Four Foreign Language Graduate Students Presented at NC State Graduate Research Symposium
The 12th Annual NC State University Graduate Student Research Symposium was held March 22 at the McKimmon Center, in which more than 200 graduate students gathered to present their research to a panel of faculty judges. Four FL&L graduate students were among the presenters.
FL&L TAs among Recognized by the NC State Graduate Student Association
Foreign Languages and Literatures Graduate Teaching Assistants Lindsey Chandler and Diana Dang were among several NC State graduate students recognized for their Excellence in Classroom Teaching by the NC State Graduate Student Association, during a ceremony celebrated last March 21. FL&L Graduate Program Director Dr. Scott Despain was in attendance.
An Afternoon of Achievements, FL&L Students Receive Awards
On April 20th, the Foreign Language and Literatures community joined faculty, staff, relatives, and friends in recognizing its top students for their excellence and academic prowess.
Study Breaks New Ground in Analyzing Colombian Spanish
Juan David Gutierrez's passion for languages has led him to research the differences in regional Spanish dialects in Colombia, providing emergent insight in an area without much existing data.
ESL Graduate Students Bring Science Research to the General Public
Public speaking is intimidating for many people. But what if your task is to explain complicated academic or scientific topics to an audience with no background in your field? And speak clearly and idiomatically in your second language? Even more intimidating. ESL students rose to the challenge when they participated in the first-ever Science Slam, part of the NC State Department of Communication’s “Com Week” held March 28 - 31.