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Gives Talk On Growth [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 June 1965
Gives Talk On Growth A noted expert on school administration will speak here tomorrow on the effect of mushrooming urban populations on school systems. Dr. Archibald B. Shaw, chairman of the Department of Education Administration and Higher Education at Michigan State University, is first speaker in a free lecture series sponsored by the College of Education. He will discuss, "School Administration in a Megalopolis," at 10 a.m. Friday in the University Auditorium. Other educators to appear in the series are: June 29 —Dr. William C. Morse, professor of educational psychology, University of Michigan. July 6—Dr. Raymond Callahan, faculty member of the Graduate Institute of Education, Washington University, St. Louis. July 7 —Dr. Margaret Thompson, department of health and physical education, Purdue University, and Mrs. Elma Jones, chief psychologist, Dayton public schools. July 12 Robert Vosper, librarian of University of California at Los Angeles and presi-dent-elect of American Libra...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 June 1965
Organist Lewis Bruun will return to the campus for the third consecutive summer when he presents a recital at 8:15 p.m. next Tuesday in Recital Hall, Music and Speech Center. He will play selections by Franck, Bach, Jorgen, Durufle, and two contemporary American composers, Richard Purvis and Robert Elmore. A native of California, Bruun has concertized extensively on the east and west coasts, and has held numerous church positions, beginning at the age of 15. At present he is organist-director of Old First Presbyterian Church in Newark, New Jersey, and is a member of the organ and piano faculty at Westminster Choir College, Princeton. The recital is open to the public without charge.
Officials Study Job Opportunity Aid for Youth [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 June 1965
Officials Study Job Opportunity Aid for Youth A three-week training institute for officials of Ohio's new Youth Opportunity Centers will be held here June 28 through July 18, under the direction of Dr. Lawrence Litwack, associate professor of education. Scheduled to attend are those who will supervise the centers. One unit already has been opened in Cincinnati and others will be located in Cleveland, Akron, Columbus, Youngstown, Toledo, Canton and Dayton. The centers, which will be operated by the state Bureau of Employment Security, are designed to aid the thousands of youths unable to find jobs because they lack the necessary education or training. The total of such youths has been increasing steadily because automation is eliminating more and more jobs which require only minimum skils. Officials say the large number of school dropouts, the increasing crime and delinquency rates and the numerous selective service rejections are part of the overall problem. The institute, which wil...
Name New A-V Head [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 June 1965
Name New A-V Head Dr. Homer E. Salley of the University of Toledo has been appointed director of KSU's Audio-Visual Center for the summer. Dr. Salley has been A-V director and chairman of the Departmen of Audio-Visual Education at the Toledo school since 1960. Previously he was on the staffs of the University of Louisville, the University of Indiana and the Louisville Free Public Library.
Bid Approval Asked For New Structures [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 June 1965
Bid Approval Asked For New Structures When trustees of the University meet July 12, Business Manager Emil Berg will ask them to approve lowest bids for two new campus buildings. Funds for the $2.9 million chemistry building, first of several units in a new science complex, and the $1.4 applied science and fine arts building, to house the Department of Architecture and School of Journalism, were appropriated by the Ohio legislature in its 1963 session. "It is hoped that both buildings will be completed by the fall of 1966," Mr. Berg said, "but the present shortage of contractors' manpower is a problem." The construction is part of the University's $ll2 million, nineyear capital improvements program, in anticipation of campus student body growth from the present 13,000 to 24,000 or more by 1974. The applied science and fine arts building, to be located midway between Prentice and Johnson Halls, will provide classroom and laboratory space for the journalism school on the lower level. T...
Asian Film, Talks Set [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 June 1965
Asian Film, Talks Set First all-campus events of the Third Asian Institute on China and Japan will be a lecture Saturday morning and a film next Monday evening. The Institute opened June 21. Dr. Warren Tsuneishi, curator of Orientalia and political science lecturer at Yale University, will speak on 20th century Japanese political developments. The talk will be in room 208 Bowman Hall at 9 a.m. Saturday. A former member of the Library of Congress, Dr. Tsuneishi is author of a forthcoming book on Japanese politics. The award-winning Japanese film, The Seven Samurai, will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday in Lecture Hall A, Bowman. Dr. James K. Irikura, director of the Asian Institute, will give a brief explanatory lecture preceding the showing. The film, set in medieval Japan, gives insights into Japanese social and psychological behavior, according to Dr. Irikura. It has English sub-titles. Both events are open to the public without charge.
Performing Arts Calendar Has Music, Plays, Dancing [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 June 1965
Performing Arts Calendar Has Music, Plays, Dancing June 29 —Lewis Bruun, organ recital, 8:15 p.m., Recital Hall, Music and Speech Center. June 30-July 3 and July 5-10—"West Side Story," 8:30 p.m., Stump Theatre. June 30 —Mata and Hari, dance satirists, 8:15 p.m., University Auditorium. July 6—Cleveland Summer Orchestra, 8:15 p.m., Memorial Gymnasium. July 14-17—"A Sleep of Prisoners," 8:30 p.m., Stump Theatre. «• July 15 —New Lost City Ramblers, folk singers, 8:15 p.m., University Auditorium. July 21-24 and 26-31 —"A Man for All Seasons," 8:30 p.m., Stump Theatre. July 23 —University Summer Choir Concert, 8:15 p.m., Recital Hall, Music and Speech Center. July 28—The Original Piano Quartet, 8:15 p.m., University Auditorium. August 4-7 —"The Miracle Worker," 8:30 p.m., Stump Theatre. August 10—Cleveland Summer Orchestra, 8:15 p.m., Memorial Gymnasium. August 11-14—"Beat on Any Drum," 8:30 p.m., Stump Theatre. August 18 —William Paterson in "Profile of Holmes," dramatic biography of Ol...
Elfner Delues Into Aid for Lost Hearing [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 June 1965
Elfner Delues Into Aid for Lost Hearing Dr. Lloyd E. Elfner of the psychology department has started research designed to help improve teaching of the hard of hearing. He is conducting two projects under grants totaling $40,000 from the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. A primary objective of one project, he said, is to show the importance of "interaction between visual and auditory cues that are used in teaching the hard of hearing." Dr. Elfner went on to explain that "it has been shown that a person's ability to locate the source visually is impaired when an auditory cue is distorted. "For instance, if a person hears a sound louder in one ear, the source of the sound will be distorted. It will appear to be coming from a place closer to the ear in which the sound is intensified. "We want to find out if the reverse is true, if the distortion of visual cues can affect a person's ability to locate the source of sounds through his hearing. "If so, this ...
Faculty Spans World For Summer Work [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 June 1965
Faculty Spans World For Summer Work Eight faculty members have been awarded summer research fellowships by the University for projects ranging from music and poetry to con-flict-of-interest legislation. They are Dr. Frank Stillings, chairman of the School of Music; Dr. Harold Schwartz, associate professor of history; Dr. Brian W. Beeley, assistant professor of geography; Dr. Keith L. Ewing, assistant professor of biological sciences. Dr. Robert S. Getz, assistant professor of political science; Dr. Richard T. Heimlein, asistant professor of geology, and Dr. Arra M. Garab and Dr. Jacob Leed, assistant professors of English. Dr. Stillings will continue his study of a large body of music from the 16th and 17th centuries which he hopes will reveal in detail undiscovered techniques of composing during that period. Dr. Schwartz will compile material for a biography of Theodore Parker, one of the leading clergymen in the United States during the middle of the 19th century, Economic and soc...
Dizney To Study KSU Problems [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 June 1965
Dizney To Study KSU Problems Dr. Henry Dizney, educational research specialist, will be director of the University's Office of Institutional Research, starting July 1. He also will continue as director of the Examination Aids Center and a member of the education faculty. He succeeds Dr. Roy E. Wenger, who earlier this year was appointed director of the newly - created International Studies and Programs Office. As director of institutional research, Dr. Dizney will conduct studies focusing on current problems and issues within the University. Before coming to KSU, he taught at Western Reserve University and Cornell College in lowa.
Vietnam Stunts Friendship Hope of U.S., Hungary--Nagy [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 1 July 1965
Vietnam Stunts Friendship Hope of U.S., Hungary--Nagy Former Hungarian Premier Ference Nagy told students and visitors here last Thursday that the conflict in Vietnam has halted efforts to improve relations between the United States and Hungary. Nagy, a top official of the last freely - elected government in Hungary, made the statement during a two-day lecture engagement in Bowman Hall, in connection with the Institute on Understanding the Communist Challenge. The Institute, co-sponsored by the University's Soviet Area Studies Committee and the Cleveland Bar Association, opened June 21 and will end July 25. "Since the involvement of the United States in Vietnam," Nagy said, "all negotiations aimed at improving relations between Hungary and the United States have been halted because of pressure from Russia." He said Hungary is still controlled by the Soviet Union, which does not want to be accused of "fraternizing" with an enemy of Red China while the war is continuing. Nagy added, h...
A Kent from Kent At Kent in Kent! [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 1 July 1965
A Kent from Kent At Kent in Kent! Mrs. Lorrainne Kent of Kent, Washington, is at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, for six weeks to participate in the NDEA summer reading institute. "I'm having trouble addressing mail," says the fourth grade teacher. "With my 16-year-old daughter in Europe and my husband and 13-year-old son at home, I have many letters to write. I've already had one returned because I put "Kent, Washington,' on the return and 'Kent, Ohio' for the address. The situation could be worse. Mrs. Kent says she used to live on Washington Ave. in Kent — Washington, that is. "Everyone at home kidded me about coming here. They said this was one place I would be accepted. But you have to have a sense of humor about these things," she declares. "Now everyone here teases me. Anyone else could cut a class I couldn't." Sixty elementary and secondary school teachers and reading supervisors from Ohio and nine other states are taking part in the reading institute. Under auspices of...
Apply Now To Graduate [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 1 July 1965
Apply Now To Graduate While the general catalog states that prospective graduates must file application no later than the end of the quarter preceding the one in which they expect to graduate, some of the colleges have deferred deadlines. Applicants for the August 28 commencement in Arts and Sciences must file by July 3. The Colleges of Education and Fine and Professional Arts have set July 9 as their deadlines, and Business Administration has extended its final date to July 23. It is already too late to file intention to receive a graduate degree August 28, according to the Graduate School. Those anticipating degrees are to file their applications in the office of the registrar, Bowman Hall.
Honorary Seeks Applicants [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 1 July 1965
Honorary Seeks Applicants Applications for membership in Kappa Delta Pi, national education honorary, are available in the chapter offices, 203 A or 211 Franklin Hall. Undergraduates majoring in education with a minimum of 96 hours and graduate students with a minimum of 15 hours of education are eligible to apply. Completed applications must be returned to the chapter office by July 7 in order to be considered for the July 14 initiation.