News & Views
September 20, 2017
In “Not Lost in Translation: The Growing Importance of Foreign Language Skills in the U.S. Job Market,” New American Economy shares figures from their study of online job listings for bilingual workers: See the main findings here!
September 18, 2017
Abigail Washburn dreamed of being a lawyer in China… until she picked up a banjo. Now, having combined her passions for language and music, Washburn inspires billions in both the U.S. and China to look past their political differences.
September 7, 2017
With demographics shifting across the United States, bilingual speech-language pathology is a growing and exciting career path for those who want to combine passions in science and language. Hear how one doctor found her vocation.
September 6, 2017
“Your Story on the Rails” blogger and study abroad student Gwen shares clips from some musical performances she captured live in Spain this summer. Watch her video to learn more!
August 31, 2017
Study abroad student and blogger Andy shares why he believes his German skills have made such an important impact on his research into chocolate-making processes this summer, following a final interview with a native speaker.
August 30, 2017
Employees in STEM positions sometimes think that their job won’t be compatible with language learning, but that is really no longer the case. Take Bosch Rexroth’s German connection, for example.
August 28, 2017
“Your Story on the Rails” blogger Gwen shares her top tips for train travel in and around Spain, where she’s been studying this summer in Zamora. Curious about Spanish timetables, cultural norms, and the most essential vocab? Gwen’s got you covered!
August 25, 2017
The culmination of director Daniel Koehler’s Fulbright-National Geographic Fellowship, “A House Without Snakes” tells two intertwined stories of young people finding their own way amid societal change.
August 24, 2017
Study abroad student and blogger Andy reports back some thoughts from Germany, where he’s researching chocolate production processes. Here he shares about multilingual cooperation during an emergency on a train, as well as a really cool robot!
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August 23, 2017
Congratulations to the two Grand Prize Awardees of our “Japanese with Manga” drawing contest, Xavier & Sandra, who’ll be learning Japanese for the first time with Verbling online tutoring. See their winning manga drawings in this post!