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Journalism Alumni Award To Be Named in Honor of Professor Taylor [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
Journalism Alumni Award To Be Named in Honor of Professor Taylor A new award has been established at Kent State University by W. W. Diehl, a former student who is now editor of Dodge News Magazine, President George A. Bowman announced today. To be known as the William Taylor Award, it will be presented annually to the "Journalism Alumnus of the Year." It is named in honor of Professor Taylor, who has been a member of the faculty and head of the School of Journalism here since 1936. The award will be in the form of a permanent plaque with individual name plates for listing recipients. Selection of the recipient each year will be by a committee appointed by the president of the Kent State University Journalism Alumni Association. Announcement of the recipient and the presentation will be at the annual meeting of the association on the campus at Homecoming in the Fall. Although the award is new, selection of a journalism alumnus of the year was begun in 1957 when Helen Westcott Dix (Mr...
Prof. Homer Weiner To Have One-Man Show in New York [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
Prof. Homer Weiner To Have One-Man Show in New York Paintings by a Kent State University art professor will be exhibited in a one-man show next January at the AG Gallery in New York City. Homer Weiner, associate professor of art, will have 12 to 18 oil paintings in the exhibition, his first one-man show in New York. The show will run from January 8 to 21. The AG Gallery, which opened this year on Madison Avenue, has been featuring abstract work by artists primarily from the eastern section of the country. A member of the Kent faculty since 1951, Prof. Weiner has been awarded a University time grant during the fall quarter to complete work on his show paintings. Over the years, his paintings and drawings have been exhibited in numerous national and regional shows. One of his prints was displayed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in 1952. Two of his paintings and two drawings were in the Howard Wise Group Show in Cleveland last year, and he had two paintings in a grou...
Two Members of Kent Staff Are Included in "Who's Who" [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
Two Members of Kent Staff Are Included in "Who's Who" Two Kent State University staff members have been named to Who's Who in America, the biographical dictionary of prominent living Americans. Dr. Frances K. Herwig, resident physician at the University's health center, and Dr. Helen W. Machan, foreign language professor, will both be included in the reference book. Dr. Herwig, a native of Manchester, England, was educated at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Ind., the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Women's Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa. She came to Kent in 1951 as a member of Summit and Portage County Medical Societies and the American and Women's Medical Associations. Articles written by Dr. Herwig have been published in International Women's Medical Association and Women's Medical Association Alumni journals. Dr. Machan came to Kent State University in 1935 from Blackburn College where she had taught from 1926-1935. She was graduated from James Millikin University, De...
Camera Finds ... Women At Work? [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
Camera Finds ... Women At Work? A LABOR SHORTAGE is not responsible for these "women at work." They are coeds taking Industrial Arts 322, a prerequisite for teachers who will give elementary school arts and crafts instruction. John Michaels, assistant professor of industrial arts, instructs the women in the manly art of using saws, hammers, lathes, etc. In the three sections of this course being offered this summer there are 72 students, 65 of them women.
Dr. Wenger Reviews 25-Year History Of University's Graduate Programs [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
Dr. Wenger Reviews 25-Year History Of University's Graduate Programs (EDITOR'S NOTE: Dr. Roy E. Wenger, former acting dean of the Graduate School, has completed a study on the first 25 years of graduate study at Kent State University. His findings will be presented iyi three installments. Here is the first condensed installment of his report.) On June 5, 1936, the first candidates, Paul William Karper, Mrs. Velma L. Leeper and E. Ladislaw Novotny, (now head of the University's School of Art) were awarded Kent State University's Master of Arts diploma. A fourth candidate, Mrs. Lola Archer Daugherty, received her Master of Arts diploma in August. With the conferring of graduate degrees on this small group the University's master's program was launched. Twenty-five years later Kent ranked third among the 20 master's degree granting institutions in the State with 6,000 persons actively involved in the search for a master's degree. Last year, 381 master's degrees were granted—--95 times ...
Campus Conferences and Exhibits [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
Campus Conferences and Exhibits MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUES WORKSHOP. Program is concerned with the development of character by boys and girls in public schools. Workshop headquarters is Lowry Hall. (Through August I I). SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION WORKSHOP. Program aims to give teachers, nurses, administrators and community health leaders a background for the development of school and community health programs in family life education. Workshop headquarters is 150 Memorial Gymnasium. (Through August 14). COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE INSTITUTE. Program emphasizes counseling of high school students. Institute headquarters is 231 University Hall. (Through August 14). WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS OF SLOW-LEARNERS. Program stresses curriculum organization and evaluation; discussion and demonstration of materials and methods appropriate to slow-learners. Workshop headquarters is University School Cafeteria. (Through August I I). SCHOOL OF ART EXHIBIT. Student work is featured in Van Deusen ...
Foreign Language Enrollment Doubles in Four-Year Period [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
Foreign Language Enrollment Doubles in Four-Year Period Enrollment in foreign languages at KSU has more than doubled in the last four years and will continue to increase substantially, according to Dr. A. E. Schroeder, chairman of the Foreign Languages Department. Dr. Schroeder attributes higher language enrollments to "an awakened national interest in foreign language study and to the growing concern shown by school officials and parents." Figures show current registrations in languages here 115-per-cent higher than in 1958. This compares with the all-University enrollment increase of 34.7-per-cent during the same period. However, the number of students engaged in language study is still small—only 15-percent of campus enrollment. This figure is expected to climb to 30-percent of full-time enrollment (the current national average) by 1965, according to Dr. Schroeder. He expects a minimum increase of 200 students this Fall when all new students in the College of Arts and Sciences wi...
Five Conferences Entering Final Week on Kent Campus [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
Five Conferences Entering Final Week on Kent Campus Five campus conferences with a total of 234 participants are in the final week of meetings under the direction of Kent faculty members. Three of the conferences close Friday and the other two on Monday. Ending Friday will be the Moral and Spiritual Values Workshop in Public Education, the Workshop for Teachers of Slow Learners, and the Institute for Teachers of Mathematics. Forty-seven school teachers have been taking part in the program of the Moral and Spiritual Values workshop jointly sponsored by the University and the National Conference of Christians and Jews. Dr. Gerald H. Read, professor of education, is directing the workshop concerning the discovery and development of moral and spiritual values in public education. Attending the Math Institute being directed by Dr. Kenneth B. Cummins, associate professor of mathematics, have been 62 high school teachers. The institute emphasizes teaching techniques in the fields of geomet...
Light Waves Test Precision Tools [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
Light Waves Test Precision Tools Fifty industrial arts students saw a demonstration of the fundamentals and industrial application of measuring with light waves last Thursday. Demonstrator was Jack Rodgers, representative of the DoAII Co., makers of precision tools. According to Frank A. Marschik, associate professor of industrial arts, optical measuring is assuming a more and more important role as the need for increased machinery precision grows.
The KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
The KSU SUMMER NEWS The Kent State University Summer News is published weekly by the Extension Service and Special Activities office as a means of keeping students and faculty informed of activity at the University. Regular publication day will be Thursday. Copy must be turned into Richard P. Goodrick at the offices of the Summer News, 109 Merrill Hall, by Friday noon to be included in issue of the following Thursday. The Summer News office phone numbers are 212 and 371.
KSU Board of Trustees Appoints 12 to Faculty [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 17 August 1961
KSU Board of Trustees Appoints 12 to Faculty Dr. Joseph H. Grosslight, professor of psychology at Pennsylvania State University, was appointed professor and head of the department of psychology at Kent State University. The University's board of trustees also confirmed the appointments of 11 other faculty members. Dr. Grosslight, 40, succeeds Dr. Raleigh M. Drake, who resigned as head of the psychology department in June to devote full time to teaching. For the past 14 years, Dr. Grosslight has served as professor of psychology at Pennsylvania State University. He also has taught summers at the University of Southern California and San Francisco State College. In 1949-50, he was granted leave to serve as director and developer of Los Angeles State College's Experimental Laboratory. Dr. Grosslight received his bachelor of arts degree from the University of California. His master of arts and doctor of philosophy degrees are from Yale University. He is married and the father of two chi...
Rehearsal Thursday For Commencement [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 17 August 1961
Rehearsal Thursday For Commencement All graduating seniors and masters' candidates are reminded that a commencement rehearsal will be held Thursday, August 24, at 10 a.m. in University Auditorium. Graduate students who are candidates for graduation in August should pick up their commencement instructions at the University Book Store. Commencement instructions for those not attending classes this quarter will be mailed to the home address of the candidates.
Richard E. Dunn To Become Comptroller in New Staffing [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 17 August 1961
Richard E. Dunn To Become Comptroller in New Staffing Richard E. Dunn, 34, vice president of Ferro Powdered Metals, Inc., of Salem, Ind., was named comptroller of Kent State University Wednesday. In announcing the appointment, President George A. Bowman said the duties of comptroller and treasurer were being separated because of growing business activity at the University. In the past, the combined responsibilities have been held by Frederick H. Bauer, who will continue as treasurer of the University and its board of trustees. President Bowman also announced the promotion of Mrs. Miriam W. Freeman of Streetsboro to assistant comptroller. She has been a member of the business staff since 1947. Dunn, who will take over his new duties this fall, is also treasurer and a member of the Salem firm's board of directors. He joined the Ferro Corporation of Cleveland in 1954 and moved to Salem four years later. Previously, he spent three years with the Cleveland auditing firm of Peat, Marwick,...
Thesis Production of "The Miser" Opens Monday Night [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 17 August 1961
Thesis Production of "The Miser" Opens Monday Night Moliere's world-famous comedy, "The Miser," will be presented Monday and Tuesday evenings at the air-conditioned E. Turner Stump Theatre. Admission to the 8:30 performance is free. The production, a three-act comedy, is being staged by John Jogan, grad- uate student, as part of his master's requirement. Unlike some thesis productions Jogan's staging of "The Miser" will feature complete costuming as well as stage settings for the 17th century play. In the play Harpagon, the miser, has cheated his two children out of their dead mother's inheritance and now seeks to marry the young girl his son loves. The son conspires with one of his father's underpaid, overworked and underfed servants to steal the miser's money, hide it and force the parsimonious old man to grant his children's wishes—to marry according to their heart's desires. But before these things can be accomplished, an endless variety of comic incidents occur, each more absur...
Committee Studies Peace Corps [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 17 August 1961
Committee Studies Peace Corps A faculty committee, appointed by President George A. Bowman this Spring, is now studying the possible support that Kent State University may be able to offer the Peace Corps. Chairman of this seven-man committee is Roy E. Wenger, professor of education. Committee members are R. S. Bais, assistant professor of management; W. Leslie Garnett, professor of English; Frances Harshbarger, professor of mathematics; Alberto N. Pamies, professor of foreign languages; Andrew W. Paton, professor of industrial arts, and Ronald W. Roskens, dean of men.