Completion of one year of high school became required for admittance to pharmacy school as histology, physiological chemistry, and bacteriology were added to the curriculum.
Dean Cline reported to the university president that work done by the School in “botany, vegetable microscopy, and the microscopic study of powdered drugs and chemicals was abreast with that of the very best schools in America.”
The student government executive committee drew up a new constitution giving female students the right to vote in campus elections.
The American Pharmaceutical Association recommended extending the required number of coursework hours to 1,200 for the undergraduate Pharmacy Graduate (PhG) degree.
Classes were held six days a week. Long hours in the classroom and laboratories left little time for socializing.
A hurricane damaged the medical and pharmacy departments, causing postponement of the fall semester for a few weeks.
School of Pharmacy entrance requirements were strengthened to require the completion of two years of high school.
Following the U.S. entrance into World War I, the program saw a doubling of the number of women students applying and being admitted to the school.
The school continued throughout the war despite shortages of supplies and chemicals and the departure of both students and faculty to serve in the military.
A new course, “Commercial Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence,” was instituted.