Education: For Scientific Leadership

To help provide the U.S. with more and better scientific leadership, the Rockefeller Institute announced that it would open in Manhattan a graduate university for science students and research scholars. Each year 15 to 20 college graduates and doctors of medicine from all over the world will receive $3,500 fellowships, will spend a minimum of three years working either for a Ph.D. or a doctorate of medical science. The university will not encourage early specialization, but, says President Detlev Bronk, "as the students' interests develop, they will be led by their curiosity and urged by the faculty to spend not less...

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