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  • Leaders discuss their ideas at the Language Summit

    Leaders discuss their ideas at the Language Summit

    The Language Summit brought together leaders in business, education, healthcare and government to discuss how to enhance the economic competitiveness of Wisconsin by strengthening language education for students across the state. 

  • The Wisconsin Langauge Summit was held at UW-Madison on January 26, 2018.

    The Wisconsin Langauge Summit was held at UW-Madison on January 26, 2018. 

    The Wisconsin Langauge Summit, held January 26, 2018, successfully gathered business, education and government leaders from across the state to discuss how langauge can help businesses in Wisconsin. Click on the Wisconsin Public Radio story below for the full article. 

  • Wisconsin language summit logo

    The invitation-only Wisconsin Language Summit will take place on Jan. 26, 2018 at the Fluno Center in Madison. Among the objectives of the summit are discussing the value of languages on both state and national levels, as well as the role of language skills in bolstering the state’s economic competitiveness

  • Mini-lesson on Chinese Language and Culture taught by Shuwen Li, Chinese Interpreter, Translator and Trainer

    Mini-lesson on Chinese Language and Culture taught by Shuwen Li, Chinese Interpreter, Translator and Trainer

     

    Cultural Linguistic Services, part of the Human Resources Department at UW-Madison, stives to make a difference in employees' lives through language. 

  • Photo: The language access team at Farm Technology Days in Kewaunee, WI, last July.

    Photo: The language access team at Farm Technology Days in Kewaunee, WI, last July.
    Carlos Miranda, Language Access Project Manager (left)
    Giselle Martinez Negrette, Communications Intern (center)
    Dominic Ledesma, Language Access Coordinator (right)

     

     

    Dominic Ledesma, UW-Extension Language Access Coordinator, explains the importance of language access and language learning. 

  • WAFLT President SuAnn Schroeder and Language Institute Associate Director Dianna Murphy

    WAFLT President SuAnn Schroeder and Language Institute Associate Director Dianna Murphy

    At its annual meeting on November 3, the Wisconsin Association for Language Teachers (WAFLT) awarded the Language Institute the 2017 Anthony H, Gradisnik Award.

  • A student and mentor talk at a past language networking event.

    A student and mentor talk at a past language networking event. 

    A previous Ph.D student proved that hard work and good networking skills can help in post-graduation plans. 

  • For 21-year-old Liz Vaala, traveling to Belgium in the summer of 2017 proved more fruitful than she ever imagined.

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