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Enchanted World Is Theme Of Children's Play Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Enchanted World Is Theme Of Children's Play Thursday The enchanted world of witches and fairy kingdoms will unfold Thursday afternoon for children attending the opening performance of One Thousand and One Spells to Cast. The original children's play will run Thursday, Friday, and Saturday afternoons at 2:30 in the new studio theatre, "The Cellar," in the Music and Speech Center. The production is one of six plays being offered this season by the KSU Summer Theatre. The play's author and director is Gene Jackson, a theatre graduate student who will receive his master of arts degree in August. He also penned Ferdinand and the Dirty Knight, another Summer Theatre children's production, and Carbolic Acid Is Not as Sweet as White Ribbons, a sophisticated tragi-comedy which premiered at the Kent State University High School Theatre in May. A Thousand and One Spells to Cast concerns the evil activities of one "Witch Hokus-Pokus," who wants to cast a spell on the king to force him to marry ...
Dr. Halls Speaks At Kappa Delta Pi Initiation Banquet [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Dr. Halls Speaks At Kappa Delta Pi Initiation Banquet "Trends in English Education" was the topic Thursday of Dr. Wilfred Douglas Halls, visiting distinguished professor in education from Oxford University, England. He spoke at the annual banquet of Kappa Delta Pi, national honor society in education. Preceding the banquet, 54 persons were initiated into the society, including Dr. Halls, who was given honorary membership. Two faculty members, Mary E. Verhoeven, assistant professor of early childhood education, and Roger T. Beitler, associate professor of secondary education, were among those inducted. New student members are: Mrs. Ruth Andrews, Ruth Anstine, Mrs. Kathleen Bair, Mrs. Betty C. Barber, Franklin Baum, Mrs. Mary Bechnlein, Rose Bode, Albert Bricker, Mrs. Elizabeth Brinkerhoff, Cara Brunst, Barbara Butler, Mrs. Helen Callahan, Mrs. Helen Charnes, Mrs. Helen Chase, Laura Dalton, Susan Dante, Patricia Daugherty, Judith Derrick. Also, Mabelle Dickinson, Kay Donecker, Mrs. Wi...
Kelly, Noted Ohio Composer, Performs Graduate Recital [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Kelly, Noted Ohio Composer, Performs Graduate Recital Earl Kelly, KSU pianist-composer, presented a graduate recital Monday in Recital Hall of the Music and Speech Center. Noted throughout Ohio as a soloist, composer and ac- companist, Kelly performed works by Bach, Beethoven and Peter Mennin. Kelly will receive his master of arts degree in music from Kent in August and will join the University's music faculty on a full-time basis this Fall. He has taught parttime at Kent and at the University of Akron. He also has served as curator of music at the Akron Art Institute. As a piano soloist, Kelly has performed with the Akron Symphony and in recitals in Cleveland, Willoughby, Lorain, Athens, Canton, Warren, Akron and Detroit, Mich. He also has played at state conventions of the Ohio Music Teachers Association and Ohio Federation of Music Clubs. Kelly's compositions have been represented on programs in Ohio, New York City, Boston and Detroit. His works include about 50 songs, two major ...
64 Students Achieve Perfect Grades; 546 on Deans' Lists [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
64 Students Achieve Perfect Grades; 546 on Deans' Lists A total of 64 students achieved 4.0 averages or perfect grades during the Spring Quarter to lead the deans' lists in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, and Education. Of those recording straight A's 22 were in the College of Arts and Sciences, 4 in the College of Business Administration, and 38 in the College of Education. No students in the College of Fine and Professional Arts achieved four-points. Additionally, 546 students achieved places on the Deans' lists with grades averaging between 3.4 and 3.9 during the Spring Quarter. Among these 129 were in the College of Arts and Sciences, 39 in the College of Business Administration, 356 in the College of Education, and 22 in the College of Fine and Professional Arts. With 4.0 grades in the College of Arts and Sciences are: Barbara A. Ackerman, Donald D. Ault, Diana Barker, Mary Braun, Paul Carpenter, Janice A. Fisher, Nanette Gaylord, Eric Glanzer, Rober...
Army ROTC Cadets Nearing End of Summer Training Duty [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Army ROTC Cadets Nearing End of Summer Training Duty Thirty-three Army ROTC cadets from KSU are among some 4,000 training at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation near Harrisburg, Pa. The cadets' six-week training program will end Friday, July 31. President Robert I. White and Dean Clayton M. Schindler of the College of Education visited the training site Thursday and Friday, July 16 and 17. Lt. Col. Elvin F. Schultz, professor of military science at KSU, accompanied the administrators. Three Kent cadets, Hubert H. Basehart, William H. Oliver, and Richard E. Schroeder, will receive commissions as second lieutenants at the end of the camp. Oliver and Basehart will return to the campus for graduate degrees prior to entering active duty. Schroeder will do graduate work at the University of Chicago on a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship. The remaining 30 cadets attending the camp will return to Kent in Fall to complete their senior year of studies. They are: Ronald V. Coppolino, Wilbur Cramer, No...
Dr. Hirschfeld Visits Kent [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Dr. Hirschfeld Visits Kent Dr. Rudolf Arno Hirschfeld, mathematician and teacher from the Netherlands, is making a three-day visit to KSU's mathematics institute under the sponsorship of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Hirschfeld, who arrived Monday, is senior scientific officer of the Department of Mathematics, State University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. He is a member of the Netherlands' Committee for Modernization of the Mathematics Curriculum. He also serves as secretary of the National Committee for Examinations of Mathematics Teachers at Utrecht and is a lecturer in mathematics for the European Division of the University of Maryland. Formerly Dr. Hirschfeld was a teacher of mathematics, mechanics and astronomy in the Gymnasium Maimonides, Amsterdam. The eight-week mathematics in- stitute is designed to increase the classroom effectiveness of junior and senior high school teachers. Financed by a $67,800 grant from the National Science Foundation, ...
Balazs Holds Art Workshop in Home [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1964
Balazs Holds Art Workshop in Home John Balazs, assistant professor of art, is conducting an experimental art workshop at his studio residence this summer. The workshop is planned for both children and adults. Adults are working in watercolors, while children are engaged in experimental art activities. Much of the painting is being done in the outdoor setting surrounding Balazs' home at 5127 Rootstown Rd., Ravenna.
Somerset Maugham's Rain Will Open Wednesday Night on KSU Stage [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1964
Somerset Maugham's Rain Will Open Wednesday Night on KSU Stage "Sadie Thompson" will once again be kicking up her heels to the wail of the gramophone when Rain opens Wednesday night at the E. Turner Stump Theatre. The third production of the KSU Summer Theatre will run through Saturday night and play a second run August 5-8. Curtain time is 8:30 p.m. Based on a well-known Somerset Maugham short story, Rain is set in a seedy South Seas trading post in the height of the rainy season. The weather forces the intimacy of the missionary couple, "the Reverend and Mrs. Davidson," and the disreputable charmer, "Sadie Thompson." Although the dedicated "Reverend Davidson" seemingly converts "Sadie" from her sinful life, his efforts ultimately bring about a dramatically surprising climax. The play, written by John Colton and Clemence Randolph, will be directed here by Dr. William Zucchero, assistant professor of speech. Playing "Sadie," the role chat made a star of Jeanne Eagles, will be Carole...
Dr. White Tells Of Ohio Need For Planning [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1964
Dr. White Tells Of Ohio Need For Planning The formation of a coordinating group to handle problems common to the large urban areas in northeastern Ohio was suggested by Dr. Robert I. "White, KSU president, Friday. Speaking before the Cleveland Shrine Club, Dr. White said that the coordinating council he suggests would "add to the quality of life" in northeastern Ohio by bringing civic leaders together to solve common problems. It would help prevent duplication of effort in such things as transportation studies and construction of educational facilities, he noted. Dr. White also spoke of the need for the higher education master plan which is now being compiled by the Ohio Board of Regents. Citing enrollment increases, he said, "In the academic year just completed the colleges and universities of Ohio enrolled 214,000 students. This enrollment will grow to at least 339,000 by 1970 and 415,000 or more in 1975. "There has been a popular supposition that Ohio is well supplied with colleg...
Second Cleveland Summer Orchestra Concert Tonight [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1964
Second Cleveland Summer Orchestra Concert Tonight The Cleveland Summer Orchestra will present its second campus concert of the summer tonight at 8:30. The program in Memorial Gymnasium is open without charge to the public as part of the KSU Summer Artists Series. However, persons who have obtained free reserved seat tickets in Room 104, Merrill Hall, will be admitted to the reserved section of the gymnasium until 8:15 p.m. After this time, ticket holders and others will be admitted to all sections to the extent of the gymnasium's seating capacity. The 75-member orchestra, directed by Louis Lane, will open its program with "Slavonic Dance in C Major, Op. 42, No. 1," by Dvorak. "Theme and Variations in F Sharp Minor, Op. 19" by Dohnanyi and portions of the "Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92" by Beethoven will follow. The second portion of the program will include Tchaikovsky's "Serenade Melancolique" with a violin solo by Ernest Kardos. The orchestra will conclude its performance with...
First of Record-Breaking 3,400 Freshmen Arrive on Campus for Orientation Program [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1964
First of Record-Breaking 3,400 Freshmen Arrive on Campus for Orientation Program Some 670 incoming freshmen will be on campus this week as the first groups of 4,000 new students arrive Monday for the University's Pre-College Conference Program. A record-breaking 3,400 freshmen and 600 transfer students, many accompanied by their parents, will be participating in the orientation program which runs until August 28. Last year 3,300 new students attended the program which is under the direction of Dr. Lester G. Brailey. Coming in groups of 150, the students will stay for two days on campus for orientation sessions which include placement tests, academic advising sessions, registration procedures and tours of the campus. They will be acquainted with housing, the health center, personnel services, health and physi- cal education programs and the Reserve Officers Training Corps programs. This year members of the KSU faculty will take an even more active part in the orientation program. Cof...
KSU, Ohio Bell Propose Servicing 200 Schools With Instructional TV [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1964
KSU, Ohio Bell Propose Servicing 200 Schools With Instructional TV An instructional TV network linking some 200 schools in Portage and Summit counties was proposed jointly at a conference conducted by Ohio Bell Telephone Co. and KSU officials Thursday. Approximately 25 superintendents and executive heads of public school systems attended the day-long session in KSU's television studio in the Music and Speech Center. They were told that the proposed network would link 10 school systems and service almost 150,000 pupils. Dr. John J. Kamerick, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculties, told the public school executives that ' school systems in Greater Akron, like systems everywhere, are faced with the challenge of accommodating an exploding student population while maintaining high academic standards, and we feel that ITV is one of the best and most economical solutions for at least part of this problem." The educators named Lee Grimsley, superintendent of Portage Count...
Revolution, Change in Latin America Is Institute Topic [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1964
Revolution, Change in Latin America Is Institute Topic A former State Department analyst will lecture on ' Revolution, Political Instability and Change in Latin America" Monday at 9 a.m. in 114 Van Deusen Hall. The speaker will be Dr. George I. Blanksten, acting chairman of the Department of Political Science at Northwestern University. The lecture is sponsored by Kent's Latin American Institute and is open to the public. Blanksten was a political analyst for Latin American affairs with the U.S. State Department from 1942 to 1946 and has conducted field research in 12 Latin American countries. His research has included evaluations of technical cooperation projects in seven Latin American countries. The Northwestern political scientist has written two books on Latin American politics. They are Ecuador: Constitutions and Caudillos and Peron's Argentina. Blanksten also has contributed to numerous other texts and journals. In addition to Northwestern his teaching experience includes the...
Three Departments Get NSF Grants [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1964
Three Departments Get NSF Grants The biological sciences, physics and psychology departments of Kent State University have received total matching grants of $18,710 from the National Science Foundation. The money, to be matched by equal fund amounts from the University budget, will be used to purchase new equipment for instructing undergraduates in each field. The largest grant is $10,700 to the biological sciences. It will permit purchase of graphic recording systems and items for use in quantitative experimentation in vertebrate physiology. The physics department received $3,010 for purchase of instructional equipment in the atomic physics and nuclear laboratories. The psychology department will use its $5,000 grant to buy equipment such as "Skinner boxes", tape recorders, and additional measuring tools.
Dr. T. N. Bhargava On Reviews Staff [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1964
Dr. T. N. Bhargava On Reviews Staff A Kent State University mathematician will have a hand in appraising the future use of electronic computing machines. As a reviewer for the journal, Computing Reviews, Dr. T. N. Bhargava will appraise pertinent information from all possible sources dealing with information processing. Dr. Bhargava was recently appointed to the staff of the journal, the only publication of its kind in the field of computing. Computing Reviews is published by the Association for Computing Machinery, established in 1947 to advance the sciences and arts of information processing. Its current membership is more than 9,000. Dr. Bhargava is a specialist in the field of probability and statistics. His doctor of philosophy degree is from Michigan State University, and his bachelor and master of science degrees from Lucknow University in India where he was born.
Guidance Lab Offers Services to Students [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1964
Guidance Lab Offers Services to Students Students needing assistance with problems of an educational, vocational or personal-social nature are urged to contact the Guidance Laboratory of the Office of Student Personnel &amp; Counselor Education. Appointments can be made in person at the office, 303 Kent Hall, or by calling extension 304. The hours of the Guidance Laboratory are 8 to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 to noon on Saturday.
Institute Will Show Award Winning Film at 8 Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1964
Institute Will Show Award Winning Film at 8 Thursday The Young and the Damned, award-winner at the Cannes Film Festival, will be shown Thursday evening at 8 as part of the University's Special Program of Latin American Studies. The showing in Lecture Hall A, Bowman Hall, will be open to the public without charge. The feature-length film, directed by the famous Mexican director Luis Bunel, examines the outskirts of Mexico City, where adolescent gangs fight each other out of hate, fear and hunger. According to the reviewer of The New Yorker, the film is "terrible and remarkable . . . frightening and flawless." Dialogue is in Spanish with English subtitles. The Special Program of Latin American Studies is a cooperative effort of the departments of geography, history, political science and sociology. The program, which runs both summer sessions, includes courses, seminars, and individual investigation in the Latin American field. Further information about the program can be obtained fro...