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Liquid Crystal: Key to Human Health? In Cancer... In Aging... [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 August 1965
Liquid Crystal: Key to Human Health? In Cancer... In Aging... Does the mysterous "liquid crystal," a chameleon-like substance with super - sensitive properties, hold the answer to an eventual cure for cancer? British scientist Dr. E. J. Ambrose of London University has been wroking for more than a decade on the possibility. His hope that the exotic liquid crystal "may" contain the key that unlocks the cancer secret is based on an even bolder assumption: "The very existence of life on earth appears to depend on certain liquid crystal phenomena," Dr. Ambrose told more than 100 fellow scientists from three con- tinents at Kent's International Liquid Crystal Conference. Dr. Ambrose, a physical chemist and researcher at London's Royal Cancer Hospital, discussed the use of liquid crystals to "order the structure of living cells" and thus possibly cure or prevent the growth of malignant tumors such as cancer. Liquid crystals are unique in the scientific world because they share the propert...
SUMMER IN REVIEW Groundbreaking Ceremonies Highlight Two Busy Sessions [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 August 1965
SUMMER IN REVIEW Groundbreaking Ceremonies Highlight Two Busy Sessions Ground-breaking ceremonies featuring Gov. James A. Rhodes ... a unique gathering of scientists from all over the world . . . the appointment of a new dean . . . the establishment of an Institute for Fresh Water Studies. These were among the top stories at Kent State University this summer. While the student body dwindles to half its usual size, and all activities slow to a liesurely pace, summer at KSU is not without newsworthy events. Highlights of the summer are summarized below. Williams Hall Gov. James A. Rhodes was on hand last week for the dedication of Kent's new $3.5 million chemistry building, part of a $25 million science complex which will further research and teaching on campus. Rhodes was joined by Ohio Development Director Fred Neuenschwander, members of the Ohio legislature and other dignataries. The new building, Williams Hall, is named for the late John R. Williams, who served as president of Ken...
Journals Note Sicuro Study [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 August 1965
Journals Note Sicuro Study A study of students at Kent State's academic centers, conducted recently by Dr. N. A. Sicuro, has been reported in two national publications. Dr. Sicuro, director of program planning and development for Kent's division of academic centers, has his findings described in "The Journal of Educational Research" and the "Phi Delta Kappan," a professional education monthly. His study showed that at least half of the students in Kent's academic centers probably would not have been able to go to college without the center program. He recommended that "the state will be well served if it carries college opportunities closer to the talent at a modest cost to the individual."
Lane Leads Orchestra To Open Series July 5 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Lane Leads Orchestra To Open Series July 5 The Cleveland Summer Orchestra with Louis Lane conducting will give its 15 th pops concert at Kent State University at 8:30 p.m. July 5 in Memorial Gymnasium, to open the summer ArtistLecture Series. Alberto Lleras Camargo, who will speak at 11 a.m. July 11 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, was president of Colombia in 1945-46 and 1958-62. He is a distinguished scholar, rector of the University of the Andes and director-general of the Organization of American States. Brazilian folk singer Olga Coehlo will present a concert at 8:30 p.m. July 19 in University Auditorium. One of the great singerguitarists of the present day, she sings both folk songs and the art of modern and classical composers. The Cleveland Orchestra, under Lane's baton, will return at 8:30 p.m. August 9 in Memorial Gym. Then, on August 16, Janos Starker, cellist who has been called the greatest living master of his instrument, will play in University Auditorium, starting at 8:30...
Eleven on Faculty Given Sabbaticals [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Eleven on Faculty Given Sabbaticals Eleven faculty members, including a dean and three department heads, have received approval for sabbatical leaves during the 1966-67 academic year. Action of the Sabbatical Leave Committee was announced by Dr. John J. Kamerick, vice president and dean of faculties. Those who will be away for varying periods are Dr. Clayton M. Schindler, dean of the College of Education, from Ji»ly 1 to December 31; Dr. Maurice Baum, chairman of the department of philosophy, spring quarter; Dr. Burton Gorman, chairman of the department of secondary education, full academic year; Prof. Elmer Novotny, chairman of the School of Art, spring quarter. Dr. Maury D. Baker, professor of history, spring; Dr. J. Cleve Carroll, professor of chemistry, winter; Dr. Frances Harshbarger, professor of mathematics, spring; Dr. Virginia Harvey, professor of physical education, fall and winter. Dr. James N. Holm, professor of speech, spring; Dr. Hallock F. Raup, professor of geography...
Want To Sing? [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Want To Sing? Anyone interested in singing with the Summer Choir is to contact Prof. Robert H. Foulkes, director, any time this week in E203, Music and Speech, to make arrangements for an audition. The choir rehearses from noon until 1 p.m. daily in room Ell 2, Music and Speech, and Professor Foulkes said participants may audit or receive credit. A concert is planned for the last Friday of the first summer session, July 22.
Education Lectures Cover Wide Topic Range [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Education Lectures Cover Wide Topic Range Subjects ranging from evaluation and measurement to library science and educational administration will be explored in the College of Education Summer Lecture Series. Dr. Donald M. Medley of the Educational Testing Service will give two talks next' Monday to open the series. His topic for students will be "The Emerging Science of Effective Teacher Behavior," at 10:15 a.m. in Recital Hall, Music and Speech Center. He will address faculty at a 2:30 p.m. colloquium on "Methodology of Studying Teacher Behavior" in the Education Building faculty lounge. Dr. Elzo Velema's subject will be "European Education: Crises and Remedies," at his 11 a.m. July 7 talk in University Auditorium. Dr. John W. Struck will lecture at 7 p.m. July 12 in Recital Hall, Music and Speech. He has chosen "Vocational Education, Today and Tomorrow," as his topic. At 8 p.m. August 2, Dr. Edward A. Bantel will speak oil "Projection—l*9Bo: Society and Education," in the Recital...
'Mary, Mary' Starts Tomorrow, Is First of Five Summer Plays [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
'Mary, Mary' Starts Tomorrow, Is First of Five Summer Plays Jean Kerr's sparkling comedy, "Mary, Mary," which recently ended a five-year run on Broadway, launches a varied fare of Summer Theatre '66 in E. Turner Stump Theatre of the air-conditioned Music and Speech Center at 8:30 tomorrow night. Repeat performances will be June 25, 28, 29, 30 and July 1 and 2. The play is directed by Prof. Earle E. Curtis, KSU's director of dramatic activities. Cast members are Carolyn Randsell as Tiffany; Robert Hilliard as Dirk; Dave Whitmer, Oscar; Laura Waterbury, Mary, and Ray Wise, Bob. The laugh-packed play offers a warm and witty study of a marriage headed for the rocks. The wife of renowned drama critic Walter Kerr has combined her famous comic gift with sure theatrical skill to produce a steady flow of funny lines and situations, as she did in the popular "Please Don't Eat the Daisies." Second presentation will be "Rashomon," a fantasy by Fay and Michael Kanin, under Dr. William H. Zuccher...
Libraries Set Hours [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Libraries Set Hours KSU's main library will be open during both summer sessions from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 1 to 10 p.m. on Sunday. The chemistry and physics library will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, and 2 to 10 p.m., Sunday. In announcing the summer schedule, Rose L. Vormelker, executive officer of the library, noted the following exceptions: July 3, 4 and 24, closed; Friday, August 26, open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, August 27, open 8 a.m. until noon.
Important Dates Given [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Important Dates Given Deadline for change of program for the first summer session is 3:30 p.m. today at the records information counter, Bowman Hall. A reminder of other important dates for the summer, issued by the Office of Admissions and Records, includes the following: July 4 Independence Day. No classes, offices closed. July 20-22 Registration, payment of second summer session fees for students enrolled in first summer term, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., records information counter, Bowman. July 22 Registration for new students not enrolled in first summer term, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 23 First summer term classwork ends, 5 p.m. July 25 All University classwork begins for second session, 7:45 a.m. July 25-27 .... Change of program, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. August 20 Last day for prepayment of fees for fall quarter for all returning students. August 26 Second summer term classwork ends, midnight. August 27 Commencement, 9:30 a.m.
Full Class Load Needed For Draft Deferments [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Full Class Load Needed For Draft Deferments Kent State men who want to keep their student draft deferments should plan to carry full-time class loads of 48 quarter hours per academic year. This was the advice of Dr. J. Quentin Jones, director of admissions and records, after meeting with federal and state Selective Service officials. According to Dr. Jones, the chief of Ohio's manpower division of Selective Service says local draft boards across the country expect male students to complete a four-year degree program in four years. "Those who exceed this period, for whatever reason, can anticipate an investigation by their local draft boards," Dr. Jones reported. "The Selective Service System has asked colleges and Universities to report the status of\all male students not less than two times during the academic year—once at the beginning, to certify enrollment as a full-time student, and again at the end of the year. "The report is to include scholastic rank by class and the number ...
Kent Gets Its First Peace Corps Unit [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Kent Gets Its First Peace Corps Unit If you see a group of young men on campus conversing in Spanish, they well might be part of the first Peace Corps training program at Kent State. Some 40 youths, scheduled to be assigned to South America, will be here for 10 weeks, starting July 10. Following their work at KSU, they will have a three-week field training course in Puerto Rico. About half the youths will be sent to Venezuela to conduct an industrial training program. The others will be assigned to Bolivia to assist with a vocational education program. Each volunteer will spend approximately two years outside the United States. Trainees will average about 67 hours of classroom work each week at Kent. They will study language, area culture, world and American affairs, technical subjects, and receive training in physical education, health and medical areas. Director of the training program is Charles F. Kegley, assistant professor of health and physical education. He served as assista...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Photo Courtesy of Information Service OHIO HISTORIAN FREDERICK B. Artz of Oberlin, center, looks over a copy of bis latest book, "Renaissance Humanism." It is the first work published by the Kent State University Press, created last summer. The first two autographed copies went to President Robert I. White, right, and C. Howard Allen, director of the University Press. Emeritus professor of history at Oberlin College, Dr. Artz has written a half-dozen books dealing with European history and is an authority on the Renaissance.
50 Attending Math Institute [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
50 Attending Math Institute Some 50 high school teachers from Ohio and 17 other states are attending Kent State's eighth Summer Mathematics Institute, which opened Monday and continues through August 12. The eight-week program of concentrated study, financed by a grant from the National Science Foundation, consists of three courses: geometry for teachers, algebra for teachers and modern high school mathematics. Teachers completing the program can earn a maximum of 12 quarter hours of credit. Lecturers are Dr. L. Earle Bush, professor and former chairman of the department of mathematics; Dr. Kenneth B. Cummins, professor of mathematics and director of the institute, and John Young, instructor in mathematics.
Fricke Speaks [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Fricke Speaks Edwin P. Fricke, publications editor of the University, will present a paper at the national convention of the American College Public Relations Association, to be held July 7 and 8 in Boston. His subject will be "How to Plan, Compile, Write and Publish a University Publications Manual." Fricke, former director of the journalism department at Loyola University, New Orleans, came to Kent last summer. A graduate of Loyola and the University of Mississippi, he also was on the staffs of the New Orleans Times- Picayune and the State and Item newspapers.