LAWRENCE, Kan (WIBW) The University of Kansas is breaking new ground in the language training department.
Responding to the sunflower state's increasing Somali speaking population, KU will soon be one of the first universities in the country to provide language training in somali.
Several thousand Somali speakers live in southwest Kansas and more than 5,000 Somali immigrants are currently in Kansas City.
An elementary Somali language class will be offered at the summer African language institute.
A more advanced Somali language classes will be taught in the fall and spring.
Posted by Greg Palmer