Education: Kudos: Jun. 29, 1925

Last week, the colleges continued to pay compliments (TIME, June 22). For the first time in history, Oxford University singled out a woman. For valuable contributions to Astronomy—notably the completion of The Henry Draper Catalog of Stellar Spectra, covering 225,300 stars—Oxford created Miss Annie Jump Cannon, a Wellesley graduate and worker at the Harvard Observatory, an honorary Doctor of Science. Miss Cannon, aged 61. journeyed to Oxford to receive her kudos in person.

Simultaneously, Cambridge University honored two Americans, both astronomers. Upon Dr....

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