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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!...
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...
October 17, 2017
Patricia Gubitosi, associate professor in languages, literatures, and cultures, was elected 47th president of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO) at its annual meeting at New...
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“I’m interested in going into publishing and writing. The classes I have taken in the Spanish Program have broadened my horizons and given me more perspectives in writing.”
Noelle McManus is a senior undergraduate from Long Island, NY. She is pursuing a dual degree in Linguistics and Spanish. Her studies complement her interests in publishing, writing, and literary translation.
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