• Short Summary

    THE FIRST HONORARY DOCTORATE EVER CONFERRED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF ABIDJAN WAS PRESENTED AT A SPECIAL CEREMONY IN THE IVORY COAST CAPITAL ON TUESDAY (DECEMBER 5).

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    THE FIRST HONORARY DOCTORATE EVER CONFERRED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF ABIDJAN WAS PRESENTED AT A SPECIAL CEREMONY IN THE IVORY COAST CAPITAL ON TUESDAY (DECEMBER 5).

    IVORY COAST PRESIDENT FELIX HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY ATTENDED THE COLOURFUL CEREMONY AT THE IVOIRE HOTEL.

    THE RECIPIENT OF THE DOCTORATE WAS PROFESSOR TADEUS REICHSTEIN, DIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTES OF CHEMISTRY AND PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BASLE, SWITZERLAND. PROFESSOR REICHSTEIN WON THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR MEDICINE AND PHYSIOLOGY IN 1950, AND IS THE AUTHOR OF SEVERAL SCIENTIFIC WORKS AND THESES ON ORGANIC CHEMISTRY.

    THE DOCTORATE WAS AWARDED ON THE OCCASION OF THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF ABIDJAN UNIVERSITY. IN THE AUDIENCE WAS THE RECENTLY ARRIVED MR SERGEI PETROV, THE FIRST-EVER RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO THE IVORY COAST.

    THE RECTOR OF ABIDJAN UNIVERSITY, RENAUD PAULIAN, GAVE AN ADDRESS IN WHICH HE SUMMED UP THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY IN ITS TEN YEAR HISTORY AND OUTLINED PLANS FOR THE FUTURE. THE RECTOR PRESENTED PROFESSOR REICHSTEIN WITH HIS AWARD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9ITLBQ2GYOAQXXPIZSFL9XFC9
    Media URN:
    VLVA9ITLBQ2GYOAQXXPIZSFL9XFC9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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