Samford Students Set For January Term

Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2007-12-21

Samford University students will study on campus and around the globe during the school's January Term.

Off-campus study sites include Samford's London Study Centre and other locales in Europe and Central America.

January will find 14 biology students in Belize, 30 classics students in Greece and 7 music students in Italy. Twenty-four Spanish students and four nutrition students will experience "home-stays" with families in Costa Rica.

A total of 68 students will be based at Daniel House in London during two two-week sessions. During the first term, which begins Dec. 28, subjects range from international accounting to a study of death and mourning from the time of Queen Victoria to the present. The second term will focus on art and drama appreciation.

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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 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 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.