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Image 43 of Bulletin of the University of Kentucky, Volume 22 (1947-1948)

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GENERAL INFORMATION 88 E; Thursday Night Spring Series are Eugene Adams, Violinist, University Symphony Or- University of Kentucky chestra, Alexander Capurso, Director gn- April. 15- ity University C o n c e r t Band, May 13- __ ' Frank J. Prindl, Director University Concert Band, " Frank J. Prindl, Director · Other Cultural Opportunities. The University provides many other cultural opportunities in addition to the regular convocations Re. and musicales. Some of the colleges hold assemblies regularly at ner- which matters of college interest are discussed. The various de- partments bring special lecturers to the University. The Art Department presents not only to its students, but also to the whole University, exhibits of great paintings, of etchings, and of draw- I ings. The Music Department sponsors a philharmonic orchestra, 'lge a University band, a men’s glee club and a women’s glee club, all D1' of which give concerts and furnish music for convocations. The Y.M.C.A. sponsors a series of forums and informal discussions in the Student Union, the men’s dormitories, and in the various fra- ternities. The Cosmopolitan Club, composed of students born in [ni_ foreign countries and some from the United States, studies through the various departments and activities of the University the social, political, and cultural life of foreign countries. Departmental clubs add effectively to the cultural life of the University. _ Each year the Guignol Theatre presents a series of plays in fm- which students, faculty, and others interested in dramatics may participate. The University has its own FM stations on both the low band ,.00 (44,500 kil.) and the upper band (91,300 kil.), carrying the call letters WBKY. Students taking courses in Radio Arts, and others us of demonstrated talents are permitted to gain actual broadcasting me experience by filling positions on this station. From the WBKY €x_ studios, daily programs are also broadcast to WHAS, Louisville, tor; the Lexington commercial stations, and other outlets. imo rec- Religious Life The University, because it is distinctly interested in the reli- gious life of students, encourages them to maintain their member- ships in the churches of their choice and to attend religious worship regularly. On the campus the Young Men’s Christian Association and the Young Women’s Christian Association are active organiza- tions, each with a full-time secretary. Frequently great spiritual leaders are brought to the University to speak to the students.