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January 2, 2001
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When the Snow and Cold Get You Down
Try Exploring Other Countries

Explore the Latin American culture or the French Business World while waiting for the snow to melt. Brighten up the gray winter days by exploring other countries without leaving Northwest Indiana. The Department of Modern Languages at Indiana University Northwest is offering Latin American Literature in Translation during spring semester on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 to 2:15 p.m. The class will explore modern Latin American cultures through readings in translation from Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. Several contemporary films will also be viewed.

The modern language department is also offering a course on Business French for Beginners on Mondays from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The course is will cover basic French skills and the French business culture. For more information on the Latin American Literature or Business French classes at IU Northwest, contact the Department of Modern Languages at 219-980-6714.  Spring 2001 registration will be January 3 and 4 on campus. Late registration will run from January 6 through January 12, with classes beginning on January 6.

IU Northwest is accredited by the North Central Association (NCA) and offers degrees and certificate programs in Allied Health, Arts and Sciences, Business and Economics, Continuing Studies, Dental Education, Education, Labor Studies, Medical Education, Nursing, Public and Environmental Affairs, and Social Work. The main campus is located at 3400 Broadway in Gary. Off-campus sites are located in Portage, Schererville, St. John, Lowell, Merrillville, and Crown Point. 

For more information on Spring 2001 registration or course offerings at IU Northwest, telephone 1-888-YOUR-IUN or go to the web at

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