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Hove, Arthur (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 64, Number 8 (May 1963)

Variations on a theme,   pp. 27-[33]

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One of the four scientists of Memorial Sloan-
Kettering Cancer Center to receive $10,000
awards from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
for the advancement of cancer research was
Dr. Mary L. Petermann '39. The $10,000
award went to Dr. Petermann in recognition
of the importance of her contributions to the
science of biochemistry, and to provide her
with the opportunity to continue her studies
with other eminent scientists. Her citation stated
that in her long career as a research bio-
chemist in the field of cancer, "she has made
many basic and distinguished contributions to
knowledge of the relevance of proteins and
nucleoproteins to abnormal growth and has
been accorded wide recognition for her work."
Your Health," a twice-weekly syndicated
newspaper column.
  Leland J. HAWORTH '31 will become
new   director of the   National Science
Foundation about July 1, by appointment
of President Kennedy who also appointed
him to the Atomic Energy Commission two
years ago. The foundation is an independ-
ent agency of the government dedicated
to the promotion of scientific progress by
supporting basic research and furthering
education in the science, and has a budget
of some half-billion dollars next year.
   A. A. KALINSKE '33, is vice-president
and technical director of Infilco, a corpo-
ration which was recently assigned the job
of turning treated sewage into drinkable
water by the city of Tuscon in a $250,000,
two-year project. Tucson is the home base
of Infilco, which has both sewage and
water treatment facilities all over the
   C. A. WEDEMEYER, '33, director of
the University Correspondence Instruction
Program, represented the Extension Di-
vision at the 11th annual Leadership Con-
ference at the University of Chicago in
   New   assistant to the vice-president of
 world wide research for the Corn Products
 Company is Ray C. GRALOW '34, who
 joined Corn Products' technical service de-
 partment in 1934. He, his wife, and family
 live in Tenafly, New Jersey.
   John HICKMAN '35, University swim-
 ming coach, was elected president of the
College Swimming Coaches Association of
America at their annual meeting in
Raleigh, N. C.
  Lydia KEOWN Feidler '36, and An-
aloyce ELKINGTON        Clapp   '35, who
double-dated together at the University,
are now associated in business in Washing-
ton, D. C. where their husbands' careers
have taken the two families. Feidler is
administrator of the National Gallery of
Art and Clapp is the new rural electrifi-
cation administrator. Mrs. Feidler is the
director of the Le Dernier Cri, a school
of style design and techniques in Falls
Church, Va., which includes courses that
she developed herself, and is also presi-
dent of the board of directors. Mrs. Clapp
is secretary of the board and publicity di-
rector. The Feidlers moved to Washington
in 1936, and the Clapps moved there last
year, after publishing the Grant County
Independent in    Lancaster, Wis., from
1944 until shortly before they moved.
   Howard H. KUSTERMANN '36, gen-
eral secretary of the Dallas, Tex., YMCA,
received  the   distinguished    alumnus
award of the alumni association of George
Williams College, Chicago, where he did
his graduate work. He was cited for his
national and international service to the
YMCA movement.
   Howard F. SMILEY '37, is vice presi-
dent in charge of administration and per-
sonnel for the Flambeau Plastics Corpora-
tion, Baraboo, and has been elected to the
corporation's board of directors.
   Mrs.   Howard    TEICHMANN          '38
 (Evelyn GOLDSTEIN '38) writes that
 "Tyke" has become associate professor in
 the English department at Barnard Col-
 lege, Columbia University, and is working
 for Shubert Theatrical Enterprises in an
 advisory capacity. He is also doing a bio-
 graphy of George Kaufman, she reports,
 and has a play going into production next
   Walter W. HELLER         '38, President
 Kennedy's chief economic advisor, told a
 conference of the Magazine Publishers As-
 sociation recently that business is off to a
 better start in 1963 than it was in 1962,
 strengthening Administration hopes of get-
 ting through 1963 without a recession.
   Adrian C. CASSIDY '40, general at-
 torney for New Jersey Bell Telephone
 since 1961, has been elected vice president,
 rates and revenue requirements. He lives
 in Short Hills, N. J.
   Director of the division of reports in the
 national office of the Bureau of Labor-
 Management Reports in Washington, D.C.,
 is Harvard BORCHARDT '40. He will
 direct the examination, analysis, and eval-
 uation of all reports submitted by labor
 unions, employers, and  labor relations
   Bernard KLAYF '42, on the staff of
 Shillito's department store in Cincinnati
 for 14 years, is now the executive vice-
 president of Burdine's Sunshine Fashions
of Miami, Fla, a position he assumed in
September of 1962.
  Mrs. Louise GRIESHABER Lee '42 is
co-ordinator of the women's continuing
education program from the UW center
at Green Bay. The Lees live in Appleton,
where he is director of engineering for
Kurz and Root Co.
  Mrs. Walter E. Roth (Jane TROW-
BRIDGE '42) lives at 67 Eton Road,
Bronxville, N. Y., where her husband owns
an electronics distributing company. The
Roths have two children.
  Miss Marie B. PULVERMACHER, '42,
member of the editorial staff of the Capital
Times, is making a ten-week tour of
  Eugene PERCHONOK '42, is associate
director of propulsive vehicle systems with
Aerospace Corporation's systems research
and planning division, Los Angeles.
   Robert A. BUCKLEY '44, has been pro-
moted to research manager of Du Pont's
dacron research laboratory, in Kingston,
   Named as one of the ten outstanding
young men in federal service in 1962, John
R. WILKINS '44, has been appointed gen-
eral counsel of the Agency for Inter-
national Development. As top legal officer
in the AID program, he will be responsible
for general coordination of all legal work
done for the Agency's various offices. Mr.
and Mrs. Wilkins live in Washington, D.C.
and their first child, a son, was born in
Dr. Ruth Hine '47, Madison, one of very few
women in this country who are professional
conservationists, is one of ten conservationists
throughout the country who received American
Motors annual conservation awards of $500
and a bronze plaque. The ten awards go to
professional conservationists employed by non-
profit agencies who, in the opinion of the
awards committee, have performed exceptional
service in conservation. Dr. Hine, research edi-
tor of the Wisconsin Conservation Department,
edited articles that won the Wildlife Society
Outstanding Publication award for 1958 and
1960. She started her career 14 years ago
as a conservation aide in the Game Manage-
ment Division of the Wisconsin Department.
                  Wisconsin Alumnus

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