
The Lutheran Student Association sonal qualifications and campus ac- The Michigan Dames is an organi-
of America directs activity principal- tivities. zation for the wives of students and
ly toward a strengthening of religious Journalism internes on campus. The club meets
affiiatonsandassitane i th Thea S Ph I E twice monthly, and° sponsors interest
affiliations and assistance in the Theta Sigma Phi is a national hon- groups which hold other meetings
problems of the religious life of the orary professional journalistic sor-monthly.d
student. ority. Junior and senior women in the
The Disciples' Guild meeets each Department of Journalism are eligible aThe Hiawatha Club is an oga-
Sunday evening in the Church of frrcmedto ommesi.zaton of men from the Upper Pen-
Sundy eenig intheChuch fafr recommendation to membership.' insula whose purpose is to bring more
Christ, corner of Hill and Tappan. forisuahseproest bngmr
tea, orner ofHl and appak for Sigma Delta Chi, national honorary students from the Upper Peninsula
t, a social hour, and a weekly for-prfsinljuaitcfaenty
um discussion. professional journalistic fraternity, to -the University, and to keep stu-
Independents corresponds to Theta Sigma Phi for dents here in touch with Upper Pen-
IneednsIwomen. Prospective members are insula" newspapers.
Beta Kappa Rho is an organization d at the annual banquet, heldThe Naaro
for women not living in a sorority, neThe National Fraternity of Scalp
dormitory or League house. Social in the Union. and Blade is a social organization for
meetings are held monthly. Miscellaneous and Scecial Groups the promotion of social entertainment
etigm Rin Alpha Gamma Sigma is a social or- and educational recreation for college
eta igmhtRhisrsantandzationp- ganization for former Girl Scouts, men from Bufralo, ew York.
to give the transfer student and up- - ____________________________________
perclassman who has not affiliated
with any fraternal group an oppor-
tunity to do so while a junior or
Negro nAw a

Kappa Beta Pi is a legal sorority 'n
for white women law students who physical education fraternity in the
have at least a C average for the United States, functions to promote
first year's work in law Meetings are and enhance the happiness of its
held a rwthl. members and to elevate the standards
dmonthy. ideals and ethics for professionals en-
Forestry gaged in teaching physical education.
The Forestry Club, only student or-
ganzatdw~ th Scoolof oretry The Women's Physical Club has
ganization in the School of Forestry as its members all women majoring
and Conservation, holds activities p
which are both professional and social pose the promotion of sportsmanship
in nature. yavf-inati.,in uv. P ni,,-


Eastern Society membership is
limited to Chinese women on campus
'whohave at least a bachelor's de-
gree. Candidates must have a high
scholarship and participate in cul-
tural activities.
The Chinese Students Club includes
Tl hins students who are regis-
tered in the University. Meetings are
held at least three times during each
semester in Lane Hall.
The Nippon Club is a social organi-
zation for Japanese students, born
either in this country or in Japan. Its
purpose is to promote assistance to
Japanese and to promote friendly re-
lations between American and Jap-
anese students.
Toastmasters consists of men from
the Literary 'College and the Law
School, and conducts informal dinner
meetings each month.
The Stump Speakers Society of
Sigma Rho Tau is a branch of the
intercollegiate engineering speakers
society founded at the University of
Michigan to develop ability in public
discussion and debate.
Zeta Phi Eta, national speech soci-
ety, requires that its members be
speech majors with a B average or
better, must be recommended by a
speech professor, and must give a
;ryout speech satisfactory to the
Mimes, men's honorary dramatic
society, was founded in 1912 to pro-
vide for the continuation of the
Michigan Union Opera as well as to
provide entertainment at Union
functions. Participation in a Mimes
show is required for membership.

pII putuliLI IIn oue e avl-
ties on campus.
The B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation
aims to provide a social and cultural
center for students. Although it em-
phasizes Jewish values, its facilities
are open to all students. Membership
is approximately 500.
Kappa Phi is a Methodist club, lim-
ited to Methodist women students
Who have at least a C plus average.
The bi-weekly meetings are both
'social and religious in nature.
The Westminster Guild offers a
varied program to students of Pres-
byterian membership and affiliation.
Meetings are held in the new church
and student center located at 1432
Washtenaw avenue.
Christian Science Organization
holds its services every Tuesday eve-
ning in the Chapel oi the Michigan
League. The organization also main-
tains a library in Lane Hall.
The Student Fellowship of the First
Congregational Church is organized
to provide a social center for the 800

Alpha Phi Alpha, the first Negro
fraternity, aims to promote high
school and college education as a
means to better citizenship and to
promote and sustain the intellectual
qualities of the Negro race.
Alpha Kappa Alpha, national social
sorority for colored women, is similar
in organization to other social soror-
ities of the University. Meetings are
held twice each month.
Le Cercle Francais attempts co ac-
quaint the student with the more
familiar aspects of the French tongue
and culture through a series of lec-
tures and semi-monthly meetings.
Phi Tau Alpha, honorary Latin and
Greek society, is intended for all
students interested in the study of the
classics. It meets semi-monthly.
La Sociedad Hispanica aims to pro-
vide a means for students to hear and
speak Spanish and to acquaint them
with Spanish-American culture. Meet-
ings are held twice a month.
Military Science
Pi Tau Pi Sigma, national honor-
ary signal corps fraternity, selects
ior class of the signal corps unit of
the R. O. T. C.
Scabbard and Blade, national hon-

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