Education: Floating University

Two winters have passed since Dean James E. Lough of New York University, first conceived and tried to organize a university of 450 students, with a faculty of 40, housed aboard a steamer which would circle the globe while a year's college work was done. Twice the registration of students lagged so discouragingly that the sailing was postponed (TIME, Sept. 28, 1925). There was also the difficulty of obtaining a suitable faculty.

Last week, at long last, all was in readiness aboard the S. S. Ryndam at her Hoboken pier. Trunks were swinging...

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