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Hove, Arthur (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 66, Number 1 (Oct. 1964)

Glenn Pound is new Agriculture Dean,   pp. 25-26


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University and in national associa-
tions in the biological sciences.
  Dr. Pound has authored more
than 100 research papers. His stud-
ies have concerned virus multiplica-
tion in plants, particularly the ef-
fect of factors of host environment
(such as nutrition, temperature, and
light) on virus synthesis in plants.
He has studied virus diseases of
cabbage; developed a radish variety
named Red Prince that resists
fusarium wilt; and developed three
spinach varieties that do not bolt in
hot weather and resist blue mold.
His present program in cabbage
breeding has several disease-resist-
ant cabbage hybrids ready for re-
lease to the seed trade.
  He has taught a course in plant
pathology principles for graduate
students at Wisconsin for 16 years
and also teaches a course in plant
virology.
  As chairman of plant pathology,
Prof. Pound has directed one of the
larger departments in the College of
Agriculture. In recent months he has
participated in planning of the Uni-
versity's new $4.7 million Harry L.
Russell Laboratories which is oc-
cupied by plant pathology and three
other departments.
  Dr. Pound has been a member of
the board of consultants of agricul-
tural programs of the Rockefeller
Foundation since 1961. In this posi-
tion he has traveled    widely in
Europe, Africa, Latin America, and
Southeast Asia to evaluate agricul-
tural research programs and institu-
tions of higher learning.
  In May of this year he was chief
of party for a team of University of
Wisconsin agricultural specialists
who evaluated agricultural educa-
tion programs in Western Nigeria for
the U. S. Agency for International
Development.
  Throughout his association with
the University, Dr. Pound has taken
an active part in Madison civic and
church affairs.
THERE      was praise for Dean
Froker as he ended his 16-year
career. The Regents expressed their
gratitude for Froker's administration
of the College of Agriculture and
his contributions to research, speci-
fically in the development of sterile
concentrated milk.
  Vice President Robert Clodius,
himself a member of the Ag faculty
for many years, noted that "in a
quiet way," Dean Froker has made
many changes in the Ag School.
These involve the relocation of many
of the research activities of the Col-
lege to the Arlington Farms in the
northeast corner of Dane County,
the periodic rotation of department
chairmen, the sale of the Hill Farms
for commercial benefit to the Uni-
versity, and a major curriculum re-
form.
Chicago Alumnae Plan Active Year
THIS FALL will mark the 52nd     its own, including a dinner at the
   season for the University of Wis- Art Institute during some special ex-
consin Alumnae Club of Chicago, hibit. Last year the exhibit was the
and plans are under way for a travel Armory Show.
program in October, at which Miss  Officers for the coming year are:
Marion Hanna, vice president in  Mrs. Lucy Rogers Hawkins, 1242
charge of programs, will show pic- Elmwood, Evanston-president;
tures of her recent trip to England Miss Hanna, vice president; Mrs.
to members and friends at her home  Roy Dunne, 2529 Ashland, Evans-
at 838½ Judson Avenue, Evanston. ton-vice president, publicity; Miss
  In addition to cooperating with   Helen Schubert, 21 E. Bellevue,
the Men's club in sponsoring a post- Chicago-vice president, member-
game get-together on November 7  ship; Miss Virginia Donham, 911
and the annual Founder's Day din- Michigan Avenue, Evanston-cor-
ner in February, the Alumnae club   responding secretary; Mrs. J.
will arrange for several functions on  Schoenenberger, 924 Sherman,
                     New    York        HE WISCONSIN Alumni Club
                                    Tof New York has announced its
                   Alumni Club      program for the coming year. Start-
                                    ing in October, the first Tuesday of
                                S   every month will be given over to a
                                    cocktail hour, to be appropriately
                                    called "Happy Hour," and held
at
                                    the Dartmouth Club in the Hotel
                                    Commodore from 5 to 7 p.m. These
                                    sessions are scheduled for October
                                    6, November 3, December 1, Janu-
                                    ary 5, February 2, March 2, April 6,
                                    and June 1.
                                      Regional meetings are scheduled
                                    to be held in November and Febru-
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Evanston-treasurer; Miss Jane
Whitehead, 2114 Ewing, Evanston-
recording secretary.
  Mrs. Marcus Hobart has been re-
appointed as club representative to
the board of the Wisconsin Alumni
Association.
  Alumnae of the University are in-
vited to all the functions of the club,
which makes fund-raising for schol-
arships and other projects its main
activity. Last spring more than $500
was raised for the Elvehjem Art
Center at an open house held at
the home of Dr. and Mrs. Marcus
Hobart, Evanston.
ary and a theater party is scheduled
for December 1. The party will be
held in conjunction with a new play,
"Fiddler on the Roof," which fea-
tures music by Jerry Bock, a UW
graduate.
  The New York Founders Day pro-
gram is planned for March 26 and
a boat ride will be held sometime in
June. Badgers living in the New
York area are urged to contact club
president Albert J. Rudick (phone:
Murray Hill 3-2030) for further in-
formation on the club's activity.
               Wisconsin Alumnus


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