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Thoma, Harry C. (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 38, Number IX (June 1937)

While the clock strikes the hour,   pp. 360-361


Page 361


June, 1937                                                              
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Prof. E. A. Ross, noted sociologist, who reached 70    children, by Cody
Noble, student, was cited for its
last December. Ross, who has been on the faculty        unusual method of
introduction.
since 1906, has already submitted his retirement let-    Ninety-five programs
were entered in the compe-
ter to the administration.                              tition. By winning
one of two awards, one of seven
  At least 14 other members of the faculty will be    honorable mentions,
and a citation for technique, the
affected by the ruling when and if it passes the board.  University station
maintained its place among the na-
Included among them are Prof. A. R. Hohlfeld, Ger-     tional leaders in
educational broadcasting. Programs
man department; F. E. Turneaure, dean of the col-       were submitted by
national networks, educational or-
lege of engineering; W. H. Lighty, director of ex-     ganizations educational
stations and governmental
tension teaching; Edward M. Gorrow, extension field               '
representative, and George V. I. Brown, professor of   agencies.
oral and plastic surgery in the School of Medicine.    Frosh May        The
boys of 12 will remember
Varsity        University men, combining to form        Live in        this
faculty ruling: "No freshman
Debaters       three varsity debate teams, talked       Fraternities   shall
reside in fraternity houses."
Win            their way to three wins and three                        
 The boys of '37 heard a commit-
               losses in the recent Big Ten debate    tee on student life
and interests reverse the 25-year-
tournament at the University of Chicago.                old tradition and
permit first year men students to
  Wisconsin's affirmative squad of Fred Reel and       lodge in men's fraternity
houses.  Active members,
Robert Gunderson led other Badgers by defeating the    however, must keep
to their books.      The edict
Chicago and Michigan speakers in their two contests.   stressed one requirement:
they must achieve weighted
The only other win was registered by the negative       scholastic average
of 1.3 grade points per credit to
team of Chester Krohn and Robert Breakstone who         allow the "yearlings"
good surroundings.
defeated Indiana.
                                                        Students Use   Voluntary
Wasserman tests for stu-
WHA Receives      A  Wisconsin School of the Air        Wasserman      dents
by the University's department
Top Honors       program was the first of two edu-    Test Offer     of student
health have received a rela-
                  cational broadcasts selected in a                    tively
good response. This scientific-
national competition at the Institute on Radio in       ally accurate method
of determining the presence of
Education held last month at Columbus, Ohio. Two        syphilis was made
available to students by the recent
other WHA features, also coming from the Univer-        emergency appropriation
of the state legislature. The
sity campus, were given special recognition.            work against syphilis
has been going on relentlessly
  it'y camus   wer given specia recgn ition.           at the Wisconsin General
hospital for the past 20
contribution to school activities and won the honor    years. The new tests
are free to users and names of
conri. utio to so      ac  es and'wonthe h6,  n o       any individuals showing
a positive reaction are kept
award. It is written by James Schwalbach, '36, Mil-    absolutely secret.
waukee teacher, and presented on the air by H. B. Mc-
Carty, WHA program director. By combining music         University     The
University of Wisconsin paid
and story it stimulates school childreni in classes to  Pays Half of  practically
half its own way during
express their feelings in color on paper.               Its Own Way   the
fiscal year from July 1, 1935, to
  "Youth and Problems of Today," a student pro-               
       July 1, 1936, it is revealed in the re-
gram led by James C. Flint, Congregational student     cently published report
of Business Manager James D.
pastor, was given honorable mention for its style and  Phillips.
method.   "Nature Tales," a broadcast for smaller         The report
reveals that the University's income
   comes from two sources-direct
   receipts earned by the Univer-
   sity itself, or given by the feder-
   al government, and appropria-
   tions from  the state.  Of the
   University's total income, $3,-
   816,280.36 or slightly more
   than 49 per cent, was earned by
   the University itself or granted
   by the federal government,
   while $3,901,533.89 or less
   than 5 1 per cent, was appro-
   priated by the state for all pur-
   poses.
      The University earned, from
   student fees, interest, dormi-
   tories and commons, athletic
   ticket sales, hospitals, sales of
   milk, cream, butter, and pro-
   duce from the University farms
   and other miscellaneous receipts,
                         The west end of the Campus                     
   a total of $2,894,811.51, the
          The medical school, Bascom, Sterling, Biology and Chemistry halls
      (Please turn to page 364)


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