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Discover Cuban Culture and Literature with Professor Walker Rutledge this January!

This winter you have the opportunity to earn Honors credit in intriguing Cuba! This two-week program is your opportunity to learn about the history, literature, art, and architecture of our Caribbean neighbor. The program will be based in Old Havana … Continue reading

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Revolution and Progress in 21st Century Cuba

Mr. Gonzalez has twenty years of experience in research, consulting, and US/Cuba exchange programs.  A resident of Cuba, he has studied at the University of Havana, the Higher Institute of International Relations Raul Roa (ISRI), and San Francisco State University. … Continue reading

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WKU students to visit Cuba during winter term 2014

Participants in a WKU Winter Term 2013 course in Cuba visited Finca Vigia, Ernest Hemingway’s home until 1961 outside of Havana. A second Faculty-Led Study Abroad program to Cuba is planned for Winter Term 2014. WKU students and faculty leaders … Continue reading

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Presentation & discussion of educational opportunities in Cuba

Raul Rodriguez is the Assistant Director of the Center for Hemispheric and United States Studies at the University of Havana. Mon, May 13, 2013, 2-3.30pm, Knicely Conference Center 112 Source: Jerry Barnaby Director, Study Away Knicely Center 134 | 2355 … Continue reading

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Presentation & discussion of educational opportunities in Cuba

Raul Rodriguez is the Assistant Director of the Center for Hemispheric and United States Studies at the University of Havana. Mon, May 13, 2013, 2-3.30pm, Knicely Conference Center 112 Source: Jerry Barnaby Director, Study Away Knicely Center 134 | 2355 … Continue reading

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WKU group studies Cuban culture, completes service project

Participants in a WKU Winter Term course in Cuba visited Finca Vigia, Ernest Hemingway’s home until 1961, outside of Havana. The island of Cuba sits just 90 miles from the United States, yet it feels like another world. During Winter … Continue reading

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Tracing the Unexplored: A Vivid Journey through Cuba – series of four presentations begins Feb 13

free, open to the pulic & swipeable Dr. Ric Morris, who has taught Spanish at Middle Tennessee State University for 14 years, will discuss his documentary “Cuba in the Raw: A Story of Sugar” from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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56 WKU students receive new DELO scholarship award for study abroad

WKU student Sarah Fox of Russellville participated in a study abroad course in Cuba. Fifty-six WKU students received a total of $17,100 in scholarship funds to participate in Faculty-Led Study Abroad (FLSA) courses during winter 2013. The funds were provided … Continue reading

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WKU Honors Today #1: Cuba/Cancun, Harlaxton, Art, Ross, Eco

This is a new, sometimes daily feature of this blog summarizing key information & wisdom at a glance! Today is the 5th day of 2013. There are 360 days left in the year. Picture of the Day Class on Cuba … Continue reading

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Honors Scholars Leaving for WKU’s First Trip to Cuba

They will explore Cuban history, literature, art, and architecture of our Caribbean neighbor during the next two weeks. The Honors Colloquium is led by English Professor Walker Rutledge and Jerry Barnaby, Director of Study Away, and includes the participation of … Continue reading

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