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Spanish and Linguistics Major Gets Fulbright, Heading to Brazil

Laura Gilbert

Excerpted from Compass Laura Gilbert, a double major in Spanish and Linguistics, is traveling to Brazil to assist teaching university-level English foreign language courses. She is one of seven Ohio University students selected for the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award, the largest U.S. educational exchange program sponsored by the […]

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May 10, 2018 at 4:54 pmNews

Sigma Delta Pi Initiates 12 New Members

The new initiates, current members, and current officers of Sigma Delta Pi

Congratulations to the new initiates of Sigma Delta Pi: Alexis Broomes, Alexis Wales, Genoveva Di Maggio, Olivia Sturtevant, Patrick Ballow, Rachel Broughton, Spencer Cappelli, Suzy Aftabizadeh, and Taryn Osborne. ¡Felicidades! Sigma Delta Pi, founded in 1919 at the University of California, Berkeley, is the only national honor society recognizing outstanding […]

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March 22, 2018 at 2:32 pmNews

Alumni News | Busic Awarded Tenure by Denison University

Dr. Jason Busic

Ohio University alum Jason Busic ’02, ’04M, Assistant Professor of Spanish at Denison, is one of eight faculty members recently awarded tenure by Denison University’s Board of Trustees, according to a news release. Busic earned both a bachelor’s and a master’s in Spanish from the College of Arts & Sciences […]

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March 11, 2018 at 10:06 amAlumni Alumni in the News

Torres Publishes ‘Poetry to Be Read in the Street’

Torres Publishes ‘Poetry to Be Read in the Street’

Dr. Daniel Torres, Professor of Spanish in Modern Languages, published a collection of poetry titled Poemas para leerse en la calle [Poetry to be Read in the Street] in a new series of books coming out this March from the Editorial de la Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán [The Autonomous University […]

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March 5, 2018 at 1:54 pmResearch

Students Take First, Second & Third Prizes in Russian Olympiada

Ohio University Students who participated in the Olympiada 2018

Twelve Ohio University students enrolled in Modern Languages Russian courses (first through third year) went to the College of Wooster to compete in the 8th Annual Russian Undergraduate Olympiada of Spoken Russian on Feb. 24, earning the following prizes: Usman Suerkulov (RUS 2120) took 1st place in the Heritage Learners category. Alex […]

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March 1, 2018 at 3:02 pmNews

22nd Annual Spring Spanish Colloquium, Feb. 8-10

The Modern Languages Department presents the 22nd Annual Spring Spanish Colloquium on Feb. 8 to 10 with a theme of “Translation and Interpreting – Chronicling the Next Sentence: The Nuances of Translation and Interpreting.” Feb. 8 Colloquium Panel I: A Look at the Interpreter’s Quiver 4–6 p.m., Tupper Hall Room […]

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February 2, 2018 at 10:15 pmAnnouncements Events

How to Survive the First Week of a Teaching Assistantship

Genoveva Di Maggio

By Genoveva Di Maggio Graduate Student in Modern Languages at Ohio University When we start graduate school, many questions arise. In addition to all the doubts, it is always necessary to do paperwork, meet professors and colleagues, and at the same time adapt to the new place of work and […]

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January 6, 2018 at 1:04 pmNews