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Image 1 of The Kentucky Kernel, November 30, 1956

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Wildcat Moopsters Begin Season Team Lacks Experience Says Coach Adolph Hupp Tom White Dy Vol. XLVIII M University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky., Friday, Nov. 30, - Eleven Attend Sigma Delta Chi Animal Meeting S .. Num1er9 193G Sigma Delta Chi, men's national professional Journalism fraternity, opened its annual convention in Louisville Tuesday. The UK chapter is acting as st along with the University of Louisville professional chapter of SDX and the University of Indiana undergraduate chapter. .- Men attending from - the - UK chapter are Marvin Beard, Paul Daniel, Bob (Scoop) White. Phil Mcintosh. Dave Stewart, Perry Ashley, Joe Goodman, Prof. J. A. McCauley, Prof. Victor Portmann, and Dr. William Moore. White and the faculty members left Wednesday and the remaining group followed on Thursday. Beard is the official delegate from the UK chapter and White -- i3 Now that cold weather is here the Kernel Kutie sittings have moved indoors. This week's Kutie is Gay Evans from Louisville, Ky. She is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences. Gay is a member of the alternate. Two pledges will be initiated in a model initiation today. They are David Altemuehle and James Bland. The convention will end Dec. University of Kentucky scientist who is nationally known fcr her public service contributions has been selected by her fellow faculty members as the UK College of Arts and Sciences' "Distinguished Professor of the Year." She is Dr. Gladys M. Kammerer, who has been associated with the University since 1946, when she resigned from a post at Wellesley ; College to accept the UK position. Announcement of the selection was made yesterday at the University by Dr. M. M. White, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr.' Kammerer is the 13th member of the college and the first woman to receive the award since it was established in 1944 as a political SGA Seeks Later Hours For Women An effort to extend weekend late hours for women students will be made soon by a special SGA committee. Terry Kuester, chairman of SGA's Committee on Modernizing Women's Hours, will meet, with Dean Sarah B. Holmes and the House Presidents' Council to discuss the issue. One proposal of the SGA group Is to allow women students to remain out Friday and Saturday nights until 1 a.m. Present curfew hour is 12:30 a.m. on those nights. Kuester's committee has sent queries to 100 colleges and .universities throughout the country requesting information on women's hours. Of the 60 replies received by Wednesday, 60 per cent revealed means of recognizing outstanding academic achievement. Faculty members winning this honor are given a semester free of teaching duties to conduct research of their own choosing and to prepare' the annual Arts and Sciences Lecture. Eligible for the award are faculty members in the college who hold the rank of assistant professor or higher. Each year the choice is made by secret vote of the faculty. Dr. Kammerer, who was relieved of teaching duties during the current fall semester, is the second member of the political science faculty to be selected for the award. In 1945 the honor went to Dr. Amry Vandenbosch, head of the Department of Political Science. The Arts 'and Sciences Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Kammerer on Tuesday night, April 2, in UK's Guignol Theater. Her subject will be "The American Setting for Child Welfare Administration." A native of St. Louis, Mo., Dr. pre-seas- on 3) 1 Dr. Gladys Kammerer Named As 'Professor Of The Year' A Coach Rupp's Wildcats have won SEC titles, three NCAA national championships and have appeared in the NCAA tourney more times than any other college. Kentucky under Coach Rupp has been picked by sportswriters and coaches as one of the top 20 teams in the nation many times since he took over as coach in 1930. Kentucky lost three valuable starters, from last year's squad, Phil Grawemeycr, Bob Burrow and Jerry Bird- V- Coupled -- with- these losses and the recent injury to Ray Mills, probable starter at one of the forward positions, the Wildcats will present an inexperienced team to the fans Saturday. Coach Rupp believes this possibly may be the weakest Kentucky team' he has coached because of this lack of experience. polls But the recent taken by the many sports writers throughout the nation pay high tribute to Coach Rupp's ability to build powerhouses, by picking the Wildcats to finish among the top 20 teams. The brightest spot on the Kentucky team is at guard. Vernon and Gerry Calvert Hatton (6-l) give Kentucky two of the finest In the nation. Hatton was named Sophomore of the Year in the SEC last season and has been mentioned as a candidate for All- 16 .- Kerncl Kutic p.m. 6 co-ho- It Adolph Rupp begins his 27th year as head basketball coach of the Wildcats Saturday when Washington & Lee invades Memorial Coliseum. Game time is 8 p.m. with the Kittens playing hast to the Transylvania freshmen at (5-l- - 3) all-veter- an 2) ar 4) 1) ar schools. Upon completion of her undergraduate studies, she was awarded a graduate scholarship to the University of Wisconsin, where she received a master's degree in political science. After a period of high school teaching, Dr. Kammerer was selected for a Hillman Fellowship at the University of Chicago. Two years as an instructor in political science at Wellesley College fol- I ft lowed. An American Association of Uni- felversity Women lowship was granted to her in 1945, and she received her PhJ). degree in political science at the University of Chicago in 1946. In September of 1946, Dr. Kammerer joined the UK faculty as an assistant professor of political science, and presently she holds the (Continued on Page 7) pre-docto- hi t Hi A il ' "I r. ' ral Starting Five as Kentucky opens These five players will be In the starting line-u- p season tomorrow night against the Washington St Lee its basketball Generals. They are (From L to r.) Gerry Calvert, guard; Johnny Cox, forward; Ed Beck, center; John Crigler, forward; and Vernon Hatton, guard. with the presentation of the trophy to the winner of the "honor" during an intermission at the Ugly Man Dance. Music for the Dance will be provided by Cliff Butler. Butler is well known on the Midwestern club circuit an dis in demand for high school and college hops. He records for several small companies and holds down a spot as a disc Jockey on Louisville's largest independent radio station, WLOU. Butler's "small band with the big sound" gives excellent treatment to dreamy mood music in addition to providing rock for the "coolest of cats." The dance will be semi-formand will begin at 8 p.m. in the (Continued on Paje 1G) al Health Service Does Not Issnc Class Excuses In case you're wondering why you can't get an excuse from the University Health Service, the fol- lowing is the context of a letter from UK Vice President Leo M. Chamberlain to members of the administrative staff: and instructional "Apparently there are some members of the faculty who are not familiar with the University's policies governing the Health Service. "Some years ago the Health Service was asked to cease the practice of giving students excuses for absences from classes. It has come to our attention that some in- I structors have requested students to secure such excuses when they are absent from classes for reas- weeks ago, and final results will be presented at the meeting with the Home Presidents' Council, . ons of Illness. "An explanation of an absence from a class is a matter that should be resolved by the student Kuester taid. Short. tea-ton- Kammerer holds the A.B. degree from Washington University, where she was the recipient of a four-yescholarship awarded to valedictorians of St. Louis high hours later than at UK. The survey was started several He met Wednesday with Dean Holmes to report on the committee's progress and to outline future plans. Assisting him on the committee are Ttny Woolum and Fredda (6-5- " Ugly Man Contest Closes Once again male members of the UK community are vying for the "coveted" title of the Ugly Man. There are 19 contestants in the Alpha Phi Omega's annual parody of the queen contests. Voting in the fund raising contest began yesterGay and will continue until 4 p.m. today in the SUB ticket booth. The contest will climax tonight American honors this year. Calvert is a slick ball handler and playmakrr for the Wildcats. Id Beck will get the starting rail at renter Saturday but Is bring pushed hard by Dick Howe ), . held out last Starting at the forward slots Saturday will be John CrUlcr (6-and Johnny Cox (6-- 4 . Cox was moved up into a starting role when Ray Mills broke his Jaw in practice. As a freshman last year Cox led the Kittens in both scoring and rebounds. Kentucky should have good bench strength with men like Bill Cassady. Earl Adkins. Johnny Brewer, Lincoln Collingsworth. Harold Ross and Bill Smith standing by to give relief to the starters. Lee, roached by Washington BUI McCann, bring an five into Lexington. Four seniors and one Junior make up the General's starting Ave which i picked to finish third In the Southern Conference. guard is the Dom Flora, (6-leading scerer for the Generals and came within 26 points of breaking- - the national two-yescoring record as a sophomore. Miami (Fla.) moves into the Coliseum Monday evening as they venture into bigtlme basketball for the first time. Not much is known about the Hurricanes but they lost but one starter from last year's squad. Pacing the Hurricane attack will be Ed Morris (6-and who combined Gene Stage (6-for 797 points last seasop. Kentucky's freshmen will play a Lexington independent team be fore the varsity game starting at 6 p.m. Monday. 1 Sli mil mil " ataMMHHMNMWMHaaMMaMaJ Rl'SSEL ZACIIEM MILTON OLIVER STAN CHAl'VIN and the instructor, The Health Service has been asked not to furnish excuses." (Signed) Leo M. Chamberlaia

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