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Hallgren: Opportunities
Plentiful At Graduation
No student enrolled at the
University need worry
about finding employment
after graduation, according
to Frank Hallgren, Direc
tor of Placement.
"I don't know of any field
that has fewer openings
than it has qualified college
graduates," he said. "There
is keen competition to get
able people everywhere you
go."
Although certain fields
such as engineering have
received publicity for their
inability to fill personnel
demands, this probem
is shared in almost every
other field, he said.
The need for qualified
personnel has attracted
many out-of-state employ
ers to the Placement Of
fice, he said, in addition to
in-state firms.
Hallgren discounted the
possibility of a state "brain
drain," saying "you can't
expect people to stay In the
' state if they can't use their
training."
He pointed out, "any Ne-
Physicist
To Speak
At Sigma Xi
A leading American
physicist and inventor, Dr.
Robert H. Dicke of Prince
ton University, will deliver
the annual Sigma Xi Na
tional Lecture Nov. 3 at 8
p.m. in the lecture room of
Brace Laboratory.
Dr. Dicke will speak on
the subject, "Einstein's
Theory of Gravitation Fifty
Years Later."
Holding over 50 patents fti
microwaves and atomic
resonance devices, his most
recent research at Prince
ton has been primarily on
gravitation, relativity and
cosmology.
His lecture is expected to
include a discussion of re
cent observations effecting
the understanding of gravi
tation as the weakest, most
universal, and primitive of
the physical interactions.
Dr. Dicke is the Cyrus
doff Brackett Professor of
Physics at Princeton. His
appearance is sponsored by
Sigma Xi and its affiliated
society, the Scientific Re
search Society of America.
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braska employer " or re
gional employer who needs
qualified employees can
attract them here."
Some Nebraska employ
ers could use a more ag
gressive hiring approach in
seeking University grad
uates, he added.
.The primary function of
his office, Hallgren said, is
to help students make plans
about what they want to do
after they graduate.
To aid students in making
post-graduate plans the of
fice runs a year-long busi
ness Interview service and
maintains an extensive
library of materials about
various graduate colleges
and employers.
"A central placement of
fice gives people from
business and industry an op
portunity to interview peo
ple from a variety of disci
plines," Hallgren said.
Last year over 1000 rep
resentatives of 700 .business
firms, industries, govern
ment agencies and other in
stitutions held interviews
through the University of
fice, he pointed out.
Interested students file a
summary of their creden
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tials and watch the place
ment announcements for
the firms they are in
terested in. Over 1000 stu
dents made use of the ser
vice last year, Hallgren ex
plained. The Placement Library in
cludes an extensive collec
tion of current graduate and
professional catalogues, in
addition to a variety of
brochures from employers
and employment programs.
The office also aids stu
dents in securing summer
internships in fields related
t. to their majors. These pro
grams range from place
ment in leading national
newspapers to jobs in the
engineering industries.
Hallgren stressed the
need for students to investi
gate post-graduate pro
grams early in their senior
year. He said many job ap
plications and graduate
school tests have an early
due date and Placement in
terviews begin in early Oc
tober. Men who anticipate ful
filling their military obliga
tion upon graduation are
encouraged to interview
anyway, he said.
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Exchange Students Visiting Campus
Like Nebraskans' Friendly Concern
About 20 University stu
dents and faculty members
took advantage of an oppor
tunity to talk with 11 visit
ing students from El Co
legio de Mexico during an
informal tea held in the Un
ion Tuesday.
The students are visiting
Hippie Happenings
In Dog Patch Oct. 28
"Psychedelic Sadie" Haw
kins dance will be held Oct.
28 from 9 to 12 p.m. at the
East Union.
"Hippie accented dog
patch dress" is recom
mended, according to Kent
Snyder, assistant chairman
of the East Union Recrea
tion Committee.
Traveling trophies will be
presented to Sadie Hawkins
and L'il Abner, who will be
selected by a student vote
at the dance.
Candidates for Sadie
Hawkins are: Mary Nun,
Burr East; Janet Nelson,
Love Memorial; Susan
Limbo, Alpha Omicron Pi;
Nancy Holm, Kappa Delta
and Jan McGill,.Chi Ome
ga. Candidates for L'il Abner
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I sang my harp on the straps deck
Here at the water in the cool unblossomed year,
And the light notes clung at my hair roots
Like bird cries gathering.
All the day's time leaned
Into lengthening shadows
And moments clung like fresh leaves
On water.
Wind cTtwsod tin pood
Leaving stripes and crosses
As though it rolled and cast dotn,
Cast down its shape for vision.
Wisteria hung for lavender
In a blossom of perfume,
And on the stone a toad
Settled in sunlight.
Is this saturation of senses enoughf
Living together between a time frame, ,
We creature and non-creattrre
And I among them.
the University in connec
tion with a tour of the
United States including
Washington, New York,
North Carolina and Califor
nia. They are sponsored by
the United States State De
partment and the Universi-
are, Fred Boesiger, Farm
House; Gary McCord, Al
pha Gamma Rho; Abe Gel
bart, Zeta Beta Tau; Lynn
Alexander, Ag Men; and
Randy Darling, Alpha Gam
ma Sigma.
Finalists were selected on
their ability to answer ques
tions like "What is it like to
kick a dogpatch," and
"What are the ingredients
in Kickapoo Joy Juice" and
on their general character
and costume, Snyder said.
Flickering lights, out
moded films and dropped
parachutes will give the
dance the proper psychede
lic atmosphere, he added.
The Fabulous Rumbles
will play for the dance.
Tickets are $1 per person
and can be purchased In
advance or at the door.
A
Ma
ty Institute of Latin Ameri
can and International Stud
ies. Among the visiting stu
dents is Torres Blanca. She
is an international relations
student at El Colegio who is
making her first visit to the
United States.
"Unlike my visit to New
York, I don't feel like a
tourist here in Nebraska,"
Miss Blanca said.
While here she said that
she is experiencing a great
er degree of direct contact
with the people.
Students at El Colegio
have chances to meet
American students through
the school's exchange pro
gram. "In Mexico I usually find
that I meet two kinds of
Americans, the tourists and
the students," Miss Blanca
said.
"I tend to like the stu
dents more than the tour
ists because they seem in
terested in the traditions
and customs of Mexico in
addition to seeing the
sights," she commented.
After she graduates from
El Colegio, Miss Blanca
would like to attend grad
uate school in a foreign
country s.uc'i as the United
States or France.
One main difference she
observed between the Uni
versity and El Colegio is
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the University's greater
size.
At a smaller school such
as El Colegio the students
are able to have a much
greater contact with the in
structors. "Most of our classes are
conducted on the seminar
basis, and members of the
faculty are always avail-
able for consultation," she
observed.
El Colegio student Carlos
Maldonado said that he
thought Nebraskans re
flected the image of real
Americans.
He said that Nebraskans'
friendly concern and sin
cerity was the embodiment
of the American image to
him.
"One of the striking
things about the University
is the way the buildings
are spread out. El Colegio
Friday Nire
Featuring
The Marauders
is housed in a single build.
ing," Maldonado com
mented. The students will leave
the University Thursday for
California, the last stop on
their American tour.
Since 1962 the University
of Nebraska has partici
pated in a student exchange
program with El Colegio de
Mexico. So far 19 NU stu
dents have attended.
Although no NU students
are presently participat
ing in the 11-month pro
gram, five attended last
year.
El Colegio de Mexico, one
of the most progressive
centers of higher education
. in the Western Hemisphere,
boasts outstanding depart
ments of economics, linguis
tics, and international relations.