Student Events

HUF students win national Hindi debate

The quality of the Hindi Urdu Flagship’s language training and student scholarship was once again recognized on a national stage as HUF students Florence Kerns and Ishita Paul both won first place in their respective categories at the prestigious national Hindi debate held at Yale University on April 6.

Critical Language Scholarship alumna to host informal Q&A

Emily Brandt, UT alumna and 2012 Critical Language Scholarship Ambassador, will host an informal Q&A session for HUF students interested in the CLS program on Thursday, November 3 at 6:30pm over coffee at the Starbucks on 24th St . The Critical Language Scholarship, a program of the United States Department of State, will offer intensive summer language institutes overseas in thirteen critical need foreign languages for summer 2012.

National Boren Director to discuss scholarships with HUF students

The Hindi Urdu Flagship is excited to host the Chris Powers, the National Boren Director, from 12-1pm on Wednesday, November 2nd in CBA 4.328. In a session exclusively for Flagship students, Powers will discuss the prestigious Boren Scholarship Program and answer any questions pertaining to HUF students in particular.

HUF to celebrate family weekend

In conjunction with UT’s Family Weekend, the Hindi Urdu Flagship is hosting a luncheon Saturday, October 22nd in the main HUF center (HRH 3.102). HUF students are encouraged to bring their parents to meet HUF faculty, staff, and students. As this is a catered lunch, RSVPs are required as soon as possible.

Prestigious scholarship program recruits HUF students

Hindi Urdu Flagship students will have an opportunity this week to meet with a representative for the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program.There will be two sessions with the CLS representative, Andrea Turpin. The HUF sponsored session will be this Friday, October 14th at 11am in Parlin 301. An earlier session will be held today (Thursday, October 13th) at 4pm in WMB 6.146.

HUF students begin new year

HUF faculty and staff welcomed new and returning HUF students with a reception and orientation session on Tuesday, August 23 in the Hindi Urdu Resource Center. After students greeted their peers and welcomed our returning overseas cohort, HUF Director Rupert Snell introduced new faculty and staff to the community and talked briefly about plans and expectations for the coming academic year.

Open house for prospective students

Interested in study abroad in India? Want to learn a critical language that will complement your current major and enhance your professional career? The Hindi Urdu Flagship is hosting an open house for interested undergraduate UT students this Friday, August 26 from 12pm to 4pm.

HUF to celebrate new graduates

The Hindi Urdu Flagship is hosting a celebration to honor the HUF scholars who have graduated since last May. The event will be held on Wednesday, May 18th at 6:00pm in the HUF center. All HUF students, alumni, faculty, staff, and teaching assistants are welcome to attend.

A new year begins for the HUF family

Students, faculty, and staff began a new academic year with an in-depth orientation session on August 23, 2010. With the 2007 cohort recently returned from HUF’s Year in India, students from each stage of the four-year HUF curriculum were present in one room for the first-time ever.

HUF welcomes 2010 cohort

The new 2010 HUF cohort joined faculty and staff for a welcome brunch August 22 at the Hindi Urdu Resource Center. HUF Director, Rupert Snell, gave our new students a warm welcome, introducing them to faculty, staff, and HUF’s favorite samosa caterer.