University of Evansville student Sarah Warfield, a resident of Camby, will spend the spring 2014 semester studying abroad in Valparaiso, Chile, in a program run by the Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University (IFSA-Butler). Warfield is majoring in international studies and Spanish.
“At the University of Evansville, we’re committed to providing students such as Sarah Warfield with transformational educational experiences abroad,” Earl Kirk, UE director of study abroad, said in a press release. “By spending a semester in Chile, Sarah will gain cultural awareness, unforgettable memories, and a truly global education.”
The University of Evansville is a national leader in study abroad. In the 2013 Open Doors report, the Institute of International Education ranked UE seventh in the nation for study abroad participation among master’s-granting institutions. More than 63 percent of UE students study abroad during their college careers, and Warfield is one of 119 UE students abroad in eight countries for the spring 2014 semester.