Education: Chicago-in-Frankfurt

One evening last week a shimmering four-engined transport touched down at an airport outside Frankfurt, Germany. Seven weary but grinning Chicagoans stepped out into a 35-mile-an-hour wind that felt like Michigan Avenue in November. "A little University of Chicago" in Germany had come to set up shop.

The Chicago professors expect to stay at the University of Frankfurt for the current 13-week term, then make way for a new team from the Midway. The first string: German-born Theological Historian Wilhelm Pauck, Austrian-born Zoologist Paul Weiss, Sociologist Everett Hughes, Poet-Political Philosopher Elder James Olson,...

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