Each summer, Dr. Mark Looney takes students to Berlin for a 3-week program in which students learn about the history of Berlin and Germany through art, architecture, and memorials. Class is held out in the city and the class critically examines the layers of history (from Nazi Germany through Divided Germany) that fill the city. Students … Continue reading Study Abroad in Berlin, Summer 2015
On Friday, June 12th, 2015, Dr. Stacey Weber-Fève (Associate Professor of French) reconnected with ISU French major alumna Ms. Breanna Melville (December 2010) in Paris, France. Weber-Fève had been attending the 15th Anniversary of the Association for Studies in French Cinema Annual Conference where she presented new research at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle/ Paris 3 … Continue reading French Faculty Member Reconnects with French Major Alumna
The Classical Studies Program offers the opportunity to study abroad for seven weeks in the Archaeology of Greece program, excavating on the island of Crete at the site of Azoria. Here, four ISU students who participated in the 2015 program talk about their experiences. On the first day of the excavation someone told me that … Continue reading EXCAVATING IN GREECE, SUMMER 2015
I guess I am a bit of an odd case. I distinctly remember in high school, I think I was a junior, telling my Spanish teacher that I was going to get my Ph.D. and teach Spanish. Then again, perhaps I just said I was going to teach Spanish and left out the Ph.D. part, which seems more plausible since I was 16 at the time.
I developed many professional skills and gained valuable career experience that will help me in the job market. I hope my experience in Ecuador working with Manna will inspire someone else to seize this wonderful learning experience.
Justin Wilder and Haley Bailey spent 8 weeks this summer studying in St.Petersburg, Russia, on a program offered through ISU’s partner, School of Russian and Asian Studies (SRAS). Below, Justin and Haley share their memories of the trip.
Congratulations to our French faculty members, Professors Linda Quinn Allen and Stacey Weber-Fève, for being named the 2015 recipients of two prestigious, national awards by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Dr. Allen, Associate Professor of French with a joint appointment in the School of Education, was awarded the ACTFL Anthony … Continue reading Two WLC Faculty Members Receive Prestigious ACTFL Awards