Education: At Wisconsin- Jul. 5, 1926

Summer's peace on the shores of Lake Mendota (Madison, Wis.) is broken by the fall of hammers and the whine of planes. New dormitories are arising, where a year from this autumn the first fruit of the administration of President Glenn Frank of the University of Wisconsin will burgeon. It is to be an experimental college starting with 125 freshmen—all men—voluntarily enrolled to undertake two years of "project study" under the direction of Professor Alexander Meiklejohn and a special faculty. In 1928 another 125 freshmen will be admitted. At the end of...

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