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.
Classes at UW–Madison are going remote, but that doesn’t mean we’re changing the high academic expectations we hold for students. It just means we’ll be learning, innovating, and collaborating in new ways. Here are some resources and concrete strategies to set yourself up for success.
LANGUAGE ON CAMPUS
- April 8UPDATED: Study Abroad Open House Facebook Live Event4:00 PM, Facebook Live (@iapstudyabroad)
- April 21Language Institute Brownbag: ACTFL OPI Tester Certification: Process and HighlightsKaren Evans-Romaine, Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic12:00 PM, This brownbag will be held online via Blackboard Collaborate
- April 23Financial Aid Drop-In Advising for Study Abroad Concerned about funding your study abroad experience?12:30 PM, Study Abroad Resource Center, 301, Armory and Gymnasium (Red Gym)
"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."