w 3 Vol. XXX Mundelein College, Chicago 40, Illinois, October 14, 1959 Dean Announces Deadline For Graduate Scholarships Sister Mary Donald, dean of studies, has issued a reminder to eniors of the many scholarships available for graduate study in the .atural and social sciences and in the humanities. SINCE most application deadlines are drawing near, students should read carefully the announcements bulletined in the lounge or come to her office for additional information, Sister says. Among the most lucrative awards now open to applicants are those offered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation which awards 1,000 fellowships for first year graduate study at any university in the United States or Canada. The Woodrow Wilson Fellowships carry a stipend of 1,500 plus full tuition and fees. CANDIDATES for the award must be nominated by a faculty member. The closing date for nominations for the academic year 1960-61 is Oct. 31, 1959. Twelve awards are offered every year to American graduates under the age of 26 to study for Degrees at British universities. The British government established Marshall Scholarships as a gesture of thanks to the United States for Marshall Plan Aid. THE SCHOLARSHIPS may ex tend over a period of two years each has a basic value of 500 annually plus fares and tuition fees. Scholarships from the Fulbright foundation and from the Inter-Amer ican Cultural convention are now Seniors, Juniors Offer First Fall Tea Dance The first Senior-Junior Tea Dance of the 1959-60 school year will be held Sunday, Oct. 18, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in room 405. June Gardula, senior- junior Social Arrangements Board member is chairman of the event. The Publicity Committee, headed by Mary Alice Minwegan, have sent out invitations to various fraternities along with the personal invitations. Theodora Pierdos and Marcella Mc Cann will supervise the serving of re freshments, which include punch, coffee and cookies. Joanne Cirino is in charge of the hostesses. available for study abroad and in 17 Latin American countries. All awards cover tuition, transportation, and maintenance costs. REQUIREMENTS ARE: 1. U.S. citizenship at the time of application; 2. bachelor's degree or the equivalent by 1960; 3. knowledge of the host country's language; 4. good health; 5. good academic record; 6. demon strated capacity for independent study. Requests for applications for the academic year 1960-1961 must be sent before Oct. 15, 1959. Final applica tion must be filed by Nov. 1. Congressman Gives Volumes to Library Paul A. Douglas, United States Senator from Illinois, has presented the Mundelein Library with the com plete works of Abraham Lincoln. The books, consisting of eight grey cloth-bound volumes lettered in gold, are presented in honor of the Lincoln sesquicentennial which will close on Feb. 12,1960, the 150th anniversary of the birth of the 16th president of the United States. Compiled by the Abraham Lin coln Association, Springfield, Illi nois, the collection is one of nine being donated to Illinois colleges and universities. Senator Douglas, who is in charge of the distribution of the volumes, selected Mundelein for one of the gifts as a courtesy to his secretary Jane Carey '41. Mrs. Enger was graduated from the two-year business school which was then a part of the college. The books are now on display on the first floor of the Library. MARYBAKULA, year's Club Week Trophy. Marilyn Hennessey, and Riley, the rabbit, admire the display of the Biology Club who captured last Washington Official Speaks at Dinner Honoring UN Day Mr. Douglas Williams, colonial attache of the British Embassy in Washington, D.C., will be guest speaker at the third annual United Nations dinner sponsored by the In ternational Relations Club. The catered buffet will be held in the college tearoom on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 6:30 p.m., and is open to all students and their friends. Mr. Williams is a member of the United Nations Trusteeship Council, and since 1947 has worked on African colonial affairs, t r a v e 1 in g extensively throughout Africa and the West Indies. He is closely connected with the work done in Northern Rhodesia and the Federation of Rhodesia and Nya- saland. Mr. Williams is also a mem ber of the Caribbean Commission. The dinner is scheduled to coincide with United Nations Week, says Mary Lou Elmslie, president of the Inter national Relations Club. Tickets may be obtained at a price of 2 from Marcella McCann, ticket chairman. Publicity chairman for the event is Arlene Driscoll. Philosophy Group Lengthens Exam Princeton, New Jersey will be host to Sister Mary Ann Ida, B.V.M., pres ident, on Oct. 26 and 27. Sister is one of a committee of five, under the chairmanship of Rev. Robert J. Henle, S.J., dean of St. Louis uni versity graduate school, who will re vise the philosophy section of the Graduate Record Examination. The Graduate Record examination is compulsory for admission to most graduate schools. The committee, with which Sister is working, will lengthen the scholastic philosophy test of the Graduate Record from a one to a three-hour examination. Club Trophy Will Be Presented Tomorrow A deviation from the usual routine will take place this week when the Club Week trophy will be presented at the Oct. 15 meeting of the Student Activities Council. In previous years, the trophy was awarded at the last SAC assembly in May. The change has been made in or der to link more closely the aims and purpose of club week with the award ing of the trophy, said Parreannie Wilson, CCB chairman. SAC President Kathy Hotton will officiate at the meeting and will present the trophy to the president of the winning club. Judged on the basis of effectiveness, purpose, information, originality and artistic quality, the displays were classified on a three-point system: ex cellent 3, good 2, and fair 1. Judges who weighed the merits of each club display included: Sister Mary Assisium, B.V.M., dean of women, Sister Mary Raphaeldis, music instructor, Miss Marilyn Mc- Clusky, philosophy instructor and Leo Flanagan, public relations director. D 0 R P P T I 11 M M n M director, and Doreen Tempest, co-director, of the KUDlKI L U N N U N , American Ballet group are pictured as they will appear Oct. 27 in the production of Grand Pas De Deux Classique and Coppelia. Concert Lecture Series Presents American Ballet Dance Sequences On Oct. 27 the Concert-Lecture series will offer to Mundelein students and their friends the Allegro American Ballet Company. The performance is scheduled for 1:10 in the college theater. THE AMERICAN BALLET group was formerly part of the Sadler-Wells Ballet at the Royal Opera House, Convent Gardens, now called the Royal Ballet of England. The program will include Leo Jumelles, Grand Pas DeDeux Classique from Act III of Swan Lake and Coppellia, Act. II. PRINCIPAL THE PRINCIPAL DANCERS are Robert Lunnon, who is also the direc tor, and Doreen Tempest, the co- director. Other dancers include Ciya Challis, Janice Rains, Karl Kaufman and William Sturges. Originally scheduled to alert stu dent interest to ballet forms previous to the Benefit showing of The Na tional Canadian Ballet, the Allegro ensemble will now be one of the high lights of the monthly series. THE PROGRAMS to be presented this year will offer a choice sampling Area College Delegates Attend NCCJ Camp Three Mundelein delegates, Mary Ann Peter, Barbara Lucchese and from each of the five art forms, stated Sister Mary Assisium, B.V.M., dean of women. Presentations during the year will include a Faculty Recital on Nov. 19 by Sister Mary Christiane, Sister Mary Raphaeldis, and Sister Mary Lamberta of the Mundelein faculty. On Jan. 12 Charles Bracelen Flood, eminent young novelist, will lecture. Rudolph Ganz, a pianist, and Sidney Harth, a violinist, both of the Chicago Symphony, will perform on Feb. 11. March 3 will offer a choral group, The Aristocrats of Song. On April 15, the Concert-Lecture Series will conclude with Barton the Pantominist. Mary Birrin, will attend the College WOrKShopperS DrUSn Up Conference sponsored by the National . T L * Conference of Christians and Jews at Language leChniqUeS the George Williams college camp at Lake Geneva on Oct. 16 to 18. REPRESENTATIVES from Chi cago area colleges will participate in this event. THE PURPOSE of the conference is to share the experiences and prob lems of college groups, and to study possible solutions. Among the topics that will be discussed are Bigotry in Society, and the Psychology of Preju dice. The fee for the weekend is 17 per person. Further information may be obtained from Mary Ann Peter, Hu man Relations club president. Class of 1963 Makes First Big Decision The freshmen made their first big decision as college women on Thurs day, Oct. 1, when they elected gov ernors. Each of the 11 counseling groups, selected one representative. Chosen for their capabilities and willingness to work were: Judy Hu bert, Mary O'Hare, Peggy Geraghty, Kay Coyne, Gail Grundmann, Mary Martens, Mary Devereux, Margaret O'Brien, Betty Theisen, Mary Cynthia Walsh and Mary Ann Meyer. Freshman governors will serve as officers of the class until elections are held in late October. After the election of officers, governors will continue to serve as a class advisory board. Classes for teachers have been added to the already full schedule in the col lege language laboratory. NINETY foreign language teachers from 34 Chicago and suburban high schools are participating in a three- month language workshop directed by Sister Mary St. Irene, B.V.M., depart mental chairman. Classes are held from 6 to 9 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and from 9 to 12 on Saturday mornings, with about 30 teachers attending each session. THE WORKSHOP, supervised by the Office of Public Instruction for the State of Illinois, is compulsory for teachers in all local high schools which have applied for language lab grants under the National Defense Education Act. Tag Day for Gowns On Oct. 14-15 and Oct. 28-30, Alpha Omicron is offering a Personal Identi fication Service for caps and gowns, Roberta Temple, president of the club has announced. Name tags will be placed in the gowns for 10 cents, and monograms in the caps for 5 cents. Orders will be taken in the mezzanine on the above days. The tapes, on which the names will be printed in indelible ink, will be ironed onto the inside of the gowns.
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