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Perry and Olivera–Williams Win Joyce Teaching Awards

Author: Mark Shuman

Two faculty members of the Romance Languages and Literatures Department have been named recipients of the 2010 Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C. Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

Literary Models

Maria Rosa Olivera-Williams, associate professor of Spanish and director of the Latin American Studies Program, and Catherine Perry, associate professor of French, were among 20 Joyce Award winners selected from across campus. The awards honor faculty who create environments that stimulate significant student learning, elevate students to a new level of intellectual engagement, and foster students’ ability to express themselves effectively within their disciplines.…

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French Students and the Community Language Bank

Author: Arts and Letters

Notre Dame students have joined with the American Red Cross to form a Community Language Bank. A key mission of the Language Bank is to ease refugees’ transition to their new life in the United States. Senior Chris Meister developed the idea after a trip to Kenya, where he realized that there are many refugees in the United States who don’t speak English, and that Notre Dame has the resources to help them.…

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