Education: Columbia in the Heat

For years the biggest U. S. summer school has been Columbia's, where thousands of schoolteachers become students again for a six-week term. Last week, as usual, a swarm of teachers, mostly women from small-town schools, made a bee-loud glade of the precincts of Teachers College. But this war season is not as most sum mers on Morningside Heights:

>Columbia is now the world's largest producer of Naval officers : enrolled are 2,500 midshipmen, 200 Coast Guards men, about 400 officers getting advanced training, 728 uniformed V12 (Navy College Training Program) students, most of whom...

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