Southwest Retort, Volume 54, Number 7, March 2002 Page: 2
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FIFTY YEARS AGO IN
THE SOUTHWEST RETORT
March 24 will mark the dedication
of the new building for instruction and
student research in the new College of
Household Arts and Sciences, for-
merly the Dept. of Home Economics,
at the Texas State College for Women
(now Texas Woman's University).
The one-week dedication program will
include symposia featuring speakers
from many parts of the country, and
will take place during the week of the
traditional TSCW Red Bud Festival.
The instruction and research pro-
grams at TSCW will be under the
direction of the newly appointed
Dean, Dr. Pauline Berry Mack, who
comes from Penn State. A research
program in textiles has been launched
under Dr. George C. Wham, Jr.
The fourth annual LSU Sympo-
sium on Modern Methods of Analy-
tical Chemistry was a huge success
with 269 chemists attending. Condi-
tions were much better than they were
a year ago when participants were
greeted with the most severe ice storm
in Baton Rouge history. Congratu-
*PROTEIN/PEPTIDE CHEMISTRY *BIOTECH
*MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PROJECT MANAGEMENT
*PROJECT RESOURCES ASSESSMENT W/ LAB DESIGN
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lations go to Professor Philip West
for his skilled planning and direction
of this meeting
The January 18 meeting of the D-
FW section was preceded by a tour of
the Consolidated-Vultee plant. Appro-
ximately 90 members enjoyed the din-
ner at the Cattleman's Cafe followed
by the talk by tour speaker Dr. Alfred
Burger of the University of Virginia.
Norman Uranson wants all members
to know of the new time for the
section's radio program: 12:30 p.m. on
Saturdays on WFAA (570).
The Southeast ACS Section heard
Dr. E. W. R. Steacie of the National
Research Council of Canada give a
talk on "Reactions of the Alkyl
Radicals." About 100 people attended
the dinner and around 250 people
attended Steacie's lecture.
The tour speaker for March will be
Dr. George L. Clark, Head of the
Analytical Division at the University
of Illinois. He will be speaking on
"Three Decades of X-Ray Research in
a Chemistry Laboratory." *
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