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Egstad, H. M. (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 35, Number VII (April 1934)

While the clock strikes the hour,   pp. 194-[200]


Page 195


April, Nineteen thirty-four                                             
                               Page 195
"I don't believe that any college anywhere, privately en-  ratory in
the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Biology, but
dowed or otherwise, has a finer faculty than we have here  was ousted from
  his position when the present Hitler
at your University."                                       government
came into power in Germany. Through funds
  The University representatives met with   Wisconsin      made available
by the emergency committee for the aid of
alumni and parents at an informal dinner and reception     displaced German
scholars, it was possible for the Univer-
in the evening, and personal conferences with prospective  sity to add Prof.
Jollos to its staff.
students and their parents were held.                         Prof. Jollos
was in England some time before he came
                                                            to Wisconsin,
where he is to teach and do research work
                                                            during the next
year and a half. In the interview he
                                                            praised the cordiality
and friendliness of the faculty and
Debaters        Wisconsin ranks second in the Western       students of the
University, which he said he "liked very
Second          conference debate league according to an    much."
                 announcement made by Prof. A. T.             Discussing
education, Prof. Jollos said that in Germany
Weaver of the speech department. The results include the   today education
is very different from what it was before
first semester men's varsity debates, the women's debates  the Nazis came
into power. Now it is consciously political,
for the year and the tournament debates for the men's       and has to propagate
the ideas of national-socialism, he
varsity team held at Evanston recently.                     said.
  Illinois is tied with Wisconsin with six                              
    While at the University, Prof. Jollos will
wins and four losses and, Northwestern is            ~-                 
  conduct seminars for graduate students and
first with seven wins and three losses. The     l   1                   
  give lectures in genetics and protozoology.
results of the tournament at Evanston are
as follows: Northwestern, Minnesota, and
Iowa tied for first with four wins and two                              
                           iu
losses; Wisconsin, Michigan, and Illinois                               
  Loans Madeirof. ouiu te.           lonit
tied for second with three wins and three                               
  R  ea           charmn   othe lommit-
losses. Purdue and Indiana won two andNePak                             
                  teosudnlasad
lost four; Ohio won one and lost five. Wis-                             
  undergraduate scholarships, announced re-
consin's negative and Purdue's affirmative                  Ccently that
his committee has accepted and
were the only undefeated reams.                                         
  a pproved more applications for loans in
  Wisconsin  was represented   by John                                  
 the period since January 10, 1934, than in
Weaver '36, and James Pasch Li, affirma-a                               an
    similar period before. to that date
tive team one; Edwin Wilkie '35, and         to                         
      requests have been investigated and
Art hurnSmist '3, andiJoset p t Fe itsson arv approved.
Frankr Sa sik '34,afir aive teahweno; and                               
    Although applications have been far in
'34, negatives. The teams were coached                                  
 excess of this nu mber, only students who
by Prof. A. T. Weaver and Prof. H. L.                                   
  are deserving and dependent on such as-
                   Ewbank.                                              
 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~sistance to continue their studies here are
  permitted this advancement.
                                               STORM APPROACHING?       
   The committee, which meets to con-
  sider applications every Wednesday, has
journalists     Freshmen enrolled in the School of nJour-- been in existence
since 1887. In every successiveryear since
Given Varied    nalism  are finding out these days what    its organization
the committee has considered an increas-
Curriculum      they should know, if they are to become    ing number of
requests for loans, and proptionally a
good journalists, about the various social, political, eco-  larger number
have been approved.    desi
noKic, and scientific ideas which are now filling the atmos-  The week of
January 17 saw 37 applications approved,
phere surrounding good old Mother Earth,                    the weeks following,
25, 21, and 11, and since that rime
  With 16 lecturers from almost as many University depart-  the requests
have been dropping off until this week only
ments doing the speaking, the freshman journalists are     five applications
were considered, all of which were ap-
going through an orientation survey, which is designed to  proved.
give them an understanding of the values that a prospective   Budgeting of
the finances allotted the committee makes
journalist should obtain from the social sciences, natural  it necessary
that the loans be kept within reason and there-
sciences, and other cultural subjects included in the journal-  fore they
have attempted to keep the advancements within
ism curriculum.                                            a $50 limit.
  Faculty members who are speaking in this experimental
symposium on domestic and world affairs are Professors     Authorize    
   An annual convocation designed to p re-
Grayson L. Kirk, John T. Salter, William H. Kiekhofer,     Armistice    
   serve the spirit of the world war armi-
Kimball Young, John Gillin, John D. Hicks, Richard          Observance  
   stice will be held at 11 a. in., on Armi-
Husband, Max Otto, J. H. Mathews, Michael F. Guyer,         stice Days of
the future on the Campus, the Faculty decided
L. R. Ingersoll, Glenn T. Trewartha, and Willard G. Bleyer.  recently. During
the past few years no classes have been
                                                            held on Armistice
Day and no special exercises were
                                                            planned except
in the various student centers surroundin
Wisconsin's     The University's reputation as one of the  th   aps
Fame Is         graeteducational institutions in Amer-      thCaps
Far Reaching    greati est rcgie     n a-f      emn           Adopting a
recommendation made by George C. Sellery,
                           ica s wel-rcognzed n fr-of Gerany dean of the
College of Letters and Science, the Faculty de-
and England, Prof. Victor Jollos, famous German scientist  cided it would
be more appropriate to hold classes during
and scholar who is now teaching at the University recently  the day, except
for the ii1 o'clock houi, when all students
declared in an interview.                                   will be released
from classes to join in an all-University
  Prof. Jollos was formerly associate professor of 'zoology  Armistice Day
convocation.
in the University of Berlin and had a special research labo-            
   (Please turni to page 216)


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