The Universities of Manchester (England) and Basle (Switzerland) have introduced a system of exchange professors by which the visiting professors do not change places simultaneously, but rather alternate as each others' guests—thus deriving the advantages of contact and informal discussion.

At Basle, Prof. W. E. Weiss of Manchester has just finished a season as guest of Prof. Senn. The Swiss had opportunity to attend his course of lectures on the structure of fossil plants found in the Lancashire coal mines. Also, he was an honorary member of the...

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