Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2006-12-22

Samford University will enroll about 1,200 students during Jan Term, the school's short term between fall and spring semesters.

Many students will participate in study abroad programs. About 70 will study in England while based at Samford's Daniel House in London. They will study such topics as pharmacy and health care in Great Britain, international accounting, mass media, art appreciation, international foods and nursing.

About 25 students will study intermediate and advanced Spanish in Costa Rica., while 20 others will study classics and art history in Rome, Italy.

Other globe-trotting Samford students will study physics at an international seminar in Mexico, the Amazon Rainforest in Peru, economics in Peru, and the narratives and culture of the East while in Singapore, Thailand and Myanmar.

Jan term classes begin on the Samford campus January 3.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.