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Sixty-Seven Years of Editorial Freedom

ANN ARBR MICHIGAN, MOND)AY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1957.S

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3,10 -Daily--ihard Bloss
y less UNDERGRADUATE LIBRARY-Nearing completion is the new
3,200. University library branch, largest of its kind in the country.
over
e,089
3,8 /.Uergr aduate Libra-rly
that
new
To Open in November
be a
last By DOROTHEA STEUDLE
,y o- The new $3,680,000 Undergraduate Library, second of its kind in
ected' the, country, is now scheduled for completion in November.
mate, originally slated for completion,September 1, a national cement
and strike in the spring set construction back more than four weeks.'
According to Prof. Frederick H. Wagman, director of libraries,
s -are the new building will serve as a modern, well-equipped information
e has source primarily for undergraduates.
I for Set Near General Library
Located on central campus adjacent to the General Library and
the William L. Clements Library, the state-appropriated building will
over ,accommodate more than 2,000
in a readers having direct access to
1951, Center JPlans open shelves of 50,000 of the "most
e was use" books. Reserve books will
ation. alsoibe in open shelf collections.
post. SeDesigned to promote comfort
and privacy for studying, the 11-
s are brary displays sound-condition-
Col- r ing, improved lighting and movable
more screens arranged .to allow only a
ected small section of the room to be
Uni- visible at one time.
the Plans are under way to begin Walls are pale grey with back
construction next spring of the walls in deep tone colors while col-
will University's Dearborn Center, a umns are white and upholstery
fall liberal arts-business-engineering contrasting.
college with room for 2,770 stu- Study Rooms Open
dents. Four reading rooms, one on each
Four buildings have been au- floor, a multirpurpose .lecture
,thorizedby the University Regents room seating 200, a typing room on
for initial development of the each floor, group study rooms, of-
210-acre Fair Lane estate and fices, work areas and a student
land given to the University last lounge are featured.
efl December by the Ford Motor Co. Group study rooms will enable
Included in the gift was $6,500,- students to work on projects and
000-the total estimated cost of problemps, as groups, without dis-
eny constructing the Center as a two- tfrbing others.
U' year school offering junior-senior 'An audio facilities room will en-
level courses in liberal arts, engi- able students to listen to record-
n will neering, and business administra- ings of music, poetry and drama.
allege tion. Believed to be the only such audio
and Graduate Work facilities room in the country, 151
urses Graduate work will also be students may listen to recordings.
offered in these fields, bringing from T9 separate turntables.
the fgtoi .n-c..ammiv n -.4. -. to

Health Plan
Available
To Students,
A voluntary health insurance
program costing $12.75 for the
schop year is available to Univer-
sity students this semester for
the first time.
In effect next month, the pro-
gram was set up this spring and
summer by Student Government
Council.Other schools, including
Michigan -State University, have
had similar programs for some
years.
Representatives of the company
offering the SGC-sponsored insur-
ance will be available during regis-
tration hours this week in the
Student Activities Bldg. Students
may discuss the program with
them or purchase insurance at
that time.
Student Rates
SGC member Scott Chrysler, '59,
in ,charge of the program, calls it
far above" those at other schools
The $12.75 rate covers unmar-
red' students not wishing mater-
nity benefits. Married student
rates are higher.
Under the program administer-
ed by the D e tr o i t Insurance
Agency, insured students would
receive up to 135 days paid hos-
pitalization, blanket coverage up
to $3,000, surgical coverage up to
$300, and miscellaneous medical
expenses up to $1,000.
'Completely aside from the pro-
gram are the benefits given stu-
dents fre'e of charge through Uni-
versity Health Service.
Hospitalization: 135 Days
Following are the rates beyond
the- initial $12.75 charge for un-
married students: student with
matrenity benefits, $22.75; student
and spouse, $39.50; same with ma-
.ternity benefits, $49.50; student,
spouse and children, $47.50; same
with maternity benefits, $57.50.
The plan provides 120 days hos-
pitalization at $18 per day. The
additional 15 days hospitalization
from Health Service brings the
total covered to 135 days.
Accident coverage, according to
Chrysler, is only $1,000 at most
other colleges. He calls the mis-
cellaneous medical benefits the
"most.outstanding" in the policy.
Doctor's Calls
Doctor's calls, under the plan,
will be covered after the second
call. The insured pays for the first
two. The benefit is payable in
hospital, home or doctor's office.
Maternity benefits pay up to
$150 for normal birth or Caesarian
section for all hospital room and
board, hospital extras and doctor
charges, or $50 total for all room
and board, hospital extras and
doctor charges for misarriages.
All students carrying four or
more credit hours, both under-
graduate and graduate, and those
part-time students carrying less
than four hours who pay the
health service fee are eligible for
insurance.

ORIENTATION PROGRAM:
Group Leaders Have To Know How
By SUSAN HOLTZER ,
One orientation leader said it
and the others agreed.
"The thing is, a freshman is
entitled to be confused. But if the
leader doesn't know something-
well, he can't not know it. He's got
to know everything."
And so the worst cases of buck
fever during this year's orienta-
tion program are to be found
among group leaders.
It's easy to recognize a group
leader. He's the one with a badge4z.
on his shirt, a portfolio under his
arm and a hunted look in his eyes.
Leaders Spotted
One can narrow them down to
even smaller categoiies by further
distinguishing characteristics. A
furrowed brow means too many
questions that can't be answered.
A harrassed look means a probable
shortage of materials. And a va-
cant, fatalistic look means that
an irrevocable mistake has been
made.
Both the group leaders and Uni-
versity authorities are taking the
orientation program very seriously
indeed.
One innovation this year is a
special Group Leaders' Workshop,
established and directed by Allen
Menlo, of the School of Education. -Daily-David Arnold
There are constant discussions ORIENTATION WORRIES-Among the new students, a transfer
among the leaders, with exchange In a freshman group and the erY of, "Ol , I lost them!"
of ideas on the handling of their
charges. Witness the case of one girl who
On the other hand, the object hdgnes thr a oneing
of all this solicitation, the incom- had gone through a counsengo G ive
ing freshman, is inclined to be session and was sitting pensively
on the ledge opposite the Angell
quite, blase about the whole thing.Hall auditoria. Where was her jiii.

figures
1 after

Credil
es Op
eshm41

en entering freshmer
redit for literary c
without taking them
laced in advanced co

Daily Staffs
Offer Tryouts
Experience
In order to be published, The
Daily needs students.
In order to be an "all-around"
individual, the. student needs to
participate in a worthwhile ac-
tivity. In effect, ,he students and
The Daily need each other.
And all students eligible aca-
demically are eligible to work on
The Daily. At the same time,
much valuable experience can be
gained in the fields of advertising,
public relations, writing and pho-
tography.
Since no previous experience is
needed, all students can try out
for editorial, sports, business or
photography staffs. All that's
needed is some interest in meet-
ing people and in working to turin
out what has often been rated one
of the country's top college news-
papers.
Tryout meetings -- where in-
terested persons have a chance
to find out what lies in store for
them at The Daily-for the busi-
ness staff are scheduled for
Wednesday and Thursday.

0 16 hours credit may be
o students who have taken
ted college-level courses in
,hool under a nation-wide
a administered b the Col-
trance Examina ion Board.
plan is one of two in opera-
the University this year
ire designed to benefit gift-,
lents Two other new cur-
re expected to increase in-
n science.
Number Increased
9 who sought college credit
vanced standing this year
nt a "substantial increase"
t year's number, according
e Vroman, director of ad-
student received a .full 16
credit; the others )arned
credits as a result of spe-
ts taken after completion
courses.
her program for superior
s offers to 150 freshmen
>ortunity to enroll in spe-'
rses and sections of cours-
;ned for advanced students.'
curriculum is the first step
1 program covering all four
f undergraduate work that
aimed to help the superior
according to Prof. Robert
l1 of the sociology depart-
chairman of the Honors
'First Step'
eting of the council will be
day to discuss plans for a
programn on the sophomore
nxtt v.r~

1,685.
Off campus, participating in a
work-study programi that will al-
ternate three months of classes
with three months of on-the-job,
training will be another 1,085,
students, according to Harold M.
Dorr, dean of , state-wide educa-
tion at the University. -
The four buildings, with facili-
ties for more than 3,000, include:
1) A $1,142,000 two-story class-.
room building'with 28 classrooms,.
seven science laboratories, engi-
neering design rooms, lecture halls
and research offices.,
Engineering Lab
2) An engineering laboratory
building costing $1,598,000. The
two-story structure, largest of the
group, will provide space for lab-
oratory work in electrical, metal-
lurgical and automotive engineer-
ing.
3) A faculty office building for
90 to 115 personnel- in 75 offces.
The two-story building will cost
$534,000.
4) A $649,000 "student activi-
ties" building housing the library,
storage rooms, audio and work
rooms and typing rooms in one
wing. The other section, or food
service wing, will contain a snack
bar, dining room, kitchen, office,
storage area and a multi-purpose'
room.

Three-Floor Spread
A room for viewing documentary
films will also be provided.
The Ubrary's undergraduate sec-
tion will be in the basement and
on the first and second floors. The
third floor will house, the engi-
neering library and the fourth the
transportation library.
* Also on the fourth floor will be
a large room containing a Fine
Arts display of prints and photo-
graphs, students must study. On
the main floor at the front of the
building. will be a large exhibit
area...

COED LIV ING CONSIDE RED:

New Women's

Residence Hall Planned for 1958

Construction of one new Resi-
dence Hall began and planning for
another continued last year.
The dormitory in the planning
stage will adopt a new practice by
housing both men and women in
different part. of the same build-
ing.
Under construction since No-
vember is the Mary Markley dor-
mitory for women. Located ad-
jacentt to the cluster of women's
residences on the "Hill," this build-
ing will house approximately 1200
women 'when it is completed next

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