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In this edition of the Voice, former Wooster President Henry Copeland, announces the Luce Foundation’s grant of $600,000. The grant will supplement the $150-200,000 budget yearly determined for faculty leaves. In addition, a portion of the $6,000 Mellon Foundation grant is used in conjunction. Over 20 College of Wooster students come down with a case of influenza. Sophomore Charles B. Merrill attend the swearing in ceremony of President Ronald Reagan on Tuesday the January 20th, 1981. Instead of the College’s regular Wednesday morning convocation in Mateer Auditorium, the hour was spent in McGaw Chapel watching a concert of Hungarian music. This issue includes a cartoon regarding Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Artist-in-resident, Michael Wladkowski, opens the first of three lecture recital series in Mackey Hall. An article introduces Barbara Ernst, an artist and employee at the College of Wooster working in for both the College art department and the Wooster Art Center. Additionally, Hygeia Student Health Services offers a two-session series “Coping with Cramps,” that educate women in techniques for relieving painful menstrual cramps.

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Henry Copeland, Luce Foundation, Luce Foundation grant, Wooster budget, influenza, Charles B. Merrill, President Ronald Reagan, President Ronald Reagan’s inauguration, Mateer Auditorium, McGaw Chapel, Hungarian music, Hungarian nationalism, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Michael Wladkowski, Mackey Hall, Barbara Ernst, Wooster Art Center, College of Wooster art department, Hygeia Student Health Services, menstrual cramps


Henry Luce Foundation; College of Wooster; Influenza; United States. President (1981-1989 : Reagan); Presidents--United States--Inauguration; Hungarian music in America; Nationalism; Dysmenorrhea

The Wooster Voice (Wooster, OH), 1981-01-23

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