• The IUB Office of Overseas Study is a leader among universities
in students who study abroad with more than 80 programs in 33
countries. More than 1,500 students study abroad each year,
taking advantage of summer, semester and academic year programs
across the globe.
• IU East’s Division of Humanities and Fine Arts offered an overseas study
program in Costa Rica this summer. Luz Mary Rincon, IU East
foreign languages lecturer and creator of the new overseas
program, returned with the student group last week. Classes
were held through Centro Panamericano de Idiomas on the Heredia
regional campus, approximately 30 minutes from San Jose, the
capital of Costa Rica.
• Pashto is an ancient language, a part of the main group of Indo-European
languages, and is spoken by approximately 40 million people
in Afghanistan and Pakistan. It is being taught during the
IU Summer Workshop in Slavic, East European and Central Asian
Languages, June 18-Aug. 13, on the Bloomington campus.