Resources in Russian Language & Literature

The Jane Bancroft Cook Library at New College is home to a broad assortment of books, scholarly journals, national and international databases, and other print and electronic media related to the study of Russian and is available to students throughout the year. The library's Language Resource Center (LRC) is designed to provide resources and support to language students and faculty. Audio-visual and print resources, language software and games are available. It's also a social space where students can work individually or in groups as well as relax or interact with each other.

Also available at the library is the Dr. Helen N. Fagin Holocaust Collection.  Named in honor of Holocaust survivor and New College benefactress Dr. Helen Fagin, the collection holds materials related to the Holocaust, genocide and humanitarian studies. The Fagin room can be reserved for occasional small meetings connected with the collection.

For the past several years, New College has hosted the annual International Career Development Seminar. The event is co-hosted by Young Professionals for International Cooperation (UNA-USA) Sarasota Chapter and New College of Florida. Through panel discussions, breakout Q&A sessions and networking, presenters share their international work experience in business, public health and medicine, the Peace Corps, the United Nations and the U.S. Foreign Service.

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New Topics New College is a public lecture series that runs from October through March. Free to students, the series features guest speakers discussing a wide range of current topics and issues — local, national and international.


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Six students received Fulbright awards for study and research in Germany, Taiwan, the Czech Republic and Sweden in 2013, and four were awarded in 2012. A record eight students received Fulbrights in the previous year for Namibia, Russia, Taiwan, Turkey, Germany, Mexico and Malaysia.

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