Education: Americans at Moscow U.

With remarkably little ceremony or commotion, 15 U.S. graduate students last week checked into Moscow State University, inspected the comfortable single rooms they had been assigned, and settled down to begin work on their Ph.D. theses. Part of a group of 21 Russian-speaking young men—the other six are enrolled at the Leningrad State University—they are the first students sent for a year's study in Russia under this year's cultural agreement, and the first U.S. scholars to enroll at Russian universities since before World War II. Twenty Russian students are expected to arrive in the U.S. later this month.

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