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June 24, 1958 - Image 8

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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

MV

GIFTS GVEN AT JUNE MEETING:

U

Regents
The first installment of a grant
for cancer and drug research that
is expected to eventually total oneI
million dollars was accepted by!
the Regents at their June meeting.
The bequest of $75,791 will be
used to establish the "Maud T.
Lane Scientific Research Fund."
The fund will be administered by
the surgery department of the
Medical School.I
The major portion of the fund,
will be used for cancer research.
The remainder will be used for
U' To Award
Essay Prizes
Cash awards totaling $1500 can
be won by University students and
alumni in the annual Broomfield
Prize Essay awards contest, Prof.
Luke Cooperrider of the law school
has announced.
Any topic may be chosen as long
as it is related to "adult educa-
tion in good citizenship," Prof.
Cooperrider said.
Deadline for entries is Dec. 16,.
1958.
Those considering entering the
competition may submit a pro-
posed summary in advance to the
committee at 343 Hutchins Hall.
Prizes are $700, $500, and $300
for the three best essays.

Accept $389,561 in Grants
research in the discovery and ap- The Summer Session Workshop for three undergraduate scholar-
plication of a cure for narcotics on Asia received a total of $3,050 ships.
addicts. from three donors, The Asia Foun- Three thousand dollars was
Other Gifts Accepted dation, Asia Society and Japan provided by the Union Carbide
It was included in a total of Society. Chemical Company for summer
$389.561 in gifts, grants and be- Three thousand dollars was ac- fellowships in chemistry.
quests accepted by the Regents. cepted for three Schoen-Rene fel- The Regents accepted $2.500
The largest sum was $207.055. lowships in forestry from the from the Esso Research and En-
It represented additions during estate of Anna E. Schoen-Rene. gineering Co. to establish a grant
the past six months to 47 funds Three Scholarships Given to assist Prof. Gail Young of th
already established. The Michigan The Sobiety of Naval Architects research in the field of topology.
Alumni Group received $175,669 and Marine Engineers gave $3,000 Kimberley - Clark Foundation
from Nov. 1, 1957 through April Inc. has given $1,800 to establis-
30, 1958, the largest item in this Incelhaship in f1r00ty.
groupy tSa fellowship in forestry.
McGregor Fund has made ar
Ford Foundation gave $47,550 Fadditional grant of $1,620 in sup-
for one faculty research fellow- port of a book dealing with birds
ship and nine doctoral fellowships of the world.
in the Foundation program in Newspaper Grant
economic development and ad-
ministration during the 1958-59 The United States Rubber Com-
year. University alumni have given pany Foundation has given $1,700
The Regents accepted $13,260 over $200,000 to the Alumni Fund for the foundation's scholarship
from the National Sanitation and Capital Gifts Program, the fund.
Foundation Testing Laboratory Development Council reported re- From the Flint Journal, the
for study in sanitary practices. cently. Regents accepted $1,690 for the
Development Council Director University Press Club Foreign
Plan Power Research Alan W. MacCarthy said the an- Journalism Fellowships.
Rockefeller Foundation gave nual growth of the Alumni Fund A total of $1,390 was given by
$8,700 for research on the man- has provided "striking evidence" three University of Michigan
agement of power in international of the loyalty of Michigan alumni Alumnae Clubs of Ann Arbor. The
relations under the direction of and their interest in higher edu- donors were: Lucile B. Conger
Prof. Imis Claude of the political cation. The grants include $123,000 Group, $700; Sara Browne Smith
science department contributed to the Alumni Fund Group, $300; and Margaret Water-
Two grants totalling $5,000 were and $85,000 in capital gifts, Mac- man Group, $390.
accepted from Dow Chemical Carthy said. Regent Gives $1,000
Company. One is for a fellowship The report on the Council's Two donors gave a total of
in organic chemistry; the other 1957activities shows: $1,000 for the Simpson Memorial
is for chemical engineering. Institute Special Fund in memory
- ____1') Twelve thousand aluimn~i cn-

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