A returned Peace Corps volunteer reflects on the passing of Nelson Mandela...
Students are always seeking funding for language study. The beauty of the African Languages Initiative pilot program, designed to increase the number of Boren Scholars, Fellows and alumni engaged in the study of critical languages of Africa, is that it requires domestic US study of the language prior to departure to the host country. (This can be bypassed if the student has reached "novice high" -ILR 0+.)
Journalism student, Mitch Smith from University of Nebraska, reports on his time abroad with NY Times journalist, Nicholas Kristof.
Commentary on the World Cup being held in South Africa by a recently returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Ms. Stefanie DeLeo.