Pop star Shakira has taken the last month to attend classes at UCLA. She studied Introduction to Western Civilization: Ancient Civilizations from prehistory to Circa A.D. 843. Her instructor said that she was just like any other student in his class. Very bright.
She decided to take a musical rest this summer following her worldwide "Oral Fixation" tour to focus on social causes
For years the 30-year-old has studied on her own, also taking tutorials on the history and languages of the countries she visits