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Office Hours with Randall Roorda and Susan Larson

In this week’s episode of Office Hours, we spoke with Randall Roorda, a professor from the Department of English, and Susan Larson, a professor from the Department of Hispanic Studies, about their upcoming education abroad programs. Tune in to learn more about traveling to the Czech Republic and Madrid and to hear about Roorda and Larson’s own experiences in studying and traveling abroad.

To learn more about these summer programs and more, please head to: http://www.as.uky.edu/education-abroad. You can also click here to learn more about Field Studies in Environment and Society, Central Europe and here to learn more about Discover Madrid.

Office Hours is produced by the College of Arts & Sciences and airs on WRFL FM 88.1 every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m. This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

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