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Classics major will spend 2013-14 in India as Padnos International Scholar
Date: April 24, 2013
Abigail DeHart (Classics and Philosophy) will study Sanskrit and Hindi during 2013-14 in Uttar Pradesh, India, as a participant in the Varanasi Program organized by the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Founded in 1961, the program highlights India's ethnic, religious, and linguistic diversity. Varanasi (formerly known as Banaras) is located along the Ganges River and is a major Indian pilgrimage center as well as a thriving modern city of approximately 1.3 million inhabitants.
Abigail received substantial financial support as a recipient of the Barbara H. Padnos International Scholarship.