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Wednesday, December 19, 1956
Degree Requirements Changed:
Hall announces Changing
Of Journalism Program
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Messaft Presented Sunday
An estimated 7000 persons at
tended the University's presenia
ban of Handel's Messiah Sunday
in the Coliseum. The 700 voice
chorus, orchestra, and soloists,
under the direction of David
Foltz, gave one of the finest
"Messiah" performa n c e s in
many years. The chorus included
sot only members of the Uni
versity's choral anion, but also
the Concordia College Choir of
Seward, the Omaha Community
Chorus and numerous alumni.
The soloists were Shirley Halli
gan, soprano; Phyllis Malany,
alto; Richard Voth, tenor, and
Robert YTitols, bass. The perform
ance of Vitols, is of special sig
nificance since he came to the
Courtear tinoolB Star
University in 1931 from Latvia
and couldnt speak a word of
English. Myron Roberts, organ
ist, and William Bush, pianist,
both of the faculty of the College
of Music, played the accomp
animents. Rehearsal conductors
included AHinas TuDis, Earl
Jenkins, John Moran, Dale
Ganz and Jack Snider.
The faculty-graduate Christmas
party will be held Thursday eve
ning at 7:30 pjn. in the Faculty
Lounge of the Student Union.
A social hour is planned and will
feature a program and entertain
ment. All graduate students and facul
ty members are invited to attend.
AH members of the Cornhusker
and Nebraskan staffs are invited
to attend the annual publications
Christmas party to be held in &e
Rag office at 4 pJn-, Wed. Re
freshments will be served and
George Madsen, Nebraskan busi
ness manager will act as Santa
isnner bo MDoear
In Television Opera
Formal installation of new of
ficers will highlight the AUF meet
ing to be held Thursday at 7 p.m.
in the Union, according to Jeanne
Elliott, retiring president.
Awards will go to outstanding
board members and outstanding
assistants' will be recognized, Miss
Leon Lishner, associate profes
sor of voice, will appear as the
Wise Man, Balthazar, in the Christ
mas Eve presentation of the tele
vision opera, "Amahl and the
Might V i s
ual vocal les
sons and also
directing a n
by 1,500 nule-
Courtesy Lin roll Star
plane trips to New York for re
hearsals and performances.
The professor left Saturday to
begin rehearsals far the perform
ance and will remain in New York
during the Christmas vacation to
rehearse the part of Napoleon for
the American premier of Proko-
Tassels, University women's pep
I organization, held a closed xneet-
The annual creative writing oon-ling Monday night to 'discuss re-
tests in poetry and fiction nave
been announced by Bernice Slote,
assistant professor of English.
Entries are due March L
The poetry contest is open only
to undergraduates and the fiction
visions of an amendment concern
ing Homecoming Queen election
On Nov. 14 the Student Council
judiciary committee rejected the
original amendment submitted by
Miss McPeck stated that a re
vised copy of the amendment wiD
be sent to the Student Council ju
sticiary committee by Friday.
The amendment '"should be quite
Miss McPeck add
contest is open to both graduates Ug concerning Homecoming
The lone Gardner Noyes Awards
are given in the poetry contest.
First prize is $50 and second prize
is $25. In the fiction contest, the
Prairie Schooner Awards, spon-
7 u : u 4 7 V satisfactory.
d which consist of first prize of , J
$50, second prize cf $30, and third
' prize of $20.
The wrinners of the contest will
be published in the Fall issue of
the Prairie Schooner. Winners in
last year's contest include: Jerry
Petsche, first place winner in po
etry; G. Thomas Fairclougn, sec
end place winner in poetry; and
Ann Gerike, first place winner an
the fiction contest.
fiev's opera, "War and Peace"
to be presented over NBC-TV
Amahl and the Night Visitors''
by Gian Carlo Menotta is based
on the Biblical story of the three
kings' trip to Bethlehem. The op
era centers on the meeting of the
wise men with a crippled child
and his widowed mother.
Lishner has singing experience
in media other than television. For
six years he was leading bass with
the New York City Opera Com
pany and has sung with many
other US opera groups.
He has appeared on Broadway
in many musical productions in
cluding MenottTs "The Consul"!
and Hanneger's "Jeanne D'Arc".
His television experience in
cludes parts in many of the NBC-'
TV opera series in English lan-:
guage versions of world-famous
A complete overhaul of journal
ism degree requirements to
strengthen' three existing pro
grams at the University was an
nounced today by Dr. William
Hall, director of the School of
The new programs will go into
effect next fall, he said. Involved
are the journalism-degree pro
grams in the Colleges of Arts and
Sciences and Agriculture, and the
department of home economics.
Dr. Hall said, "We h?ve not
added substantially to the number
of hours of journalism required be
cause we recognize the folly of
producing technicians with no
background to cope with subject
"Essentially, we are re-designing
our programs so as to require
all majors to master the basic
writing and reporting skills neces
sary for success in any are of
journalism. Specializing com;s
second and is provided for in the
Nebraska is an agricultural
state. Dr. Hall continued, and it is
vital that the journalists serving
as spokesmen for the farm popula
tion undergo the best training the
University can provide.
Major changes in the agricul
tural and borne economics pro
grams be explained, will include:
L A special section in advanced
reporting for the majors.
2. Practical experience with the
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! cultural campus. Senior journal
ism majors will prepare publicity
releases, direct farm radio and
television news shows and write
and edit agricultural journals.
Dr. Hall said that while the
School's Professional Certificate
requirements have not yet been
completed, they would probably
include: a specifier' grade aver
age, completion of a research proj
ect related to the student's par
ticular interest field, and a di
Approximately 85 per cent of
journalism majors at the Univer
sity are enrolled in one jf the
three revised programs. The re
mainder are wor'ing toward de
grees in Teachers College and
Governor Victor Anderson $25.M
Prof. Clarence McNeill 5.M
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Rhodes 3.00
lEarl Dyer, Jr ".OO.
Imperial, Neb. Rainbow Girls iu.w
Imperial, Neb. Y-Teens 10.00
Lincoln Rotary Club 60 .00
Presby-Cong. Student House (per month 1 yr.) 30.05
Baptists & Disciples of Christ 40.00
Kappa Delta Sorority 8D.0&
! Alpha Xi Delta Sorority Pledges 23.73
QuentiTs , - -
Phi Beta Kappa
To Name Pledges
New pledges ef Phi Beta
Kappa, Balioaal honorary scho
lastic society, will be aaaMBced
Wedresday Bight at Ate Univer
sity of Nebraska.
Dr. Colbert Held, assistant
professor of geography, w&l be
guest speaker for the dinner
meeting to be held at t:15 p.m.
at the Student Union.
Players Present 'Drums Of OuaV
The University Players are pre
senting "Drums of Oude" Wed.
at 8 p.m. at the Arena. The play
is being directed by Gloria Tem
ple with Lynn Greenburg, John
Madden, and Lyle Walthier acting
the lead parts.
The play concerns British sol
diers stationed in India, and their
problems with an Indian uprising,
according to Max Whittacker, di
rector of the University experi
No admission is being charged
for the play, which is open to the
Alpha Kappa Psi
New officers for Alpha Kappa
Psi will be elected Wednesday at
7:15 p.m. in the Union, according
to George Madsen, president. Aftr
the regular business a movie will
be shown, Madsen said.
A frank message to
graduating electronic and ntecbanical
. we know it ... so let's be frank
Anton To Speak
Dr. John Anton, professor of
philosophy at the University of
Nebraska, will be among the
speakers at the BTrmml meeting
Given To NU
The gift of two contemporary
paintings from the private collec
tion of Norbert Schimmel of Great
Neck, N.Y., were announced to
day by the Uninversity Art Gal
leries. Director Norman Geske said the
two oils on canvas, 'Grapes and
Pears" by Josef Scharl and
"Patriarch" by Alva, will be on
display in the Art Galleries during
Mr. Scharl is a Bavarian-born
painter with a pure and direct ap
proach to color, Mr. Geske said.
Mr. Scharl left Germany, self
exiled, and came to the United
States in 1938.
Also a native of Germany, Mr.
Alva has exhibited frequently in
Paris and London.
Mr. Geske said tthat Mr. Schim-
of the eastern division of h e md'a gift to the University is one
American iniiosopnicaj Associa
tion to be held in Philadelphia.
Dec. 27 to 29. His paper is en
titled "A Critical Analysis of the
Argument from Time.'"
The University Madrigal Sing
ers, under the direct a of Dr.
David Foltz, will prewvi a con
cert of Christmas music Thurs
day, at 7:30 pjn. in tt main
lounge of the Union.
The program will include tra
ditional carols, and music by
a string nsemble and the fac
ulty string tgaartet.
of a number off such philanthropic
gestures to public collections in
Within the past year, Mr.
Schimmel was .one of the private
lenders to the University's exhibi
tion of the work of Ernst Barlach,
noted German artist.
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in the sense of being pioneers in the field of elec
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AH staff members of the Corn
busker and UebrBKkan are
invited to attend the traditional
publications 'Christmas party to foe
held Wednesday at 4 pjn. in room
28 of the Union, according to
George Madden, Hebraukan busi
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IF YiU THE CIMJCE? i
Shocked zt tha thest? Tfeo hzm hsv fewest, crcrydzy cca tzi csssi
2re tlttfizg jears cf life frca ethers ia M&naj traffic seddssts.
Every day, bcotcb of men .and women get into their
cars, drive off nd end up with the brutal jknowfledge
that ihey lilled someone in a ihibwaj traffic accadeatl
Chances ire, mat one of anose people wotild de
liberately diBobey a No TreBpasBing" mga or .open
a door marked "No Admittance.'"
Yet tthetie ame honest people conscioubly ignore
top-fiigns and xefuBe 4.0 obBerve posted speed Emits.
The almofit unbelievable result as Ihat, thk year
alone, nearly 42,000 men, womenand xihUdreB
will be icrushed, broken ani killed in traffic accidents,
according ito ihe preiient mouatirig iatej ' ; . .
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FIRST Drive aafely and courteouKly yourselt Observe
jpeed limits and warning-fiipos.
Where tmVZte. laws arc obeyed, tfetsths g DQWttt
SDtOlO InaiBt oo strict enforcement of aS traffic tewt,
Traffic regulations work for you, at against yoa.
Where traHSc Jaws art rtrictJy vrtinxxA, eaeths e DC WW I
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and over again
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