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CATEGORIES: Spring 2022

Jill Olson Launches Her International Career with a Fulbright Award

Jill Olson, a graduating senior at Iowa State, has received a highly prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Award enabling her to serve as an English teaching assistant in a school in Taiwan for 11 months. The Fulbright Program, administered by the U.S. State Department, seeks to provide professional advancement and cross-cultural experiences.   Olson, a psychology and … Continue reading Jill Olson Launches Her International Career with a Fulbright Award

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Two WLC faculty earn Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards

Two Spanish professors in the Department of World Languages and Cultures (WLC) at Iowa State University have recently received Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards for Research and Teaching for the upcoming academic year. The Fulbright Program is a highly prestigious and competitive award that offers funding to students and professors to study, teach, or conduct research … Continue reading Two WLC faculty earn Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards

CATEGORIES: October 2020

Faculty Q&A with Xan Holt

Xan Holt joined WLC as a lecturer of German this Fall semester. Q: What made you decide to teach German at the university level? Tell us a little bit about your area of expertise! A: After finishing my undergraduate degree, I spent two years teaching English in vocational schools in Austria. It was initially just … Continue reading Faculty Q&A with Xan Holt

CATEGORIES: October 2020

Humans of WLC: Ben Mayer

Ben Mayer is a senior majoring in anthropology with a minor in classical studies. He shares his unique adventure here at Iowa State. Honestly, the vibe is what made me decide to come to ISU. It was about two months before I graduated high school that I picked a school. After I visited ISU and … Continue reading Humans of WLC: Ben Mayer