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Dr. Hertzler Gets Grant To Further Nerve Study [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 August 1958
Dr. Hertzler Gets Grant To Further Nerve Study The effect of hormones on nerves that regulate blood pressure is being studied by Dr. Emanuel C. Hertzler, professor of biology. Dr. Hertzler has a one-year, $5,510 grant approved by the American Heart association. It is provided by the Portage county and Akron District Heart associations and comes from heart fund contributions. In Dr. Hertzler’s research, nerves regulating blood pressure are being exposed to hormones outside the body. The project involves removing a nerve and keeping it alive. Thus far, he has been able to keep an isolated rat nerve alive for 51 hours. This in itself is considered to be significant. At present, Dr. Hertzler is experimenting with serotonin, a hormone discovered by Dr. Irvine H. Page, director of research at Cleveland clinic, where he began his study last summer under a grant from the American Physiological society. Dr. Hertzler also has had research grants from the U. S. Public Health service and the Na...
Expect 2,400 New Students [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 August 1958
Expect 2,400 New Students More than 2,000 incoming freshman, plus 400 transfer students are expected at the University Sept. 22 when new student week begins. Dr. Charles E. Atkinson, registrar, said that last fall, 1,800 freshmen and 300 transfer students were enrolled. Because of an on-campus housing shortage, freshmen students with low high school grades and transfer students admitted on probation must find off-campus housing, under a new University rule.
509 To Receive Degrees Saturday At Graduation [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 August 1958
509 To Receive Degrees Saturday At Graduation A total of 509 degrees are scheduled to be conferred by Dr. Robert I. White Jr., vice president of academic affairs, at the 45th summer commencement exercises Saturday morning in Memorial gymnasium. Dr. Raymond J. Seeger, nationallyknown scientist will speak on the topic "The Frontier of Science Education.” Dr. Seeger and Dr. Lawrence G. Derthick, U. S. Commissioner of Education will receive honorary degrees. Dr. Derthick will receive the doctor of laws degree, while Dr. Seeger will be given the doctor of science degree. Degrees will be conferred upon 67 candidates in the College of Arts and Sciences, 64 in the College of Business Administration and 163 in the College of Education. In the Graduate School, 44 candidates are scheduled to receive the Master of Arts degree and 170 the Master of Education degree. One candidate is scheduled to receive the Master of Business Administration degree. (Candidates for advanced degrees are listed on ...
Kirk Teaches Private Class [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 August 1958
Kirk Teaches Private Class Dr. Charles F. Kirk, associate professor of foreign languages, is teaching a private class in Spanish for a group of elementary school pupils. The class, composed of nine girls from the third through the sixth grade level, is held three days each week. Dr. Kirk is testing the effectiveness of a new course of study prepared by a special committee of the Modern Language Association of America. The class began July 21 and will continue for six weeks. The group is learning functional Spanish conversation in its half-hour sessions. Children in the class are Karen Beckwith, Cecil Davey, Mary Foote, Virgina Kaltenborn, Helen Leyshon, Carol Lynne, Mary Ellen Myers, Ann Wiland, and Mary Williams.
Injuries Clinic Held Here [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 August 1958
Injuries Clinic Held Here Athletic injuries came under discussion at a conference sponsored by the Portage County Medical society at the University Tuesday. Dr. E. A. Webb, chairman of the medical group, opened the meeting with a talk on pre-season examinations. Seven other doctors, with subjects ranging from head and spine injuries to ankle injuries, also spoke. Wrestling Coach Joe Begala addressed the conference on the duties of a trainer. His address was followed by a panel question and answer period. The clinic concluded with a discussion of the Portage County grotto fund for athletic injuries.
Olson Authors New Textbook [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 August 1958
Olson Authors New Textbook Delmar W. Olson, professor of industrial arts currently on a leave of absence, has authored a new high school text book. Titled "Woods and Woodworking For Industrial Arts,” the book is published by Prentice Hall. The text contains information on all aspects of the wood industry. It features material on related sciences and technologies such as finishing and upholstering, and provides data on consumer guidance, vocational opportunities, and the recreational phases of woodworking. More than 300 photographs and drawings accompany the text. The objective of the book is to encourage a change in emphasis from hand tool methods to machine methods.
215 In Graduate School To Get Masters’ Degrees [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 August 1958
215 In Graduate School To Get Masters’ Degrees The following are candidates for advanced degrees at the annual summer commencement. Master of Arts Mark Anthony, Charles Russell Blosser Jr., David Glenn Bowers, John Brett, Donald Gair Bushnell Jr., James Clinton Cunningham, Mary Elizabeth Dickinson, Patty Ann T. Earle, Glennard Holl Elder Jr., Louis Otto Erdmann, Dolly H. Gray, Josephine M. Harris, Dorothy Lyon Heim, Mable Irene Hershberger, David E. Hinebaugh. John W. Hogarty, Nan S. Holman, Warren Marshall Howe, Virga West Jones, K. N. Kapur, Dean H. Keller, Stuart M. Klein, Helena Korewa, Robert Cramer Kruse, Jacque Herbert Leitzke, Raymond J. Lewis, Roland Clark McCully, Claude Thomas Mangrum Jr., Fred William Meitzer, Martin E. Rand. Jessie N. Reddy, Florence Brown Rumbel, Warren D. Sarley, Louisa Stone Schantz, Frederick C. Schlein, Domenico Scolaro, Herbert Steinberg, Lois R. Stillwell, Ralph Mandell Tutt Jr., Kenneth Lee Whipkey, Robert J. Willmot, Frederick Marquis Worrell, ...
Dr. Hadley At "Preview” [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 August 1958
Dr. Hadley At " Preview” Dr. Loren S. Hadley, who has been director of new student week, is one of the leaders this week at a "College Preview” at Fredonia N.Y. State Teachers college. Following this, Dr. Hadley leaves for Orlando, Fla., where he will be school psychologist. Guidance counselors in New York state have been invited to nominate high school juniors for preview. Two hundred will be selected to go to the Fredonia campus for a few days living and studying as if they were undergraduates. According to Dr. Hadley, the preview boosts interest in college and gives the youngsters a clearer notion of how tough it will be. The result is that they work harder in their senior year of high school. It also eases the transition from high school to college and makes the freshman year, the toughest year of college, less so. Dr. Hadley says.
20 To Become 2nd Lieutenants [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 August 1958
20 To Become 2nd Lieutenants Sixteen Army and four Air Force ROTC students will be commissioned second Lieutenants during commencement exercises Saturday in Memorial Gymnasium. Army ROTC students scheduled to be commissioned are: David G. Barr, Glenn R. Cox, Donald L. Dickison, Charles E. Fensch, Charles E. Gibson, Jr., James E. Gow, Ray C. Isaacs, 11, William C. Isenberg, Emery J. Kopcso, John D. McCarter, Jerry L. McDermott, Arthur W. Minkel, Richard F. Moore, Ronald N. Taiclet, James R. Uebelhart, and David Walters. Air Force ROTC students are: Steven P. Geroski, 111, Gordon L, Hall, Ross A. Hobby and Richard K. Vogel.
Cutts To Head Reading Clinic [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 August 1958
Cutts To Head Reading Clinic Dr. Warren G. Cutts, director of the University’s reading center, will direct a four-day reading conference in Marietta, Ga., from Sept. 8 to 12. Approximately 100 elementary teachers are expected to participate in the conference. The program will be concerned with techniques for improvement of classroom instruction. Dr. Cutts is a life member of the National Education association and of the International Reading association. He belongs to Kappa Delta Pi, National Conference on Research in English, American Association of University Professors and the National Society for the Study of Education. Dr. Cutts has been actively engaged in research and experimental studies in reading and is the author of numerous articles in professional journals.
University’s Rare Books To Have Special Section [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 August 1958
University’s Rare Books To Have Special Section The University’s rare book collection will have a special section in the $1,413,000 addition to Rockwell Library when it is opened next month. The 500-volume collection will be housed in a separate room with tailor made stacks and display cases. Most of the volumes in the collection once belonged to the late Paul L. Feiss, Cleveland clothing manufacturer. An acquaintance of Librarian John B. Nicholson, Jr., Mr. Feiss stipulated in his will that the University be given the opportunity to acquire the collection. Following his death in 1932, the family carried out his wishes, and 5,000 volumes were sold to the University. More than 400 volumes fell into the category of collector’s items and formed the core of the University’s rare book collection. The rest were put to use in the |&gt;main circulating collection. These books, mostly in the fields of social studies and languages, are still used daily by students and faculty members....
Mother Of Year To Get Degree After 33 Years [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 August 1958
Mother Of Year To Get Degree After 33 Years Ohio’s reigning mother of the year, Mrs. Elizabeth Norman of Newcomerstown, will end her 33-year quest for a college degree on Aug. 23. With five of her six children looking on, the attractive 50-year-old widow will receive her bachelor of science degree during the University’s 45th annual summer commencement. Mrs. Norman has raised three sons and three daughters by herself since her husband died in 1944. Mrs. Norman began working on her degree at Muskingum college in 1925. Over the years, however, her college study has been sidetracked by a lack of funds on two different occasions and raising a family. Four of her children already have been to college. Donald, 22, attended Ohio State university two years before going into the Army. Mrs. Beverly Norman Crumley is working toward a degree at Ohio State. Mrs. Mary Norman Bowman attended Denison, and Terry, 18, is a sophomore at Muskingum college. Helen, 17, and Robert, 13, still live at home....
Stopher Gains Softball Title [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 August 1958
Stopher Gains Softball Title Stopher Hall whipped the Collegiates 12 to 8 last week to win the summer softball championship. Stopher has won five in a row with Vince Perrone the winning pitcher in ail five victories. In other action Sigma Alpha Epsilon defeated the Collegiates 8 to 2. Sigma Alpha Epsilon and the Greek All Stars tied for second place and the Collegiates placed last. In golf, Vince Crawford fired a 76-74-150 to win the tournament played last week at Meadowview.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 August 1958
TOP MOTHER GETS DEGREE—FamiIy of Ohio’s Mother of the Year, Mrs. Elizabeth Norman of Newcomerstown, watches as she tries on academic cap for Saturday’s graduation. Looking on are Helen, Terry, Mrs. Mary Norman Bowman and Mrs. Beverly Norman Crumley. Another son, Donald, is in the U. S. Army, while Robert lives at home. Mrs. Norman began study for a degree in 1925 at Muskingum College and was sidetracked by lack of funds and raising three sons and three daughters. Her husband died in 1944. Last October she was named mother of the year by the Ohio Child Conservation League.