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Flippered Visitors Study Skin Diving Techniques [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 July 1959
Flippered Visitors Study Skin Diving Techniques Recent morning visitors to the pool* in Memorial gymnasium have been confronted with Mars-like creatures with seeming affinity for the darker depths of the pool. These flippered, goggle-eyed, hump-backed-appearing creatures are not out of space visitors—denizens of the murky waters of another planet. Rather, they are representatives of "Ohio’s finest”—Highway Patrolmen working overtime to master the techniques of skin diving. Because of recent water accidents in the area, Ravenna Patrolman Jack Forbes felt that Patrolmen could render better service if they were trained in deep water procedures. Forbes contacted University officials, who put him in touch with Bill Gebhart, president of KSU’s Skin Diving club. Gebhart, a senior conservation ma- from Kent, agreed to instruct a group of Patrolmen in skindiving techniques, and the University made the Memorial pool available for the instruction. Forbes, Don Brumback, Nick Hannison, and Mac M...
Fifty Years Of Theater Set For UT [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 July 1959
Fifty Years Of Theater Set For UT University Theatre, in keeping with KSU’s year-long semicentennial observance, will present a series of plays next season following the theme, "50 years of American theater.” All the plays were written and produced in the past half century. Maxwell Anderson’s "What Price Glory?” will open the observance. The play was first presented in 1910. UT will offer a play from each of the five decades. Other plays in the series are "Desire Under the Elms,” 1920; "Street Scene,” 1930; "All My Sons” and "Summer and Smoke” 1940. The final production will be "Cave Dwellers,” 1950. "Desire Under the Elms” will be the annual freshman play. Prof. G. Harry Wright, faculty director of UT, has named the following students as members of University Theatre’s staff for the semicentennial year: Ralph Miller, theatre manager; John de Groot and Cheri Smith, assistant theatre manager and publicity; Joanne Ulrick and Neva Wyrick, box office, and John Keck, social chairman.
Stow Principal Cave-In Victim [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 July 1959
Stow Principal Cave-In Victim Roy B. Parpart, principal of Highland Elementary school in Stow, died last week from injuries received in an excavation cave-in. Parpart, 58, was working in a nine-foot deep water line excavation near his home when the walls collapsed, pinning him in an upright position until rescuers freed him. He had been in the Stow position since 1955 and had been a teacher and school administrator in the area for 35 years. He had taught at Hamden and Burton in Geauga county, and also in Palmyra, Akron, Cuyahoga Falls and Tallmadge. A graduate of Kent State University, Parpart received a master’s degree from the University last year.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 July 1959
Aaron Buchman of Buffalo, New York, demonstrates electronic devices which he uses to facilitate the teaching of mathematics in Hutchinson Central high school. Buchman. second from right, had just concluded a lecture to the National Science Foundation Summer Mathematics institute currently in session on campus. Dr. Kenneth Cummins, mathematics professor and director of the institute, looks over Buchman’s shoulder. Instituters are, left to right, Emily Meitzke, Barbara Houston, David Toda, and John Shilling in the background.
Resick Enters Century Club [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 July 1959
Resick Enters Century Club Coach Matt Resick has been named an award winner and member of Bike Web Century club for his record of 101 victories in baseball. The honorary organization is open to any college or high school coach whose athletic teams have won 100 or more contests in any sport. William Matthei, coach at Bayview high school, Milwaukee, received the first award. Matthei originally suggested the idea of the Century Club in a letter to Sports Trail, a monthly newsletter published by the Bike Web Co. It was Matthei’s hope that perhaps some unknown coach who had done an outstanding job in school sports might get a break from this type of recognition. The Century Club award, a framed certificate, is presented to any qualifying coach whose record is submitted to Sports Trail.
Chair Tourists Leave Today [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 July 1959
Chair Tourists Leave Today A tour of the B. L. Marble Chair company in Bedford is being led today by William E. Heasley, instructor in industrial arts. This is another in the series of tours sponsored by the University for the purpose of enabling students to get first-hand knowledge in a variety of fields. University faculty members who are specialists in the fields concerned give explanation and interpretation of things observed on tours. Those touring the Marble Chair company will observe the manufacture of furniture for offices, libraries, and schools. The group will return to Kent by bus at about 5 p.m.
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 July 1959
CAMPUS CALENDAR JULY 16 SUMMER TOUR* B. L. Marble Chair Company, Bedford. Tour leaves Union at 12:30 p.m. 17 BAND CONCERT. 8:00 p.m. High School Music Camp students will present program. Lowry Hall. 20 UNIVERSITY THEATER PRODUCTION. 8:30 p.m. Gore Vidal’s, Visit to a Small Planet.” University Auditorium, (through July 21). 21 INSTITUTE. One-day Institute on Teaching of Economics for Everyday Living, directed by American Economic Foundation. Institute Headquarters: Union Building. 22 DEADLINE for entering men’s singles and men’s doubles events in the Second Annual Seaway Tennis Tournament. Entries should be sent to Karl Chestnut, tournament director, at the MPE Building. 24 SCHOOL OF MUSIC CONCERT. 8:30 p.m. University Summer Choir under the direction of Robert H. Foulkes, Assistant Professor of Music, will present program. University School Auditorium. REGISTRATION FOR SECOND SUMMER SESSION. 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wills Gym. 25 END OF FIRST SUMMER SESION. 12:00 Noon. *Registration f...
Four Divisions Open Play Saturday In Tennis Meet [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 July 1959
Four Divisions Open Play Saturday In Tennis Meet More than 30 players will compete* this weekend on Engleman courts as play gets underway in the second annual Seaway Tennis tournament. Competition Saturday and Sunday is for junior boys, junior girls, women’s open and veteran’s doubles. Events will begin each day at 10 a.m. The following weekend, July 25 and 26, men’s singles and men’s doubles events are scheduled. Deadline for entering these events is Wednesday, July 22. Entries should be sent to Karl Chestnut, tennis coach at the University and tournament director. Entry fees are $1.50 for the open divisions and $2.00 for doubles. In addition, each contestant is required to furnish one can of new balls. Chestnut said entries this year are running ahead of last year and the total for the two weekends should be above last year’s 125. &gt; Entered in play for the first weekend are Nancy Niemeth, Lorain junior girls and mixed doubles champion, and Peggy Tucker, a semi finalist ...
19th New York Junket Scheduled September 11 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 July 1959
19th New York Junket Scheduled September 11 New York city will host about 250 Kentites again this fall when the nineteenth Kent State university tour descends upon Manhattan the week- &gt;end after Labor Day. The group will leave Kent by train at 6:17 p.m. Friday, September 11, spend four full days in New York, begin the return trip at midnight on Tuesday, and arrive back in Kent Wednesday afternoon, September 16. The first KSU New York tour was in 1942 during the University’s spring vacation, and in 1953 a September junket was established because of the increasing popularity of the tour, according to Prof. G. Harry Wright, conductor of the semi-annual tours. The Kent tourists will arrive in Hoboken Saturday morning, take a fifteen minute ferry ride on the Hudson, then board sightseeing busses for a four-hour tour of Manhattan. Later they will visit the Statute of Liberty. Sunday there will be an all-day trip up the Hudson or a visit to Yankee stadium to watch a double-head-...
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 July 1959
KSU SUMMER NEWS Vol. 5, No. 5 Kent, Ohio Thursday, July 23, 1959 KSU SUMMER NEW'S The KSU Summer News is published weekly as a substitute for the Daily Kent Stater. Regular publication day will be Thursday. Copy must be turned in to Edward L, Cliney at the Summer News office, 114 Merrill Hall, by Friday noon to be included in the issue of the following Thursday. The Summer News office phone number is 386. Letters to the editor are welcome but must be signed. The writer’s name will be withheld upon request.
Zina And Kolya Present Dance Program July 29 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 July 1959
Zina And Kolya Present Dance Program July 29 A brother and sister Russian dance&lt; duo will appear in University auditorium next Wednesday, July 29, as a part of the summer Artists and Speakers Series. The program will begin at 8:30 p.m. Tickets for the performance will be distributed by identification card tomorrow and Monday until noon at the ticket table in the passageway between Merrill hall and the administrative building. Zina and Kolya, who are world famous for their interpretations of Russian and Turkestan dances, have the distinction of having been acclaimed in Russia just prior to making their final departure from their homeland. They attended the Academy of Classical Ballet, affiliated with the Grand Opera in Moscow, and studied with the celebrated ballet masters Galizowski, Messerer, Kreger, and Tihamiroff. In their KSU appearance Zina and Kolya will perform: Uzbek dance, Tartar dance (scene at the Crimean market); Boyar dance (Old Russia); Don Cossack dance (No...
Census Of Trees, Shrubs, Vines Big Job For Wooddell, Foldessy [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 July 1959
Census Of Trees, Shrubs, Vines Big Job For Wooddell, Foldessy Taking a census of campus green-&lt; ery (no pun intended) is quite a task. There are 33,346 trees, shrubs and vines on the campus by actual count. Russell Foldessy, who recently joined the staff as an assistant to Larry Wooddell, superintendent of grounds, has completed the counting which Wooddell began. It is almost an impossible task to determine just what is classified as a "tree” in such a survey, so all trees, shrubs and vines were counted. However. KSU’s tree total has been set at 1,072 of the deciduous type. There are 500 varieties. Foldessy’s survey turns up some interesting totals. There are 13,785 shrubs, 109 vines and 12 narrowleafed trees. Also, there are 2,758 evergreens and 5,372 broad-leafed &gt;shrubs. A further look at the survey shows there are 8,308 evergreen vines and 558 of the semi-evergreen variety. Herbaceous plants number 1,199, plus 5,074 herbaceous trees, shrubs and plants havin...
To Feature Works Of 3 Composers [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 July 1959
To Feature Works Of 3 Composers Kent State University Summer Choir will present its annual concert tomorrow at 8:30 p.m. in the University School Auditorium under the direction of Prof. Robert H. Foulkes. The program is the fifth in a series of nine cultural events planned this summer at the University. Music for the choir concert will be centered around the anniversary dates of Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), Henry Purcell (1659-1695), and G. F. Handel (1685-1759) and will feature choral compositions by each. Opening the program will be the "Te Deum Landamus,” by Haydn, for four-part chorus and piano accompaniment. Following will be Purcell’s "O Sing unto the Lord a New Song.” Soloists will be Teresa Petch, Canton; Martha Murray, Warren; Richard Lantry, Medina, and Leland Haas, Jefferson. Also to be featured will be Handel’s "Sixth Chandos Anthem.” Soloists are June McCann, Canton; Roland Patzer, Kent, and Mrs. Murray. Final program soloist is Robert Morrison, Lockwood. Teresa Petch is a...
Dr. Warner Back From European Tour [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 July 1959
Dr. Warner Back From European Tour Dr. Richard Warner, head of the School of Music, recently returned with Mrs. Warner from a March through June travel and study tour of England and continental Europe. They visited universities, schools of music, libraries, and heard cathedral choirs and outstanding concerts and operas. When Dr. and Mrs. Warner arrived in a small town, they would inquire of the hotel clerk concerning the musical entertainment which was available. This must have been a banner year for Mozart’s "The Magic Flute” as they heard it performed three times. While in Europe Dr. Warner did research work in 16th century choral music and examined many original manuscripts in the libraries of universities including the Bodleian library at Oxford —and studied the hand-written manuscripts of noted 16th century composers Orlando Gibbons and William Byrd. This is a Purcell and Handel festival year, and the KSU professor studied many of their original manuscripts and scores in the Br...
1959 Graduate Receives Grant [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 July 1959
1959 Graduate Receives Grant Phyllis K. Smith, a 1959 KSU graduate, has been selected as one of 20 persons who will receive a year’s intensive training in Russian under a National Defense Education act grant at Indiana university. She is the daughter of Mrs. J. T. Smith, 4527 Cleveland-Canton road, Kent. The Institute in which she is enrolled will get underway in September. It is designed to help meet the urgent national need for adequately trained high school teachers of Russian by making it possible to acquire the equivalent of four years of college Russian within 15 months. Teachers with successful high school experience in the teaching of other languages were given preference in the competition. One year of Russian study or its equivalent is required for admission. Seven of the 20 successful candidates are now getting the equivalent of that year in intensive summer Russian courses, five of them at the Indiana university summer Russian workshop. Under the National Defense Educati...
Writing Balloon Bursts For Journalism Student [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 July 1959
Writing Balloon Bursts For Journalism Student "Time waits for no . . . etc. etc.”' was brought forcefully to the attention of Mrs. Dale Topping this past week. She is a summer student from Akron and a member of a journalism class in feature writing conducted by Prof. William A. Fisher. Mrs. Topping, whose husband is associated with Goodyear Aircraft Corp., researched and wrote an interesting and informative article on the use of manned balloons to give artillery officers of the Union forces eyes in the skies during the war between the States. The article was considered especially timely since it emp- diasized the role played by the balloon as a war weapon and the support given to its use by President Lincoln. It was thought it would fit in well with the Lincoln centennial year observance, etc. The writer and the professor, after some deliberation, selected the Kiwanis Magazine as a prospective market for the article. It was an excellent choice as the current issue of the magazine ar...