Category: October 2014

CATEGORIES: October 2014

A Note From the Chair

Dear Friends, I hope you enjoy this month’s newsletter.  As I have mentioned in the past, the goal of our newsletter is to stay more closely connected by bringing you news and updates about the department, its students and faculty, and our larger role in the university. To that end, I am pleased to tell … Continue reading A Note From the Chair

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Study-Abroad Pays Off: International Studies Grad on her Recent ISU Trip to Poland

by: Elizabeth Zabel My experience abroad last summer studying multimedia journalism in Poland taught me things I could have never learned inside the classroom. I was pushed outside of my comfort zone into an environment completely foreign to me and given the opportunity to explore a culture very unlike my own.  I spent three weeks … Continue reading Study-Abroad Pays Off: International Studies Grad on her Recent ISU Trip to Poland

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WLC Global Student Ambassadors

WLC is pleased to introduce our new Global Student Ambassadors: Mark Hannasch, Taylor Thenhaus, and Ouma Amadou. Following the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ LAS Ambassadors Program, WLC Student Ambassadors will represent the department on campus in a variety of ways. They will help us create departmental promotional materials, reach out to other students … Continue reading WLC Global Student Ambassadors

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Q&A With Prof. Mark Rectanus

How did you decide to become a University professor? It was by no means a straightforward career path. As an undergraduate, I was also interested in political science and history and I considered attending law school after graduation. My study abroad experience at the University of Tübingen, Germany transformed my outlook on life and intensified … Continue reading Q&A With Prof. Mark Rectanus

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Film Producers’ Club

Did you know that WLC now has a minor in World Film Studies? The minor offers coursework in the history, theory, and aesthetics of world cinema, while introducing students to influential auteurs and cinematic traditions from around the globe. In addition to studying trends and movements of international cinema, many of our World Film Studies … Continue reading Film Producers’ Club