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By Erica Pandey

For the first time in recent history, 10 University of Washington students will go to class about 7,000 miles from campus this August, in Nepal.

For 3½ weeks, they will participate in a seminar organized by the Nepal Studies Initiative (NSI), one of the few formal programs in the U.S. that focus on that country.

Nepal is often overlooked because it’s a small country about the size of Arkansas, located between the much larger, rapidly developing nations of China and India.


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