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VOL. 55, NO. 92
The Nebraska Alumnus, pub
lished by the University Alumni
Association, has been awarded
high honors In publication competi
tion sponsored by the American
The Alumnus was awarded sec
ond place for feature articles and
honorable mention for appearance.
The competion is entered by many
of the university and college alum
ni associations of the country.
Phil Holman Is editor of the
The alumni magazine contains
news and pictures of the Univer
sity, student activities and news of
the many alumni associations
throughout the country. Several
University groups were featured In
Alumnus art'cles this year includ
ing the All University Fund, Build
ers and Kosmet Klub.
The first of two "World Trouble
Spot Forums" will be held today
in Love Library Auditorium at
The topic of the first discussion
will be Europe. The area and its
background, problems and future
will be discussed by three mem
bers of the University faculty from
the departments of economics, po
v litical science and geography. The
program is an outgrowth of 13
radio programs which were pre
viously produced by the Univer-J
Members of the panel are Col
Stecher and Horowitz, young Am
erican duo-pianists, will appear in
the Union Ballroom Wednesday as
part of the Union Artist series
sponsored by the Union and the
1955 Summer Sessions. (Complete
story on page 4).
bert Held, assistant professor of
geography; Carl Schneider, asso
ciate professor of political science,
sad Wallace Peterson, assistant
professor of economics. Jack Mc
Bride, assistant television director,
Is in charge of the series.
McBride said that since there
were only two times set aside for
the forums, the topics, of neces
sity, are quite broad in their
The panel memWs will each
discuss the phase of the problem
with which they are familiar.
The next forum will be held
July 21 and will concern Asia.
F. J. Blakeney, Counsellor of the
Australian Embassy to the Unit
ed States, will address the 1955
Summer Sessions World Affairs!
Preview to be held Monday in the
Union Ballroom at 2 p.m. "
The topic of Blakeney 's speech
will be "Australia's Role in World
Sir Percy Spender, Australian
Ambassador to the United States,
had been scheduled to deliver the
main address but a trip to Cen
tral and South America made it
impossible for him to be present
as previously arranged.
Blakeney is Spender's personal
representative and is- second in
rank in the Australia's U.S. Dele
gation. He is a career diplomat
and has served in several coun
tries in Australia's diplomatic
Following Blakeney's speech, a
panel discussion will be held featur
ing members of the University's
summer faculty. Colbert Held will
be chairman of the discussion. He
is acting chairman of the depart
ment of geography.
Other members of the panel in
clude Samuel Baron, visiting pro
fessor of history; John Morrison,
visiting professor of geography,
and Frank Sorenson, director of
summer sessions. v
Blakeney will arrive Sunday aft
ernoon by air.
He was appointed to his present
The University Teachers College
in co-operation with the Education
al Policies Commission will spon
sor a Teachers College Conference
on "Strengthening Community Life
Through Education" Wednesday
and Thursday. Meetings and con
vocations will be held in the Union.
Main speakers for the two-day
Pearl Wanamaker, superintend
ent of public instruction for the
state of Washington. She will give
tne fourth general address, "Ad
ministrator and Teacher Partici
pation in Community Develop
ment," Thursday at 10 p.m. in
the Union Ballroom.
Miss Wanamaker is past presi
dent of the National Education As
sociation and has held her pres
ent position with Washington State
since 1941. She was the recipient
of the American Educational
award in 1949.
Al Loving of the University of
Michigan Summer Staff who will
speak at the second general ses
sion on "Dynamics of Community
Development" Wednesday at 2
p.m. in the Union Ballroom. He Is
a member of the advisory com
mittee to President Elliot and
Deans of Michigan State Normal
College. He has been selected by
the Fulbright Foundation to go to
India during the 1955-56 school
year as a member of the sec
ondary project staff.
Walter Beggs, University chair
man of the department of history
and principles of education, will
address the opening general ses
sion at 1:15 p.m. in the Union
Ballroom. He will speak on the
subject, "Toward Strong Commu
nities." Royce Knapp, director of educa
tional research for F. E. Compton
and Co. and a former University
s setters i-eiiege conference
T Start Wednesdoy At Union
position by the Australian govern
ment in 1953.N He was attached to
the diplomatic group in Moscow
from 1949-1951 and was stationed
in Paris from 1947-1949. In 1946
and recently in 1952 he served with
the Australian Department of Ex
ternal Affairs in Canberra, Aus
tralia. During World War II, Blakeney
served with the R.A.A.F. as a nav
igator in North America, Europe
and North Africa. He was gradu
ated from Sydney University and
was granted a teaching fellowship
in modern history.
Blakeney is the third and final
nationally or internationally known
person to appear on the campus as
part of the 1955 Summer Sessions
program. Val Peterson, Federal
Civil Defense Administrator, and
Dr. Howard Wilson, secretary of
the Educational Policies Commis
sion of the National Education As
sociation, have addressed campus
groups earlier in the session.
Given To Mrs. Manalo
Mrs. Primitiva M. Manalo of
Quezon City, Philippines, who
plans to study at the University
next fall, has been named as one
of 11 international scholarship
winners, sponsored by the Ameri
can Home Economics Association.
Discuss Community Life
faculty member, will speak at the
third general session Thursday at
9 p.m. in the Ballroom on "Stu
dent Participation in Community
Wilbur Murra, assistant secre
tary of Educational Policies Com
mission, will address the noon
luncheon meeting Thursday in Un
ion parlors X, Y and Z. He will
speak on "Awakening Communi
ties to National and World Prob
lems." Malcolm Mellott, editor-in-chief
of the John C. Winston Co., will
be the featured speaker of the
Thursday coffee hour in Union
Parlors Y and Z at 4 p.m. His
commsnts will concern "Comrau
nity Education and the Prepara
tion of Teaching Materials."
Discussion groups and their lead
ers for the conference are as fol
lows: Group 1, Through Business Edu
cation, Mildred Blair, supervisor
of business and distributive educa
tion of the Omaha schools. "
Group 2, Through Language
Arts, Floyd Miller, assistant com
missioner of education, Nebraska
Department of Education.
Geske To Lead
Norman Geske, acting director
of the University Art Galleries,
will discuss contemporary art in
the second of a series on "Trends
in Today's Living," sponsored by
the Union today at 4 p.m.
Geske Joined the University staff
in 1950 as assistant director of the
Galleries. In 1953 he was ap
pointed acting director. He is re
sponsible for all exhibitions, activi
ties and acnulsltlnns allied with
July 7 Swimming sport reels.
Union Lounge, 11:45 a.m. -12:30
World Trouble Spot Forum, Love
Library Auditorium, 2 p.m.
Trends Discussion, Union, 4 p.m.,
Parlors A, B and C.
Craft shop open.
10 Union Free movie, "So Big,"
Ballroom, 7:30 p.m.
11 World Affairs Preview, F. J.
Blakeney, Union Ballroom, 2 p.m.
Book Review, James C. Olson,
"History of Nebraska," Union "
Book Nook, 4 p.m., coffee hour.
12 Bridge Lessons, 4 p.m.
Phi Delta Kappa Luncheon.
Handicrafts class, craft shop, 7
13 Pi Lambda Theta, Union Room
316, 4 p.m.
Stecher and Horowitz, duo-pianists,
Union Artist Series, Ballroom,
Teachers College Conference,
To ASEE Post
Theodore Aafthus, professor of
engineering drawing, has been
elected to the executive committee
of the engineering drawing divis
ion of the American Society for
Thursday, July 7, 1955
Group 3, Through Mathematics,
Edith Greer, director of elemen
tary education, Nebraska Depart
ment of Education.
Group 4, Through Science, R. L.
Fredstrom, assistant superintend
ent of curriculum, Lincoln Schools.
Group 5, Through Social Studies,
Calvin Reed, assistant professor
of education, University.
Group 6, Through Education and
Guidance of the Gifted, Julius Hu
mann, director of guidance, Lin
Group 7, Through Audio-visual
Teaching, Wayne Frazer, superin
tendent of schools, York.
"History of Nebraska," a re
cently published book by James
Olson, director of the State His
torical Society, will be the sub
ject of the Union's second Book
The book will be reyiewed by the
The review is scheduled for
Monday ar 4 p.m. in the Union
Book Nook. A "meet the author
coffee hour" will precede the re
view In order to provide a break
between the World Affairs Pre
view and the book review. The
public is invited to attend.
"History of Nebraska" was pub
lished in February by the Uni
versity Press. It is the first com
prehensive and authoritative his
tory of the state for adult readers
and the first one-volume by a pro
fessional historian. ,
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