Two foreign-born professors, George Sarton and Audre Morize, who were born in the same year and who began teaching here within a year of one another, are retiring at the end of this semester.
Sarton, professor of the History of Science, was born in Ghent, Belgium, in 1884, came to this country in 1915, and took his first teaching position here in 1916. He gave up teaching two years ago to devote himself to writing down and editing the lectures he had given in his four History of Science courses.
Morize, professor of French Literature, was born in Fleix, France, and came to the United States in 1913, returning to France at the outbreak of World War I. Morize returned here in 1917 to teach military science at Harvard. He received a chair in French literature in 1919, and became a full professor in 1925.