Tag: spanish

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


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

CATEGORIES: Winter 18-19

Como se dice scalpel?

Meet Bryn. Bryn Myers is an Iowa State Senior studying genetics and Spanish, and you’re about to hear the story of what happens when everything clicks during a semester abroad. Before you read on, here’s a bit of backstory. Bryn is from Cedar Rapids, and she went to Linn-Mar High School. She’s the child of … Continue reading Como se dice scalpel?