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Tues'day, Tune 6, 1950
THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
Sorenson fo Represent US
On UNESCO Summer Staff
Dr. Frank E. Sorenson of the
University has been named the
United States representative on
a staff of seven international ed
ucators to conduct a special
school for teachers from 30 na
tions at Montreal, Canada, this
Purpose of the school, planned
and financed by the Educational,
Scientific, and Cultural organiza
tion of the United Nations, is
to place emphasis on the need
for international understanding
in the teaching of geography
throughout the world.
Leave of Absence
Dr. S o r e n s on's appointment
came through the Paris office of
UNESCO, and the University
has granted him a leave of ab
sence for six weeks in July and
August. During his absence, his
position as director of the Uni
versity's summer session and
chairman of the department of
educational services will be filled
by Dr. Wesley C. Meierhenry, as
sistant professor of history and
.principals of education.
The international school for
teachers will run from July 12
to August 22 at MacDonald Col
lege of McGill University. Its
staff will include members from
Brazil, Belgium, England, Can
ada, Australia. The enrollment
will be limited to 70.
Dr. Sorenson is the co-author
of a series of geography tetxts
and for two years worked on the
development of Nebraska's grade
school curriculum in a coopera
tive effort between the Univer
sity and the Nebraska depart
ment of public instruction. He
has been a member of the Uni
versity staff since. 1939 and dur
ing the past three years has made
a special study of the United
Nations and UNESCO.
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Courtesy Lincoln Journal.
Thursday, June 8
12:15 Sports Films, Union
7:20 All-State Recital Union
Friday, June 9
8 p. m., EL RANCHO UNION,
Summer Open House; danc
ing, refreshments, games,
entertainment, all free!
Saturday, June 10
2 p. m., All-State Tour.
Sunday, June 11
10:45 All-State Church.
3 p. m. All-State Rehearsal,
Monday, June 12
Clinic, "Can v Science Save
Us" Love Library (continue
Get your copy of the Sum
m e r Sessions Calendar in
Union Activities Office Corn
crib Daily Nebraskan Office.
A week of studying Nebraska
state government by conducting
a miniature state is in store for
more than 550 high school jun
iors this week from all over Ne
braska. The 300 boys and 250 girls
who are attending their respec
tive Boy's State and Girls' States
on the University campus this
week are holding a government
laboratory to examine the func
tions of state government. They
will conduct their own elections
and appoint officers correspond
ing to actual state officials.
Boys' State election results are
to be announced Tuesday with
inauguration ceremonies sched
uled for Tuesday evening. Girl
f'tateis will wind up their elec
tions Thursday with inaugura
tion Friday at, the state capitol.
Included in the week's activ
ities are a visit to the State cap
itol to examine the work and
meet the official of the office
each individual holds; a three
hour examination of a manual
sent to the group prior to their
arrival in Lincoln; and lectures
on state government by officials.
Gov. Val Peterson will address
both sessions. He will speak to
the Boys Staters Wednesday
evening. Chief Justice Simmons
will conduct a general assembly
of the boys, and speak at Girls'
The third annual Boys'-Girls'
State dance will be Friday from
3:30 to 5:45 p.m., in the Union
Boys' State is sponsored by the
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American Legion, and Girls'
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