Here you can find all that you need to know about current and upcoming events. The buttons to the left will help you find the specific information for which you are looking. Below you can find high-priority announcements. If you have an announcement that you think should be listed in this section of the website, please contact the Director of the Language Resource Center.
|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 UW-L 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.|
Dr. Granados applied for and received grant funding to expand the department's Spanish film library. A list of films available can be found here.
Anne Lair, Associate Professor of French Culture, currently teaching at the University of Utah, has been named Teacher of the Year by ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages). Congratulations to Anne on receiving this award!
The Language Resource Center has received a grant award of $29,200 in order to update the computers and peripheral technology. All of the student stations are equipped with 21.5-inch iMacs, multiple noise-cancelling headphones, and noise-reducing microphones. Furthermore, the LRC now has several digital video camcorders for faculty and student use.