Science: Engineering War Research

U.S. engineering colleges last week stepped up to participate in war research. After the Kilgore bill to establish an Office of Technological Mobilization was put before the Senate, 73 colleges organized the Engineering Colleges Research Association with Dean Willis Raymond Woolrich of the University of Texas as president. When Stevens Institute's President Harvey N. Davis was appointed director of the Office of Production Research & Development in WPB (TIME, Nov. 16) the Association's council went to Washington to help and be helped.

Last week the council endorsed the Kilgore bill at a...

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