On This Day: 22nd of June
On this day in 1927:
Frances Melville: first honorary degree awarded to a Scottish female academic
The University of Glasgow awarded the first honorary degree to a Scottish female academic, Frances Melville in 1927. She received an LLD on 22nd June.
On this day in 2007:
Computing Science building
The new Computing Science building was opened at 18 Lilybank Gardens by Professor Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland, and Lady Joan Williams. The building was named for Sir Alwyn Williams (1921-2004) who was University Principal from 1976 to 1988.
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