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Lew Engman Is Honors Representative

College Roundup

Lew Engman, '57, former Student
Government Council member and
"campus leader" in general, is a
man whose face betrays a usually
serious outlook both on his own
life and the University community.
Engman is one of two student
representatives to the Honors Con-
vocation Committee and has sery-
ed with five faculty members and
administrators in the planning of
today's Honors Convocation.
Engman, 21 years old and an
economics major, started his
career with SGC on the Adminis-
See story on Ruth Jaffe, other
Honors Convocation Committee
studeit representative on page 8.
trative Wing, then was appointed
in February, 195, to fill an SGC
vacancy. He was elected in March
that year.
He thinks SGC has made pro-
gress since it was set up-"much
fore than I thought it would. It's
got tremendous potential."
"Perhaps the biggest difference
between the old Student Legisla-
ture and SGC is that SGC has an
attitude of cooperation with the
University community, which was
lacking at times in SL."
Student Opinion
"SGC is a concept." Referring
to student opinion of thecCouncil
he said, "I doubt if you can find
any concept which is approved by
all the, people."
"Reht now I'm looking forward
to the University of London. I'll
study economics for a year there.
"Then I'll come back for law
school . . . I'm not sure if I'll
come back to the University. Of
course, the army will be here
Not for Him
"I doubt that I'd get into politics
. . . Of course, I'm not sure that
I wouldn't."
Engman has a list of positions
which seems to acknowledge a
,U' To Present
Four Shows
on Detroit TV
Four University television pro-
grams will be presented over De-
troit stations this Sunday.
"Accent," which will be seen at
9 a~m. over WXYZ-TV, spotlights
a critical food problem facing the
Caribbean Islands.
Prof. John E. Bardach of the
zoology department will report on
the shortage of protein supply on
the Islands and will point out some
of the long-range solutiors sug-
) gested.
The series "Understanding Our
World," will present "Fishing for
Food and Fun" over WXYZ-TV at
9:45 a.m.
Prof. Karl F. Lagler, chairman
of the fisheries department will
give a graphic analysis of the
world's food problems ad the
relationship of commercial fishing
to these problems.
A closer look will also be taken
at sports fishing. Conservation
methods to improve the outlook
for future anglers will be discussed.
"Gift of Life" and "France: Pro-
file of a Nation" will be seen from
10 to 11 a.m. over WWJ-TV.
This week's presentation of
"Gift of Life" will illustrate the
contribution of public service
workers to American life. Mrs.
Elizabeth Livingstone director of
the Detroit Volunteer Services,
) will be interviewed, along with
two outstanding Detroit volunteer
"France: Profile of a Nation"
will present Prof. Marvin Eisen-
berg of the fine arts department.
Starting with French art of the

18th century, Prof. Eisenberg will
trace the development of two as-
pects of painting-reason and emo-
tion-to the 20th century.

_Daily-Aithur S. Bechhoefer
CAMPUS LEADER-Lew Engman, former SGC member and one
of two student representatives on the Honors Convocition Com-
mittee, looks over some of the papers connected with his numerous
campus activities.

sense of community responsibility.
"I was on the Literary School
Steering Committee," he said.
This only starts the list: Varsity
Debate Team, SGC Treasurer,
Chairman of the Campus Affairs
"Working within this frame-
work, I was invited to sit in on
the Lecture Committee and the
Student Loan Committee."
Other Committees
Engman was also a member of
the Campus Chest Committee,
Student Activities Building com-
mittee and president of.the Young
Republicans. He was chosen for
five honoraries: Phi Beta Kappa,
Druids, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa
Phi, and Delta Sigma Rho.
"I guess I like to talk," he ob-
"One of my objects was to draw,
a line between extra-curricular ac-
tivities and academics.
Relaxation Necessary
"Buti everybody has to relax,"
he said.
"Springtimes I find time to go
to the golf course. I go a little
more often now.
"Evenings I try to take in as
many campus activities as I can.
Besides, there's usually a party
going on somewhere," he grinned.
"I used to play -the violin. I
enjoyed it until the press of cam-
pus activities started.
Engman comes from Grand

Rapids and has lived there all his
"I'm writing my honors paper
in economics now. I'm trying to
find a happy medium between this
and golf."
Turiing back to the University,
Engman commented, "Many
people think the size of the Uni-
versity is a flaw. I don't think
this is as important as the ratio
of instructors to students. I think
it's a fallacy to say that students
can't get to know the faculty. The
difference is that here the student
must take the initiative."
Engman estimates his grade-
point at "somewhere between 3.8
and 3.9."
"I'm not really sure. It doesn't
pay to worry too much."
Police Auction
Stolen Bikes
People who have reported bi-
cycles stolen should check the 60
bicycles now held by the police
department for auction, Ann Ar-
bor police chief Casper M. Enke-
mann announced yesterday.
Bikes wvill be returned to their
owners any time before the auc-
tion May 25 if proper identifica-
tion is produced, the chief noted.
The 60 bicycles were found
abandoned by patrolmen in recent

University of Illinois' Student
Senate will ask students their
opinions of discriminatory practi-
ces in university-approved housing
and the advisability of furnishing
prospective students with informa-
tion "concerning racial and reli-
gious policies of university ap-
proved houses."
On a referendum, the Senate
also will ask opinion on furnishing
information concerning "the racial
and religious background of pros-
pective residents of university ap-
proved housing" to house owners.
University of Wisconsin faculty
decided this week that university
approval willbekdenied landlords
who engage in discriminatory
practices or who request informa-
tion on race, creed or national ori-
gin before renting quarters.
In other action they passed a
report by their Human Rights
Committee on fraternity pledging
which approved constitutions of
fraternities having "socially ac-
ceptable" provisions.
* * *
A biology student at Kansas
State .University has entered
wholeheartedly into his semester
Paul Erickson is observing mos-
quitos and must provide dinner
for his pets.
Dinner for the mosquitos so far
has been five pints of blood-all
Third annual Beaux Arts mas-
querade ball was held last week
at the University of Chicago.
Prize-winning costumes included
High School
Speakers Vie
For Funds
Competition for a $1,000 scholar-
ship will be held here today under
the sponsorship of the Alexander
Hamilton Bicentennial Commis-
Thirteen speech students from
Michigan high schools will at-
tempt to win their state's award,
to be used at any college of the
winner's choice.
'the Michigan winner will be eli-
gible to attend a student's consti-
tutional convention in Philadel-
phia, from June 18 to June 21,
where he may compete for addi-
tional scholarships.
Twenty different topics concern-
ing Hamilton have been selected
for the contest. Participants will
draw three topics each, select one,
and prepare a three-minute speech
on the subject.
* A

a black-beaked "culture vulture"
two blue and silver Venusians,
Anna and the King of Siam and
Salome carrying a platter with
John the Baptist's head.
* * *
President of University of Ore-
gon's student body went on a tree-
sitting campaign to raise funds for
a local charity.
He took books and bedding into
the tree with him for company
until student donations passed the
$3,000 mark.
* * *
Student Center will be the name
of the new University of Minnesota
Work on the $957,000 structure
will begin late in the spring semes-
The building will be used by stu-
dents, faculty, parents and guests
of the University.
It will contain an eight-lane
bowling alley, billiard tables, loun-
ge, snack. bar, lunch room, dark-
room, hobby shop and ballroom.
Shrunken heads from Costa Rica
have been added to the University
of Oklalioma museum collection.
Other pieces purchased repre-
sent ancient Mexican life. They
include weapons, headdresses,
noseplugs, jewelry, coiffures and
The material was bought from a
Hollywood, Calif., art dealer.
TU' Educators
Attend Meeting
University President Harlan H.
Hatcher, Vice-President and Dean
of Faculties Marvin L. Niehuss and
Rhoda F. Reddig, dean of the
nursing school, were members of
Michigan's 22-man delegation to
the Midwest Regional Conference
on Education Beyond the .High
School in St. Louis yesterday and
The conference is one of five
being held throughout the nation.
They will deal with types of
post-high school education needed
for the future and what will be
needed to provide desired diversity,
quality and quantity.






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