Crawford, Robert S. (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 27, Number 4 (Feb. 1926)
Bush, C. R.
Campus notes. Faculty news, pp. 98-99
Book notes, p. 99
BOOK OTES99 Prof. Carl A. HEDBLOM, surgeon at the Wisconsin General hospital, recently re- signed to accept a position as professor of surgery and head of the surgical de- partment of the medical school of the University of Illinois. Miss Florence BERGENDAHL, who taught in the School of Music in 1923- 24, returned to her former work here this semester after spending a year in Italy studying voice. Miss Bergendahl is from Clinton, Iowa. Maxwell HERRIOTT has just been, ap- pointea an instructor in tne Law scnooi in place of Prof. H. L. Smith, who will be on leave of absence during the second semester. Mr. Herriott received his cer- tificate from the University Law school in 1924 and the degree of bachelor of laws in 1925. Prof. Frederic OGG, of the political science department, will be absent dur- ing the second semester, acting as direc- tor of the survey of the humanistic 6ci- ences for the American Council of Learned societies. He will be in Wash- ington, D. C. Prof. J. P. HARRIS, of the political sci- ence department, will be absent during the second semester engaged in investi- gation of election and registration laws for the National Council of Social Research. Prof. W. B. CAIRNS, '9o, of the Eng- lish department, will study in the British museum during the second se- mester on British views of American literature. Miss Elizabeth WILSON, of the Eng- lish department, will travel in Switzer- land, France, and Great Britain during the second semester. Prof. M. V. O'SHEA, of the School of Education, is engaged in organizing a technique of survey for the Mississippi state school system at the request of the governor of the state. Prof. S. A. LEONARD, of the School of Education, is studying at Columbia university. Prof. C. E. MENDENHALL, of the phys- ics department, will travel in Europe during the second semester. Prof. B. F. SNOW, of the physics de- partment, who was traveling around the world during the first semester, will be absent for the remainder of the academic year. Prof. H. L. SmrTH, '8I, will travel dur- ing the second semester. Prof. E. M. JOHNSON, of the course in journalism, will conduct a "compara- tive journalism tour" to various Euro- pean capitals July i-Aug. 16. Dr. Louise KELLOGG, '97, research as- sociate of the Wisconsin State Historical society, has just published a book on "The ,French Regime in Wisconsin and the Northwest." The book is dedicated to the memory of the late Reuben Gold Thwaites. W. H. NEGLEY, 'I9, has been ap- pointed university editor to succeed Mrs. Blanche Field Noer, '23. Raphael LEVY, of the English depart- ment, has just completed a study based on "The Astrological Works of Abraham Ibn Ezra,"which resulted innumerous ad- ditions and revisions to articles in Gode- froy's standard dictionary for Old French. President Glenn FaANK and four prom- inent Wisconsin editors, were initiated into the Wisconsin chapter of Sigma Delta Chi, honorary journalistic frater- nity, recently. Prof. Cecil BURLEIGH, of the School of Music, has just published a "Third Concerto in C Minor, Opus 6o," which- he has dedicated to Gilbert Ross, vio- linist, and son 'of Prof. E. A. Ross. MR. LAURENCE POWELL, instructor in music, has just published his first American composition, "Halcyone," a piece for full chorus and orchestra. He formerly published all his compositions in England. J. P. TRoXELL and H. M. GROVES, 'I9, of the economics department, are teaching weekly classes in-labor prob- lems to members of labor unions in Mil- waukee, Madison, and Racine. It is the first time that a university has ever provided instruction for members of la- bor unions. It is expected that classes will be organized in several other Wis- consin cities this winter. PROF. G. M. HYDE, '12, addressed the State High School Press association con- ference at Champaign, Illinois, last month on "How to Read a Newspaper." CAMPUS NOTES TEACHERS, principals, and school teachers made up more than half of the summer session enrollment last year, according to Dean Scott Goodnight, who has just published the figures. ,STUDENTS in Applied Arts and In- dustrial Education will be given credit for actual work or apprenticeship in Madison gift shops and industrial establishments during the second semes- ter, it is announced. Some of the group of 25 students will receive wages in ad- dition to academic credit. A GIRLS' Pharmaceutical Club has just been organized at Wisconsin. Fourteen young women are enrolled in the Course in Pharmacy. TESTS completed at the Forest Prod- ucts Laboratory at the University show that print paper can be made from eucalyptus trees. The discovery will introduce a new era in paper manu- facture in Brazil and probably in parts of America in the opinion of Dr. Ed- mundo Navarro de Andrade, of Lao Paulo, Brazil, who was recently in Madison. THE ANNUAL Farm Folks Week, Feb. 1-5, at the University is expected to attract farm men and women from all parts of.the state. BOOK NOTES Track and Field (Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. price $2.o0). by T. E. Jones. The book is designed as a manual for the use of high school teachers who are called upon to coach students in track and field events and also for young athletes themselves, who wish to follow the best methods and technic used by champion performers. A chapter is "devoted to each of the following: fundamentals, the sprints, *the quarter-mile, the half-mile, relay racing, one-mile run, two-mile run, eross-country running, walking, steeple- chasing, the hurdle race, the running high jump, the standing broad jump, the running broad jump, the pole-vault, the shot-put, discus-throw, the javelin- throw, the hammer-,throw, and notes on preparation for a track meet. In simple, straightforward English the author describes each of the above events, gives a list of champion per- formers or world's records, physical equipment necessary, technic, and train- ing schedules. The profuse use of illus- trations, both photographs and -draw- ings, should make it especially valuable to teacher and performer, both amateur and professional. BooK' NOTES 99
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