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FELLOWSHIPS FOR GRADUATE STUDY [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 January 1961
FELLOWSHIPS FOR GRADUATE STUDY Fellowships for graduate study in Rumanian and Polish universities are being offered to American students for the academic year 1961-62, it was announced by the Institute of International Education. Applications must be filed by January 15, 1961. The Rumanian and Polish governments have offered the fellowships as part of exchange arrangements with the United States, and included are tuition and monthly stipends for living expenses. The Polish government will also offer living accommodations on the university campuses and medical care to those who are granted scholarships for study in that country. The U.S.-Rumania arrangement supplements the awards with travel grants, offered by the U.S. Government, and covering the costs of round-trip travel, 25 lbs. excess baggage and an allowance for several days of pre-de-parture orientation activities in Washington, D.C. Similar grants will be made for several recipients of Polish fellowships who have at least a M...
WEEKEND SKIING EXCURSION TO CAL SKI LODGE [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 January 1961
WEEKEND SKIING EXCURSION TO CAL SKI LODGE The annual weekend skiing excursion to the Cal Ski Lodge at Norden has been scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, February 10, 11 and 12. The rate for students is $17.50 for the weekend, $21.pp for faculty, alumni and employees. This fee includes: • De luxe charter bus transportation • Lodging Friday and Saturday nights • 3 meals on Saturday • 2 meals on Sunday • Free movies at the Lodge Saturday night The time schedule calls for a departure time from in front of the Millberry Union at 6:00 p.m., Friday, February 10, and return departure time from the Ski Lodge at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, February 12. Skiers must supply their own bedroll and skiing equipment. The lodge is operated on a dormitory basis, so as to reduce costs with everyone doing a daily 10-15 minute chore around the lodge. The excursion is open to students, faculty, alumni and employees. Reservations may be made at the Mi I Iberry Union Central Desk. Deadline for sign-ups is se...
FINANCING THE STUDENT UNION [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 23 February 1961
FINANCING THE STUDENT UNION by JOHN C. DITTMER, SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY The Millberry Student Union has three basic sources of income; these are the book store, the cafeteria, and student dues. All expenses incurred by the Union must be met by the above sources of revenue, or financial instability will result. For example, last year (ending June, 1960), the Union had a gross income of $554,376.49. The net profit realized for the entire year was $895.52. The Union, as a whole, is running in the black, so what's all the trouble about? An analysis of last year's income-expenditure sheet reveals that the student cafeteria lost over $14,000, while the actual operation of the Union required another $23,000. The only bright star in the sky was the book store, which showed a profit of over $38,000 — more than enough to counteract the losses due to operations and the cafeteria ($895.52, to be exact). There is one more pertinent figure which I would like to add at this point: In addition to the b...
VETERINARY MEDICINE AND SENIOR MEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 23 February 1961
VETERINARY MEDICINE AND SENIOR MEDS. On Dec. 7, 1960, a small, but hardy group of Senior Medical Students left the comparative safety of the city on a trek through the wilds of Northern California — to Davis. There they were warmly greeted by the Senior Veterinary students for the first half of the Annual Medical exchange days. The visitors from San Francisco were treated to an afternoon of very interesting exhibits and demonstrations. Many of the similarities and differences of veterinary and human Medicine became opinions during the course of the afternoon. The same evening, the travelers were wined and dined in very fine style before returning home. Our "hats are off" to the veterinary students at Davis for their hard work and warm hospitality which made the day so enjoyable. The Senior Med Class is now at work, planning the second half of the exchange, to be held here at U.C.M.C. in April. We only hope that we can plan as fine a day as they had for us.
GUEST EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 23 February 1961
GUEST EDITORIAL (Editor's Note: The following special statement was jointly prepared and submitted by the Dean of Students, Dr. Adrienne Batts, and the Director of the Millberry Union, Robert A. Alexander.) This editorial is being written on February 14, 1961, the eve of a critically important experiment involving the Student Union. Two weeks ago, Dr. J.B. deC. M. Saunders, Provost of the Medical Center, issued a notice to all students stating that, "On February 15, the two cafeterias in Moffitt Hospital will be closed to all students and reserved exclusively for the faculty and non-academic personnel. Students are requested to use the eating facilities of the Millberry Union, both for coffee breaks and meals. The faculty is encouraged to use the Union also." At this time, it is our intent to provide SYNAPSE readers with certain background information referable to the Provost's statement, and in an anticipatory fashion, attempt to answer key and related questions. It should be point...
SKETCHES BY TROUVERE [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 23 February 1961
SKETCHES BY TROUVERE Impressions of a contemporary Wandering Minstrel An interesting annual social phenomenon is now taking place in the dental school (according to the-l hopereliable testimony of a dental student friend of mine). It seems that this is the time when the senior students are informed as to whether or not they may graduate. It seems that the dental school, unlike most forms of educational institutions which have set goals and course requirements — the completion of which equals graduation — possesses a shifting and elusive standard that places the student in a position of continual wonder as to where he is. The statements of position received by the seniors are of two types: (1) "You might graduate," and (2) "You won't graduate." There is no "You will graduate" issued. This places some students in the almost inconceivable position where dental school (for them) becomes longer than the quest for the bachelor's, medical, or Ph.D. degrees. Not knowing what knowledge it ta...
MARGARET BRIDGMAN VISITS U.C. [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 23 February 1961
MARGARET BRIDGMAN VISITS U.C. Margaret Bridgman of the Russell Sage Foundation, a noted leader in the field of nursing, visited the School of Nursing, U.C. Medical Center, San Francisco, February 6-10. She met with key people in nursing education and nursing service, to discuss various aspectsof the nursing profession. On Friday, February 10, in Toland Hall, she was the guest speaker at an assembly for faculty and students.
From the Desk of the Union Director [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 23 February 1961
From the Desk of the Union Director A look ohead ot some special events scheduled between this dote and the next issue of the Synapse FILMS: • FEBRUARY 24 - "A Hatful of Rain" - (with Eva Marie Saint, Don Murray and Anthony Franciosa.) • MARCH 3 • "The Detective" (Father Brown) Featuring Sir Alec Guiness, the world's most adaptable comedian, this time cast as a sleuthing cleric. • MARCH 10 ■ Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises" (Tyrone Power, Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer and Errol Flynn.) MUSICAL PROGRAMS: • TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28: A very special program of choral music by the SANTA BAREARA CHAMBER SINGERS - 10:00 noon, Union Main Lounge. (See special article, this issue.) • Coming, MARCH 10: The PAGANINI STRING QUARTET. (See the next issue of Synapse.) • Coming, MARCH 14: The SANTA BARBARA WOODWIND QUINTET. (See the next issue of Synapse.) ART EXHIBITS: Beginning on February 24, the Union Fine Arts Committee will present the works of the distinguished San Francisco artist, Mr. Earl Thollander...