Just ahead of Obama, SPEA students visit Havana

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre Sixteen Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs undergraduates passed over popular spring break destinations in favor of a weeklong, one-credit public policy exploration last week in Havana, Cuba. “The course is interactive, intensive and hands-on,” course professor Dan Preston said. “This involves guest lectures from academics, professionals […]

Students travel to Rwanda to learn about development, recovery from trauma

Most people associate college study-abroad programs with opportunities for exploring the capitals of Europe. More adventurous students might study in Asia or South America. But Rwanda? That’s where a dozen Indiana University students traveled last month for a School of Public and Environmental Affairs class focusing on post-crisis development and recovery. According to SPEA assistant […]