A three-week summer institute for high school students will offer free Russian language instruction and sessions about Russian culture, June 9-28, at East Central University. Startalk 2013 In Search of the Firebird: Connecting Generations through Tradition is designed to improve language skills of students who will be in grades 9-12 this fall by immersing them into the Russian language and culture. Both beginning students and those with an advanced level of understanding the Russian language are invited to apply. Space is limited and applications are currently being accepted and reviewed. There will be a selection process based on their application that includes a 300-word essay. Read more in The Ada News. Call (580) 332-4433 today to subscribe!