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Special Course in 'U' Curriculum
Open Only to Foreign Students

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Two courses are oferec lunclor
the heading of American Studies
at the University.
One of them, entitled Introduc-
tion to United States Civilization,
is designed especially for foreign

onza. Commissioner of Education versity was very helpful in this
in Pu, to Rico. This is part ofI a esnect.
program to stress English as a Students Receive Privileges
"must" subject in the Puerto Ri- The students receive all privi-
can schools. leges allotted to regular students
T used ie at the University. They go to foot-
Texts used in American Studies ball games, concerts, and other

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students and is taught by Prof. 101 are "American Ways of Life,"
Marvin Felheim, of the English by George Stewart, and "America4
department. Through Foreign Eyes." a collec-
Prof. Felheim stated that (A tion of essays by writers who have
foreign students are enrolled in come to America from abroad.
his class and are Spanish-speac To give his students a general
ing peoples of varied racial back- introduction to American life and
ground. culture, Prof. Felheim started by
"Most of the students are Eing- orienting his class to geography,
lish teachers who plan to remain the people and language, politics.
in the United States for at least education, and religion. He is cur-
a year to learn the techniques of rently discussing American auth-
teaching English as a foreign Ian- ors with reference to the rise of
guage," said Prof. Felheim. certain types of literature.

One of the students, Miss Daisy
Coello, of Colon, Puerto Rico.
said, "This is my favorite course
because I am learning so many
things about the United States."
Miss Coello plans to return to
Puerto Rico as an American his-
tory teacher. and would like to
visit some of the places that the
class reads about. She feels that
this would lend much to the
Nicholas Crespo, an English
teacher from Puerto Rico, is en-
rolled in the course to improve his
English, "I am learning a lot
about the American people." ne
said. He added that in order to
learn a language, one must first
learn about the background Of
its people.

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24 Teachers Enrolled Prof. Speaks Slowly
There are 24 Puerto Rican Prof. Felheim, who has had
teachers in Prof. Felheim's class much experience teaching foreign
who are here on a special program I students. spent some time in Jap-
instituted by Dr. Mariano Villar- an. He speaks more slowly in thisE
class than he ordinarily would,
and repeats important concepts.
Coeds Compete His students write papers giv-
ing their impressions of subjects
In Tournaments discussed in class or they do out-
side research to see what other!
people have thought about the
Women's athletics are in swing topic. The only test in the course
again this year with the contin- is a final examination.
uatof of the basketball tourna- All of the Puerto Rican students
Alpha Chii Omea lays Delta here are living in private homes.
ala at 5:10a playsm Dtoa.Many of them had trouble find-
Delta Delta at 5:10 p.m today. n lcst ivbtteUi
while Angell House competes ing places to live, but the Uni-
against Henderson and Prescott I-
plays Jordan II at 7:10 p.m. to- SIGMA ALPHA IOTA
night. Last evening pledges of Sig-
Alpha Xi Delta will challenge ma Alpha Iota, professional
Stockwell and Alpha Epsilon Phi music fraternity, were pre-
will meet Alpha Phi at 5:10 p.m. j sented in a musicale.
Thursday. At 7:10 p.m. Thursday. Those participating were:
Jordan I will meet Kappa Delta II Betty Bandos, Betty Bird, Sally
and Tyler II will play against .ooz. Ann Holtgren, Kay La-
Zeta Tau Alpha doucer, Dorothea Lorey. Helen
At 7:10 p.m tomorrow games Murray, Joanne Sinalla, and
in the women's badminton tour- Arlette Zendmeer.
nament will be played.
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A PERFECT FIT - Ann Valentine helps Bernie Rinella get
fitted for the J-Hop fashion show, while Mike Jackson watches,
The three students will be modeling in the show tomorrow.
Studen ts To Model Outfits
In J-Hop Fashion Show


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Coarse Could Be Improved
Mr. Crespo said the course could
be improved, "if we could visit
other colleges and high schools
in Michigan. and see how Spanish
classes are taught."
Miss Urai Mangtrifan, of Thai-
land said. "This course helps me
to understand the American ways
of living much better, especially
the literature." She said that she
would like a short outline before
each one of Prof. Felheim's lec-
tures so that she could have a
better understanding of what ne
is going to talk about. When asked
what she liked best about the
course, she replied, "The best part
of the course is the teacher."
Pura Hernandez,. also of Puerto
Rico, added that Prof. Felheim
"conducts a perfect class." He is
so human, and he makes me feel
that he is part of the class rath-
er than above us." He was also
impressed with the professor's
memory. "He knows everyone by
name," Hernanedz remarked.
Students Learn Expressions
Mohamad Falied Baradja, an
Indonesian student, said that he
has learned to understand the
meaning of such expressions as
"Go West Young Man," since en-
tering the course. He feels, how -
ever, that American Studies 101

The J-Hop fashion show will
take place at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow
evening in the League Ballroom.
Styles modeled will depict out-
fits to be worn during . J-HoPl
veekend. These will include cloth-
in from casual shorts and pa-
iamas to formals and tuxedos.
Men's clothing will be modeled
by Art Epker. Rob Frost, Duke
Gregory Bob' Herberger, Mike
Jiackson, Mike Leedy, Mike Lynch,
Tom Maentz, Barry McKay, Marv
Nyren, Bernie 1 inella. Mike Ro-
+unrno, Jim Sargent and Steve1
Coeds to Model
S: owing women's fashions will
be representatives from ten sor-
oiities and several independent
Nursing Students
To Hold Meetingf
In League Ton ightl
Nursing student ,,il- assemble
at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the League
Ballroom for their first semi-an-'

coeds. They are: Ann Caris. Jean
Carter. Nancy Cook, Phoebe
Foree, Gaye Jones. Mary Francis
Jones. Jacque Lefler. Judy La-
Messieur, Eli Poplovick, Vera
Ptak, Pat Skelly, Donna Smith
and Ann Valentine
The Friars will provide enter-
tainment for the show. Pianist
Beaute Kaulfoss will provide
background music with selections
fitting both the casual and for-
mal styles. Songs such as "Lovely
to Look At" and "Winter Wonder-
land" will add atmosphere to the
A door prize, a man's Reming-
ton Rollectric Razor or a Reming-
ton Duchess Shaver for women.
depending on the winner, will be'
Stores Contribute Fashions
Men's stores contributing their
fashions are Camelots and Van
Boven's while Kessels and Made-
moiselle will present women's
Ann McDonald, who will coin-
mentate on the show, and Vera
Ptak are co-chairmen. Other
chairmen include Shirley Todd
and Kathy Carrero, models; PrudyI
Lippert and Kay Strangeways,
fashions; Ann Osborn, program,
Sally Scheu, publicity; and Judy
Granoff, coordinator.
Admission to the show is free.
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could be improved by more class
discussion. "I would like to have
the opportunity to ask more ques-
tions, and hear student's ideas,"
he said.
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