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  • Meet Claus Elholm Andersen! Claus is a new member of the German, Nordic and Slavic (GNS) department. We sat down with him to ask why he chose Madison and why he thinks students should study Danish. 

  • Maggie Hawkins UW-Madison's Maggie Hawkins tosses a soccer ball to children during a visit to Uganda.

    Maggie Hawkins UW-Madison's Maggie Hawkins tosses a soccer ball to children during a visit to Uganda. 

    UW's Maggie Hawkins will be recognized as the Global Citizen of the Year at a United Nations Anniversary Luncheon hosted by the United Nations Association of Dane County. 

  • She's a UW-Madison grad who's using her Spanish-speaking background and her bilingual media training and experience to help in her role as translator for the St. Louis Cardinals. Alexandra Noboa-Chehade uses her skills to help communicate between Spanish-speaking players and coaches and staff. 

  • Meet Alice Mandell! Alice is a new member of the Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies (CANES) department. We sat down with her to ask a few questions on things like her favorite class on campus this semster and the one superpower she's always wanted. 

  • UW-Madison was recently ranked the second best school in the nation for foreign language learning in 2017. Check out the article published online by The Best Colleges to learn more. 

  • Vera Swanson and other student ambassadors inside the U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan's personal yurt on embassy grounds in Astana, Kazakhstan

    Vera Swanson and other student ambassadors inside the U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan's personal yurt on embassy grounds in Astana, Kazakhstan

    Vera Swanson still remembers registering for an introductory Russian course as a freshman. After all, this course set a precedent for the rest of her time at UW and beyond.

  • Sunny Yudkoff, originally from Montclair, NJ, joined the UW-Madison community recently. We took a few minutes to get to know the new Yiddish Instructor.

  • The University of Wisconsin–Madison has received a two-year federal grant to conduct a statewide Language Roadmap Initiative to enhance the economic competitiveness of Wisconsin by strengthening language education for students across the state.

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