The study of languages, literatures, and cultures is a key component of the Wisconsin Experience, preparing UW-Madison students to become outstanding leaders who are engaged locally, nationally, and globally.
LANGUAGE ON CAMPUS
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UW Languages, an initiative of the Language Institute, in partnership with advisors in the College of Letters & Science language and linguistics programs at UW-Madison, dismantles myths of employability and career prospects for liberal arts students through conversations with language and linguistics alumni.
Connect your enthusiasm for learning languages with your personal interests, skills, and abilities to begin exploring career pathways. Learn from peers, alumni, and other guest speakers with language majors and multilingual backgrounds who have succeeded in a variety of careers. (1 credit, intermediate)
Hajjar Baban has been awarded a 2021 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a merit-based graduate school program for immigrants and children of immigrants.
"More than 80% of employers want the skills that humanities majors cultivate, like critical thinking, analytical reasoning, good written and oral communication skills."Hart Research Associates, 2015
Why Study a Language?
"If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head.Nelson Mandela
If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart."