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W The Thr1ll of V1ctory! 2
) UK’s debate team has a tradition of excellence to which few other schools can lay claim.
y Recruiting outstanding orators like Jeff Jones and Steve Mancuso is one way
I debate coach J. W. Patterson keeps his teams on the victory track.
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y G1ft News! 5
I The Office of Development reports on a few ofthe gifts which have recently come to the University
l and the Alumni Association.
· Letters to a Professor! 6
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i It may be twenty years before a professor finds out how much his students really learned,
l but whenever the word comes it is always welcomed. Emeritus journalism professor Niel Plummer
l shares some of his mail and his ever—present humor in this article
l by iournalism director Ronald Farrar.
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I Cultural Reflecuons 1I1 World s Fa1r Arch1tecture/ 8
l Designed to be both monumental showrooms and statements in national ideology using the latest of
l engineering techniques, world’s fair architecture provides a unique perspective on mon’s
` mastery of his universe. The article is written by history professor Dr. Raymond Betts.
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I Peck s Puzzler! 15
) Miss Anna Peck was known for some unique techniques in teaching history.
i Classmates at the former University High have created Peck’s Puzzler to Challenge crusty memories
1 and current research skills in honor of this inspiring lady.
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  I t is drama. It is hard work. It is If jones and Mancuso have no And again, McGlothlen enrolled at
1 self-realization. And outside the Darrowesque illusions, they do know UK "because of the debate program."
sports arena probably no other that their experience in debating will He is an Arts and Sciences sophomore
i academic area requires as much make them better competitors who had been in Lexington when his
1 self—discipline, dedication and whatever their career aspirations. high school team toured the National
  personal sacrifice. jones says, “Many prominent High School Debate circuit.
. It is the kind of debate that politicians have been debaters, and Whether career aspirations are in
4 competes with the best student minds chances are good that they were a law or in some decision-related
in the country today. Often member of a college debate team. The discipline, success has been the legacy
i unhearalded, as often unnoticed, but vast majority of college debaters all of those whose college careers were
j with a tradition that goes back to the over the country go on to law school." marked by experience on the debate
j Sophists of ancient Greece, it is oral jones began debating in high school. team.
combat that has often saved man from As far away as Whitmer High school When the University of Kentucky
, war. in Toledo, Ohio, jones and j. W. hosted the 33rd National Debate
l jeff jones and Steve Mancuso are Patterson, UK debate coach and Tournament in April of 1979 the
l the University of Kentucky`s top director of debate, began to hear of participants who came here from the
debaters. As a team, they won four each other. The recuiting of jones for best schools in the nation were
j major tournaments this year—the UK—neither jones nor Patterson deny welcomed by UK President Otis A.
Kentucky Thoroughbred Round that he was recruited-really was Singletary:
Robin, the University of North something of a “mutual agreement," “As a former college debater, I am
Carolina, the University of West says jones. He wanted to come to UK well aware of the academic potential
Georgia and Dartmouth Universities "largely because of the debate team." of this important activity. Instruction
tournaments. They also placed second A business and economics senior, jones and experience in decision-making
at a tournament at Georgetown is headed for law school. through debate should make a
University, Washington, D.C. jones Mancuso isn’t sure about law valuable contribution to the
was named the top debater at the school—not yet. He, too, became development of the skilled advocate
Northwestern University tournament. attracted to debate while attending who is well-rounded in the use of
Last year jones and Mancuso lost in Princeton High School in Cincinnati. sound reasoning, sound research and
the octafinals at the National Tourna— He was not unfamiliar with the debate the ethical aims of persuasion."
ment, but this year are planning on an program at UK having visited the
even finer finale. In addition to the campus as a high school student and here is a difference between
jones and Mancuso team, UK also will as a debater. “I enrolled in UK T the public conception of
be represented by the team of Marie primarily because of the reputation of debate and the highly
Dzuris and Ron Ki¤kaid_ Dzuris and the debate team." He is now a junior, structured practice of college
Kincaid qualified for the nationals majoring in business and economics. debate teams. "Ours is more
through district competition. UK is A graduate of Union County High issue-oriented than national debates
one of only three schools to have two School where she was a member of the between political candidates," jones
teams in the nationals. debate team, Marie Dzuris also came says. "There is more refutation. Our
Y The UK Debate program is to UK “because it was the best place structure is much more rigorous."
supported primarily by undesignated to continue my debate career." A Rigorous. Discipline. Hard Work.
funds given to the Annual Giving senior, she plans to go to law school. Mancuso adds: "It takes an awful
Program by alumni. "Without those Dzuris has "been on and off the lot of work to be a debater. But it`s
funds," says Patterson, "we’d be team" at UK. As a high schooler she fun, too. If you don't enjoy it, it’s best
  paralyzed. The alumni support allows sponsored the UK workshop for her to get out of it."
. ’ the program to remain nationally school and has served as assistant “Enjoy" may be the key word in the
o competitive." coach of Scott County High School’s whole structure of college debate——the
E debating efforts. real motivating force.
    The refrain is nearly unanimous. Last fall there were nine. Now they
  The UK 1'@¤n‘| Condon McGlothlen of Des Moines, are seven. Besides Mancuso and jones,
  ‘ , Iowa, last year's top novice, sees who have a definite berth at the
t   conhnucusly ranks debate as a training field for research nationals again this year, UK may
`¤ °   - urnong fha fop five, (ain; research techniques. And with send another team. It depends on
  e ate s emphas1s on analysis, it is their qualifying at the district event
  Offen fha fop fhreel logical that many of its participants
A • • "go into law." An effective learning
  In   n¤*'°n• aid for the courtroom lawyer, it is a
j     good training group for the contract
  lawyer as well or any kind of practice
  that requires the disciplines of research
  and analysis, according to McGlothlen.

 before the entry qualification deadline There have been other major atterson says, "While debate   l
in March. victories. The UK team has won the is highly competitive, the l —
This could mean a role in the national debate tournament sponsored ultimate objective is not j
Pomona drama for Dzuris, teamed by Delta Sigma Rho-Tau Kappa gamesmanship. Its main Z
with Ron Kincaid, Centerville, Ohio. Alpha, a national debate honorary. purpose is to provide   _
Rounding out the seven are Of the 16 teams chosen for the 1980 instruction and experience in oral '
McGlothlen, Robert Rougeau of national tournament, UK ranked in advocacy. The ultimate aim is to
Detroit, Mich., and Linda Duffy of the top five alongside Dartmouth, provide an atmosphere which
Chicago, Ill. Harvard, Georgetown University of promotes the development of both ,
But the UK team is not set at nine, Washington, D.C., and Northwestern. cognitive and communication skills I
or at seven, or even 12. The ranking isn’t done by Patterson ` through the use of valid data and the
"If anyone wants to keep working but by a committee of debate coaches laws of valid inference."
and give it the time it takes, they will elected from around the country. He adds that "one of the great
get a chance to continue in debate," values of the tournament situation is
says McGlothlen, To make the team, that it provides opportunities for
adds Dzuris, it means “you accept the Success has been students to interact on the ideational
work load and the demands of the  e Iegacy of fhose level with top scholars from other
event. leading universities and colleges.
Patterson, who Cami? t0 UK in 1960 whQ$Q CQNQQQ The debater must be molded and
and took over as coach in 1971, trained for the big test. “The first
admits to "reasonable success." While careers were mumamem comes the las; week in ,
his teams have never won the national, September so all summer we are
"we are proud to have competed in marked   reading in preparation for it,” says
every 'national tournament since experience on fhg Mancuso. t U t I
1972, placing in the semi-finals a The topic for this season s debates is
“number of times." debate team. “Resolved: That the United States
Patterson also is quick to recall a   should increase significantly its foreign
major victory associated with the 1977 UK·s own Henry Clay Debate military commitments.” ,
nationals. "Our own Gilbert (Gil) Tournament, Preceded by the UK_ "We start our research when the
Skillman was judged the top speaker founded and sponsored Round Robin, topic is released in july and stay with
that ·year." And, he says, the UK team (both begun by Patterson in 1972) it until August. just before school 1
continues to rank among the top five, attracts most of the major debate starts we have a workshop where all
often the top three, in the nation. tearns_ Usually held ln earlyfalll 70 our people do some intense reading,"
  teams came to Kentucky for Dnlrgs eixl;larned· d d _ h
artici ation in the Hen Cla e e erers sm Y an Preenee r e
The debarer must be Sahara;). Many of them jg; staiyed Om affirmative ==¤d ¤h¤ ¤¤s¤¤iv¤ of the
njolded and ffqined after participating in the Kentucky argnrnene Wnen [ne eernesrer begrns
_ Round Robin. Patterson Says: ··We they continue to practice 20 hours a
for fha blg *85*. could enter our teams in the Henry wF¢k» every Week· Wherever fhcir Own
  Clay, but we don’t. We generally need brae· fh€Y rnnsr be PreParen re argue
all our people to serve as hosts." egnrnsr It
He adds that many colleges that “Debnrers fgnd re beeerne rrrnen
field debate teams consider an rnere errnear SaYs Menensey TneY
invitation to the UK Round Robin one Wnl rerever nrrer d¢m¤¤d e nrgner
of the "most coveted bids they can get." burdcn Or Preerni
"You come to believe in neither one
side of the argument nor the other
side," says jones. "What you are
confronted with is the gray—the
realization that nothing is either all
white or all black." i
I "You come to
Q believe in neither
l r one side ofthe
f argument nor the
l other."—Jones
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j Thomas B. Nantz Endowment
t The "Thomas B. Nantz Memorial Scholarship in .y
‘ Chemistry" was established in February, 1981, with a gift A A A     (1   _ A,.  AAAA,
of $25,000 presented to the University of Kentucky by     in   ~ ¢A> ’   _  _* _  ’AAf A_
¤ Mrs. Thomas B. (Halley) Nantz. The endowed funds will   .. V _    " " -  _  `    V  °   {ia  ’i
provide scholarship assistance for chemistry majors en-    J"!  _·°  ,;;-éig/j* Y""'*. '  (ii
A rolled in the College of Arts and Sciences. i ,   . · Q,  . - " if ilii V  
, A UK Fellow and a member of the UK Development si . ..       TT {  x _'  T
Council’s Board of Directors, Nantz, 64, died in Florida   . A`/ 2;     1 ,\__
in December, 1979. He received the Distinguished Alum-   ji] 'S  
ni Centennial Award in 1965. `   =¤y»/.{_    V ·  
A native of Daviess County, he joined B. F. Goodrich     `,    
Company as an industrial chemist immediately following (`TWZQ · fr   ° T" T
his graduation from the University of Kentucky in 1937. " ·‘ . ` 4*- `
Outstanding service resulted in Nantz receiving added re» ,
sponsibility. In 1947, he was made production manager ' ' _______________
of the B. F. Goodrich nitrile rubber plant in Louisville, A { i s A \ M       
and in 1952,*he was named plant manager of the com- A. AA   i’''   ° A ·  
pany’s vinyl monomer plant in Calvert City. He was     ‘*·
- named president of the company in 1964. When Nantz
retired in February, 1978, he was a member of the board jay Brumfield, director of alumni affairs, remarked
of directors and the management committee as well as that such gifts are cherished by the Alumni Assoication.
executive vice president of B. F. Goodwich. "We are grateful to be remembered by our alumni and
Listed among his many honors is a United States Gov- friends. The gift from the Atlanta Club is particularly
ernment Meritorious Service award for an outstanding heart-warming and we thank each member of the club. It
_ civilian effort during World War II. This honor was re- will be a constant reminder that the beginnings and re-
lated to B. F. Goodrich’s interest in the Lone Star De- newals represented by the dogwood blossoms of spring are
fense Corporation, a shell loading plant in Texarkana, the hope and help that alumni continuously bring to the
Texas. Other honors included awards made to him for University."
company contributions to the nation’s export expansion A   A    
program, a muitamiiiitm doiiar operation. 1 ‘  i ‘ ’`s    L ` 0  1
Frabel Sculpture, Antujue Cabinet , _  __,_   __ _   ‘ s‘`-   S
,   »_ »i*";—’»' '  Q $5;  __;,._i  
The Greater Atlanta Club of the UK Alumni Associa—   _ __ j      {
tion presented a unique gift to the Alumni House. The     _ gg; ;’``  
club commissioned a glass sculpture by renowned artist     A j ` i' A      `
Hans Godo Frabel. The sculpture is of dogwood     A Ag _ ~·; AA , ·
blossoms, the symbol of the Atlanta club.     _`    1   .4 _
Frabel’s glass sculptures have been presented to three   Y " ’
U.S. Presidents and to numerous world leaders on behalf `       _ L n .
I of the United States government. In addition, his works
\ are on display at the Smithsonian and Metropolitan Mu- University   Reunion  
seums as well as other major museums throughout the
world, and are prized by many private collectors. The U High reunion was such a great success that
l The arrival of the gift marked the second time in a members of the planning committee presented Alumni
week that new furnishings were added to the Alumni Association director jay Brumfield with a check for
House. The Office of Development sent the Association a $2,000 to be used for various alumni arts programs. Par-
table with glass cabinet that was used by UK president ticipating in the check presentation are Morris Beebe,
james Patterson. The furniture was made by R. A. Milli— Mrs. Courtney Ellis, Mr. Brumfield and Dr. Claude
gan in August 1895. Milligan was associated with the Me— Trapp.
chanical Department of the State College of Kentucky, as
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A university professor is like a sculp· even, or moving into a new situation. timer. " 1 work 30 hours a week, I
tor—if a student can be called a work of But they are busy and happy. If I were €h005mg my Oum hours b€€¢1w€ the i
art—who endures a wait of up to 20 to write a book about them, I’d call it aaiy deadline I have Ze aa Maadaye i
years or more before learning how his “Life Is Always Beginning," or some- faith'? ’”h°0i“"d miiege "°i“· ,
masterpiece turned out. thing like that. They don’t seem to have The neighborhood news takes up  
That’s the bad news. heard of this thing called a mid-life cri· mvff vf the time- I w0tk with [Mal
The good news for professors is that sis." grvyps Such as the Red Cam, Senior i
an amazingly high percentage of stu- Here are letters from four of Dr. Citizens, '€""“""” ‘i"p“"'"‘”‘i·
dents do tum out just fine—~some far Plummer’s former students, letters i°°ui5* piijici and lzied iepizii
better than anyone might have ex- selected from a hefty pile of mail he re- 7i;e;)i;;ie°g IQTOZT;3 i)OTiif£yie;Z.t;5 ai;  
pected, And the older the professor ceived this past Christmas. If there is a e meetmg I mee Pham emgnmeme
gets, the ITIOTC tl’l€ SLICCCSS S[0I`I€S keep [h€IT1€ I'l1l'll'1lHg Il'lI'Ol1gl'lOl.1[ these l€ttCI'S, and do [he cutlzhes (CaptZ‘On5)_ I do a
I`OllIngiI] from fOI`IX]€I'SU.1d€H[S. it is the   of these IHdlVldl1HlS [O [Ot Offggd articles, bgcausg I gyljigy
Dr. Niel Plummer, now 75-he re- adapt to change—change to a new them andthefood editorzsmarvelous
tired in 1972, having taught journalism town, a new career, a new lifestyle, even and I learn a lot from her.
at the University of Kentucky for over 40 a new and improved way of doing the Some Of my ed,-mm and bosses me the
years—is enjoying a gratifying number familiar. Nothing is more gratifying to a same age as my Children but we gg;
of success stories reported back to him teacher than the feeling that his or h€I' along. They ask my advice on a l0t of
from his former students. students will be able to cope. things. I give it only when asked and
`iBy success stories, I don’t mean Tho following is from a woman in try-to understand- their generation’s
former students who iife ¤0W million- Westchester, near New York city; her Paint 0f'aew· [tie aa! always ea5y» but
¤iT€$»ii he $3YS. though $0m€ of his children are now out on their own so she Sottyhow we have jam Others ieipecli
former students are precisely that. "I is, at long last, getting the chance to xiher afiea we eam from eae
mean former students who are enjoying pursue tho cayegr Sho Studied for at ' ' ‘
productive and useful lives, people who U_K_ years ago; YOU always leaked feewatd ta {he ,
are happy with who they are and what Dear DT. Plummer: newer journalism trends and I think
they are doinggr I . that came across to me, too. You al-
‘ Like most professors, past and Pre . . . I really do enjoy my lje. At the ways made mefeel that Ihad to keep
I mm Nm Pmmme mmme me mms Ziiiiii Z2'? ini“’.1Z’0$[Q".$I }’Z,i.L"i° .'ZZ’wZ'Z"Z..‘L“Zf§Tr’Z “§JL“ZTtZ“;$.ZiZZ§ir2iZ$
i he iciicives from his former siiidciiii HC and I have a proéssion that is inteii I had t0 do that when I came to the
  ciiiciiiiili iiiiswciis Cach Oiici miiiiiiiiiiiiiig esting, important to the community, paper. I didn'! even know how to type
l ¢¤¤}¤¤¤¤_wi¢h 2 surprising {lumber Offhc and keeps my mind alert. 0n an electric typewriter . . . I’m en-
? University of Kentuckys journalism My job lk doing the nelghbmhood closing afew samples of my work. As
alumni —— now scattered throughout the news (fm the Gannett Weslchester you can tell by the dates I Xeroxed
l world. "I love hearing from these kids," Newspapers), mgitmg the [Deal police them quite afew months ago intend-
l he saYs· iiexccpi ¤h€Y aieiiii kids 2mY stations, writing up the school and mg iii wiiiig `i00iieii' ' ' Please be ii
ITIOYC. SUIT]? are in [heir     I]OW··· ggllggg ngfgg) and dgging a fggturg better Correspondeni ihanlam ' ' ’
l yet they may be starting new careers, when 1 can squeeze it zn. I am a "part- Shirley Meister Friedman ’46
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