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2017 World Languages Picnic

Thank you to all the World Languages students, faculty and staff that attended our department picnic on September 21st. We were lucky enough to have the sun join us for a fun afternoon of delicious food and games! (Read More) 2017 World Languages Picnic

Congratulations to Our Top 10 Scholars!

Samantha Wicks Degree: Bachelor of science in health sciences, bachelor of arts in Spanish and a minor in psychology Honored Faculty: Scott Conger, assistant professor, Department of Kinesiology Coming to Boise State from Anchorage, Alaska, Wicks competed as a member … (Read More) Congratulations to Our Top 10 Scholars!

Boise State Students Collaborate with Local Immigration Attorneys

During the spring 2017 semester, students from Concordia Law University and Boise State University collaborated with local immigration attorneys to represent individuals in the Boise immigration court who seek asylum, protection under the convention against torture, and special immigration juvenile … (Read More) Boise State Students Collaborate with Local Immigration Attorneys

Spanish Major Samantha M. Rodriguez Honored and Alicia Garza Speaks as Keynote Speaker at Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheon

Samantha M. Rodriguez, María Mabbutt and Alicia Garza Department of World Languages, College Assistance Migrant Program Student Samantha M. Rodriguez was awarded the Aspiring Youth Award at the Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon held Feb. 16 at the … (Read More) Spanish Major Samantha M. Rodriguez Honored and Alicia Garza Speaks as Keynote Speaker at Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheon

French Student, Bethany Poythress, to Speak as Student Commencement Speaker for Fall 2017 Graduation

Bethany Poythress from Kuna will be the student commencement speaker on Saturday, Dec. 17. Poythress is graduating with bachelor of arts degrees in French and international business. She has been recognized consistently on the Dean’s List with High Honors and has … (Read More) French Student, Bethany Poythress, to Speak as Student Commencement Speaker for Fall 2017 Graduation

French Courses Featured in Boise State Active Learning Video

Today, October 25th, is National Active Learning Day! To celebrate, Boise State compiled a video highlighting various ways in which active learning occurs on our campus on a daily basis. Dr. Devereux Herbeck’s French 376 (French Culture and Civilization) and … (Read More) French Courses Featured in Boise State Active Learning Video

Grad Accepted to Prestigious JET Program in Japan

By Becca Burke Alex Jones earned a bachelor’s degree in English with a teaching emphasis and a minor in Japanese from Boise State this spring, and since graduation he has been busy preparing to travel to Japan and begin a … (Read More) Grad Accepted to Prestigious JET Program in Japan

Spanish 303 Students Contribute to the American Prison Writing Archive

The Advanced Spanish Composition and Conversation class at World Languages in the spring and fall of 2015 worked on a Service Learning project with the prison of Boise. The goal of this project is to give a voice to incarcerated … (Read More) Spanish 303 Students Contribute to the American Prison Writing Archive

Chinese Minor Lindsey Bays Wins Prestigious International Scholarship

Junior Lindsey Bays received a year-long scholarship to study Mandarin in China. Last summer, Bays completed an intensive eight-week language course in Dalian, a city in China’s Liaoning Province. For fall semester, Bays will study in Bejing, followed by a spring … (Read More) Chinese Minor Lindsey Bays Wins Prestigious International Scholarship

Emily McNamee, German Secondary Education Major, Wins Grants through the AATG

Emily McNamee, a junior German Secondary Education major from Boise, has won a grant through the AATG (American Association of Teachers of German) to attend a four week seminar in Leipzig, Germany (June 30-July 29).  She is one of only … (Read More) Emily McNamee, German Secondary Education Major, Wins Grants through the AATG