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Two-Year Degree Plan Is in Hopper for Kent [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 July 1965
Two-Year Degree Plan Is in Hopper for Kent Kent State plans to extend its degree programs at both ends of the academic pole. Having just this summer established doctoral study in three additional areas, the University is now considering a a two-year program leading to an associate Second of degree, according to President Robert I. White. Two It will be about two months before the Articles proposals are solidified, he said, adding that "at the moment we are exploring an associate-in-arts degree, and two-year programs in industrial technology, medical technology and the like." While this will not be a Community College as such, the president pointed out that "there are strong forces indicating we ought to pay attention to"the needs of those who are not candidates for the traditional four years of study leading to the baccalaureate degree. At its July meeting, the KSU board of trustees approved new doctoral study in solid state physics, business administration, and health and physical ...
Eastway Is Open [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 July 1965
Eastway Is Open Eastway Recreation Center will remain open during the second summer term from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m., Monday through Friday. It will be closed Saturdays and Sundays. The Center is located east of Bowman Hall and the stadium, near the stadium parking lot, at the end of Midway Drive. It provides opportunities for bowling, pool or billiards, ping pong and refreshments. A minimum fee is charged for bowling and billiards other activities are free.
Series' Behind-Scenes Details Occupy Weiser [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 July 1965
Series' Behind-Scenes Details Occupy Weiser Dr. John C. Weiser, associate professor of speech, program director of radio station WKSU-FM and director of the Artist-Lecture Series, has still another duty reading from one to 15 pieces of information he receives daily from individual artists or their agents. Dr. Weiser sorts the mail according to the category of the performers choral group, vocal soloist, dance company, instrumentalist, lecturer (and in what field) before turning it over to the Artist-Lecture Committee. The committee is made up of students and faculty with a faculty chairman and Dr. Weiser, ex officio. After the group has selected from two to six attractions in each category, adding any others the individual members might wish, the selection task is tossed back to Dr. Weiser. He then must begin the lengthy volleying of correspondence which results in a well-rounded, exciting summer program and another for the school year. The committee decides how many of each of the p...
Studies in Rome [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 July 1965
Studies in Rome Graduate student Ronald Guerrieri is studying Latin literature at the American Academy in Rome this summer under a scholarship from the Ohio Classical conference. A Lowelville resident, Guerrieri received the award for outstanding teaching of Latin at Struthers High School in Struthers. He is to receive his master of arts degree from Kent next month.
World-Wide Scientists Will Convene at Kent [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 July 1965
World-Wide Scientists Will Convene at Kent In Buffalo, a team of medical researchers is using liquid crystals to measure the size of cancer tumors. In Paris, French biophysicists at the Pasteur Institute are studying how cholesterol is held in systems akin to the blood system. At the University of North Carolina, a medical scientist is probing the possible connection between liquid crystals and the aging process. They all are among 47 scientists from the United States, Europe and Asia, who will report their findings at an international Liquid Crystals Conference August 16-20 at Kent State. More than 150 persons are expected to take part. Liquid crystals, substances sharing properties of both liquids and crystals, are present in soap, the human eye and in the human blood system in the form of cholesterol. A unique feature of certain liquid crystals is a super-sensi-tivity to heat and a chameleon-like ability to change color under temperature variations of a hundredth of a degree. "Th...
Charges Public Schools Fail To Upgrade Reading Tastes [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 July 1965
Charges Public Schools Fail To Upgrade Reading Tastes Public schools today not only fail to teach many children to read well, but also fail to develop the taste and judgment they will need in later life. That is the opinion of Dr. Roma Gans, professor emeritus of Columbia University's Teachers College, who spoke at the conclusion of the Summer Reading Institute. "No magazine is cheap enough or tawdry enough" not to sell to the reading public, Dr. Gans said. Teachers, she added, are being short-sighted if they ignore their responsibility to upgrade the reading selectivity of their students. Dr. Gans also criticized today's educational systems for ignoring the student who ha? fallen behind his grade level in reading ability. The so-called school dropouts are often "squeezed out by a system which ignores them instead of helping them," she added. Dr. Gans said educators must probe for better ways to teach reading skills, so that all adults will be able to read "the press, magazines, and...
Add 104 Frosh In Honor Plan [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 July 1965
Add 104 Frosh In Honor Plan The University has invited 104 new freshmen to participate in its Honors Program beginning in the fall. They join 139 other "select" students who were extended invitations earlier in the year. Participants were chosen on the basis of their high school academic records, scores on high school and college placement and diagnostic tests, and faculty recommendation. Kent began its Honors Program in 1960 as part of the University's continuing effort to strengthen academic standards and attract better qualified students. The program provides potentially superior students with more concentrated study. Course material is covered in greater depth than average classes and the emphasis is on individual initiative. Kent's program is recognized as one of the three best among state universities in the country. Currently 18 different KSU departments offer special honors courses.
Tots, Adults Use Speech-Hearing Clinic [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 July 1965
Tots, Adults Use Speech-Hearing Clinic Twenty years ago the University's Speech and Hearing Clinic opened in modest quarters on the third floor of Kent Hall, with six speech pathology and audiology majors and eight graduate students. Prof. John R. Montgomery started the clinic and is still its director, as well as chairman of the division of "speech P. and A." But today there are 265 undergraduate majors and 63 graduate students in the division. And instead of the crowded, humble suite of 1945 in Kent Hall, shared with the radio, rhetoric and public address divisions, the clinic has the most modern facilities obtainable in the new, air-conditioned Music and Speech Center. The clinic's services match its facilities. It performs both group and individual therapy, after careful diagnosis. There is a set fee for its services, "dependent upon what is done," according to Dr. Montgomery. All new and transfer students at the University and in the 13 academic centers are tested at the clinic...
Three Ohioans Get Army Bars Here [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 July 1965
Three Ohioans Get Army Bars Here Three KSU students, all from Ohio, have been commissioned second lieutenants in the U.S. Army Reserve. Lt. Col. Elvin F. Shultz administered the oath of office last Saturday to F. David Foreman, Donald E. Stafford and James B. Wilder, Jr. All three, graduates of the Army ROTC program here, are to receive degrees at Summer Commencement August 28. Lt. Foreman, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Dent Foreman of Barnesville, was commissioned in the medical service corps and will report for active duty next March. An accounting major, he is list- Ed in Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. He served as business manager and advertising manager of the Daily Kent Stater and was a member of Student Affairs Council. Foreman was elected to membership in Blue Key, national men's honorary, and Beta Alpha Psi, national accounting honorary. Lt. Stafford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Stafford of East Rochester, received an infantry commission and will report to Fort...
Grad Student Steinman Is Awarded Army Medal [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 July 1965
Grad Student Steinman Is Awarded Army Medal Capt. Charles A. Steinman, a regular army officer who is participating in the Civil Schooling Program and is working toward a master's degree at Kent, is the recipient of an Army Commendation medal. The award was presented to Captain Steinman last Saturday by Lt. Col. Elvin F. Shultz, professor of military science and head of KSU's Army ROTC program. According to the citation, Steinman "distinguished himself by meritorious service" from June, 1963 to June, 1965. He served in various assignments at First Army headquarters, Governors Island, New York, including chief of the special weapons operations center and maintenance officer of the mobility armament section of the office of the deputy chief of staff for logistics. "With exceptional executive a - bility and initiative," his citation reads, "he formulated doctrines and innovated improved procedures which promoted sound management in the successful monitoring and security of shipments of ...
Curtis, Cast Successful In Putting Play Across [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 July 1965
Curtis, Cast Successful In Putting Play Across Prof. Earle E. Curtis and his University Summer Theatre '65 cast admirably deliver the many messages of "Man for All Seasons." The Robert Bolt historical drama, based on the conflict between Sir Thomas More, lord chancellor of England, and King Henry VIII over the latter's desire for a divorce, will continue at 8:30 nightly through Saturday in E. Turner Stump Theatre. Much older and more experienced actors would be challenged by the heavily philosophical play. It epitomizes the multiple characters or "seasons" present in man, from the conscientious Thomas More (who was canon- ized by the Roman Catholic Church in 1935), to the bribeaccepting Richard Rich, from the mischievous Common Man to the unconscionable Thomas Cromwell. Undisputed star of the production is Tony Walsh as More. He manages to look, as well as act, the part, which is long and demanding, and is so convincing the last time he is to see his wife that he manages to bring a ...
THE CAST [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 July 1965
THE CAST The Common Man James L. Brown Sir Thomas More Tony Walsh Master Richard Rich .James N. Holm, Jt. Duke of Norfolk Phillip L. Robb Lady Alice More Carole Ann Murin Lady Margaret More Mary Schromen Cardinal Wolsey Richard D. Evans Thomas Cromwell Robert L. Smith Signor Chapuys Jim Crow Chapuys' Attendant ..Wayne Merholz William Roper Michael Brittain King Henry V111....T. Gambill A Woman Doris J. Ramsey Thomas Cranmer Robert A. Jensen
Urges Stepped-Up Defense Against Reds in Caribbean [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 July 1965
Urges Stepped-Up Defense Against Reds in Caribbean Possibility of Communist take-overs in the Caribbean area is "not an imaginary threat but a very real one," according to an expert on Latin America who spoke here last week. Daniel James, correspondent for the Latin American Times in Mexico City and author of five books on the area, lectured in the University's Latin American Studies program. James warned that Communist propaganda, broadcast from Radio Havana in Cuba, is heard extensively in such countries as the Dominican Republic and Haiti. He charged that previous administrations in Washington have not been alert enough to developments, and the "penetration and virtual occupation of Cuba by Moscow" was a failure of both the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations." Discussing President Johnson's swift action in the Dominican Republic conflict, James said the President was "paying closer attention to an area which had been sorely neglected in recent years."
He's Turkey-Bound in Corps [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 July 1965
He's Turkey-Bound in Corps Kenneth Stehlik, who received his bachelor of arts degree from Kent State in June, has joined the Peace Corps and is on his way to Turkey. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stehlik of Maple Heights, Ohio, he has just completed a month's training at Princeton University. The new volunteers will receive two months of overseas training at Robert College, Istanbul, after which they will be assigned to secondary schools throughout Turkey to teach the English language. They will expand the Peace Corps education program in Turkey as well as replace Peace Corps teachers who have completed their two years of service. During training at Princeton, Stehlik and the other new volunteers studied the Turkish culture, area and language. While at Robert College they will practice their teaching and receive further language instruction. A French major, Stehlik is a member of Pi Delta Phi, French honorary society. Stehlik
Repeat Musical Special Tonight [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 July 1965
Repeat Musical Special Tonight A two-hour special covering the growth of the Broadway musical in America will be repeated at 7 tonight on WKSU-FM. Featured President Robert I. White will be interviewed on the station's "Profile" at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, August 3. Don Larick will ask him questions on the future role of KSU in a megalopolis, Tanzania and other areas of University expansion. On Wednesday, August 4, a tape will be played of a recent speech on campus by Daniel James, Latin America expert, at 8:05 p.m. on "Crisis."
Concert To Feature Music of Strausses [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 5 August 1965
Concert To Feature Music of Strausses Viennese music will highlight the second concert of the season presented here by the Cleveland Summer Orchestra. Louis Lane will conduct the program, starting at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 10, in Memorial Gymnasium. Featured soloist will be Roy Waas on the French Horn. In the first half of the program, the orchestra will play the Turkish March from The Ruins of Athens by Beethoven; Symphony No. 3 in D Major by Schubert, and Concerto for Trench Horn and Orchestra No. 4 in E Tlat Major by Mozart. Following intermission, works of the Strauss family will be heard, including Radetzky March by Johann I, Austrian Village Swallows by Josef, Pizzicato Polka by Josef and Johann 11, Ticktock Polka from Die Vledermaus and On the Beautiful Blue Danube by Johann 11, and Race Track by Eduard. The Summer Orchestra also gave a concert at Kent a month ago, both appearances being part of the Summer Artist-Lecture Series. Free tickets for the reserved seat section a...