THE MICHIGAN DAILY
TUESDAY, MARCH 18 ,1952
'U' Poorly Represented
Among Rhodes Scholars
By HARLAND BRITZ
Mighty Michigan, an athletic
and educational leader, has been
playing second fiddle when the
time comes to hand out Rhodes
In the post-war era, only one
University student has been in-
cluded in the group of 32 Ameri-
can students who annually take
the trans-Atlantic trek to vener-
able Oxford University in England.
THIS TREND needn't neces-
sarily continue, Prof. Clark Hop-
kins of the archaeology depart-
ment and chairman of the Rhodes
Scholarship Committee here,
claims. "Many of our top men are
just not applying for the scholar-
ships and are losing the valuable
Air Force ROTC cadets at the
University will soon receive ten
hours of instruction in atomic
energy and radiological defense,
Colonel William Todd, chairman
of the air science and tactics de-
partment, announced yesterday.
The instruction will be given to
cadets enrolled in the general-
technical course, who are com-
posed largely of engineering stu-
dents. Faculty members in the
physics,. engineering, and public
health departments, will partici-
pate in the program.
The new lecture series reflects
a policy of the AFROTC of invit-
ing the best qualified persofnel
available as guest speakers to sup-
plement the instruction received
from the regular Air Force staff,
Colonel Todd said.
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opportunities they offer," he
Competition is keen for the
grants, and the University must
get its superior students to apply
if we ever hope to win any,
Prof. Hopkins says.
One reason for this, Prof. Hop-
kins feels, is that applications are
due early in the fall, before many
potential winners are settled in
Ann Arbor for their semester's
study. The deadline announce-
ment comes so soon that they put
it off till the next year.
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HE ALSO says that there is a
hesitancy of signing up for the
two years of study, required by
the terms of ,the scholarship. The
insecurity of the times preclude
any long range planning for many
male students. .
What kinds of men are get-
ting Rhodes Scholarships? Ac-
cording to the will of the late
'diamond magnate, Cecil Rhodes,
who set up the prizes, the cri-
1-Literary and scholastic abili-
ty and attainments.
2-Qualities of manhood, truth,
courage, devotion to duty, sym-
pathy, kindliness, unselfishness.
3-Exhibition of moral force of
character and of instincts to lead
and to take an interest in his
4-Physical vigour, as shown by
interest in outdoor sports or in
SCHOLASTIC attainment is es-
pecially valuable, Prof. Hopkins
As selection plans are now set
up, students that live in the
state but attend out-of-state
colleges can compete in the
"Many of them do this," Prof.
Hopkins said, "because competi-
tion isn't usually as difficult here
as it is in the East."
The greater proportion of stu-
dents who try are from the East
he claimed, because there is a
greater interest in England there.
Wheels of the Michigras band
wagon started rolling yesterday
when the Booth Committee gave
the go-ahead signal to 61 campus
organizations to start work on
booths at Yost Field House.
A record number of groups twill
be at work manning the 37 booths
to be set up for the all-campus
carnival, sponsored by the Wom-
en's Athletic Association and the
Union. The festivities will be held
April 25 and 26, -and will com-
memorate the fiftieth anniversary
of the Michigras tradition.
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BOOTH Co - Chairmen Gerry
Maraulo, '52, and Mark Oscher-
witz, '53, requested that represen-
tatives from the selected groups
come to an important meeting at
4:30 p.m, today in the Union.
Paticipating in the Field
House activities will be: Acacia
and Alpha Omicron Pi; Adams
House and Mosher Hall; Delta
Chi and Chi Omega; Delta Tau
Delta and Vaughn House; Ger-
man Club; International Club;
Lambda Chi Alpha and Alpha
Epsilon Phi; Phi Kappa Tau and
Delta Delta Delta
Other participants are: Tau
Kappa Epsilon and Delta Zeta;'
Triangle and Wyvern; Beta Theta
Pi; Chi Psi; Gomberg and Stock-
well; Kappa Sigma and Kappa
Kappa Gamma; Allen Rumsey and
Jordan Hall; Sigma Alpha Epsilon
and Gamma Phi Beta; Sigma Chi
and Martha Cook; Sigma Nu and
Alice Lloyd; Theta Chi and Alpha
The list concludes with: Theta
Xi and Alpha Phi; Zeta Psi and
Collegiate Sorosis; Chi Phi and Al-
pha Delta P1; Delta Sigma Phi and
Newberry; Phi Delta Theta and
Kappa Alpha Theta; Phi Gamma1
Delta; Phi Kappa Psi; Pi Lambda
Phi; Psi Upsilon; Sigma Alpha
Mu; Sigma Phi Epsilon and Delta
Gamma; Tau Delta Phi; Taylor1
House and Betsy Barbour; Theta
Delta Chi and Alpha Gamma Del-
ta; Triangle Fraternity and Alpha
Xi Delta; Williams House; Wol-
verine Club; and Zeta Beta Tau.
ART LECTURE-Yukio Yashiro,
of the Japanese Cultural Protec-
tion Commission will speak on
"China and Japan in Art" at 4:15
p.m. in Rackham Amphitheatre,
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POETRY-A Poetry Reading by
poet Randall Jarrell will be pre-
sented by the English department
at 4:15 p.m. in Kellogg Auditorium.
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ZOOLOGY -- Prof. George L.
Clarke, of Harvard University, will
lecture on "Productivity of the
Aquatic Environment" at 4:15 p.m.
in Rm. 1400, Chemistry Bldg.
COFFEE HOUR-A coffee hour
for students and faculty of the
natural sciepce departments will
be held from 4 to 6 p.m. in the
Union Terrace Rm.
TURKISH CLUB-Mrs. Halil Kaya, Saliha Kabartay, and Kaya,
spec. (left to right) relax at the blood donation canteen in the
South Quad. They were among the 32 members of the Turkish
Club to donate blood last night.
Blood Plees Diminish
In Final Week of Drive
U' Joins in International
mi - - -' - ernt
By ALICE BOGDONOFF
This month theatres all over the
world will focus their spotlights on
the stage as a new medium for in-
In 1949 at a United Nations
UNESCO conference a member of
the American National Theatre
and Academy suggested that one
month of the year be set aside in
which theatres produce plays to
emphasize themes of world peace
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WITH ANTA circulating mater-
ial, information and adviee on In-
ternational Theatre Month to the-
atres throughout the country. the
American venture was so success-
ful that by 1951 the movement
became world wide.'
"I like to think of the theatre
not so much as an art but, as
human communication," said
actress, Helen Hayes with re-
gards to the International The-
"This is why the theatre espe-
cially can be so effective in carry-
ing UNESCO's message of hu-
manity, in making men all over
the world see each other not as
alien members of a strange coun-
try, but as fellow human beings
who share the same. hopes, the
same handicaps and even the
same mistakes," the renowned ac-
tress continued in a written state-
ment supporting the program.
IN EXPLAINING the scope of
the movement Miss Hayes re-
marked, "During this month of
March theatres all over the world
will be presenting plays by foreign
playwrights which introduce the
audience to the peoples and prob-
lems of another land."
Last year in the United States
alone six hundred theatres par-
ticipated in International Thea-
On March 26, 27, 28 and 29, the
University Speech Department will
mark the celebration of Int'erna-
tional Theatre Month with a pro-
duction of Robert Sherwood's
"There Shall Be No Night."
Picking up the International
theme, the play tells the story of
a. Finnish doctor and his family
in their struggle to defend their
homeland from Russian invasion.
Tickets for the play will go on
sale March 24 at the Lydia Men-
delssohn box office.
"What's New for Fifty-Two" in
the programs of the industrial
health will be presented and dis-
cussed at a conference of the pub-
lic health school March 26.
A morning section for medical
directors and industrial nurses
and an afternoon section for safe-
ty directors and industrial hy-
gienists are scheduled.
The 1952 United Jewish Appeal's
drive will be launched in Ann Ar-
bor Saturday, Bud Schwartz, cam-
paign co-chairman announced.
"The results of this life-saving
effort are of crucial importance
for hundreds of thousands of peo-
ple in Israel and other parts of
the world," Schwartz said.
Money donated to the drive will
help the Israeli immigrants to
consolidate their achievements of
the last four years. It will also go
to aid in the evacuation of refu-
gees from "friction" zones in Eur-
ope, Asia and Africa. The quota
for the '52 drive is $151,500,000.
In order to spark the drive in
Ann Arbor, a local UJA central
committee of Gloria Krigsten, '55,.
Sue Popkin, '54, Fred Keidan, '52
and Bud Schwartz and Ray Slavin
of Hillel has been set up. Anyone
interested in helping with the
drive will be welcomed at the Lane
Hall offices, Schwartz said.
Although a steady line of pros-
pective donors has been filing
through the mobile blood dona-
tion unit located in the South
Quad, the receipt of blood pledges
reached a new low yesterday.
Only nine cards were turned in
at the Office of Student Affairs,
compared to 100 to 150 received
daily at the beginning of last week,
Despite a technical flaw that
prevented the University tele-
tour from going on the air Sun-
day, Prof. Wilber J. McKeachie,
of the psychology department
donated his pint of blood as ad-
vertised, but without the antici-
pated viewing audience. A
burned out receiver on Burton
Tower prevented the scheduled
telecast of the blood donation
from being transmitted, accord-
ing to WWJ-TV engineers. In
addition to Prof. McKeachie,
several people who had gathered
to watch the "show" decided to
according to Martha O. Shipman,
secretary to Joseph H. Fee, assis-
tant to the Dean of Students.
A TOTAL of 1,127 pledges have
now been signed for the campaign,
which is entering the last week.
Fee urged students to dupli-
cate last week's showings, and
to call immediately at the office
for an appointment.
Although the mobile unit must
leave campus Friday, Fee assured
all who haven't made donation
dates that facilities will be made
available so that their blood may
be counted in with the Univer-
ity campaign for the armed forces.
More than 600 pints of blood
have now been donated according
to Mrs. Ethyl L. Athinsbn, execu-
tive secretary of the Washtenaw
County Red Cross chapter. She
explained that the University
population has shown a smaller
percentage 'of donor rejections
than in other localities, averaging
only 15 per cent.
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