Tag: spanish

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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

DePaula and Myers Recognized for Extraordinary Efforts

This past spring, in the face of a global pandemic, Iowa State faculty were given 10 days’ notice to transition their classes online. It was an unprecedented effort to maintain ISU’s high academic standards while also meeting the very real challenges of students and faculty alike. In September, two WLC professors—Megan Myers and Fabiana DePaula—were … Continue reading DePaula and Myers Recognized for Extraordinary Efforts

CATEGORIES: May 2020

The Three Hats of Juan Trujillo

Over the years, Juan Trujillo (’90 Spanish) has worn several hats: first responder, Spanish teacher, and amateur radio operator. All three came into play when he volunteered with relief efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria in 2017—and again, when he returned to the island earlier this year after the series of earthquakes.    The … Continue reading The Three Hats of Juan Trujillo