Education: Embattled Texas

Practically the only martial note lacking on the University of Texas campus last week was a mechanized battle. As ardently as any other university, Texas was fighting World War II. Some 4,000 students had already joined the armed forces; 102 faculty members were in Government service. The remaining 8,000 students were geared to the war.

Since last January the university has been on a speedup, year-round program without vacations, so that a standard course can be completed in two years and eight months. (Students going to war get a semester's credit for half a...

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