Lehendakari Urkullu receives USAC Director and Students

Lehendakari Urkullu welcomed Dr. Carmelo Urza, director of USAC (University Studies Abroad Consortium) at the University of Nevada, Reno along with his Basque Country staff and a group of students studying there this year. USAC began in the Basque Country in 1983 and now touts 41 programs in 26 different countries. The Lehendakari stressed the important work that Urza and USAC has done to bridge the Basque Country and the US. To read the full story visit Zorionak USAC!

Lehendakari receives USAC
photo: Irekia

Basque Roots on WolfPackRadio

Tania ArriagaWe are excited to announce a new Basque radio program on WolfPackRadio at the University of Nevada, Reno. Doctoral Candidate, Tania Arriaga (ABD) will be hosting an hour of Basque radio every Tuesday from 11am-12pm. Tania, who has worked in radio before, is excited to be involved again and especially to be able to share her Basque heritage with her listeners. To listen to the program click on Basque Roots.

Udaleku 1979 Photo

We also had a response to our request for old Udaleku photos. Marylynn Belzarena sent us a shot from the 1979 San Francisco camp that she attended. The photo has now been added to the collection. If you have a group shot from any of the years that are missing, we'd love to add them. Just email the photo to To enjoy this and other Udaleku photos click here. Eskerrik Asko Marylynn!

Udaleku 1979






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