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News Release (March 5, 1968)


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News Release (March 5, 1968)
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Special to the Herald Tribune, For Use: Thursday, March 7, 1968; 1 - 131 - 3/5/1968
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New College of Florida
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/ 1 -131 -3/5/68 Ref.: Furman c. Arthur SPECIAL TO THE HERALD TRIBUNE FOR USE: THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 1968 VISITORS VITAL TO EDUCATION Seldom a week passes on the New College campus when there are not some important visitors meeting with a class or an individual faculty member, or conferring with some member of the staff. Sometimes the visitors are renowned, others known only to those in their specialized field of study, but all of them add a vitality to the campus and a whole new component to the educational program. The appearance of John Hersey with a group of students and faculty at an impromptu noon session last week was an example. Hersey, world-famed as a novelist and now a master of Pierson College at Yale University, was on campus to attend a meeting of the Commission on Tests of the College Entrance Examination Board. Re quite willingly agreed to meet with students and gave up a lunch hour to do so, and it turned out to be a most informative session for them. This past Tuesday, Dr. James D. Watson, a professor of biology at Harvard University and along with two of his associates, winner of a Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology for elucidating -more


NEW COLLEGE -P ge 2 the double helical structure of DNA, talked to students and faculty of New College and also to others from Manatee Junior from Mote Marine Laboratory, from local schools' science departments and from the University of South Florida. Tomorrow, Dr. Yrank Friedl of the Department of at the University of South Florida will speak on a technical biological subject. The visiting path runs in two directions. Dr. John Morrill, associate professor of biology and a firm believer in the exchan2e of visits, recently spent a day at the University of South Florida at the invitation of Dr. Joseph Simon, a graduate class in invertebrate embryology. ASSOCIATES TO MEET The New College Associates, whose members have pledged continuing interest and support for the college, will meet Monday (March 11) on ca us with an all-student program of entertainment. A reception has been planned for the Associates in the Court of Palms, in the center of the student residences. Several of the students will have their rooms open for inspection. After dinner, the New College Choral Guild,under the direction of Jerome Meachen, will perform. They will be followed by members of the New College Student Speakers Bureau who will offer oral interpretations and extemporaneous speaking. The Associates group now numbers more than 80 members. more -


NEW COLLEGE Page 3 GREEK SCHOOL DIRECTOR HERE Bruce Lansdale, director of the unusual American Farm School in Greece, will meet today (Thursday) with local citizens interested in learning mor about a program developed for helping young Greek farmers. AFS teaches agricultural ethods, along with junior high school level subjects, to r.reek boys and girls. Directed by American trustees, the school baa over the years to be an important part of Greek agricultural life. Lansdale will be present for a Dutch treat luncheon at 12:15 p.m. in Hamilton Center and then will present a talk at about 1 p.m. Anyone interest d may join the group. 30 -

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