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nUEsiA, EEMER 27, 1949 THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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FOR RESEARCH:
$105,906 Grant Given
To 'U' Faculty Members

VANDER VELDE ON LEAVE:
Prof. Boak Heads History Group

University faculty members
have been granted $105,906 for re-
search purposes.
Of this sum, $87,413.50 is in
grants made by the Board of Gov-
ernors of the graduate school,
*Army ROTC
oins NROTC
In North Hall
Armed forces unification has
come even to the University cam-
pus. m
After many years in a Victorian
mansion on State St., the Army
and Air Force ROTC units have
moved to North Hall, which prev-
iously had housed only the Naval
ROTC.
ROTC COURSES are open to
N physically fit male students who
are also United States citizens.
Upon completion of a four
year course, which can be taken
along with academic courses, the
ROTC student receives a reserve
commission in whatever branch
of service he has been studying.
Students in the advanced ROTC
courses (the junior and senior
year) receive pay of about 1250
a year in monthly installments.
Rural Education
Conference Slated'
A six-state conference on rural
education will be held here from
November 28 to 30 according to
Howard C. Thayer, Washtenaw
County deputy superintendent of
schools.
The theme for this year's ar-
nual Great Lakes Conference on
Rural Education will be the com-
munity role of the school.
Members of the executive com-
mittee for the meeting will in-
clude in addition to Mr. Thayer,
Dean James B. Edmonson of the
School of Education and Prof.
Howard McClusky.

from the Horace H. Rackham
Fund.
THE GRADUATE school's Ex-
ecutive Board has allotted $18,-
492.50 from the Faculty Research
Fund.
These funds will be used for
research in the physical, biologi-
cal, social and health sciences;
language and literature; and
fine arts.
Grants from the Horace H.
Rackham Fund included $25,000
for fellowships and $8,000 for the
publication fund. The six largest
specific research grants also were
made from .this fund.
* * *
LARGEST OF THESE specific
grants was one of $7,260. This
went to the University Observa-
tory for spectroscopic studies of
the southern sky at the Univer-
sity's South African observatory.
A grant of $6,000 was made
for research projects being plan-
ned by the Center for Japanese
Studies.
The Medical School's Depart-
ment of Pediatrics and Commun-
icable Diseases was granted $5,000
for endocrine studies in children.
This study is designed to check
any possible relationship between
the behavior of the endocrine
glands and the existence of be-
havior problems in children.
* * *
DRS. JOHN Alexander and Ed-
gar P. Mannix, Jr., both of the
Medical School, were granted $4,-
381 to test the functional breath-
ing capacity of the lung. Such in-
formation will be helpful in oper-
ations which require the collaps-
ing of the lung.
A $4,000 grant went to Prof.
Carl D. LaRue of the botany de-
partment for research with the
endosperms of corn seed. The
endosperm is the nutritive tis-
sue within the seed and contains
most of the food value.
Another grant of $4,000 went
to the University's Great Lakes
Research Council for a Pleistocene
History of the Great Lakes. The
Pleistocene period is the glacial
period of formation.

LEWIS G. VANDER VELDE
... on sabbatical leave

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I'JAZZ' INCLUDED:
Museum Series Feature
American, Freneh Art
A series of exhibits including orint with progressive proofs d
contemporary American painting, onstrating all the stages in
photographs of Paris, modern making of a color engraving.
painting and sculpture and Far
Eastern art will be displayed in hlighlighting the Fall ser
1949-50 in the University's Mu- will be an exhibition of conte
seum of Art. porary American paintings fr
Heading the exhibition series Nov. 7 through Nov. 27. '1
will be a collection entitled "Jazz," display consists of 24 paintin
a series of 24 colored paper cut- from the collection of Cranbro
outs by Henri Matisso, noted Museum and 20 paintings fr
French painter, to be shown from the Museum of Modern Art.
Oct. 2-23. From Nov. 27 through Dec.
* The Arabian Nights," a col
ON DISPLAY concurrently with tion of 13 recent color lithogra
these will be Stanley H'ayter's by Chagall, will be on disi
"Five Personages," a large color Running concurrently with
-__----_.._____-- -- showing will be an exhibit of
privately owned in Ann Ar
The exhibit is sponsored by
Ann Arbor Art Association a
the University Museum of Art
ing as host.
T B G v "WORK IN Progress in Mi
gan," the January exhibit si
sored by the Detroit Institute
Growing old with dignity will Arts, will feature the work o
be the theme of five courses in Michigan painter, a sculptor
adjustment and problems of ag- craftsman and a print maker.
ing to be offered to Michigan showing will be from Jan
cities by the University Institute through Jan. 28.
for Human Adjustment and Ex- February's double offering w
tension Service, feature "Eugene Arget's Ma
The cities will be Ann Arbor, Lens," consisting of 155 phot
Detroit, Jackson, Grand Rapids graphs of Paris, Feb. 19-Mar.
and Bay City. Courses will consist and "The Arts Work Togethe
of eight lectures, beginning late arranged by Verna Wear, Dire
this month or early October. A for of the Mortimer Levitt Ga
second series will folllow during lery in New Work.
the winter. In March, the "Brooklyn I
* ~scum Third Print Annual exhi
ENTITLED "Living in the Later consisting of 60 outstanding pr
Years," the courses will feature will be shown. Sponsored by
topics on the biological and health American FederationsofArts,
aspects of aging, psychological exhibit will run from March
changes and mental hygiene, March 22.
housing arrangements, employ- "Painting Towards Archit
ment and social security, religion, ture," including examples of
recreation, and community activ- tremely modern art owned by
ities in which the older person can Mremy mpan of w ey
participate. Miller Company of Meric
Conn., will be shown from A
Objectives of the course are to 20 to May 11. This is a collect
give the older person informa- of painting and sculpture feat
tion helpful to him in meeting ing art works of the kind w1
the problems of aging and also have had an influence on mod(
to encourage the "students" to architecture.
organize continuing community rce ____
activities for their group, ac-
cording to Wilma Donahue, re-
search psychologist and coor-
dinator of the course.
Speakers in the course -will be
University faculty members and FINEST PEN AT
local community leaders. A MEDIUM PRICE

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