First, on the art history side, the arrival of Thomas Reed in 1950 augmented George Downing’s lectures in modern and medieval art with instruction in Renaissance and baroque art.Art
William Loerke, a medievalist, came in 1950, allowing Professor Downing to concentrate on the field of his greatest interest.Art
The high point of the 8-11 season of 1950-51 was Brown’s first victory on Rhode Island State’s home court in sixteen years, a one-point win on a basket by Fred Kozak ’50 in the last three seconds of the game.Basketball
Ralph Mason Blake (1889-1950), professor of philosophy, was born in Greenfield, Massachusetts, on July 19, 1889.Blake, Ralph M.
The next edition, and the last to bear the title "Historical Catalogue," was printed in 1950.Catalogues
After three years with the law firm of Tillinghast and Collins in Providence, Zechariah Ã07 Chafee began his teaching career at Harvard in 1916 as assistant professor of law, and became full professor in 1919, Langdell Professor of Law in 1938, and University Professor in 1950.Chafee, Zechariah Ã07
When Washburn retired in 1947, his place was assumed by William J. Robbins, a Baptist minister, who joined the faculty of the Department of Biblical Literature and became its chairman in 1950.Chapel
Reckard was succeeded in 1958 by Charles A. Baldwin, a 1950 graduate of Illinois College with a Bachelor of Divinity degree from Yale, who came to Providence as assistant minister of Central Congregational Church.Chapel
Damon was to become one of the world’s leading authorities on Blake, publishing "A New Page in Blake’s Milton" in 1925, "Blake’s Grave" in 1963, "A Blake Dictionary" in 1965, and two texts to accompany Blake’s illustrations for the Book of Job, "The Doctrine of Job" in 1950, and "Blake’s Job" in 1966.Damon, Samuel Foster
In the 1950s the department grew through the addition of faculty members George H. Borts in 1950, Jerome L. Stein in 1953, Michael J. Brennan in 1957, Phillip D. Cagan in 1958, and Martin J. Beckmann and Mark B. Schupack in 1959.Economics
"Rip" Engle (28-20-4) from 1943 to 1949, when he left for Penn State and took Joe Paterno with him; Gregory "Gus" Zitrides (1-8-0) in 1950; Alva E. Kelley (31-39-2) from 1951 to 1958; John J. McLaughry (17-51-3) from 1959 to 1966; Len Jardine (9-44-1) from 1967 to 1973; John Anderson (60-39-3) from 1973 to 1983; and John Rosenberg (23-33-3) from 1984 to 1989.Football
Among the golf coaches have been Frank S. Souchak from 1942 to 1943, Charles A. Engle in 1943 and again from 1947 to 1950, Ralph Anderton from 1951 to 1961, L. Stanley Ward from 1961 to 1963, J. Allen Soares from 1963 to 1970, Mike Koval in 1970-71, Jack Ferreira in 1971-71, Richard L. Toomey from 1972 to 1979, Jay Riley from 1979 to 1982, Paul Butler from 1982 to 1988, and Chris Humm, whose four-year record since 1988 is 24-16.Golf
When Leland M. Goodrich left Brown on 1950 to become professor of international organization and American foreign relations at Columbia University School of International Affairs, where he had been a visiting professor for two years, President Wriston approved the appointment, which "taking him as it does near the United Nations headquarters, will allow him to continue his distinguished work with that organization in the field of foreign affairs."Goodrich, Leland M.
Three hundred and sixty Ph.D degrees were awarded between 1930 to 1950, an annual average of eighteen, compared to four per year during Barus’ time.Graduate School
Whiston’s awards included first string tournament goalie, most valuable tournament player, All-Ivy League first string goalie, first goalie on the Player’s All-Star Hockey Team in 1949-50 and second in 1950-51.Hockey
In 1950 exceptional arrangements were made for the award of an honorary Master of Arts degree to John F. Aiso ’31, who was the highest ranking Japanese-American in the United States Army during World War II.Honorary degrees
President Wriston, on a visit to the Los Angeles Brown Club meeting on February 14, 1950, called a convocation and presented the degree.Honorary degrees
In 1950-51 Hugh B. Killough was an economist with the Economic Cooperation Administration in Taiwan, and in 1952 he conducted a study of economic and political conditions in Indonesia.Killough, Hugh B.
Charles A. Kraus was awarded the William H. Nichols Medal of the New York section of the American Chemical Society in 1924, the Theodore William Richards Medal of the Chicago section in 1935 and the Northeastern section in 1936, the Willard Gibbs Medal of the Chicago section in 1935, the Franklin Medal in 1938 and the Priestly Medal in 1950.Kraus, Charles A.
The department, however, quietly disappeared, and President Wriston announced to the Advisory and Executive Committee on December 8, 1950, that the Department of Medical Science had been discontinued.Medical education
In September 1950 freshmen arrived for indoctrination under Colonel Bryan B. Harper, who was named Chairman of the Department of Air Science and Tactics.Military education
The Jabberwocks, a male double quartet, began in 1950.Musical Clubs
The department grew steadily with the arrival of William Dinneen in 1938, Francis K. C. Madeira in 1943, Edward B. Greene in 1946, Martin Fischer in 1947, Otto van Koppenhagen in 1949, Millard S. Thomson and Mildred Pansy in 1950, David Laurent in 1951, Ron Nelson in 1956, and Paul Nelson in 1964.Music
The success of the nursing program was further thwarted when the National Nursing Accrediting Service visited in 1950 and accredited the hospital nursing school, but not the five-year program.Nursing program
The issue for February 1950 was a magazine with a photographic cover and a newly acquired title, "Pembroke News Letter."Pembroke Alumna
Miss Morriss continued as dean until 1950, with a leave of absence to travel in 1949-50.Pembroke College
His many humorous books included "Dawn Ginsbergh’s Revenge," which was published anonymously in 1929, "Parlor, Bedlam and Bath" in 1930, "Crazy Like a Fox" in 1944, "The Swiss Family Perelman" in 1950, and "The Road to Miltown" in 1957.Perelman, S. J.
Vincent A. Tomas came in 1938, Roderick M. Chisholm and Richard C. Taylor in 1947, John Ladd in 1950, John W. Lenz in 1953, and Richard Schmitt in 1958.Philosophy
Three Brown physics professors served as president of the Society, Lindsay in 1957, Robert W. Morse, who came to Brown in 1946, in 1966, and Robert T. Beyer, who came to Brown in 1950, in 1968.Physics
Lindsay and Beyer were both awarded the Gold Medal of the Society, and Arthur O. Williams, who joined the department in 1950, received its Pioneers Medal for work in Underwater Sound.Physics
Guy Dodge became chairman in 1950 and added to the department Whitney Perkins in 1953, Elmer Cornwell in 1955, and Lea Williams in 1956, Elliot Goodman, who was an intern in the department in 1955, became instructor in 1956 and assistant professor in 1958.Political Science
He became chairman of the department in 1950, and was promoted to associate professor in 1952.Religious Studies
In the second informal season, with Durand Echeverria as coach and Harlan Bartlett ’51 as captain, the crew was authorized in April 1950 to row under the name, "The Brown University Rowing Association, an Informal Organization of Brown Undergraduates."Rowing
The Brown club won the Macmillan Trophy in 1950, and in 1954 won the Jack Wood trophy for the first time in 22 years of competition with M.I.T., Harvard, Dartmouth and Coast Guard.Sailing
Sharpe Refectory was built in 1950 at a cost of two million dollars to accommodate 1,640 students in the main dining room and the eighteen (seventeen for the fraternities) private dining rooms around the perimeter, with a cafeteria, the Ivy Room, in the basement for commuters and staff.Sharpe Refectory
In the next few years the department was enlarged by the arrival of Kurt B. Mayer in 1950, Harold W. Pfautz in 1952, Sidney Goldstein in 1955, Basil G. Zimmer in 1959, and James M. Sakoda in 1962.Sociology
The 1950 weekend began on Friday with the inter-fraternity sing and the Hilltoppers Ball with the tapping of the new Brown Key members, which had formerly been a feature of the junior prom.Spring Weekend
At Stadium Day in October 1950, President Wriston repeated the lines of dedication in observation of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Stadium, an event attended by fifteen of the captains of the teams which played in the Stadium during its first 25 years.Stadium
In 1950 Philip Taft was named by the President’s Council of Economic Advisors to a committee of experts on the New England economy, and in 1961 he was a member of a committee on labor-management reports set up by the U. S. Department of Labor.Taft, Philip
Brown won six and lost two in Arthur Palmer’s first coaching season in 1950, and Bill Crafts ’50 and Ed Alsop ’51 reached the quarterfinals of the New England Intercollegiate Lawn Tennis Tournament.Tennis
A large registration of Rhode Island teachers was attracted to a series of lecture-discussion courses sponsored jointly by Brown and the Rhode Island State Department of Education from 1950 to 1952.University Extension
Meanwhile Otto Van Koppenhagen's summer concert series in Edgartown continued, moving to St. Elizabeth’s Hall in 1939 and to the auditorium of the Methodist Church in 1950.Van Koppenhagen, Otto
Hyatt H. Waggoner was an authority on Nathaniel Hawthorne, well-known for his edition of "Hawthorne’s Selected Tales and Sketches" published in 1950, "Hawthorne: A Critical Study," in 1956, and "The Presence of Hawthorne" in 1979.Waggoner, Hyatt H.
The season of 1950-51, the best in 20 years, ended with an 8-1 record, the only loss being to Yale, and Dave Michael ’51 finished his collegiate career without a single defeat in dual competition.Wrestling
Basil G. Zimmer was an instructor at Eastern Michigan University in 1950-51 and at the University of Michigan in 1951-52, assistant professor at Florida State University in 1952-53, and in 1953 became Resident Director of the University of Michigan Social Science Research Project.Zimmer, Basil G.