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Geologists Attend Four-Week Course [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
Geologists Attend Four-Week Course Dr. Eugene J. Szmuc and Dr. Richard A. Heimlich, both of the KSU geology department, have just completed a four-week summer conference on the geology of the southern Rocky Mountains at the Colorado School of Mines. The two faculty members were among some 30 scientists from throughout the country who were selected to attend. The conference, which was sponsored by the U.S. National Science Foundation, ended Friday. Although the base for the conference was the Mines campus at Golden, Col., classroom most of the time was either outdoors or aboard a huge bus. During the four weeks the scientists visited every major geological area of the southern Rockies, with stops for many different formations, outcrops, mineral deposits, petroleum fields, reclamation and water diversion projects. In addition, the intensive program included talks by 25 lecturers.
Lewis Bruun's Organ Recital Is Offered at 8:30 Tonight [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Lewis Bruun's Organ Recital Is Offered at 8:30 Tonight Lewis Bruun, an organist who has proven popular with KSU audiences in past seasons, will present a recital tonight at Recital Hall, Music and Speech Center, at 8:30. Bruun, organist-director of the historic Old First Church in Newark, N.J., will be making his third appearance at the University. His program is open to the public without charge as fifth in a series of presentations in the KSU Summer Artists Series. Bruun will open his program with "Ode pour la Paix" by Don Paul Benoit followed by "Jesus Christus unser Heiland" and "Prelude and Fugue in E Flat Major," both by Johann Sebastian Bach. The recital will continue with portions of the "Suite pour Orgue, Op. 5" by Maurice Durufle and also the "Prelude and Fugue in G Minor" by Marcel Dupre, "O Gott, du frommer Gott," by Sifird Karg-Elert, and "Carillon de Westminster" by Louis Vierne. A member of the organ and piano faculty of Westminster Choir College, Princeton, N.J., Bru...
Summer Choir To Present Recital Hall Concert Friday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Summer Choir To Present Recital Hall Concert Friday The 41-member KSU Summer Choir will present a concert Friday evening at 8:30 in Recital Hall of the Music and Speech Center. The program, open to the public without charge, is the sixth in the 1964 KSU Summer Artists Series. Directing the chorus of 21 women and 20 men will be Robert Hull Foulkes, associate professor of music. Featured soloists will be Neva Heestand of Alliance, alto, and Gerald Kujala of Kent, baritone. Accompanist will be Mary Lind, while John Ferguson will serve as organist. Opening the program will be "Now Shall the Grace" by Bach. "Requiem" for soli, chorus and organ by Durufle will follow. After an intermission the chorus will sing "The Warning" by Haydn, "Evening Serenade" by Brahms and "Chorus of Homage" by Brahms. Concluding the program will be five "Songs of Nature" by Dvorak. Sopranos in the choir are Maureen Byrne, Shirley Hawk, Janeth Riedel, Eleanor Kear, Barbara Gordon, Erva Kay Huffman, Mae Goldsmith...
Dr. Biedler Will Illustrate Thursday Talk on Tanganyika [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Dr. Biedler Will Illustrate Thursday Talk on Tanganyika Dr. J. Sam Biedler, recently returned after nearly two years with KSU's teacher-training project in Tanganyika, will present a slide talk on his travels and work in east Africa Thursday night in the University High School Auditorium. The program, which begins at 7:30, is sponsored by the local chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, national education fraternity for men. The program is open to the public, and no admission will be charged. During the evening Dr. Biedler will discuss some of the student activities at the teacher-training program KSU is conducting in Dares Salaam, the capital of Tanganyika. A four-man team from KSU began the training project in September of 1962 under a four-year contract which the U.S. Agency for International Development awarded to Kent State University for the establishment of "an Institute of Education" in the nation of east coast of Africa.
Music Camp Band, Chorus To Offer Concert Saturday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Music Camp Band, Chorus To Offer Concert Saturday The 60 young musicians attending the Kent Music Camp will present their second concert of the summer Saturday afternoon at 3:30 in Recital Hall, Music and Speech Center. The program by the Music Camp Band and Chorus is open to the public without charge as part of the University's Summer Artists Series. The music groups are composed of selected high school students taking part in a two-week program under the direction of Prof. Edward L. Masters, director of University bands. The band, under the l&lt; ton of Professor Masters, will oj,&lt; n the program with the overture, "The Silken Ladder" by Rossini. Variations on a Shaker Melody" by Copland and the first three movements of "Royce Hall Suite" by Willan will follow. The chorus will be directed by James Lotze, music director at Brush High School in Cleveland. The program will include selections by Fetler, Vaughan-Williams, J. S. Bach, Bright, Praetorius and Thompson. C...
State Provides Slightly More Than Half of KSU's Budget [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
State Provides Slightly More Than Half of KSU's Budget Student fees will provide less than half of Kent State University's 1964-65 budget which calls for expenditures of $14.8-million. State appropriations will provide $7.6-million or 50.1 per cent of the University's operating costs. Student fees will total $7.1-million or 46.4 per cent. The remainder of the funds will come from such sources as government grants, departmental charges and private gifts and grants. This year's budget calls for an increase of $2-million to meet the needs of a growing student enrollment. The current budget, approved by the University's Board of Trustees, is 15 per cent higher than last year and nearly matches the 13 per cent enrollment increase expected in September. Most of the funds, $10.7-million, are earmarked for salaries of faculty and other employees. This section of the budget is $1.3-million above last year's level and will provide for additional faculty and staff. Here is how the rest of the ...
Pre-Registration Packets Ready [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Pre-Registration Packets Ready Thursday is the last day for students who have pre-regis-tered for the second summer session to pick up their registration packets containing approved class schedules at the Registrar's Office in Bowman Hall. Clerks will not hand out any registration packets after 3:30 p.m. Registration will be Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Wills Gymnasium for those students who want to attend the second summer session but who did not complete the pre-registra-tion process, according to Fred Head, assistant to the registrar.
Lecturers To Conclude KSU's Asian Institute [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Lecturers To Conclude KSU's Asian Institute The summer Asian Institute on China and Japan is concluding its intensive five-week program this week with several lectures. On Thursday Dr. Harris Dante, KSU professor of secondary education, will lecture on "Teaching of Asian Studies on the Elementary and Secondary Levels." Dr. Dante has been active in several workshops on the subject. A member of the board of directors of the National Council of Social Studies, he will talk at 9 a.m. in 208 Bowman Hall. A short talk on American attitudes toward non-western cultures will be given Friday by Alured C. Ransom, Portage County supervisor of secondary education. Basis for Ransom's talk will be his recent experience as educational adviser to the royal government of Afgahanistan. His lecture will begin at 9 a.m. in 208 Bowman Hall. On Monday, Dr. Harold Van Dorn, chairman of KSU's Department of Political Science, discussed "Political Developments in 20th Century China." An "old China hand" who l...
The KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
The KSU SUMMER NEWS The Kent State University Summer News is published weekly by the Academic Centers and Special Activities Offices as a means of keeping students and faculty informed of activity at the University. Regular publication day will be Tuesday. Copy must be turned into Richard P. Goodrick at the offices of the Summer News, 114 Merrill Hall, by Wednesday noon to be included in issue of the following Tuesday. The Summer News office phone numbers are 386 and 387.
Quality Standards Tests Rescheduled For August 3rd [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Quality Standards Tests Rescheduled For August 3rd Quality Standards Proficiency Tests, previously scheduled for Saturday, August 1, were rescheduled Friday by the College of Education Office. The tests, which are required of all students enrolled in the College of Education, will now be given on the afternoon of Monday, August 3, in the Portage Room of the Student Union. The composition and handwriting portion of the tests will be given at 2 o'clock, the arithmetic section at 3 and the grammar portion at 4. The deadline to register for the tests is Saturday, August 1, at 11:30 a.m. in the College of Education Office. Students need not be enrolled for classes in the second summer session in order to be eligible to take the tests. Quality Standards Proficiency Tests will again be given during the regular school year.
Laughter Welcomes Charley's Aunt To University's Summer Theatre [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Laughter Welcomes Charley's Aunt To University's Summer Theatre Charley's Aunt may be aging, but the current production at the E. Turner Stump Theatre proves there's still life in the old gal yet. The farce-comedy, first performed in 1892, is handicapped by a slow opening and an overabundance of plot coincidences. But the KSU Summer Theatre troupe sparks life into tried and true situations for an evening of laughs for much of the audience who attended the four performances last week. The play will open again Wednesday evening for a second four-night run at the air-conditioned Stump theatre. Much of the credit for the current production's success must go to Duane E. Reed, who not only served as director, but also took charge of settings and costuming as well. The Gay Nineties costumes are truly dazzling, and three handsome settings add to the resplendency of the show. Still, without the hilarious antics of that comic frump, "Charlie's Aunt," the play would never have survived time's ...
British Guiana Is Next Phi Delta Kappa Topic [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
British Guiana Is Next Phi Delta Kappa Topic The status of education in British Guiana will be discussed by two teachers from the British colony, Francis R. Williams and James Kilkenney, at a luncheon meeting Wednesday of Phi Delta Kappa, professional fraternity for men in education. Open to the public, the noon luncheon will be held in the upper room of the Robin Hood. Both speakers are graduate students at KSU and are candidates for master's degrees in August. In British Guiana Williams is a supervisor of education with the Ministry of Education, while Kilkenney is principal of an elementary school. Last week Phi Delta Kappans and their guests heard a progress report by Dr. Sam Biedler, KSU team member in the Tanganyikan education project co-sponsored by the University and the Agency for International Development (AID). "The whole concept of the project is to work ourselves out of a job as quickly as possible," Dr. Biedler said. He explained that the KSU staff is assisting Tangany...
Dr. Perry Elected Trustee of SDX [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Dr. Perry Elected Trustee of SDX Dr. Murvin H. Perry, chairman of the KSU School of Journalism, was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Buckeye Chapter of Sigma Delta Chi, national journalism society, on Tuesday, July 14. Dr. Perry joined the KSU faculty last September after having spent four years on the staff of the School of Journalism at Kansas State University. Prior to that he was assistant to the director of School of Journalism at the State University of lowa where he received his doctor of philosophy and master of arts degrees.
Dr. Stillings Named NASM Trustee [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Dr. Stillings Named NASM Trustee Dr. Frank S. Stillings, chairman of KSU's School of Music, has been named a trustee of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), it was announced today. Appointment was made by Dr. C. B. Hunt, president of the association and chairman of the School of Music at George Peabody College for Teachers. The NASM is the accrediting organization for music programs in higher education. Kent became a member of the NASM last year when the association accredited the University's undergraduate programs in music. Kent's graduate music programs were accredited earlier this month. Dr. Stillings came to Kent as chairman of the School of Music in 1962. Previously, he was on the music faculty at the University of Michigan.
Paintings by Two on Faculty Picked for Butler Art Show [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Paintings by Two on Faculty Picked for Butler Art Show Paintings by two members of the KSU art faculty have been selected for display from the nearly 2,000 paintings entered in the 29th Annual Midyear Art Show of the Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown. William Schock, associate professor of art, submitted an oil painting entitled "Ennui" for the show, while his wife, a KSU visiting artist, submitted an egg tempera painting called "The Shelves." Their works were among the 255 chosen for exhibit from the 1,952 entries in the show. Schock has been on the KSU faculty for 14 years. His "Ennui" was displayed in galleries in New York City last spring. Mrs. Schock, whose professional name is Hazel Janicki, has exhibited paintings in Paris and other major art centers of the world. One of her paintings has been purchased by the Butler Art Institute and is in its permanent display. Another of her paintings is in the display of the Melbourne Art Museum, Melbourne, Australia. The Butle...
Dr. Ritchie Speaks At Minnesota U. [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Dr. Ritchie Speaks At Minnesota U. Dr. Oscar W. Ritchie of KSU's Department of Sociology was a guest lecturer Monday at the University of Minnesota's Counseling and Guidance Institute. In addition to his talk, Dr. Ritchie led a seminar discussion on the psychological needs of the adolescent and the way culture may influence his behavior. A member of the Kent faculty since 1946, Dr. Ritchie is an authority in the field of adolescence and culturally disadvantaged youth. He is co-author of The Sociology of Childhood, a new college text, and An Evaluation of the Services of the State of Ohio to its Delinquent Children and Youth. His articles have appeared in such professional publications as Childhood Education and the Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology and Police Science.
Students Say: Student Union Not Adequate To Meet Needs of Campus [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Students Say: Student Union Not Adequate To Meet Needs of Campus The majority of students polled by the Summer News Wednesday morning said they thought the KSU Student Union was not big enough to adequately meet the needs of the campus. The dissatisfied students indicated a range of from $2 a quarter to $25 a school year as being a fair increase in student fees to build a new Union. The University has its own committee examining the situation, and it will report to President Robert I. White in late August or early September. The Summer News poll on the Student Union was not sanctioned by the committee nor does it have any official connection with the committee's work. In this random sampling KSU students were asked "Do you think the Student Union is big enough to meet the needs of the campus?" If the student indicated that the Union was not adequate he was asked "Would you be willing to pay additional fees to build a new Union and if so, how much?" Here are the answers: Bill Gordos,...