The History Department's Study Abroad courses combine guided travel with sound academics, recently in such places as Ireland, England, Italy, France, and Korea. Regular annual trips to Italy, England, and Kenya are now in the planning stages. Study abroad course are typically taught in the summer and much of the academic work is completed before departure. These courses qualify for financial aid, and the university has traditionally offered a reduction in tuition to help offset travel costs. Below: the ruins of a medieval monastery and cemetery in the Aran Islands, Ireland. Right: in Athens, Greece. Center: Spring Break in Rome, 2008.