Studying abroad hosts benefits in the job market

A view of an old chateau undergoing restoration


August 13, 2014

Last summer, senior Madeleine Leonard flew halfway across the world, stepped into the home of her new family and was unable to speak English for two months. As a participant in the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages (IUHPFL), Leonard decided to travel to France to fully immerse herself in...

Spanish Teacher Kay Vazquez details her experiences abroad in Spain


October 3, 2013

Every student who has taken Spanish with me knows that I want all of my students to study in another country. My point of view and the way I look at things were affected deeply by experiences I had while living abroad.  As a person growing up on a farm in rural Indiana I never imagined that I would...

Indiana University’s Honors Program helps students learn about other cultures


May 23, 2013

Each summer, some students stay home working or vacationing with their families, while others travel to Europe to live with a host family and learn about a new culture firsthand. Students are offered this opportunity through Indiana University’s Honors Program in Foreign Languages, also known as the...