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  • Adam L. Kern, center, and his students, attired in traditional Japanese robes for kicking back, in front of a formal kimono. Taken at the “Fujiya Kichō” traditional Japanese inn (ryōkan) in Chiba Prefecture. PHOTO COURTESY OF ADAM L. KERN

    Late last semester, UW–Madison professor Adam L. Kern sent an urgent, cryptic email to four of his students.

  • For Lucia Ledesma, language paved the way to a job opportunity just as unique as she is.

  • High school students learn new languages at the Wisconsin Global Youth Summit

    High school students learn new languages at the Wisconsin Global Youth Summit

    On a recent Saturday in Madison, high school students from all over the state discovered what it means to be a global citizen.

  • Students in the International Learning Community at Adams Hall celebrate the Lunar New Year on Jan. 28 with some traditional Chinese food. MICHELLE KAMKE / UW–MADISON UNIVERSITY HOUSING

    "I thought about how I had quite a few years of learning Spanish in grade school, and I always wanted to learn Spanish to proficiency. That’s as good of a place as any.”

  • This summer, as many as 20 students from across Dane County will be exploring Korean language and culture through the UW-Madison 

  • Photo via Flickr

    Twin-soft-poet: that’s the address of Van Hise Hall using the brand new address system from up and coming London-based startup what3words.

  • Walk through the aisles of any store and the rows have magically turned into hues of red and pink.

  • In first semester Arabic this year, there are 15 students. They’re a pretty close, tight-knit group because it takes a special kind of student to take--and do well in--Arabic.


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