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Crawford, Robert S. (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 26, Number 7 (May 1925)

Perry, Kathryn
Campus notes,   p. 259


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                                        CAMPUS NOTES
                                        By KATHRYN PERRY, '23
  THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN EXPOSITION took        Earl "Pomroy, Wausau;
Lewis Mrkvicka, Racine;
place at Madison on April I6-I8. Some 8o departments Miriam   Weiss, Memphis,
Tenn.; William  Doudna,
had booths and exhibits, and about 40,000 people at- Madison. The Ripon Press
group consisted of Max
tended. 'A Niagara Falls of Milk from Wisconsin dairy Ninman, Reedsburg;
Jewell Dean, Advance, Ind.;
cows formed a background of the dairy booth, with the Margaret Patch, Oak
Park, Ill.; Elizabeth Ellingson,
Fountain of Youth Milk bottle in the front. A bottling  Madison. The Waupun
Leader was put out by Palmer
works and a cheese factory were presented in addition.  Narvason, Albert
Lea, Minn.; Benita Spencer, Ontario,
  The electrical engineers amused the spectators by  Calif.; Kathryn Shattuck,
Coldwater, Mich.; and How-
frying eggs on a block of ice by means of some butter ard Koehn, Madison.
and eddy currents. The swimming pool contained every
kind of fish that exist in Wisconsin riversaluminated  THE ENGINEERS' ST.
PATRICK PARADE was enlivened
and fenced off so that the large varieties would not eat  this year by a
rotten egg barrage laid down rom the
the smaller fish. A daily Exposition News was published  roofs of buildings
along State street by the traditional
by the students in the Course in Journalism during the  enemies, the lawyers.
When the parade returned down
three days of the Exposition. The work was all done on  Langdon street, the
engineers reciprocated by bombard-
the exposition floor-the reporters were sent out, and ing the Pi Alpha Delta
house with rotten eggs, rotten
the printing done with a Washington press, part of the  oranges, and stale
meat. The floats this year, although
equipment of the Journalism school.                  unusually good, merely
formed a side show to 'the egg
  "Wisconsin's Old Faithful," an artificial geyser de- fight.
signed by Prof. Benjamin.Snow, and built by the phys-  A FELLOWSHIP IN METALLURGY
of $I,500 was given
ics department, spurted boiling water and steam to the
roof of the gymnasium every 45 minutes. The eruption the University by 'the
Milwaukee Steel Foundry Coin'
was preceded by rumblings within the galvanized iron pany, and Leo Shapiro,
Madison, was appointed under
construction. The geyser is among a few of its -kind in  the fellowship to
make a study of the technical problems
                                                     peculiar to the steel
casting industry. Mr. Shapiro is
the country and was planned especially for the exposi-  Collaborating with
A. T. Baumer, works manager of the
tion by Professor Snow. The engineers built a model ice  Milwaukee foundry,
who is enrolled as a graduate stu-
plant, a hydraulics plant, both of which operated during  dent in the university
dass of graduate engineers at
the entire exposition, and the mining engineers exhibited  Wisconsin's Extenision
in Milwaukee. Mr. Baumer's
two complete model mines.' Every department in the   work is under University
direction, and Mr. Shapiro will
university contributed unique pictures of their daily further the experiment
in the engineering laboratory at
operation in order to carry out the ideal of the exposi-  Madi
tion -to portray a "Cross-section of the University of  son.
Wisconsin."                                                 T T    
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  A MOTHERS RECEPTION to be held May 29, 30, 31, at
the University is being planned by the Board of Regents
and a- student comm~ittee in charge. The dates include
the times set aside for the annual Senior swing-out, com-
mencement activities, dance drama, women's field day,
and Memorial services on Lincoln Terrace. A mothe-°'
banquet will be held and special features arrangeo.
T __ #: .. . .-ý". . . . . . . 11 .... L _ _ X'I1 "
     . h . J.., mwz" %.t  en, O~lllL y eaL menI IIIL, prepareL
a booklet entitled "Chemistry in the Service of the
State," and some 20,ooo copies were sent out to indus-
tries, business concerns, newspapers, and individuals
throughout the United States. The booklet traces the
history of modern chemistry, pointing out the relation
of chemistry to agriculture, to industry, to disease, to
zesear~n, to the future, and includes the cultural value
nf chemistry
sin students who can get to Madison during those dates
by President Birge. The Women's Student Govern-
ment committee in charge of the reception include
Alberta Johnson, Mount Horeb, chairman, Rena Grubb,
Stanley, Mirian Inglis, Oshkosh, and Dorothy Straus,
Milwaukee. Dean F. Louise Nardin and Dean S. H.
Goodnight? are the faculty members assisting with the
plans.
  MR. WALTER KOHLER, of Kohler, has been appointed
by the regents to membership in the Board of Visitors,
to replace Edward McMahon, Milwaukee, who has
moved to New York. Mr. Kohler, the regent from the
second district from 1918 to 1924, was vice-president
of the Board of Regents in 192o-2I, and president for
two years from 1921 to 1923.'
  A SPORT "SHORT COURSE" in football and basketball
will be held at the university from June 15 to 26, be-
tween the regular session and summer school. George
Little, new university athletic director, will teach foot-
ball and Dr. Walter Meanwell, head of basketball, will
have charge of training in his sport. The course will in-
clude intensive work in theory and practice from 8 to 12
a. in., and from 2 to 5 p. in., and the university tenting
colony on Lake Mendota will be available for those
enrolled in the work.
  THREE NEWSPAPER TEAMS of four students each
edited three Wisconsin weekly newspapers during the
vacation. These students are members of the Course in
Journailsm and include: the Tomahawk Leader staff,
  SOME 26 SPECIAL ALUMNI MEETINGS in Wisconsin
have already been held ihroughout the state by local
groups. The meetings are being scheduled under the
direction of the alumni office at Madison in order to
acquaint the state alumni with the financial conditions
of the University. Prominent alumni and faculty mem-
bers, equipped with facts and figures about the Uni-
versity, have been sent out as speakers. Meetings have
been held now in Janesville, Superior, Columbus,
Neenah, Green Bay, Appleton, Beloit, La Crosse,
Watertown, Sparta, Racine, Marshfield, Manitowoc,
River Falls, Platteville, Elkhorn, Baraboo, Kenosha,
Wausau, Antigo, Sheboygan, Stoughton, Oshkosh,
Marinette, Medford, Sturgeon Bay. It is hoped that a
meeting will be held in each of the 77 counties in Wiscon-
sin.
  DR. HARRY EMERSON FOSDICK, former pastor of the
First Presbyterian church in New York city, spoke this
month at the campus Religious conference. His first
two public lectures in Lathrop and the Sunday addresses
held in the men's gymnasium drew full houses. His
general theme was "The Need of Modern Religious
Leadership," and his lectures took up various forms of
that subject.
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