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  • 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.

  • Meet Marina Zilbergerts! Marina is a new member of the German, Nordic and Slavic (GNS) department. We sat down with her to ask why she chose Madison and what classes she's most looking forward to this fall. 

  • Picture of Zach with some of his students abroad in China.

    Pictured above: Zach (in the middle) with some of his students abroad in China. 

    UW senior Zach used his English major and TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language) certificate during his summer 2017 internship in Xi’an, China. 

  • 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. 

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