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The Daily Nebraskan
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trying in my last year to
make sure tiat momentum
is an integral part of this de
partment."" Outstanding Nebraskan Lin
us Burr Smith was talking
about his nationally recog
nized department of architec
ture. Sitting in his second
fioor office in Architectural
Hall, Smith could talk cf
nothing but the "esprit de
corps'" of architecture facul
ty and students alike.
'-It has brea cue crises aft
er another fr thirty years.":
Smitk said after serving as
the first and only chairmaa
f the Department f Arthi
I lecture.
Despite lacking sufficient
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seen so much of win contin
ue." Smith said.
We cannot get money na
tionally, from foundations.
We are really a cultural ac
tivity and these days cultural
activities and the humanities
find it hard to get money,"
Smith said.
He quoted James Madison
as hitting the point when be
said "I must study war and
engineering sn my descend
ants might study architecture
and music.'" .
Smith said man might be
I portrayed as having a right
i hand of humanities and a left
hand of science. If the two
don't get together be said,
""we are in trouble."
'"Man must progress euql
ly in - the humanities and
sciences there shouldn't bfrv
such an imbalance." Smith '
Tare large letters. Smith's
initials, are emblazoned abore
lie department office in Ar
chitecture HaJL One "rega
lar" second floor said they
YonldnT be soon forgotten
there or by the University.
Across toe ha! from Pro
fessor Sraith's office a plaque
presented by Ms students
bangs in his bomor. Its tribute
deserves repetition.
To Linus Burr Smith:
'A disciple of excellence,
an inspiring teacher, a crea
tive artist an incisive sctool-
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! ar. ami an unmsoauy guiea
raraBf draw most t mis sm-j miMtarstamtar of his fellow
dents away. uaa fap nnlods and dignity
!!be has served so well for 39
"We expect to plow some:! Tear. ae University f Ne
knoniedge back into Xebras-j brasta."
ka. en tbongb s t a 4 e n t s : j
leave," Smith said. Tbe De- j .
partroent of Architecture now Home tC AfGO
elects pro bl ens for sta
dents in Nebraska and they go
out in eonunwnities. He said
these projects rail attention to
stale needs and feel to solve
local problems.
funds and staff, his depart
ment has achieved national
and international acclaim
from those meager beginnings
in 1334. Smith attributes this
success to an instilling of con
Gdence in architecture stu
dents, both in their ability
and instruction.
"Students who apply here1
must be willing to be up;
against the best a gainst
world competition. In fact,!
world competition is the basis
for. student . competition,"
Smith said.
University architec
ture graduates leave with the
top jobs and scholarships, ac-
cording to Smith. His archi
tect are stndents have left
their mark are&nd tbe world
and just this year they are
going to Colombia, Minsesota
and Michigan with rich schol
arships. Smith said.
"Anywhere fee goes, a Una-;
versify architecture student
thinks he is as good as any-!
one there and I think he is,"
Smith said of the average
architecture graduate.
Smith emphasized me did
not encourage Univesily stu
dents to leave toe stale after'!
graduation. Their "'personal
confidence" and interests
should be there .guides, ac
cording to Smith, and tbe pop
ulated areas where architec
tural interests are high, uat-
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Smith, wh.0 will! cootinue to
teach after stepping down as
department head next year,
cited two paarpsases of toe Uni
versity and his department to
"We have a doty to raise!'
toe general cultural level of;
toe state year by year and al-i
so to educate ht sons aad,
daughters to live tfrmitful!
lives anywhere, Smith said, j
Smith expressed rrlnctance,
in leaving his post after three
decades and aired a concern
far the department's- fmtare.!
At present. SI stndents can
be instructed at Architectar
al HaH and already this year
an overflow of freshmaa have
applied. More and more every
year, the departou-si has (o
torn away ajpplkasis feecsmse
of Insufficient fariiiiiei and
instrnclon. .
Als, I hope toe peroaial
confidence and pride I have
Will Open Soon
The University's School off
Home Eoomoimics has an
nounced that a new Home,
Eksomomics Teaching Area
n the city campus w331 be
completed fa time to ffer
courses there, beginning with
this suammer session.
"TMs on-la'btoratiOiry facil
ntty will make it passible fr
students from other disd
pliines as weE as from Home
Economics to gain an under
standing of toe need for Im
proved homes and better liv
ing," says Dr. Virginia
Trotter, director of toe School
f Home Ecsroomiics and as-i
satiate dean of the College
of Agriculture and Home
The Area imclmides two
classroms. Owt is equipped
tor demonstraJion-llecltiiiire type
classes: toe other for discus
sion groups and Hectare class
Courses offered during toe
summer session wnu use is
toe area of food and nutrition.
human development and toe
family and borne ecoomics
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IogoIm or oM mGhttojroi to Pfiji o
partieolor oiHMrfaon, owtocb
Sll Stoart twSnSSnf Lincoln, Kenrcskn PhvnK 4224fSI
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OAJtY NEBRASKAN Photographs by Dennis Defroin
JLLV OF MANY FACETS Living with a versatile professor can be f or so Mr.
Sm'rih can testify. From racing down tbe street on a bkycle-biiOt-for-two (upper rigM)
to relaxing at home in his favorite chair fnpper left). Smith b always bvty. He finds
his desk never empty as be attempts to finish op all administrative 4s!ie before Ms
retirement as chairman of tbe department of architecture. Smith is always ataUablt
fr individual help for a student, and Joe Johnson takes advantage of his cocosenag
service. Home again, walk fhrongh the garden with his wife (lower right) may end
the day.
Undergrads Fellow Trend To Summer Session
Ch er half f toe Ujaiversilty
summer session ewlltaent
this year will be composed
of undergraduates, a reflec
tkioi of a recent continuing
trend which is dhaaging toe
oomplexion of "simmer
sdbooL" Dr. Frank E. Soren
soa said last night.
SoretLson. director of tbe
Unhwoty'f fuxomer ses
sions, said recent years bave
brought a steady increase in
toe proportion of enrollment
accounted for by imdergrad
uates who continue their
college studies without sum-
Imer mlerraptum and by new
freshmen, fmJi from rprfcf
school comnieacenert.
"Last sammer," be Mid,
"we had just about 109 sts
dents who began their coSejt
study immediately after high
school graduatko. This year,
apparently, we will have at
least twice that Barber."