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  1. Distinguished Alumni Awards Welcome to all of our Distinguished Alumni & Guests

  2. 2007-2008 Distinguished ProfessorKathy Eastwood A willing victim of the Society for Physics Students Pi-Day Annual P & A Dept. Christmas Caroling

  3. Dr. Elbert D. Brooks Class of 1935 Physical Science

  4. NAU in 1935 • NAU was 36 years “young” and was known as the Arizona State Teacher’s College at Flagstaff. • 116 students graduated this year • Gasoline was $.17/gal. • Average income/year was $1,600 • The College's a cappella choir, under the direction of Eldon Ardrey, performed in an Easter sunrise service at the rim of the Grand Canyon and is broadcast and heard by millions on NBC. ……they would later become the much-lauded Shrine of the Ages Choir.

  5. Elbert College Band Chain Gang

  6. The World in 1935 • Franklin D. Roosevelt is President • Monopoly board games goes on sale for 1st time • Nylon discovered by Dr. Wallace H Carothers • Persia officially renamed Iran • Sandstorm ravages US midwest (Dust Bowl) • US Congress accepts FDR's "New Deal“ • The Hoover Dam is dedicated. • VW Bug is launched in Germany • The year of the birth of "Swing" by Benny Goodman.

  7. Dr. Jo Anne Vasquez Class of 1965Biology

  8. NAU in 1965 • 143 students graduated this year. • Gasoline was $.31/gal. • Average income/year was $6,450 • Within a year the college would officially be known as Northern Arizona University. • ABOR recommends that ASC become Northern Arizona University effective May 1, 1966. Stretch bus

  9. The World in 1965 • Lyndon B. Johnson is President • Martin Luther King Jr begins march from Selma to Montgomery • US ordered the 1st combat troops to Vietnam • Cosmonaut AlekseiLeonov, leaving his spacecraft Voskhod 2 for 12 minutes, becomes the first person to walk in space. • The Searchers' "Love Potion #9" peaks at #3 • Today Show's 1st totally color broadcast • Kellogg's Pop Tarts pastries created • Sony introduces it's doomed Betamax Recorder • First year of mandated health warnings on cigarette packets.

  10. Dr. Gary A. Batsell Class of 1970 Chemistry

  11. NAU in 1970 • NAU was 71 years old and was now officially known as Northern Arizona University • 1,034 students graduated • Gasoline was $.36/gal. • Average income/year was $9,400 Men’s Dorm Room Kappa Delta Pi members off to a national convention.

  12. The World in 1970 • Richard Nixon is President. • Pres Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses • Age of voting is now lowered to 18 in the US. • The Concord makes its first supersonic flight. • Jackson 5 make TV debut on "American Bandstand“ • Paul McCartney announces official split of Beatles • Apollo 13 announces "Houston, we've got a problem!" • 1st Earth Day held internationally • Boeing 747 makes its maiden voyage

  13. Dr. Karen E. Steinbronn 1971 Biology

  14. NAU in 1971 • 1,092 students graduated • Gasoline was $.40/gal. • Average income/year was $10,600 1st woman Forestry Grad Aerial view of campus in ‘71 South Campus looking west

  15. Mrs. Sherry A. Baca 1971 Mathematics

  16. The World in 1971 • Richard Nixon is President. • Microprocessor is invented. • Cigarette advertisements banned on TV • -40°F (-40°C), Hawley Lake, Ariz (state record) • 1st time a golf ball is hit on Moon (by Alan Shepard) • Amtrak Railroad begins operation • The birth of Greenpeace • Ed Sullivan's final TV show on CBS • US ends ban on China trade

  17. Dr. Charles F. Kluth 1973 Geology

  18. NAU in 1973 • 1,293 students graduated • Gasoline was $.40/gal. • Average income/year was $12,900 • In 1968, NAU received authorization to offer Doctorates of Philosophy and Education. The first doctoral candidates graduated in 1973. Washburn Bldg. North Campus Engineering Bldg.

  19. Dr. Roger W. Clark 1973 Forestry

  20. The World in 1973 • Richard Nixon is President • Nixon signs Endangered Species Act into law • NBC presents 440th & final showing of "Bonanza“ • Roe vs Wade is adopted • Watergate hearings start in the US Senate. • "Monster Mash" goes gold • Billy Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in battle-of-sexes tennis match • NJ becomes 1st state to allow girls into Little League • Nixon announces an accord has been reached to end Vietnam War

  21. Professor Ernie Kurmes (far right) overseeing the crosscut saw competition at a Forestry Field Day - 1973

  22. Dr. Paul C. Begovac 1978 Biology

  23. NAU in 1978 New Skydome • 1,489 students graduate • Gasoline was $.63/gal. • Average income/year was $17,000 • Hon. Barry M. Goldwater, U.S. Senator receives Doctor of Letters Dorm room South Campus

  24. The World in 1978 • Jimmy Carter is President • The last Volkswagen Beetle made in Germany leaves the plant • Velcro was 1st put on the market • "Star Wars" released • The US stops production of the Neutron Bomb • The world's first "test tube baby" is born. • Begin & Sadat win Nobel Peace prize • Sweden becomes the first nation to ban aerosol sprays, thought to damage the earth's protective ozone layer. • Illinois Bell Co. introduces first ever Cellular Mobile Phone System • 98% of all American homes have a television

  25. Mr. Hedayat E. Daie 1980 Electrical Engineering

  26. NAU in 1980 • 1,469 students graduate • Gasoline was $1.19 /gal. • Average income/year was $19,500 Aerial view of campus Skydome

  27. The World in 1980 • Ronald Reagan elected president of the US • Japan becomes the world’s largest automaker • Former Beatle John Lennon is shot to death • CNN becomes the first 24 hr News Station • Digital Equipment Corporation, Intel and Xerox introduce the DIX standard for Ethernet • Mt. St. Helen’s erupts

  28. Ms. Cheryl A. McMillen 1981 Mechanical Engineering

  29. The World in 1981 • Ronald Reagan is president • Iran releases 52 American hostages, held for 444 days • Lady Diana Spencer marries Charles, Prince of Wales • The introduction of the first Frequent Flyer Miles • Scientists identify the Aids Virus • The term INTERNET first mentioned • “Post It” Notes launched by 3M Corp • Simon And Garfunkel Reunite for concert in NYC’s Central Park

  30. NAU in 1981 • 1,551 students graduated • Gasoline was $1.25 /gal. • Average income/year was $21,050 University Library

  31. Ms. Lisa L. Bagwell 1989 Electrical Engineering

  32. NAU in 1989 • 1,658 students graduated • Gasoline was $1.09 /gal. • Average income/year was $27,450 Cline Library Student Rec Center opens

  33. The World in 1989 • George Bush (Sr.) becomes President • Collapse of the Berlin Wall • U.S. Supreme Court rules that flag burning as a form of political protest is an act of protected speech under the 1st Amendment. • Exxon Valdez spills 11 million gallons of oil • The 486 series of microprocessor introduced by Intel. • The Government provides a $150 billion bail out for hundreds of saving and loan associations • First release of Microsoft Office

  34. Congratulations to our 2008 Inductees Dr. Peter H. Wiebe ’62 Ms. Virginia L. Korte ’79 Mr. Gary L. Bishop ’80

  35. Dr. Peter H. Wiebe 1962 Zoology/Mathematics

  36. NAU in 1962 109 students graduated Gasoline was $.28/gal. Average income/year was $5,556 New Science Bldg. Activity Center

  37. The World in 1962 • Cuban Missile Crisis • Marilyn Monroe is found dead of apparent suicide • The First Wal-Mart discount store is opened • John H. Glenn, Jr., becomes first American to orbit the earth • Johnny Carson begins as presenter for The Tonight Show • Telstar relays the first live trans-Atlantic television signal • 90% of US households own a Television Set • Beatles Turned Down By Decca Records

  38. Dr. Wiebe at various work locations

  39. Mr. Gary L. Bishop 1980 Physics & Mathematics

  40. The World in 1980 • Ronald Reagan elected president of the US • Japan becomes the world’s largest automaker • Former Beatle John Lennon is shot to death • CNN becomes the first 24 hr News Station • Digital Equipment Corporation, Intel and Xerox introduce the DIX standard for Ethernet • Mt. St. Helen’s erupts

  41. Ms. Virginia L. Korte 1979 Biology

  42. NAU in 1979 • 1,497 students graduated • Gasoline was $.86/gal. • Average income/year was $17,500 Campus Overview

  43. Some of Virginia’s endeavors

  44. The World in 1979 • For the first time in history, a woman, Margaret Thatcher is elected Prime minister in the UK. • Sony releases the Walkman a worldwide success costing $200 • The first Snowboard is invented in the USA • Three Mile island Nuclear Accident • 63 Americans are taken hostage in the American Embassy in Tehran • Trivial Pursuit is Launched • Average Cost of new house $58,100 • President Hasan al-Bakr resigns and Vice President Saddam Hussein replaces him in Iraq

  45. NAU in 2008 Noted Flagstaff historian Dr. Platt Cline has characterized NAU as an institution that survived against the odds…..He rightly credits strong leadership, the devotion of former students and faculty, and community support for the school's success.

  46. NAU in 2008

  47. Thank you for joining us this evening Alumni serve as the memory of the best we have been and as the hope for the best we can be.