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In the hope of cutting down automobile fatalities on the nation's highways, the Yale Institute of Human Relations is backing Harry De Silva, former head of the Harvard Traffic Bureau, in an attempt to add further tests to the state driving examinations.
By giving a more thorough eye examination, and educating drivers to consider their physical defects the Institute with the cooperation of state authorities hopes to cut down loss of life in the entire country.
"Publication Week" will be also the thirty-fifth anniversary of the Daily Orange and will be held next week. There is a definite tie-up between the student publications and the college faculty which promotes efficient management, financial and editorial, and yet has no censorial effect. Thus these publications are used as a more or less independent laboratory for college courses in reporting and journalistic work.
President Day recently announced plans for a drive to raise $6,000,000 for the joint purpose of replacing all the buildings in the School of Chemical Engineering except Rand Hall and of protecting the standards of the Cornell faculty.
The extent of destruction done by the hurricane has brought about the decision that the Amherst campus grading and terracing are to be started again and are to be fully completed this time, as they were not originally. A committee of the Alumni Council, headed by Richardson Pratt '15, is planning to raise the entire sum necessary for the completion of this project.
Students in Mt. Holyoke may now arrange their fields of concentration so as to include studies in various departments. This plan will aid pre-medical students and those preparing for such careers as teaching.
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The Department of City Planning at M.I.T. has instituted a five-year research plan to investigate the "broad, long-range principles of public housing in relation to city planning." Professor Frederick Adams is directing this work and has started research in Somerville.
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