People Who Studied Abroad #384:
Carol Shields, author and Pulitzer Prize winner
In her junior year of college (1955-56), she received a United Nations scholarship, which helped her to study at the University of Exeter (United Kingdom). While studying abroad, she traveled to Scotland and met her future husband, who was an engineering student from Canada. They married in 1957 and moved to Canada, where she attended the University of Ottawa and received her MA in 1975.