The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, July 05, 1956, Image 1
J'slss Vol. 26, No. 96 LINCOLN, NEBRASKA Thursdoy, July 5, 1956 Education Conference: 'eochsrs CoIIo8 To Most I : ! NU Trio Retires The trio above ought to be fa miliar to any student who has had contact with the University Admissions Office. They are (left to right) Miss Kate Field, Miss Virginia Zimmer and Miss Eunice NU Pioneer: Miss 'Rokahr To Assist Turkish-Home Ec.:WorI A pioneer . in home economics work in Nebraska lias been se lected to assist Turkish educators in- establishing a four-year college course in home economics at the University ' T Ankara. She is Miss Mary Rokahr, a graduate of 4he University and a native of Omaha. Hiss Rokahr Joined the Uni versity's Turk i s h program this month and will be a mem- . A. CourUty Lincoln Star Miss Rokahr ber of Nebraska's field staff, headed by Dr. Marvel Baker. For the past two-and-a-half years, he has served as associate pro- Audio-Visual Expert Hero Roger Albright, director of the department of 'educational service of the Motion Picture Association of America, has been visiting the University campus as a guest lec turer. He held conferences and visited classes concerned with audio-visual aids on Monday and Tuesday. Mon day noon he discussed "What Teaching Materials Should be Available in a Good School" at the Phi Delta Kappa luncheon at the Union. Albright has held his present post since the department was or ganized In 194G to coordinate and administer education projects re lated to the program of the Motion Picture Association. He also is director of educational services of Teaching Film Cus todians. He was the , consultant proved by TFC for the Nebraska Program of Curriculum Enrich ment, the audio-visual program which studied the utilisation of mo tion pictures in some of the smal ler high schools la the state. Courtesy Sunday Journal tod Star Willis, who retired Saturday after a combined 125 years of service. During this time they have lieped an estimated 50,000 students in entering the University. fessor and chairman of the home management department of the University of Connecticut's School of Home Economics. -Miss Ttokahr attended public schools in Omaha and is a grad uate of Lincoln High School. After earning her degree at the Univer sity, she joined the Nebraska Extension Service for five years, serving one year in Scotts Bluff County. She later served as home demon stration leader in Wyoming for 10 years, and in the U.S. Department of Agriculture for 22 years. In 1951, Miss Rokahr was pre sented the Distinguished Service Award, conferred Jointly by the University's Board of Regents and Alumni Association. She is national treasurer of the American Home Economics Association and for the past two years served as one of seven Judges for the Mrs. America contest at Daytona Beach, Fla. Her sister, Miss Elsie Rokahr. a retired Lincoln High School teacher, plans to join Iter in Turkey in the fall. Luncheon Planned For Friday Non "Friday International Luncheon" has been organized and will meet regularly on Friday noon in the second floor dining room of the Union, American students and faculty members ere welcome as well as students from other countries. More information and details may be obtained from A. Gordon Ferguson or the department of ro mance languages, Room 304, Bur nett. Alum Magazine Judged One Of 13 The Nebraska Alumnus, monthly magazine published by the Univer sity of Nebraska Alumni Associa tion, was Judged among the 13 tup alumni magaeines in the country. The rating was made at the an nual convention of the American Alumni Council. First place was won by The Johns Ilapfetos Mac- 'ol icy "An Appraisal of Education To day," a Teachers College Educa tional Policies Commission Con ference, will be held July 11 and 12 in the Union Ballroom. General Conference lecturers will be Lucile Liridberg, professor of education, Queens College, Flushing, N. Y.; Merle Stoneman, professor, of school administration, University Teachers College; George Anderson, associate exec utive secretary, American Associ ation for Health, Physical Educa tion and Recreation, National Ed ucation Association; Harry Bard, assistant director, Secondary Curriculum Bureau, Baltimore Public Schools, and Frank Henz lik, Dean of University Teachers College. In addition there will be two Caldwell: Opera Cast Set July 13 Cast for. the Summer Session opera, presented ty the depart ment of ' music, has been an nounced by. Donald Caldwell, di rector. Members of the cast are June Segal, Bob Vitols, Harold Slagle Shirley Hall ig an, Marilyn Anson and Caldwell. In addition to the students, sev eral children from Lincoln will ap pear in the production. They are Roderick Gibb, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Gibb; Glenda Payne, daughter of Mr kind Mrs. Glen R. Payne; Roger Egan, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Egan; Lara Pretty, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. L. C. Pretty; Herman Saunders, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Saunders, and Steve Deitemeyer, son of Mr. and Mrs Carl Deitemeyer. The opera, "Let's Make An Opera" by Eric Crozier, is in three acts. The first two are In the form of a play and concern the prepa ration and rehearsal of "The Little Sweep", a children's opera which is performed in aot 3. The music was written by Ben jamin Britten. The opera will be presented July 13, at 8 p. m. in the Union Ballroom. Un ion To Present 'Lydia Bailey' Film "Lydla Bailey," starring Dale Robertson, Anne Francis, Charles Korvln, and William Marshall will be shown in the Student Union Ballroom, Sunday, July 8, at 7:30 p.m, This historical story, well-remembered from the novel of the same name, recreates the exciting and turbulent history of the Repub lic of Haiti at the turn of the 19th century when Haiti was trying to throw off the shackles of the French Emperor, Napoleon. In technicolor, the movie shows the rescue of an American worn ah living In the hinterland. It In cludes a tortuous flight across the rugged Haitian country, Voodoo dancers, the burning of the city of Cap Francois, and the success of the revolution. , ossol Oiscusiori observers: Gordon Samson, spe cialist, Educational Policies Com mission, and Wayne Reed, Assis tant Commissioner of Education, United States Office of Education. Plane Crash Takes Life Of Student A University student, Sally Cressman, was a passenger on the TWA plane which crashed in the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Miss Cressman, who was from L e avenworth, Kan., was trav eling with an aunt. She complet ed her fresh man year in the University in June. She was a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, ffoctifnntt sHa COOttMSr UinH WW lastic boner- MiM Cressma. ary, and was president of Ray mond Hall. Conference Observer Wayne Reed will be one of two observers for the Teachers College Conference at the Uni versity July 11 and 12. He is at present Assistant Commissioner of Education, Division of State and Local School Systems, Of fice of Education, Department of Health, Education and Wel fare. He began his teaching ex perience as a rural school teach er In Otoe County in 1930. State rseum; Historical Added links in the stories of modern horse, camel, and rhino ceros may be uncovered this sum mer by two field parties of the University State Museum, digging in western Nebraska. One field party is now at work northeast of Sidney, seeking fossil evidences In the so-called Kimball formation, which is a little more than a million years old, Dr. C. Bertrand Schultz, museum direc tor, said today. "Little Is known about the fos sils from this formation which ex tends from the Dakotas into Texas During the time of this formation, the rhinoceros became extinct and the modern horse began Its devel opment," Dr. Schultz said. Digging In co-operation with Cheyenne County Historical Asso ciation, headed by Dick Herman, is the field party consisting of Bruce White, Carl Olson and George Derleg, all of Lincoln. Lat er, the party, under the direction of John Howe of Bowling Green, O., will 4g south of North Platte River In sites near Bridgeport, Broadwater, anil Oshkosh. ; The second field party is work- ing la older beds 35 million 1 """ 't' z I., . v'Yj , I j The conference - will begin at I p.m. Wednesday and will continue through Thursday afternoon with a series of group conference ses sions. The program will conclude with a banquet in Union Parlors XYZ. Samson will discuss rHow. To Strengthen Our Teacher Organi zation." Twenty-eight Nebraska eductors from colleges and schools will comprise the visiting staff for the conference. 1 aga f 1 empest Casting Casting bas been completed for the University Theater production of "The Tempest' by William Shakespeare. Cast members are- John Thomp son, Alonso, king of Naples; Ron Kenney, Sebastian, his brother; Jerry Carlson, Prospero, the right Duke of Milan; Robert Morrison, Antonio, his brother; Noel Schoen rock, Gonzalo, an honest concillor; Doris Attn Grow cock, daughter of Prospero; Bonna Tebo, Ariel, an airy spirit. Others are Don Montgomery, Caliban, a savage slave; Dale Drake, Trinculo, a jester; Joe Hill, Stephano, a drunken butler; John Schepman, Adrian, a lord; D. R. Hughes, Boatswain; Vir ginia Haba and Christine Phillips, spirits. The play will be presented free of charge in the Pinewood Bowl at Pioneer Park, July 28 and 29 at 8 p.m. Max Whittaker is play 'director; technical crews Tiave not been an nounced. . Forfiss Ssslc Fossil Links years old north of Ft. Robin son. Later they will work the world-famous ice-age fossil quar ries in Sheridan County. This party consists of Carl Bon dra of Omaha, Darrell Avers of Davenport, and Douglas Kent of Lincoln. Dr. Schultz, and Lloyd -Tanner, museum's assistant curator of ver tebrate paleontology, will super vise the two groups. Union Artist Series To Show 'Hamlet' "Hamlet", Shakespeare's immor tal classic, will be presented on film Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the Union Ballroom. One of the Summer Artist Series being presented at the " Union, "Hamlet" won five Academy Awards and has been rated by critics as one of the best movies of our time. The tragedy of Hamlet, a man of thought who failed as a man of action, features one of the world 'a most widely acclaimed actors. Lau rence Olivier. In the title role. Jn Simmons co-stars with Olivier.