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Ask Away: 5 Questions for a College Senior Bringing Support for Mandarin to Campus

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a College Senior Bringing Support for Mandarin to Campus

November 20, 2019

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

Samara wanted to bridge a gap between international and domestic students at her school, so she established a local chapter of national non-profit Project Pengyou. Learn about their group as well as her own study abroad journey. 

Max: Breaking News Editor Leading with Japanese

Max: Breaking News Editor Leading with Japanese

November 14, 2019

Languages & Careers, Professional Profiles

In our interconnected world where news travels quicker than ever, Max uses his Japanese skills to report on and post primary source information quickly and with accuracy. Learn how languages helped connect him to his current company. 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Future Translator & Interpreter

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Future Translator & Interpreter

November 7, 2019

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

Working toward her goal of becoming a translator and interpreter, high school senior Alyssa is currently learning four languages. Her motivation? Learning about someone else’s language and culture makes them happy! 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for an Illinois Spanish Educator

Ask Away: 5 Questions for an Illinois Spanish Educator

October 31, 2019

Languages & Careers, Ask Away Interviews

Leah Groat extends her high school Spanish classroom into the community—taking students abroad, to museums, and even to their local grocery store for authentic experiences. 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Student Pursuing International Research in French

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Student Pursuing International Research in French

October 24, 2019

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

Madeleine uses her French skills everywhere from a monthly film night on campus and a French club for younger students to biomedical research in the South of France. Read her story here. 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a PhD Candidate who Rediscovered her Lost ASL

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a PhD Candidate who Rediscovered her Lost ASL

September 26, 2019

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

Breanne was born hard-of-hearing and learned ASL as a child; it wasn’t until college that she began learning the language again. Learn what she’d like to share with the world about ASL and Deaf culture. 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for an International Student New to ASL

Ask Away: 5 Questions for an International Student New to ASL

September 19, 2019

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

Jasmine was drawn to learn ASL because of its uniqueness. She joined the Cornell University Deaf Awareness Project (CUDAP) last year and has gained a wealth of knowledge about the Deaf community. Learn about her CUDAP experiences here. 

Mark: Civil Rights Advocate, Leading with French, Chinese, Spanish & Filipino

Mark: Civil Rights Advocate, Leading with French, Chinese, Spanish & Filipino

September 12, 2019

Languages & Careers, Professional Profiles

A broad array of language skills help Mark and his colleagues disseminate vital information to those they assist working in the Immigration Advocacy sector.  

Future Language Educators Earn College Scholarship

Future Language Educators Earn College Scholarship

September 10, 2019

News & Views, Future Educator Stories

It’s time for congratulations! Hailing from 10 states, meet the first class of our Teacher Scholarship Program. These future Spanish, French, German, and Russian or Arabic teachers will be headed to campus this autumn. 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Student of Korean at Yonsei University

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Student of Korean at Yonsei University

September 5, 2019

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

Addie pursued learning about the Korean language and culture to connect more deeply with her family and chose to live abroad in South Korea to improve her speaking skills. Check out her story!