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Hebrew University Moves Its English Department to $30,000,000 Campus

The Hebrew University yesterday moved its English department into one of the buildings at “University City,” in the suburb of Givat Ram, where the university’s new $30,000,000 campus is being developed. The department is housed on the top floor of the 10-story Reverend Moses Bernard Lauterman Building.

Ten courses are being given in the English department, ranging from preparatory classes for beginners to special courses for scientific and medical students, as well as advanced courses in the English language and literature.

Some 200 students will be enrolled at Bar Ilan, the American-sponsored Orthodox university here, when it opens its doors for the second academic year, it was announced today by Dr. Pinchas Churgin, president. The first group of foreign students to arrive this year are already here. Dr. Churgin said, and two more parties are expected. Canadian Jewry has donated $300,000 for the construction of an auditorium building. The school will also build biology and physics structures. United States Ambassador Edward B. Lawson will receive an honorary degree when the new academic year opens Sept. 30.

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