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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (July 22, 1954)
Volume 54,. No. 7
Second SMU Summer Commencement
To Confer Degrees On About 330
Crosby To Speak At Outdoor Ceremonies July 30 -
l ne second annual summer
commencement, which will con
fer degrees on approximately 330
students, will be held at 7 p.m.
Friday, July 30.
The ceremonies will be held
outdoors at the east entrance to
the stadium. Robert Crosby,
governor of Nebraska, will give
the commencement address. The
title of his address will be "War
Summer Play -j .
'Glass Menagerie' to Open
At Ijowell Theatre Tuesday
"The Glass Menagerie," the i the University "summer sessions,
University Theatres summer
play, will be presented Tuesday
wvinHav at 8 PJn. in
The production will be o;
to the general public freT f
charge. Admission is fey- ticket
only. Tickets may bjpicked up
in the Union ofiiegafter Friday
noon. They will be distrib
uted at the sjjh office.
The Tyjfn e s s e e Williams'
dramaas been called one of
""nost popular modern shows
Ad one of the best plays of
Jecent years. Williams is also the
Author of "The Rose Tatoo" and
'Streetcar Named Desire.
"The Glass Menagerie Is the
story of a family who refuse to
face the realism of the present
and lives in a glorious, but dead
past. ' j
THE CAST includes: Amanda,
Betty Lester; Laura, Mary Way
man; Tom, Bill Walton; and the
gentleman caller. Jack Pams.
Betty Lester, now attending
On August 3
Th summer post session.
whirh is offering three courses,
wil start Saturday. July 31.
TVadHtv for registration and
payment of fees is Aug. 3.
Courses offered ire: personal
anrl fommunitr health, three
hours credit, meeting every day
for class and lab from t sn. to
12 noon: teacher driving and
safety education in secondary
schools, one to three hours
credit, from 8 a.m. to S p.m.
rverv day. and an agronomy field
experience course, one to Jour
hours credits, tune arrangea.
Students may register for the
post session by obtaining the sig
nature of their advisors oa an
Add and Drop Work Sheet and
taking it to the Office of Regis
tration and Records, Administra
tion. Fees are $5 a credit hour.
Final examinations and close
of the post session are on Aug.
Science Exhibit Planned
By Education 115 Class
An exhibit of science materials
for classroom use, prepared by
the elementary education 115
class, has been on display in
Room 200. Teachers College, this
week. The exhibit will end Thurs
day. The class, instructed by Joe
Zafforoni, prepares teachers for
instructing science in the elemen
tary school. The displays will in
volve use of magnetism, electric
ity, living things, sound, air anJ
water aspects that contribute to
the learning of science and every
day living of children.
PRESIDING FOR the first
time at University commence
ment ceremones will be Chancel
lor Clifford Hardin. Master of
ceremonies will be -Dr. LeRoy T.
Laase, professor of speech and
dramatic, art and chairman of
the commencement committee.
The Rev. Alvin Peterson, stu
dent pastor of the Lutheran Stu
dent House, will be chaplain.
Shirley Rasmussen Alpuerto,
is a former University student.
While aVfcebraska, she appeared
Ul ther ITnivprsitv Thatr nrrv-
ction of Idiot's Delight."
Mary Wayman appeared in the1
leading role in the 1953 summer
production of the University
Theatre, "Light Up the Sky."
She also had major roles in Uni
versity productions, "Street
Scene" and "Idiot's Delight"
BILL WALTON has appeared
in University Theatre produc
tions, "The Man Who Came to
Dinner" and "The Hasty Heart."
He also served as director of
"Room Service," presented by
the University Theatre during
the past year. A June graduate
of the University, Walton will
resume studies here in the fall
for graduate work in speech and
Jack Parr is has been seen in
University productions,. "The
Hasty Heart,"' "The Little Foxes"
and "Phoenix Too Freouent." He
also appeared in
Light Ud the
Sky," 1953 summer production of
trie University Theatre. A junior 2
in Teachers College majoring in
speech, Parr is is attending sum
mer sessions at the University.
John T o 1 c h, instructor in
speech and dramatic art and
technical director of the Univer
sity Theatre, is directing "The
Redecoration, Mew Services Planned
By Union For Completion In August
Modernization Of Parlors XYZ Major Improvement
Duane Lake, director of the
Union, announced that a Union
redecoration program will go
into full effect during August.
The renovation should be com
pleted by falL he added.
The major redecoration of the
Union will be in parlors XYZ
which will be redone in modern
decor. The present carpeting
will be replaced by specially de
signed modern carpeting arid new
chairs and tables made of a new
type of wood-grain which is
practically indestructible will be
added to the rooms.
Mobile light fixtures will be in
stalled and the folding doors will
be upholstered. In addition, the
entrance doors will be rede
signed to feature modernistic
glass and wire patterns.
THE CRIB will undergo re-
equipping in order to enlarge its
services. Next year the Crib will
operate on a self-service basis.
A fountain unit, salad section,
short order section, soup and
sandwich unit, pastry section
and a coffee bar will be added.
In addition, a greater variety of
foods will be served in the Crib.
The kitchen adjoining the Crib
will also be renovated to assure
more complete and eiucient
service. . i
graduate student in the depart
ment of music, will give a vocal
Selections will be played on
the Carillon Tower bells by Don
Kitchen, senior in Teachers Col
lege, both preceding and follow
ing the ceremonies.
Members of the Board of Re
gents and deans of the colleges
will be on the "platform.
FOR THE FIRST time at the
University, Doctorate of Educa
tion Degrees will be conferred on
two students. Authorization for
the new degree was given by the
University last year. In addition
20 students will receive Doctor
of Philosophy degrees.
Tickets will not be distributed
to the public. Students are to
assemble in caps and gowns at
6:30 p.m. at the Coliseum.
Graduates are to pick up their
diplomas at the Coliseum fol
lowing the commencement cere
monies. The first summer commence
ment was held last year for 316
students in the Union Ballroom.
Because of crowded facilties and
a slight increase in the number
of graduates this year, the cere
monies were moved outside.
In case of rain, commencement
will be held in the Coliseum.
An educational exhibit, spon
sored by the Nebraska State Ed
ucation Association and the
Better Education Committee, will
be on display for teachers and
administrators in three busses
parked on S St. north of Love
Library Thursday morning, July
The displays will be concerned
with school finance, district re
organization, certification and
other educational aspects. A film
on school district reorganization
in Nebraska will be shown at 2
p.m. Thursday, in Love Library
Beginning in " the fall, the
Round-Up Room will be open
throughout the day to accom
modate students on coffee
breaks. To expedite service, a
dual unit for hot food and a new
automatic unit for coffee serv
ice are being installed.
ROOM IS in the northeast
corner of the Union basement
will be renovated to facilitate a
game room and additional stor
age space. The present game
nook, to the left of the Crib en
trance is being removed because
the northeast door of the Union,
previously closed, will be open
to traffic from the newly con
structed Men's Dormitories in
The layout of the Nebraskan
and Cornhusker offices will be
changed to facilitate the install
ment of a large walk-in freezer
purchased for the Union. The
freezer, 20 feet in length, will be
installed in the space now oc
cupied by the Nebraskan busi
ness office. Lake said that plans
are also being made to repaint
the Nebraskan office.
A TiXJE floor and an accousU-
cal ceiling will be put in the
Din; pone room in the basement.
The walls of the room will also j
Dr. Martin J. Langeveld of
the University of Utrect, Hol
land, speaks to University
summer session students
'Process Of Intellectuaiism'
Attacked By Dutch Educator
An attack against the formal
ized education system of' rules
and regulations only and the
"process of intellectuaiism" was
made by Dr. Martin J. Lange
veld, head of the department of
education at the University of
Utrecht. Holland, at Love Li
brary Auditorium Monday night.
Speaking to teachers on "The
Impact of an Educational Sys
tem on the Development of a
Child" Dr. Langeveld said that
teachers should help the child to
take full responsibility for him
self, shared responsibility for. a
larger community such as the
family, and responsibility for
others who are not able to take
responsibility at the moment.
"EDUCATION," he said.
"must help a child build an in-
In the main corridor and the
outer lobby on first floor, ceil
ines and walls will be redeco
rated and the lighting will be
changed. Much of the furniture
in the main lobby will be re
upholstered. High fidelity record reproduc
tion equipment with facilities for
33. 45 and 78 speed records will
be installed in the music room
on second floor. The room will
ajso sport new carpeting done in
an abstract musical design. The
original Carnegie Library will be
maintained in the music room.
on second floor include general
C aiming and redecoration of the
all room and the subdivision of
the women's lounge to make
room for a catering office. In
addition the north and south
walls of the faculty lounge will
be repainted and some of the
furniture in the room will be
Some of the student offices on
third floor will be repainted.
Built-in benches will be put in
room 315 and paneled wainscot
will be put on the walls. Also
an experimental unit, a com
bination chalk board-movie
screen, will be installed to meet
the needs of groups meeting in
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the effect of an educational
system on the development of
the child. He was on campus
Monday and Tuesday for- a
series of lectures.
ner security apart from the
mother's lap and teadh him how
to take the risks of life." It is
the development of the elpless
child into a self-reliant, respon
sible adult, he continued.
"The educator joins the weak
est and most helpless of men
Uie child," Dr. Langeveld said.
"He who takes the side of the
weakest may have to share the
burden of the weakest.
The formalized part of an ed
ucational system is important he
said. It allows a sj'stem to be
carried over from one genera
tion to another with easiness and
provides the advantages of ac
"BUT WE must ask of the ed
ucational system whether it ex
cepts the child as child." he said.
"The answer is no. He is some
thing called a pupil."
In European schools we are
loosing the child in a i..ass of
pupils, he said. "There is a de
personalization going on."
The same kind of depersonali
zation is turning the xhcal?r
into a civil servant, an -ducat ion
engineer or a teaching nachine,
the Dutch educator said.
The student is held lown by
the one who holds the keys in his
pocket and says, "I'll -pen the
door, but I'll tell you before what
you'll see," Dr. Langeveld said.
"WE WANT children to de
velop responsibility even it he
doesn't know the result," he
said. He asked how a "rocess
rof intellectuaiism" could r event
the student from becoming just
"How shall a child build up a
harmonious personal life if it is
not balanced by loyalty ind self
reliance"'" be asked.
The personal pattern of living
is neglected, he said. "We have
no time to live we are always
in a hurry to get somewhere."
"The American educational
system has made the choice." he
said, and gave American schools
credit for helping to give to the
child a more well-rounded per
sonality. Phi Delta Kappa
Phi Delta Kappa, men's educa
tion honorary, will hold an in
itiation and picnic at Pioneer
Park Tuesday, July 27.
Frank E. Henzlik. dean of
Teachers College, will speak at
the initiation, which will be at
5 p.m. The picnic will follow at
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