Also in 1954 the name of the department was changed to Division of Applied Mathematics when an undergraduate curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics was instituted.Applied Mathematics
Stan Ward’s fifteen-year coaching record from 1954 to 1969 was 133-261.Basketball
Arthur D. Kahler coached from 1931 to 1938, George E. "Eck" Allen from 1938 to 1941, William H. H. Dye in 1941-42, Wilbur C. "Weeb" Ewbank (who much later made a name for himself in pro football by coaching both the Baltimore Colts and the New York Jets to league championships) in 1946-47, Robert B. Morris from 1947 to 1954, Stan Ward from 1954 to 1969, Gerry Alaimo from 1969 to 1978, Joe Mullaney from 1978 to 1981, Mike Cingiser from 1981 to 1991, and the present coach, Frank "Happy" Dobbs.Basketball
Bruce Macmillan Bigelow (1903-1954), vice-president and director of admissions, was born in Norwood, Rhode Island, on August 27, 1903.Bigelow, Bruce M.
In 1954 Bishop John S. Higgins appointed Rev. Samuel Wylie the first full-time Episcopal chaplain to Brown and other local colleges, forming the Episcopal College Church.Chapel
On the recommendation of this committee, on April 9, 1954, the Advisory and Executive Committee of the Corporation voted, "That the University adopt as the standard colors for the lining of all its academic hoods, seal brown with a single chevron of cardinal red similar to the red in the cross of the University coat-of arms."College color
In October 1954 an audience of about eleven hundred watched Brown, taking the negative side of "The United States should extend diplomatic relations to Communist China," overcome Oxford University by a 4-1 decision.Debating
Chichibu died in 1954 at the age of 22, and was buried in the back yard of the Ducasse home with a marker of blue (the color of Chichibu’s eyes) on the gravesite.Ducasse, Curt J.
Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society founded at Lehigh University in 1885, established Rhode Island Alpha at Brown on February 12, 1954, at which time 128 alumni members were initiated.Engineering
Financial need is determined by a system of needs analysis developed in 1954 by the College Scholarship Service of the College Entrance Examination Board, which was later made law by Congress.Financial aid
Oceanography was introduced at Brown in 1949 and taught by Visiting Professor Raymond B. Montgomery until 1954.Geology
Robert H. George's alma mater conferred an honorary L.H.D. degree upon him in 1954 with these words, "In the classroom you are a lecturer of rare artistry.George, Robert H.
In February 1954 the Ivy Group announced that beginning in 1956 the eight colleges would set up schedules for yearly games with the other seven.Ivy League
The agreement signed in 1954 stated, "The Group affirm their conviction that under proper conditions, intercollegiate competition in organized athletics offers desirable development and recreation for players and a healthy focus of collegiate loyalty.Ivy League
In 1954 the library announced the acquisition of its millionth item, "De Homine Figuris et Latinate Donatus a Florentio Schuyl" by Descartes, printed in Leyden in 1662, a gift of Albert E. Lownes ’20, and its eight hundred thousandth book, "Compendium Pharmaceuticum," compiled by John Francis Coste, physician-in-chief of the French forces in America in the Revolution, given by the heirs of Solomon Drowne1773.Library
Carl W. Miller was a member of the National Geographic Society eclipse expedition to Siam in 1948, and was a research associate in the Office of Naval Research Beavertail project at Yale from 1952 to 1954.Miller, Carl W.
Hunter retired from the chairmanship in 1954, and was succeeded by Schlosberg.Psychology
Among the faculty members he recruited were Trygg Engen (olfactory research) in 1954, Anthony Davids (behavior pathology of children) and Russell M. Church (perception and judgment of time) in 1955, Lewis Lipsitt (developmental research and founder of the Child Study Center) in 1957, Allan M. Schrier (primate behavior) in 1958, and Bryan E. Shepp (comparative studies of thinking and judgment) in 1964.Psychology
In 1953-53 Snow House at 156 Meeting Street, named for Dean Louis Franklin Snow, was added as a freshman house, and in 1954-55 Mary Emma Woolley House (named for one of the first women graduates) was opened for freshmen and sophomores at 99 Brown St.Student housing
Philip Taft was the author of numerous articles and fourteen books on the labor movement, among them, "The Structure and Government of Labor Unions" in 1954, "The AFL in the Time of Gompers" in 1957, "Organized Labor in American History" in 1964, and "Labor Politics, American Style" in 1968.Taft, Philip
Other mural paintings by Taylor include two in the Providence Street School in Worcester, Massachusetts, and one of the burning of the schooner Gaspee, which he painted for the new building of the Firemen’s Mutual and Union Mutual Insurance Company in Providence in 1954.Taylor, Will S.
Weimar was active in his community, serving on the school committee of his town, North Kingstown, from 1954 to 1960, when he bought a larger house in Warwick.Weimar, Karl S.
John Rowe Workman was academic advisor and loyal supporter of the hockey team (his portrait hangs in Meehan Auditorium) and was revered by the students, so much so that the editors of "Bear Facts" chose to list him under "Brown Traditions:" He wrote "Arx Antiqua" in 1948, "A Term of College Latin" in 1954, and "New Horizons of Higher Education," describing the Identification and Criticism of Ideas curriculum at Brown, in 1959.Workman, John Rowe
Other outstanding seasons were 1954-55 (7-1-1) and 1956-57 (7-2).Wrestling