We offer a certificate program in Russian, including four semesters of Russian language, Russian literature, and political science or history. The program provides students with the basics of Russian grammar and conversation, and an introduction to composition and civilization.
David Teclaw was awarded a scholarship through the ROTC Project GO (Global Officers) to study in St. Petersburg Russia for the summer of 2013. Project GO is a Department of Defense initiative that promotes critical language education, study abroad, and intercultural dialogue opportunities for ROTC students. David’s goal is to utilize his Russian language skills “to better the world, whether it is sitting behind the U.S. Ambassador to Russia, training and advising another states personnel, or interpreting in a combat zone”.
Brett Rosiejka, an undergraduate student studying applied math and physics at UWL has been accepted by International Student Practice program to conduct research on signal processing of nuclear experiments at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) in Dubna, Russia (a sister-city of La Crosse). He was also presented with an opportunity to attend seminars at the JINR Education Programme and the University Centre, together with students from other countries. During his two-month internship in Dubna, Brett Rosiejka will improve the Russian communication skills that he gained during his four semesters of Russian Language Studies at UWL.