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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 1, 1897)
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA.
All (lav I sowed good seed among the tares.
I took no thought, I never questioned God
That lie would mark and tonch them as they
I knew His eye would seek their hiding place.
His hand would stir the elods, His gentle
Would cull the leaf, the blossom, till the seed
Should sprint; to life that it might tell His
And voice His beauty there among the thorns.
So with thy kindly deed. It shall take root.
And grow and blossom wheresoe'erCiod wills.
Take thou no thought, but sow. and go thy
IIo-vvuimI A11imnh li KimmiI t.v
Last Saturday evening at Chancellor Mac
Lean's home, Prof. Geo. E. Howard addressed
the University faculty on the subject of Ice
land Stanford University.
Stanford University, said Professor Howard,
is really the product of one man. Its presi
dent. Or Jordan, having made a study of edu
cational institutions, had worked out some
theories which he was ready to put into prac
tice in this new and yet great university of
the. west. Faculty meetings arc held but
twice a year; yet this does not signify that
the faculty takes no part in the government
of the institution. There are facultv commit
tees as in the University of Nebraska, each
having its specific work.
Another noteworthy feature was in connec
tion with the relations between students and
faculty. Each student, on entering, is re
quired to choose a department in which he
will take most of his work, and it is really
the professor at the head of that department,
rather than merely the subject lie tenches.
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who is elected. It then becomes the privilege
of that student to confer with the professor
whom he has chosen upon subjects concerning
his university course. Each professor, then,
has an oversight of the work of those students
who have elected him, and it becomes his
duty to advise and assist them. Occasionally
a student, after being there for a time, desires
to change to another department. This is
permitted after certain form has been carried
An opportunity was oll'ered for members
of the faculty to ask questions of Professor
Howard, and it was taken advantage of very
V. .M. t A.
The V. M. C. A. meeting Sunday afternoon
was held in Delian hall. Rev. Dunning de
livered an address on the study of the bible.
A regular four year course of Riblo Study will
be opened soon. The officers of the associa
tion, have this in charge and arrangements for
taking up the work may be made by consult
II. 11. Everett left this week for Chicago.
He expects to take a medical course at North
I'rof..Swecey thinks that the. telescope which
was sent east for improvements will arrive
here in a few days. He. believes the improve
ments will be of grea advantage to his de
partment. The National Irrigation Congress held a
three days session in the. University chapel
I his week. There wore no chapel exorcises
on Wednesday or Thursday on account of the
The begining class in political economy will
be obliged to meet in the band room in the
armory on Wednesdays. No other room of
sufficient size could be found which was not
in use at that hour.
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