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Jo Werne, J-Grad, To Study in Latin America on Grant [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Jo Werne, J-Grad, To Study in Latin America on Grant Jo Werne, a June KSU graduate, is on her way to South America today to study under an inter-American Press Association scholarship. The $2,500 grant will enable her to attend classes at the National University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina. She will study journalism, history, political science and South American literature. To gain fluency in the Spanish language she will live with local families. The lAPA grant is the fourth scholarship in Miss Werne's college career. She entered KSU in 1958 on a Kent-Ravenna RecordCourier freshman tuition scholarship, followed by a University tuition scholarship, and, in her senior year, a 5250 William Faulkner Memorial Fund award. She was president of KSU's undergraduate chapter of Theta Sigma Phi, international journalism honorary for women, in her senior year. A former editor of the Kent Stater, she worked at the University's News Bureau and at the Record-Courier.
Research, Conventions Highlight Plans Of KSU Faculty During Vacation Time [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Research, Conventions Highlight Plans Of KSU Faculty During Vacation Time (Editor's Note: This is the second article in a two-part series on faculty activities this summer.) Dr. Glen H. Brown, head of the KSU chemistry department, is engaged in a four-week research project on phototropism. The research, taking place at KSU, is under the auspices of the Wright Air Development Center, Dayton. From July 23 to Aug. 24 Dr. Brown will do research on liquid crystals for the National Institutes of Health. Russell y. Iwanchuk, associate professor of mathematics, is a a visiting professor at Arizona State University. Dr. Jay E. Taylor, associate professor of chemistry, is continuing work on enzyme chemistry under a grant from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. D. L. Fishel, assistant professor of chemistry, is participating in the College Teachers Research program, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, at Case Institute of Technology. He will spend nine weeks in the program. Edwar...
Grad Student Wins Lisle Fellowship [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Grad Student Wins Lisle Fellowship Maria Neuner, a graduate student from Austria and an assistant in KSU's German Institute, is taking part in the California Lisle program which opened Thursday on the Stanford University campus. The Lisle Fellowship Program was founded 26 years ago. It offers students group experience in intercultural relationships such as urban renewal projects, church and community centers and juvenile court.
Students Say Quarter System Offers Variety, More Fun Than Semesters [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Students Say Quarter System Offers Variety, More Fun Than Semesters A random sampling of the campus Wednesday by Kent State University Summer News revealed that students generally favor the quarter schedule of classes over the semester plan. Twelve students were asked "Do you favor attending school on the quarter or the semester plan?" Here are their responses to this question which has been the sometime topic of coffee breaks: Earl Dechant, graduate student and junior high school teacher from Cleveland . . . "In getting certified for state education credits, teachers are always asked how many semester hours they've taken. There is a problem in computing the number of quarter hours into semester hours. A fivehour course breaks down to 3 and one-third semester hours. If you need four semester credit hours in one area, you have to take another course. Sometimes the only thing offered is another five-hour course." Judy Gibbons, early childhood education senior from Lakewood ... "I like...
Kent Chamber of Commerce Prepares "Freshman Packet" [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Kent Chamber of Commerce Prepares "Freshman Packet" Members of the Kent Area Chamber of Commerce will contact some 2,400 incoming Kent State University freshmen to offer them special services. This was announced recently by the Kent Area Chamber of Commerce, which reported that a "Freshman Packet" is being readied for all freshmen who will attend the summer orientation program at Kent State University. The packet will consist of a letter of welcome to the students from the chamber, plus coupons from various chamber members offering the students special prices or gifts at the various stores. The packet will be in the form of a business-size envelope which will be given to students along with the regular material used in the orientation program. Fred Dußois, chairman of the chamber's "Freshman Packet" committee, reported that the individual merchant cost of participating in the program will be less than $lO. Speaking of the coupons to be included in the "Freshman Packets," Dußois said...
Math Institute Gets $8,390 NSF Grant [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Math Institute Gets $8,390 NSF Grant A grant of $8,390 has been awarded to Kent State University by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to finance an In-Serv-ice Institute for Secondary Mathematics Teachers during the 196263 academic year. This will be the third in-service mathematics institute to be held at Kent. Mathematics institutes under NSF support also have been held each of the last three summers. The grant will provide tuition, travel and book expenses for 30 teachers during the nine month period. Teachers interested in the institute may obtain further information from Dr. Kenneth Cummins, associate professor of mathematics.
35 Students Enroll In High School Institute in Speech [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
35 Students Enroll In High School Institute in Speech Thirty-five junior and sophomore high school students are taking part in Kent State University's 27th Annual High School Institute in Speech this summer. The students arrived on campus Thursday for the three-week workshop which ends July 13. They are here to study debating, extemporaneous speaking, radio and television broadcasting and dramatics. Students also will make television kinescopes, present several one-act plays and receive training in oral interpretation to prepare them for their high school declamatory programs. As part of the program, the students will discuss the topic of the 1962-63 national high school debate, "Resolved: That the U. S. Should Adopt the Policy of Reciprocal Free Trade with NonCommunist Nations." A final debate, to be attended by the parents, will be held on July 13 in the University School auditorium.
Social Science Honorary Initiates 30 New Members [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Social Science Honorary Initiates 30 New Members Twenty-eight KSU students and two faculty members have been initiated into Pi Gamma Mu, national social science honor society. The faculty members are C. Lee Clark, anthropology instructor, and Rancel Hill, assistant professor of sociology. New student initiates from the College of Arts and Sciences are Darrell Ament, Douglas Berg, Keith Bowers, Susan Brink, Robert Cameron, Larry Crouch, Jerome Drost, George Jenkins, Charles Jones and Robert Winzeler. From the College of Education are Mary Ann Cannata, John Featheringham, Carol McQuiney and Doris Moore. New graduate student members include John Brouilette, Robert Clatterbuck, Russell Curtis, Joseph Deßolt, Harold L. Gaines, Donald Hellison, James Kent, Bryce Kramer, Mrs. Catherine Muster, Philip Powell, James Snook, Betty Jean Stanson, George Therosen and Leonard Wilkening.
Music Camp's Final Concert To Be Saturday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Music Camp's Final Concert To Be Saturday The second and final concert of the 1962 Kent Music Camp will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. in Recital Hall. Performing will be 35 high school musicians from northeastern Ohio. The concert will be free as part of the KSU Summer Artists Series. Edward L. Masters, director of bands at the University, will conduct the band. James Lotze, who received his master's degree from KSU in 1956, will be conductor of the chorus. The chorus will lead off the program with "The Last Words of David" by Thompson, "We Thank Thee Lord," Bortniansky, "Comin' Through the Rye," Simione, and "How Firm a Foundation," Warner. The band's portion of the pro- gram will include several marches, the overture from"The Silken Ladder" by Rossini, "Themes from the French Ballet" arranged by Johnson and selections from Bizet's "L'Ariesienne Suite." The first concert of the Music Camp Band and Chorus was held June 24. Prof. Edward L. Masters conducts the Music Camp band during its...
Elect Prof. Olsen Chairman Of City Charter Commission [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Elect Prof. Olsen Chairman Of City Charter Commission Attorney James K. Olsen, professor of political science at KSU, has been elected chairman of the Kent City Charter Commission. Dr. Olsen was elected at the June meeting of the 15-member group. The commission was selected by voters in May to explore the possibilities of a new form of city government for Kent. Another faculty member, Dr. Ralph E. Hartzell of the School of Music, is also a member of the City Charter Commission. Dr. Hartzell is a member of the commission's standing committee on programs and planning. During the June meeting the commission heard a panel discuss "The Why's, What's and How's of Charter Government and Charter Commissions." Chairman of the panel was Mrs. Elaine Kamerick, wife of Dean John Kamerick of the College of Fine and Professional Arts. She is also chairman of the Kent League of Women Voters Study Committee for a City Charter. Other panel members were Dr. Louis Harris, professor of political science...
Spanish Institute Opens on Campus [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Spanish Institute Opens on Campus The Second Annual Spanish Institute opened Thursday at KSU with 46 registrants on campus. The seven-week Institute program is being conducted by the University under the auspices of the National Defense Education Act of 1958. Dr. Charles Kirk, associate professor of foreign languages, is director of the Institute. Last summer 36 secondary school teachers entered the program to learn the specialized techniques required for teaching Spanish to elementary school children.
New Hours Set For Speech Tests [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
New Hours Set For Speech Tests New students who were scheduled to take speech and hearing tests on Wednesday, June 20, but failed to keep their appointment now must wait until the second summer term for these tests. Dr. Lester G. Brailey, director of the new student program, said today that no other speech and hearing tests are scheduled during the remainder of the first term. However, these tests are scheduled for every Tuesday and Thursday of the second summer term. The test will be given in the Speech Clinic between 8:45 and 11:40 a.m. on those days.
Dr. Skerpan Speaks On Soviet-Russia [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Dr. Skerpan Speaks On Soviet-Russia Dr. Alfred Skerpan, professor of history at Kent State University, was a guest speaker at the third annual public conference on Colonialism —Soviet Russian Style in Cleveland Friday and Saturday. The conference was on the John Carroll University campus, under the auspices of the Institute for Soviet and East European Studies. A member of the Kent faculty since 1946, Dr. Skerpan is a former fellow of the intelligence research division of the U. S. Department of State and has conducted research in Finland under a Fulbright grant.