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Ten Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants

Author: Lauren Anderson

"Ten Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs) from countries ranging from France to Egypt have been awarded grants to teach and take courses at the University of Notre Dame for academic year 2016-17.   While in the United States, they will share their language and culture with U.S. communities to inspire Americans to travel and study overseas and to make U.S. citizens better prepared to engage with businesses, governments, and organizations abroad. The FLTAS at Notre Dame for 2016-2017 are:…

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Scholar of Portuguese language, Brazilian culture joins Arts and Letters faculty

Author: Brian Wallheimer

Marcio Bahia is coming to Notre Dame’s Department of Romance Languages and Literatures with his eyes focused squarely on Brazil. A scholar of Brazilian culture and language, Bahia will join the College of Arts and Letters faculty this fall with a focus on accelerating the growth of the Portuguese program.

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New Course! ROSP 40892

Author: Lauren Anderson

Are you interested in learning how do borders affect our local South Bend Latino community? Are you looking for a course that allows you to connect what you learn in the classroom to the real world? Do you want to build brides between Notre Dame and the local community? If so, this is the course for you.

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Studying Spanish prepares graduate for career in education

Author: Tessa Bangs

Notre Dame alumna Ray’Von Jones ’16 wants to make a difference in the world of education. And her sociology and Spanish majors are going to help her get there. “Education doesn’t only happen inside schools,” Jones said. “It happens in communities and in neighborhoods. So it’s important for me to have a larger understanding of what’s going on in our country in terms of racial climate, what different communities look like, and how they interact.

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