Education: Brown Takes the Man

By last week, six million World War II veterans had applied for education and training under the G.I. Bill of Rights.

Most people think of college when they think of the G.I. Bill, but thousands of the veterans were doing their "studying" on the job in factories, and thousands more had gone back to high school. There was still another vast group of G.I.s who had found themselves adrift in the deep—too old to go back to high school, anxious for college training but not sufficiently schooled.

For these betwixt-&-betweeners, Brown University was doing its best last week. At Providence, R.I., it had...

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