Tag: Modern Languages

Faculty note: Ortiz presents at International Conference on Hispanic Literatures

Prof. Cristina Ortiz presented “The Politics of Emotion and the Emotional in Politics: an analysis of the text Yoyes, desde su ventana” at the 17th International Conference on Hispanic Literatures that took place in Merida (Mexico) March 9-11. In addition to her presentation, she moderated a panel discussion on Autobiography and Memoir in Hispanic literature. […]

Humanistic Studies honors top students

Last Friday (May 8), Humanistic Studies hosted an awards ceremony for outstanding students and scholarship winners. Student honorees were:
 Humanistic Studies Scholarships
 Harold and Edna Bickford Endowed Scholarship – Taylor Navis 
Coryll Crandall Memorial Scholarship – Danielle Eder
 Thomas E. Daniels Memorial Scholarship – Samantha Molina
 Lise Lotte Gammeltoft Memorial Scholarship – Faith Lent
 Modern […]

Modern Languages program acknowledges top students

The Modern Language Award Ceremony took place Thursday and honored the following outstanding students:
 Applied Use of French – Nicole Phillips
 Academic Excellence in French – Katie Crews 
 Applied Use of German – Mitchell Harings
 Academic Excellence in German – Ashley Deprey-Peeters Spanish
 Applied Use of Spanish – Julio Morales III
 Applied Use […]

Love of language: Students receive annual awards

Students, parents and faculty gathered Thursday (May 2) to celebrate this year’s Modern Languages Awards. The following students received awards for their outstanding work this school year: French: Applied use of the language — Nicole Savage; Academic excellence — Tamar Brooks. German: Applied use of the language — Marina Hauser; Academic excellence — Nicole Roth. […]

Modern Languages student awards

On May 3, faculty, students and community members gathered at Lambeau Cottage to honor this year’s recipients of the Modern Languages program awards. In the category of “Academic Excellence” the awards went to the following students: Tamar W. Brooks (French), Cassandra Baehler (German) and Ramon Garrido Mateos (Spanish). In the “Applied Use of the Language” […]

“Flipping the Classroom” faculty discussion is next Monday

Would you like to use class time more effectively?  Having trouble getting students to read the material before class?  An alternative way of presenting information can be to “cover” it via podcasts or other technology with the result that class time is devoted to more active learning.  The discussion will take place on Monday (April […]

Conversation tables in Arabic and German, too

The other day we shared postings about the conversation tables for French and Spanish language speakers and students. We’ve since learned (below) of comparable offerings in Arabic and German. Here’s the full list for fall 2011: · Arabic (beginners level) meets T and W from 11-12 in TH 380 · Arabic (advance level) meets W […]

Internships have Modern Languages students teaching at Aldo

UW-Green Bay students fluent in Spanish, German and Japanese are back for another year teaching in the after-school language program at Aldo Leopold Community School. It’s the second consecutive year for the partnership. This time, ten UW-Green Bay language students are participating, with eight teaching Spanish and once each in German and Japanese. See a […]

Talking Spanish, every Thursday at the Union

La Tertulia — the Spanish conversation hour — takes place every Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in the Phoenix Club on the lower level of the University Union. Organized by the Spanish program at UW-Green Bay, the informal gathering is open to one and all. Students, staff and faculty from beginning speakers to experienced conversationalists are […]