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Staff Of Engineering College
Has Several New Members

In spite of the turnover urged by
national defense activity, new faces
among the faculty members in the
College of Engineering will be few
this semester.
Aeronautical engineers 'will have
cccasion to become acquainted with
Prof. Arnold M. Kuethe, who comes
to the University from a position on
the National Advisory Committee for
Aeronautics in Washington. He willN
replace Prof. Milton J. Thompson who
accepted a position in aeronautical
engineering at the University of{
A second change in personnel in
the aeronautical engineering depart-
ment will be the addition of Franz
R. Steinbacher to the staff. Stein-
bacher was formerly with North
American Aviation in California.
In the mechanical engineering de-
partment Prof. Frank L. Schwartz
will take up his duties as an instruc-
tor. Although not replacing anyone
directly, he fills the vacancy left by
the death of Professgr Emswiler.
On leave of absence for the year,
Prof. H. L. Kohler will have his auto-
motive engineering classes taken over
by Fred A. Hiersch, while Edward
G. Shideman will also be used as an
instructor in mechanical engineering
for the year 1941-42.
National defehse cut into the ranks
of the engineering mechanics staff
last. spring, and Prof. Jesse Ormon-
droyd of that department will not re-
turn to the University this fall, but
will continue his work as an Army
consultant in Washington. I
Dividing his time between the Uni-
Soop Promoted To New
Post In Extension Service,
Everett J. Soop, field secretary of
the Extension Service in the Detroit
Office for the past six years, was
appointed assistant director of the
Extension Service at the Regents'
meeting September 12.
Prior to serving as Field Secretary
for the Extension Service, Soop was
with the Detroit Institute of Tebh-
nology for 11 years.
The new Assistant Director will
keep his Detroit office and will come
to Ann Arbor certain days of the

versity and draft administrative work
last semester, Prof. E. S. Pettyjohn
of the chemical engineering depart-
ment, a lieutenant-commander in the
Naval Reserve, is now entirely lost to
the University, having been sent to
Third defense loss in the engineer-
ing college is Capt. Frank H. Smith of
N the engineering drawing department;
who was called to duty with the
On leave last semester, Prof. Frank
A. Mickle of the mechanical engi-
neering department will return to
his duties this fall, though both he
and Prof. John C. Brier of the chem-
ical engineering department narrowly
missed a defense call.
Only other absentee in the College
of Engineering will be Prof. R. S.
Swinton of the engineering mechanics
department, who is on leave while he
is engaged in the establishment of
engineering laboratories at the Uni-
versity of the Philippines.
M i Faculty
Is. Augmented
Three new "members of the faculty
of the School of Music will begin
their work here this year, it has been
Dr. Edmund Haines, instructor in
theory, obtained his degree at the
University of Rochester. He hgs been
awarded a Pulitzer prize in music
Mr. Russell Howland, instructor'
in wind instruments, is a graduate of
the University of Illinois. He also
attended Colorado State Teachers
College and was director of instru-
mental music of the public schools of
Fort Collins, Colorado.
Mr. Mark Bills, instructor in voice,
obtained his A. B. degree at De
Pauw University and his Bachelor of
Music degree from the University
School of Music. He has done grad-
uate work in Philadelphia and New
York, and was formerly professor of
voice at the University of Missouri.

PEI To Hold
Meeting Here
In November
The twelfth annual Parent Educa-
tion Institute will be held November
5 through 7 in Ann Arbor under the
sponsorship of the Michigan Congress
of Parents and Teachers and the Uni-t
versity Extension Service.
Featured speaker of the three day
Institute will be Sidonie Matsner
Gruenberg, author, educator,' lec-
turer and a leading authority on fam-
ily life.
Others who will participate will be
Marten Hoor, dean of the College
of Liberal Arts, Tulane University;
Ernest A. Hooten, professor of an-
thropology, Harvard; Dr. Carrol Sib-
ley, Dean of the Los Angeles College
of Arts and Letters; and Ray 0. Wy-
land, director of lducation in Rela-
tionships of the Boy Scouts of Amer-
ica. ,.
The Institute will have general
headquarters in the Rackham Build-
Parent-Teacher groups are urged
to register in advance through the
Extension Service. Any Parent
Teacher local or other group interes-
ted in parent education may enroll
as a unit for $2. This will admit
members to all sessions of the Insti-
tute without charge.
Individual enrollents may be made
for $2 for the entire Institute, $1 for
one day or 50 cents for one session.
New Paper Published
By Extension Service
The first issue of the Extension
Service News was issued September
15 featuring descriptions of the
courses to be offered by the Univer-
sity Extension Service this fall.
The four-page paper, with its slo-
gan "Learning for Living," is being
published for the first time this fall.
Edited by Marion McDonald, a grad-
uate of the University School of1
Journalism, 'the News will be pub-
lished every month during the School
year on the fifteenth.

New Students
To Be Honored
At Open House
Hillel, Jewish Foundation,
Offers Many Activities ;
Rabbi Cohen Is Leader
Open house for freshmen will be
held at the Hillel Foundation during
Orientation Week, Aaron Moyer, '43,
president of the Hillel Council, an-
The B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation
is the campus social and religious
center for Jewish students.
Boasting nearly a thousand mem-1
bers last year, the Foundation ful-
filled a complete and varied program
of activities including dances, . lec-
tures, play production, social service
work, and athletics.
Director of the Foundation is pop-
ular Rabbi Jehudah M. Cohen who
is beginning his second year at that
The Hillel Players under the direc-
tion of Dan Seiden, '43, president, will
present a number of one act plays
during the course of the school year
and will conclude with a major pro-
duction in the Spring to be enacted
in Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
The Hillel Forum Series brings
speakers of national prominence to
the campus, and the regular Friday
night Fireside Discussion is led by
many of the most interesting speak-
ers at the Unifersity.
In the field of social work the Ann
Arbor Jewish Committee in coopera-
tion with the Foundation cares for a
number of refugee students every
A well rounded program which in-
cludes formal and informal dances,
teas and parties is a regular feature
of the activities.
Popular and classical records of
the Foundation form one of the most
complete collections on the campus.
Other facilities include a.dark room,
a library, a game room and a kitchen.
Rice is the staple crop and' chief
source of wealth of Indo-China.

Abbott Heads'
Radio Station
Of University
Established back in 1921 when soap
opera was confined to the second door
on your left, the University radio sta-
tion broadcasts nineteen programs a
week from its Morris Hall studios on
State Street.
With 125 students enrolled in this
division of the Department of Speech,
the station uses WCAR in Pontiac
and Detroit's WJR to release its pro-
grams by remote control. Scripts, an-
nouncements and sound effects are
handled by students taking courses
in the department.
According to Dr. Waldo Abbott, As-
sociate Professor of Speech and the
station's directoir, the year's first pro-
gram is scheduled for October 15. At
that date, the University will com-
meiorate the centennial of the Lit-
erary College over NBC's coast-to-
coast hook-up. For twenty-one weeks,
thereafter the University will broad-
cast student written, acted, and di-
rected drama, band concerts and ad-
dresses by various members of the
Courses given in Morris Hall cover
all features of radio work, from an-
nouncing technique to script-writing.
Sixty students, graduates and under-
graduates, are registered in this de-

Institute Devoted T'o Research
Only building on the campus de- have made important strides in the
voted entirely to the study of a single study of the behavior and pathology
phase of medicine is the Thomas of the human circulatory process.
Henry Simpson Memorial Institute Of the memorial granted, $150,000
for Medical Research, founded in was used to erect the building, locat-
ed on Observatory Street near the
1924 for the study of pernicious ane- University Hospital, and the remain-
mia. ing $250.000 was invested by the Re-
Established on a $400,000 endow- gents for support of the Institute.
ment by Mrs. Thomas H. Simpson of Provision has been made that if
Detroit in memory of her late hus- a positive cure for anemia should be
band, the Institute is now under the found, either by the Institute or some
direction of Dr. C. C. Sturgis. Dur- other research agency, therInstitute
ing the years of research on the sub- shall be continued to perform re-
ject, Dr. Sturgis and his associates search on other diseases.


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