Monthly Archives: October 2009

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Associated Press Highlights Confucius Institutes October 30, 2009 The article, “China Expands Language Institutes at US Colleges,” looks at roles of Confucius Institutes in the university. The USF Confucius Institute is showcased  along with the University of Southern California and … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Ayurveda

Anisha Durve, an ayurvedic physician and yoga therapist in Tampa engaged an audience of students, faculty and guests in an introductory session to the practice of Ayurveda. She spoke of the importance of balance and how ayurvedic therapy can treat … Continue reading

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Happy Diwali 2009

The Students of India Association hosted, Cultural Night: Diwali Celebration, on October 17, 2009. Celebrated in India and elsewhere, the festival celebrates the victory of light over darkness with the lighting of lamps, fireworks and the sharing of sweets and … Continue reading

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Dr. Jai Menon Speaks at USF

Dr. Jai Menon, Vice-President of Global University Programs and Vice-Chair of the IBM Academy of Technology, gave a talk at USF on Oct. 6 as part of the CIS lecture series. Titled “IBM: A Globally Integrated Enterprise,” Dr. Menon spoke … Continue reading

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CIS Honors Adoor Gopalakrishnan

The Center for India Studies in association with the Malayalee Association of Central Florida honored award-winning film director Adoor Gopalakrishnan, recipient of the Padmavibhushan, on Oct. 3, 2009. The event held a screening of two of his latest, internationally recognized … Continue reading

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