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Conference To Discuss
Thursday, July 5, will mark the
opening of a conference, "Mid-
Century Challenges Community
Education, Citizenship Education,"
sponsored by Teachers college
The conference will last through
noon Saturday, July 7.
The conference, wbicb nw a
dual theme, will feature "Com
munity Education in the Making1
Thursday and "Citizenship
in the Making"
Citizenship education will be
discussed in connection with what
has already been done in the field
in Nebraska. The state received a
grant of $21,400 for the purpose
of developing citizenship educa
tion in Nebraska public schools.
Thirteen public school systems
have received benefits from this
grant, according to Dr. Royce
Knapp, professor of education and
director of the program.
"In general, each school made
some plan to improve citizenship
work through the year," Dr.
Knapp stated. Some studied the
Missouri River Basin, some stud
ied the United Nations and some
schools used a specific set of ma'
terials from Columbia University
which related subject matter to.
the every day activity of high
school students, he added.
Representatives from four of
these schools will give reports on
what has been done and what
progress has been made in the
field of citizenship education
Representatives are: Ed Schaad,
Sutton; Miss Evelyn Ripa, Wilber;
Gerald Koch, Franklin; and Lew
Fowles, York. These reports will
be given Friday at 9 a.m. in Love
At 3 p.m. Friday, Dr. William
E. Hall, professor of educational
psychology and measurements,
will speak on "Changing Attitudes
and Behavior Patterns ir the
Small Community." The basis for
his talk is an experiment in New
man Grove which included coun
seling. Walter K. Beggs, Prof, of school
administration will give an ad
dress, "Planning for Community
Education in Nebraska" in Love
Library auditorium Thursday at
9 a.m. Following Prof. Beggs,
Shirley Cooper, American Asso
ciation of School Administrators,
Washington, D. C, will speak on
"Promising Experiences in Com
The rest of the schedule in
cludes instructions for discussion
groups at 2 pjn. Thursday in Love Copenhagen Metropolitan school
Library auditorium, by Merle A. and the Copenhagen Teachers
Stoneman, Prof, of school admin-high school, Copenhagen, Den
istration; group discussions at: mark; discussion and summary by
2:15 p.m.; a 6:30 dinner Thurs- Dr. Royce H. Knapp at 3:30 p.m.
day, in parlors A, B, and C, Stu- Friday and an address by Mr.
dent Union; "Citizenship Educa- Cooper, "Answering the Critics of
tion in Scandinavian Nations," by the Public Schools" at 7:30 p.m.
Johannes K. Reumert, Lecturer at Friday.
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Dr. James M. Reinhardt, chair
man of the University of Ne
braska sociology department, has
accepted an invitation to study
the operations of the United
States Steel Co. plant at Pitts
The invitation came from the
Foundation for Economic Educa
tion Inc., of New York City, a
cooperative organization com
posed of over a score of Amer
ica's large industrial companies,
which will permit university and
other experts to study the prob
lems of American industry.
Dr. Reinhardt and Dr. Robert
J. Meyer of Rhode Island State
College were invited this year to
study the U.S. Steel plant. Dr.
Reinhardt will attend the Foun
dation's course beginning Aug. 1.
He expects to study the com
pany's labor-management prob
lems for a period of about four
The company has suggested to
Dr. Reinhardt that upon the con
elusion of the course that he
submit a report of his observa
tions. Dr. Reinhardt is the author or
co-author of several books and
many articles in the field of soci
ology. He joined the University
of Nebraska staff in 1931 and be
came head of the sociology de
partment a year ago.
Following the trend from coast
to coast, the Union will sponsor
a Square Dance Friday, July 29,
at 8:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned
Instruction will be featured for
beginners, with the advanced
dances doing the demonstration
squares. Live music will be fea
Square dancing has grown in
popularity across the nation and
each year Square Dance clubs in
the city of Lincoln, as well as
all major cities, hold a festival
Dancers are urged to come in
formally; cottons, full-skirted for
the girls levis for the boys. And
remember, square dancing can be
enjoyed by any age.
Is the All-Slaic Chorus giving their final recital
N.U. Art Gallery
The Nebraska Art Galleries an
nonnced Tuesday the loss of a
painting from its permanent col
lection, an oil painting entitled,
"Abstraction" by Fan! Kelpe.
The picture measures 15 inches
by 30 inches, signed "P K '36" in
the lower right corner. It is
framed In a square moulding
painted white. The subject, as
indicated by the title, is simply
a composition of geometric shapes.
The picture is part of an allo
cation to the University by the
Federal Government and is of
documentary, as well as artistic,
importance! within the University
collections. Placed in Architec
tural Hall on the University cam
pus, the picture disappeared late
in April. Investigation since has
failed to uncover any trace. Per
sons knowing the whereabouts of
the picture are urged to notify the
The 1951-52 Cornhusker staff
has been announced by the Uni
versity Publications Board.
Dick Billig, senior in business
administration, succeeds Dick
Kuska as editor. Jackie Sorenson,
senior in Teachers college has
been named associate editor. She
succeeds Betty Green who was
associate editor for this year's
Adele Coryell, Julie Johnson
and Mary Lou Flaherty are the
new managing editors.
Gene Johnson has been named
the new business manager. He is
a senior in arts and sciences
Johnson succeeds Jack Barnhardt
as business manager.
Don Noble, junior in pharmacy
will serve as assistant business
Other members of the staff
have not been chosen.
The British film, "Quartet,"
will be shown in the Union ball
room, Sunday, July 1, at 7:30
p.m. Admission is iree.
The film weaves tour deiignt
ful stories by Somerset Maugham
into one great movie which broke
audience records everywhere.
Starring Mai Zetterling, Mervyn
Johns, and Cecil Parker, "Quar
tet" is, according to the New York
Times, "Fine irony and wit . . .
Other films to be shown in the
Union , on Sunday evenings in
July 8 "My Little Chickadee.'
July 15 "David Harum."
July 22 "Captain January."
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At Second University Clinic '
F. W. Norris
Is Officer .
Prof. Ferris W. Norris, chairman
of the Electrical Engineering de
partment, was elected vice-
president of the American Insti
tute of Electrical Engineers, rep
resenting the North Central Dis
trict, it announced June 25, at
the summer general meeting of
the institute at Toronto, Can.
He was graduated from ihe
University in 1916. In 1925 he re
ceived a degree of master of sci
ence. Prof. Norris was associated
with the General Electric Co. be
for becoming an instructor at the
University in 1920. He became a
full professor in 1943.
Prof. Norris was chairman of
the Nebraska Section of the In
stitute from 1937 to 1938 and
is a member of the American So
ciety for Engineering Education
and served as president of the
Kansas-Nebraska Section from
1949 to 1950.
He is also a member of the
Institute of Radio Engineers.
The University Art gallery has
established a permanent collection
of art work by students, Norman
Geske, assistant gallery director,
J announced Friday.
I The collection will be selected
from the annual exhibition of
student work held on the campus
each spring. Thirty pieces from
this year's show form the nucelus
of the collection and represent
wui& in fdiiibuig, stuJiuic, uict vy
ing, graphics, ceramics and mural
Mr. Geske said the collection
would be used to assist in teach
ing future art students at the
University and in representing
the calibre of work done in the
department at educational art
exhibitions held throughout the
Four pieces of sculpture from
tW collection are now on loan to
the Walker Art Center of Min
neapolis which will include them
in its six-state sculpture show.
Students whose work was se
lected for the permanent collec
OILS Elizabeth Slaughter,
Janet Horton, Bill Lyberis, Bev
erly Colbert, Dorothy ,Kuttler,
Ronald Stcrkel, Ina Yount and
Jack Brodie, all of Lincoln.
WATER COLOR Paul Bate-
man and Patricia Bach, both of
DRAWINGS Louana Laird,
Grand Island, Jack McCabe, Mis
souri Valley, la., Ella Myamoto,
Hilo, Hawaii, Bill Lyberis, Lin
coin, Elizabeth Whillock, Alliance
Janet Mundhenke, Milford, and
Phyllis Moyer, Fremont
PRINTS Tom Schmitt, Eliza
beth Slaughter and Patricia Bach,
all of Lincoln.
SCULPTURE Don West. Doug
las, Wyo., Verba Miller, Broken
Bow, Tom Schmitt, Lincoln, Ruby
Caha, Ceresco, Leo Manke, .Lin-
coin, Kcitn Kennedy, Crete, and
Mary Hartman, Omaha.
cekamics Mariorie Wilson,
Rochester, N. Y. and Bill Collcpy,
MURAL DESIGN Shirley
FRIDAY, JUNE 29 1951
Mr. Charles Amot, United
States Department of State, will
be the guest speaker at the sec
ond All-University Clinic to- b
July 2 and 3. The topic under
discussion will be "Millions Await
the Voice of America."
At noon on Monday Mr. Arnot
will speak at a faculty luncheon
at which time he will give "an
off-the-record story of the 'Voice
of America'." Dr. Knute O.
Broady will act as chairman of
On Tuesday at 10 a.m., a panel
discussion centering around the
topic "How Can America Best
State Her Case Abroad?" will be
presented Dr. Wesley C. Meier
henry, assistant professor of edu
cation will be chairman of the
Dr. LeRoy Laase, department
of speech, Mr. Ken Greenwood,
KFOR, and Raymond McConnelL
editor of the Lincoln Journal will
participate in the discussion.
Mr. Arnot will give an audio
visual demonstration of the radio
program, Voice of America, at the
Monday evening session at 7:30 in
Love Library auditorium. Dr.
George Rosenlof will preside at
Mr. Arnot was born and edu
cated in Nebraska and was chief
of United Press news in Lincoln
rrom 1936 until 1948.
Mr. Arnot is the second speaker
from the Department of State
who has participated in the AU-
university Clinic program. The
nrst speaker was Paul Bennett
Taylor, officer in charge of the
General Assembly Affairs Offire
of United Nations Polftieal and
Security Affairs, Department ot
Mr. Taylor snoke on "AmmVa's
Role in a United Nations World."
1M Last All-University Clinie
will be July 16-17. The topic un-
discussion will be "What
A series of six meetings for
Lutheran students have been
scheduled for this summer. They
are held every Wednesday even
ing, with the exception of July
4, at the Lutheran Student House,
1440 Q St
The meetings include a cost
supper followed by an informal
meeting, including a devotion.
speakers and discussion.
Three of the meetings have been
held June 13, 20 and 27. Three
more are scheduled for July 11,
18 and 25. Speakers for these pro
grams include: Mr. Sam Dahl,
Nebr. State Dept. of Education,
"The Challenge to the Christian
Teacher"; Dr. K. L. Cannon, Asst.
Prof, of Home Economics at the
University, "What Makes for a
Stable Marriage"; Mr. Carl W. Ol
son, Pres. of Olson Construction
Company, Lincoln, "Christian
Principles in Business."
, On Radio Series
On Sunday, July 1, Your Uni
versity Speaks," a Nebraska Not
work broadcast will begin a series
of four, and possibly five, All
Stafca broadcasts. This program
originates at 12:30 p. m. via
KFOR, KFAB. WOW, KMMJ,
WJAG, KHAS, KOIL. The same
programs are carried later in the
week by KCNI, KCOW. KODY,
KOLT, KFGT, KJSK, and KGFW.
The first program in the serie
will feature band, orchestra, and
chorus in a special 4th-of-July
program. In order, the others will
feature 1. chorus; 2. band, and
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