New York Times on Study Abroad in the Middle East

A recent article in the New York Times profiles the dramatic increase in American undergrads studying in the Middle East. Written by Jennifer Conlin, this article insightfully traces the rise in popularity of places like Cairo, Damascus, and Beirut. Especially in a post 9/11 world is this article an important look at relations between the United States and the Middle East, showing how study abroad can fuel a mutual desire for dialogue and understanding. To read more, go to: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/08/fashion/08Abroad.html?pagewanted=2&partner=rss&emc=rss