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News Release (February 14, 1968)


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News Release (February 14, 1968)
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News Release New College, For Immediate Release; 1 - 113 - 2/14/68
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New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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RELEASE NEw CoLLEGE SARASOTA, FLORIDA 33578 1 113 -2/14/68 813 / 355-7131 Ref.: Furman c. Arthur FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1 SARASOTA--A search for souece material for her senior thesis is taking a New College senior to England for three months. Ruth Ann Stange of Sarasota leaves today (Thursday) for England under a program of the Experiment in International Living. While there, she will also sample the English way of life. The Experiment, serving high school and college students, provides foreign living experiences for its participants by placing themr r n homes-as teJIPOrary members of the f.Uly-in many parts of the world, and provides the opportunity to study and travel in these countries. Ruth received financial assistance from the Experiment, enabling her to make the trip. Ruth, who is participating in a college-age program, Independent Study Abroad, will live with a family on the Isle of Wight for a month. For two months after that, abe will live in London. Part .of her time will be spent taking an "Area Studies" course at the University of London. She will also pursue independent research, possibly at the British Museum. -more-


NEW COLLEGE Page 2 Ruth said the difficulties of finding information in this area for her thesis--"18th Century Minor Poets and theit Contribution to the Gothic Novel"--led her to take the trip. Ruth said she had already corresponded with ber "family. The husband and wife are in their 1 te twenties, and they have two children. He is an electronics engineer, and she is a registered nurse. The Isle of is located :f. n the English Channel, and Ruth's English is near the city of Newport Althou h she will miss three months of school, Ruth hopes to graduate in June, as scheduled. She will be on academic leave of absence, meanin her status as a third-year student won't he ltered. About 20 students, mostly from small collerres, will take the trip to Ruth exPlained. 30 -

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