News & Views
October 24, 2017
Lehigh University graduate Matthew speaks with us about his Swiss study abroad experience, how French skills help him stand out in a crowd, and his tips for those considering a career in diplomacy or international development.
October 19, 2017
Localization, a way of adapting products for use in a new place, has taken an increasingly important role in the video gaming industry. Learn more about this challenging and rewarding career path intertwined with language and culture.
October 17, 2017
We’re speaking with Evangelista—a University of Delaware student who’s studied abroad in China—about how languages have shaped her travels, interactions, and future career plans. Check out her interview here!
October 12, 2017
Dedicated global engineering programs that formally combine STEM, languages & cultural perspectives—such as this one at the University of Rhode Island—are preparing & inspiring a generation of bilingual engineers. These students explain the benefits!
October 5, 2017
Theater can capture an audience’s emotions no matter the language, but bilingual companies like The Global Theatre Project are changing expectations from coast to coast—creating multilingual shows reflective of our increasingly diverse communities.
October 2, 2017
Following her study abroad program, “Your Story on the Rails” blogger Gwen set out on an adventure that culminated in a kayaking excursion in the Norwegian fjords. With an open mind and a train pass in hand, she was ready to explore the unknown!
September 28, 2017
Summer blogger Gwen’s study abroad program in Spain may have ended, but her adventures have not: Follow her to CERN—the European Organization for Nuclear Research—near Geneva, Switzerland.
September 26, 2017
When insurance agents are able to bridge language barriers, they connect with their clients and communities on a deeper level and in ways that monolinguals cannot. Hear testimonials from these New York Life agents.
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.