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    Wednesday, April 15, 1964
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Preliminary arrangements
for the Student Council Fire
side Discussions program are
complete and any groups
wishing to schedule a speaker
through the program may do
so by contacting the Student
Council office.
"We hope to get the pro
gram off the ground this
spring so it can be developed
more fully next year," said
Bob Kerry, chairman of the
student welfare committee.
The living unit or organiza
tion may select a topic about
which they would like to hear,
and the welfare committee
will refer them to a speaker
from the faculty who has ex
I Nebraskan Applauds I
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A book containing 90 re
search papers written by in
ternational authorities in the
field of programmed instruc
tion and edited by Dr. Wesley
Meierhenry, assistant dean of
the University Teachers Col
lege, has been released by the
National Science Foundation.
The volume, "Trends in Pro
grammed Instruction," deals
with the latest information in
nearly every phase of the use
of programmed instruction
and use of so-called teaching
machines. The publication
was an outgrowth of the first
annual convention of the Na
tional Society for Pro
grammed Instruction, an or
ganization which Meierhenry
helped found.
Claudia Westphalen is the
new president of Towne Club
for 1964-65. Other officers are
Carol Lefler, vice-president;
Teresa Holtgrewe, secretary;
Jeanne Lukas, treasurer;
Nancy Stern, activities chair
man; Dianne Whittington, so
cial chairman, and Sheila
Schaffer, historian.
New members of Rho Chi,
pharmacy honorary are Gary
Anderson, Girgis Bebawi,
Wen-Nuei Chan, Robert Dob
berstein, Mary Grenz, Ronald
Hospodka, Ann Lemon, Cathy
Origer, Surendra Shah, and
Rauindra Shukla.
Six electrical engineering
seniors at the University have
been awarded $150 Freier Me
morial Scholarships for the
present semester, according
to Prof. James Blackman, as
sistant dean of the College of
Engineering and Architecture.
Administered by the Universi
ty of Nebraska Foundation,
the scholarships were award
ed to: Wendell Bell, James
Jorgensen, Gary Schrack,
Donald Schroeder, Khosrow
Youssefi and James Linn.
The scholarship fund was es
tablished by the late Mr. and
and Mrs. Albert Dreier in
memory of Lt. Theron Dreier,
a former electrical engineer
ing student who was'lost in ac
tion during World War II in
the Southwest Pacific.
John Gerlach has been
elected next year's president
of Unicorns, off-campus inde
pendent group. Other new of-
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Folk Music Forum
Friday, April 17,
at 10:30 a.m.
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pressed a desire to speak on
that subject. I
Kerry added that the groups
may also request a speci
fic speaker from the list pro
vided by the committee.
Reservations should be made
at least a week in advance.
"Response from the faculty
has been very enthusiastic,"
Kerry said. "Most of them
were more than happy to co
operate." The welfare committee's
list, excluding the depart
ments of speech and econo
mics, for which final ar
rangements have not yet been
made, includes speakers from
a wide spectrum of colleges,
departments and schools.
Business Administration: Phillip McVey,
marketing and advertising; Dr. Charles
Miller, general business, banking; Dr.
ficers are Jim Vogt, vice-president;
Betty Ng, secretary;
Shari Colton, treasurer. Shari
will also be editor of THE
UNICORN, bi-weekly newspa
per of the club.
Ivan Bartling was elected
president of the Nebraska Fu
ture Farmers of America Sat
urday at the final session of
the state FFA convention. He
is a freshman In the College
of Agriculture and plans to
teach vocational agriculture
after graduation. He succeeds
Ed Heilman of Cambridge,
Gary Fick has been elected
new president of the Agron
omy C 1 u b for 1964-65. Other
new officers include vice-president,
Mark Classen; secre
tary, Norman Helzer; treas
urer, Joe Beais; ag executive
representative, Dan'Knievel;
news reporters, John Turn
bull. Ruth Larson, Chi Omega;
Susie Moore, Pi Beta Phi; and
Linda Shaw, Alpha Xi Delta
have been chosen as finalist
for Delta Sigma Phi Dream
Girl. The fifteen candidates
were interviewed at tea held
Sunday and the three finalist
were announced Monday eve
ning. The Dream Girl will be
announced at the Delta Sig
ma Phi Carnation Ball which
will be held at the University
Club on April 25.
New initiates of Theta
Nu, honorary pre-mcd fra
ternity for students at the Uni
versity and Nebraska Wes
leyan, are Harry Andrews,
Bob Ayres, Gordon Ehlers,
George Farley, Bill Fowles,
Richard Holmes, Robert
Herner, Dick Jackson, John
Luckason, Buzz M a d s o n,
Dave Margaret, Loren Olson,
Arnold Peterson, Dave Polick
ky, John Rogers, Terry Rust
hoven, Jimmy Song, Bob
Stickney, Craig Urbauer,
Steve Woodman, Earl Wright
and Rowan Zetterman.
Dr. W. C. Meierhenry, as
sistant dean of Teachers Col
lege, has been re-elected to
the Board of Trustees of the
Teaching Film Custodians,
Inc., at New York City. The
Teaching Film Custodians,
Inc. is a subsidiary of the
Motion Pictures Association of
America, and is concerned
with the production and selec
tion of motion pictures for
classroom use.
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Tickets $1.00
Special Block
Buy 25 and
Receive 5 Free
LaVerne Cox, electronic data processing
and cost accounting.
Law: Dean David Dow, requirements
(or law or anything concerning law.
Pharmacy: Dean Robert Gibson, nee
and abuse of drugs.
Political Science: Dr. Arthur Winter,
radical Nebraska public sower.
Anthropology: Dr. Edward Fry, race,
fossil man. Hong Kong and Tawai mens
Dr. Preston Holder, general anthropology,
plains Indians and archeology i Dr. David
Kelly, Maya and other Mexican Indians,
South American Indians and culture his
tory. English: Dr. Dudley Bailey, method!
of teaching, phonetics.
Germanic Languages: Sr. William Gib.
bon, Russian language and culture! Dr.
Paul Schark, anything about Germanic
languages and culture; Dr. R. L, Hiller.
History: Dr. Robert Koehl, Nazism and
Germany (next year); Dr. Robert Man
ley, history of the University (next year))
Dr. Drivid Trask, American diplomacy,
domestic policy and foreign policy: Dr.
Robert Sakai, the Far East; Dr. M. Meier,
Latin America (next fall).
Journalism: Dr. William Hall, any gen
eral area of Journalism, Latin and
European government; Albert Book, ad
vertising: M. Scheffel Pierce, radio and
television: Robert Spearman, radio and
television; Keith Blackledge, photography;
R. Neale Copple, depth reporting, any
thing about Lincoln; James Morrison,
what makes Nebraska tick?) Dr. Robert
Cranford, newswritlng.
Philosophy; Dr. Robert E. Dewey, so
ciety and cultural relativltism; Dr.
Charles Patterson, business ethics; Dr.
Robert Hurlbutt, ethics; Dr. Jasper Shan
non, 1964 politics; Dr. Wlllard Hogin.
recent development In United Nations,
Red China; Dr. Edward Megay. con
flict between China and Russia, conflict
between Hungary and Austria; Dr. Roy
al Sloan, Professional military depart
ment; defense and state department.
Psychology: Dr. Frank Dudek, rating
of TV shows; Dr. Harry Shelly; Dr.
Marvin Brodsky; Dr. David Levine, any
topic in psychology; Dr. Clayton Gerken.
Romance Languages: Dr. Roberto Es-quenazi-Mayo,
Spanish- - American liter
ature, problems on International affairs;
Dr. Reino Virtanen, modern French lit
erature; Dr. Christian Strzalkowskl,
French literature, French civilization
French school system; Dr. Charles Col
man, recent trends in language teach
ing, language evolution. 19th century
French literature.
Friday Meet To Consider
Transfer Student Problems
Members of the Nebraska
Association of Colleges and
Universities will. meet in Lin
coln Friday to discuss tH e
problems of the student who
transfers from one college to
The meeting begins at 9:30
a.m. in the Nebraska Center.
Representatives of several
colleges and universities will
discuss what is expected from
students during the first two
years of college in regard to
English, mathematics and
science. Participants will in
clude: Edward Corbett,
Creighton University; Gene
Hardy, Walter Mientka, Har
ry Weaver and Henry Holtz
claw, University of Nebraska;
H. L. Hunzeker, University of
Omaha; and Elmer Rass
mussen, Dana College.
Problems for students with
credits in agriculture or en
Van Heusen
"417 V-Taper" means
pure traditional tailor
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loop, tapered to a slim,
trim line. For coolness:
cotton batiste oxford
short sleeves. White or
stripes and solid colors.
COLD'S Men'j Store
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FMA Treasuers will meet
at 7 p.m. in the Union.
meet at 4:30 p.m.
STUDENT (AWS) House of
Representatives will meet in
the Union Conference rooms
at 5 p.m.
be held in the Union Pan
American room at 6130 p.m.
Foyd Miller, state commis
sioner of education, will be
the featured speaker.
National professional geogra
phy, fraternity, will meet at
8 p.m. in 334 Union. Howard
Ottoson will speak on "Agri
culture and Economics De
velopments in Argentina."
The public is welcome.
Rings Are
On April
Diamond rings seem to be
the order of the day, as five
coeds are now sporting those
bright and shiny pieces.
Susan Luddington, Alpha Xi
Delta junior in Teachers Col
lege to Bill Peters, senior in
Law College.
. . Engagements
Jaclyn Hammer, Alpha Xi
Delta senior in Teachers Col-
gineering will be outlined by
Franklin Eldrige and James
Blackman of the University.
Lee Chatfield of the Univer
sity will discuss prospects of
college success and J. H.
Horner, Kearney State Col
lege, will outline problems of
University Vice Chancellor
G. Robert Ross will discuss
"Learning on Our Campus" at
the noon luncheon.
The afternoon program will
include a panel discussion on
problems of the transfer stu
dent. Panelists will include;
Dallas Evans, McCook Junior
College, chirman; Paul Gaer,
Kearney State College; F.
Don Maclay, Norfolk Junior
College; and Kirk Naylor,
University of Omaha.
Dr. Adam Breckenridge,
University vice chancellor,
will preside at the meeting.
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Freshmen Scholars Named;
8.929 Average Tops The List
All Nebraska is fertile
ground for the production of
premium scholars, judging on
the basis of grades earned by
entering freshman students at
the University this year.
Virtually every section of
the state is represented
among the top scholastic one
per cent of the freshmen at
the University.
A ranch country boy, Fred
erick Leistritz of Lakeside,
emerged at the top of the list
of 2,700 first-semester fresh
man students with an aver
age of 8.929 on a scale which
has 9 as the highest grade
possible. He Is a Rushville
high school graduate.
The number two freshman
student comes from the other
lege from Kearney to Charles
Nease, Sigma Alpha Epsilon
alum from Hugo, Okla., pres
ently food manager of Twin
Betty Ann Harsh, Delta
Gamma senior in arts and
science from Creston, la., to
Bill Reichenberg, Sigma Chi
senior in business administra
tion from Scottsbluff .
Joan McGuire, junior in
home economics from Bassett
to Joe Scahill, Tau Kappa Ep
silon senior in philosophy and
religion from Ulysses.
Patricia Rose, graduate of
Marquette School of Dental
Hygiene from Lincoln to Wil
liam Wittman, arts and sci
ences graduate from Pitts
burgh, Pa.
Susan Steiner, freshman in
elementary education from
Henderson, la., to Doug
Deitchler, sophomore in busi
ness administration from
Hastings, la.
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Beta Theta PI pledges I.
7:5 p.m. PI Beta Phi II T.
Gamma Phi Beta. 5
7:50 p.m. Pound Hill vs. Out-
easts el Campus Flat.
5 8:15 p.m. Kappa Alpha Theta s
5 II vs. Pharmacy College, semi-
end of the state, Falls City.
He is Garry Watzke who fin
ished with 8.8, His twin broth
er, Larry, not in the top one
per cent, came through with
a 7.6, a grade well above the
approximate a 1 1-University
average of 5.3.
In third place among first
time freshmen carrying 12
hours or more of college work
is Kenneth Cada of Schuyler;
in fourth, the highest ranking
girl, Joan Spivey of Anselmo ;
and in fifth, James Johnson
of Omaha, a graduate of Oma
ha Westside.
The top one per cent Uni
versity freshman scholars
who first enrolled last fall
and .carried at least 12 hours
of course work:
Fredrick Leislrlti. 8.929 for 14 hours In
As; Garry Watzke, 8.8 for 15 hours in
Arts & Sciences; Kenneth Cada, 8 7ii5
for 17 hours in Arts & Sciences; Joan
Spivey, 8.750 for 18 hours in Arts
Sciences; James Johnson. 8.68R for 16
hours in Engineering; and Phillip Board-
man. 8.647 for 17 hours in Arts and Sci
James Kinvoun. 8.533 for 15 hours In
Arts 4c Sciences: Dale Spinar, 8.533 for
15 hours in Enffineerine: Gail Larsen.
8.533 for 15 hours in Teachers: Barry
Kort, 8.500 for 16 hours in Engineering;
Laura Lake, s.suo tor 16 Hours in Teach
ers; and Gerald Marquart, 8.500 for 16
hours in Teachers.
Gary Larsen. 8.500 for 14 hours In
Arts & .Sciences; John Goedeken, 8.471
for 17 hours In Ag: Donald Mimes,
8.438 for 18 hours In Engineering! Erma
Winterer, 8.438 for 16 hours In Teachers;
Richard Elliott, 8.438 for 18 hours in
Arts Sciences; Rlrhasd Vogt, 8.438 for
It hours In Arts ft Sciences.
Russell Fuller, 8.400 for 15 hours In
Arts 8c Sciences; Linda Marsh, 8.375 for
17 hours in Arts & Sciences: Mark Beech,
8.353 for 17 hours in Arts c Sciences;
Hipp Memorial Loans
Set Up By University
Contributions totaling $1,173
from Omaha residents in the
memory of Patrick Hipp, who
died in a highway accident in
Ireland in the summer of
1963, will support a student
loan fund at the University.
Herb Potter, Jr., secretary
of the University Foundation,
said the "Patrick Hipp Me
morial Fund" was set up this
week by his parents, Mr and
Mrs. Charles L. Hipp of
The principal of the fund
will be used to make loar.s to
University students who are
"judged worthy and deserv
ing by the General Student
Loan Committee."
Hipp was a 1960 graduate of
the University.
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Kent Bearhler, 8 333 for 15 hours In Art
tr Sciences; Allan Harms, 8.267 for 15
hours in Engineering; and Kaye Kerpen
brock, 8.2K7 lor 15 hours in Teachers.
Burton Thomsen. 8.250 for 17 hour la
Ag; Frank Surlier. 8.250 for 16 hoar
in Engineering; Gary Wahlgren, 8.250 for
16 hours in Agi Paul Noe, 8.250 for 1
hours In Arts it Sciences; and William
Struyk. 8.250 for 16 hours In Art l
Will Host
Colleges Send
100 Economists
The importance of econo
mic education in colleges and
secondary schools will be dis
cussed in a conference at the
University April 24 and 25.
More than 100 representa
tives of four-year colleges
and various secondary schools
in Nebraska have been in
vited to participate in t h e
Economic Education Confer
ence sponsored by the Ne
braska Council on Economic
"This conference is de
signed to explain the import
ance of economic education
and how this subject can be
included in teacher training
programs and secondary
school curriculums," said Dr.
E. S. Wallace, director of the
University's Bureau of Busi
ness Research. "It is one of
the first activities sponsored
by the Nebraska Council on
Economic Education."
Dr. John Coleman and Dr.
John Haefner, two educators
who presented the nationally
televised program "The
American Economy," will
lead discussions.
Coleman, professor of eco
nomics and dean of the divi
sion of humanities and social
science, Carnegie Institute of
Technology, will discuss the
"Content of Economic Under
standing" with college repre
sentatives. Haefner, professor of social
studies education, State Uni
versity of Iowa, will address
secondary school representa
tives on "Economic Under
standing: Where and How?"
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