HUF student wins prestigious award for Urdu study

Ramu Kharel, a fourth-year HUF student, has just been awarded the prestigious Majaz Literary Award by the Aligarh University Alumni Association for his accomplishments in Urdu language and literature scholarship as an undergraduate in the Hindi Urdu Flagship program. The award was the result of a large-scale national competition seeking exceptional undergraduate work in Urdu studies.

New videos introduce HUF and the Language Flagship

In collaboration with Richfield Productions, the Hindi Urdu Flagship and the Language Flagship have produced two new promotional videos. The first video focuses on HUF and features the faculty and students of the Flagship. The video presents an overview of HUF’s mission and distinctives, it also touches on HUF’s Year in India and the Language Flagship movement as a whole.


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.

Shan Khan, the first official HUF graduate

The Hindi Urdu Flagship had the immense privilege of honoring its very first graduate, Shan Khan, during UT’s College of Liberal Arts commencement ceremony on May 21st, 2010 at the Frank Erwin Center. As Shan’s achievement was announced

Shan Khan, the first official HUF graduate

Congratulations to the 2010 HUF Photo Contest Winners

Today HUF announced the winners for its annual photo contest. View the full story to see the winners in each category.

HUF students and staff promote foreign language learning at Liberal Arts fair

In a sunny courtyard of the UT six-pack, HUF students and staff joined other UT programs to promote undergraduate registration for foreign language course.

Ishita Paul wins 2010 HUF Essay Contest

Ishita Paul from the 2008 HUF cohort is the winner of the 2010 HUF essay contest. Her essay, entitled “दक्षिण एशिया: सादगी भें पेचीदगी”, is posed as a response to the prompt “What all Americans should know about South Asia”.

Summer Hindi-Urdu intensive to be offered for high school & undergraduate students

Startalk-Siphur 2010, targeted for high school and undergraduate students, will offer a three-week summer intensive language program from June 21 to July 9. Accepted students will receive a $1,600 scholarship to pay for tuition and room & board. Participants receive two college credits upon completion of the program.