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News

Class of 2018 and the future!

May 02, 2018

As the academic year of 17-18 comes to a close we asked our class of 2018 what they would be doing next year. We have been privileged to know these students. Congratulations Class of 2018 URise!...

Spanish majors Stephen Lunde and James Flaherty presenting at the NETA

April 28, 2018

Spanish majors Stephen Lunde and James Flaherty presenting at the NETA Conference (New England Translators Association) at UMASS Boston this past Saturday. They were part of a panel organized by...

Galasso Named Director of Translation Center

October 17, 2017

 Regina Galasso, assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese studies in the department of languages, literatures and cultures, has been named director of the Translation Center....

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Events

Apr
30

Spanish and Portuguese Research Series

Virtual Session
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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Alumni Profile

Collin Bardwell '20

“I initially chose Spanish for familial reasons. Along the way I decided that I wanted to pursue medicine at the same time, and that’s when Spanish took on a different meaning for me.”

Collin Bardwell is a class of 2020 alumnus from Hatfield, MA. He graduated with a B.Sc. in microbiology and a B.A. in Spanish. He works as an EMT in Springfield, MA, and plans to utilize his knowledge of Spanish in the medical field.
 

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