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News Release (May 23, 1965)

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Title:
News Release (May 23, 1965)
Alternate Title:
New College News Release, For Release: Sunday, May 23, 1965
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Book
Creator:
New College of Florida
Publisher:
New College of Florida
Place of Publication:
Sarasota, Fla.
Creation Date:
May 23, 1965

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History -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Planning -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Records and correspondence -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
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government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
News release
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United States -- Florida -- Sarasota

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Two page news release.
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' /NEW COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR RELEASE: Sunday, ray 2 3, 19 65 Three grants totalling $24,600 have been made to Colleg e by the National Science Foundation to provide scientific instruction equipment, it 1..ras announced today by Dr. Georp,e F. Bau e hman, president. The grants '..rere made on t h e basis of applications submitted by the Natural Sciences division under the direction of Dr. Aaron Sayvetz. Each of the grants provides for specific equipment for courseand each grant will be administered by a member of the 'Tatural Science faculty. qeceipt of word of the arrives at the same tim e t h3t the science laboratory facility of the college has been opened for use. A regular program has been pursued by the to purchase equipment for this new facility. Each of the three grant applications submitted on the basis that science studies are in the nature of an honors and that most of the science students r..rill proceed to graduate 'vork. Another feature of the application for grants is the policy of the colleg e to keep its laboratories open to students beyond formal study sessions so that they may pursue their work during free time. -more-

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' 'eH College Tlae>e 2 FOR RELFASE: Sunday, 'lay 23, 1965 'fay 20, 1965 It r..ras estimated that one-third of the student body has expressed a definite interest in mathematics or natural sciences. One grant for $8,200 was made for equipment for the teaching of the basic course in the natural sciences. Dr. Hiram J. Fvans, Professor of Biology, will be project director. A grant for $6,700 Has made for equipment for the basis course of study in chemistry. Tlroj ect director is f)r. '1argaret J'raemer, nrofessor of Chemistry. The third for $9,700, was made for the physics and chemistry program. Dr. Sayvetz, Dean of the T)ivision of ::atural Sciences and Professor of Physics, is project director. All grants, lvhich are made under the Undergraduate Instructional Scientific Equipment of the ':ational Science Foundation, are to be matched by funds from the institution. One of the grants provide funds for the purchase of labora-tory equipment for use of students in the first year natural sciences program and tt-TO \-Till primarily be used to provide equipment for upperclass students specializing in the sciences. project directors are assigned to each all science faculty trill be involved in the use of the equi!'>ment tvhich pertains to their field of study. -30-


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