THE ALUMNI REVIEW
spent the vacation abroad. He was a member of a
party that visited Italy, Egypt, the Holy Land, and
other foreign countries.
Prof. Y\ . S. Bernard spent the summer in Germany,
France, and England, studying Classical Archaelogy.
Prof. T. F. Hickerson spent the summer with a
party of surveyors in the mountains of Western North
Carolina laying out the Appalachian Highway.
Mr. C. T. Woollen spent six weeks during the sum-
mer in travel on the Continent and in England.
Dr. Kemp P. Battle has the second volume of his
"History of the University of North Carolina" in
press. It will be issued shortly.
Prof. N. VV. Walker was Director of the University
Summer School, June n-July 20, and conducted a
teacher's institute in Eastern Carolina in August.
Dr. C. L. Raper was in charge of the instruction in
Economics in the Summer School of the University of
Tennessee during June and July.
Drs. J. G. de R. Hamilton, H. M. Wagstaff, J. F.
Royster, H. W. Chase, T. J. Wilson, L. R. Wilson, J.
M. Bell, George Howe, Professors A. H. Patterson,
M. H. Stacy, G. M. McKie, and Mr. V. L. Chrisler,
gave instruction in the University Summer School.
Professors L. P. McGehee, P. H. Winston, and A.
C. Mcintosh, gave instruction in the University Sum-
mer Law School.
Dr. Henry Van Peters Wilson spent the latter part
of the summer at Beaufort in the Government Biolog-
ical Laboratory doing special research work.
Prof. E. V. Howell spent the greater part of the
summer collecting North Caroliniana. It was through
his efforts that the Library received the valuable
Howard and Bridgers collections.
Mr. J. G. Beard was elected Secretary of the North
Carolina Pharmaceutical Association for I9i2-'i3, at
its recent annual meeting:.
Dr. W. H. Brown spent July and August at work
in the pathological laboratories of the University of
Dr. W. C. Coker spent six weeks of the vacation in
research work in the libraries of Cornell University
and the New York Botanical Gardens.
Dr. C. S. Mangum was the alumni speaker at the
19T2 commencement of the Jefferson Medical College
of Philadelphia on June 1st. He attended the meet-
ing of the American Medical Association in Atlantic
City, June 3rd to 5th, and spent eight weeks at Har-
vard working in the Harvard anatomical laboratories.
Prof. P. H. Daggett attended the conventions, in
Boston, of the American Institute of Electrical En-
gineers and the American Society for the Promotion
of Engineering Education.
Dr. Oliver Towles spent the summer in France
Dr. W. D. MacNider spent the summer in Chapel
Hill at work in the Pharmacology laboratory.
Prof. Collier Cobb spent a part of the summer lec-
turing to the students of the Biltmore Forest School
in their summer camp near Cadillac, Mich. Later he
lectured to the students of the University of Michigan
Summer School camp at Douglas Lake, Mich.
Mr. J. A. Warren, of Durham, succeeds A. E. Woltz
as Treasurer and Bursar of the University.
On April 15th the State Textbook Commission
adopted for use in North Carolina public schools,
"Our Republic," a history of the United States, of
which Dr. J. G. deR. Hamilton is one of the authors.
Among the recent publications of the Thompson
Publishing Company, of Raleigh, is a "Latin Sight
Reader," by Dr. George Howe.
G. P. Putnam's Sons brought out, early in April,
"Railway Transportation, A History of Its Economics
and Its Relation to the State," by Dr. C. L. Raper.
On Friday night, October nth, President and Mrs.
Venable received in honor of the Faculty and the
guests and friends in the village. '
The Medical School Finds a Permanent Home
Caldwell Hall, the new home of the University
Medical School, whose formal dedicatory exercises
on the evening of May 8th called to the University
a large group of distinguished physicians and
educators, was completed in the summer and is now being
found by the test of daily use to be one of the most
thoroughly equipped medical laboratories in the
South. It represents, in arrangement and equipment,
the most careful thought of the Medical faculty, and
stands as the first building provided for by the
generous appropriation of the legislature of 1911, fo'r
permanent improvements. It has been completed and
equipped at a cost of $50,000 and makes possible a
far better quality of work on the part of the Medical
School than formerly.
The naw building is located on the south side"of
Cameron avenue opposite Davie Hall. Facing m
the front wall of the main building is on a line with
the rear of the Carr building. This location secures
the north light in all of the laboratories used for
In style of architecture the building approaches the
classical Renaissance and consists of a main building