Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:10am
From cross-cultural and social adaptability to increased intelligence, cognition and empathy, there are a number of ways to approach the myriad benefits of knowing multiple languages. Included among these, brain fitness: Multilingualism has been shown to have many social, psychological and lifestyle advantages. Moreover, researchers are finding a swathe of health benefits from speaking more than one language, including faster stroke recovery and…
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Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:23am
Professor of linguistics, Classics, and Germanic and Slavic languages Jared Klein has been honored with the publication of a festschrift celebrating his career and contributions to the discipline of Indo-European linguistics. The book-length volume of original, scholarly articles, Tavet Tat Satyam, was published by Beech Stave Press on the occasion of Klein’s seventieth birthday. The presentation of a festschrift is a European tradition honoring…
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Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:02pm
• Chenee Tracey, a third-year Honors student and Foundation Fellow from Lawrenceville pursuing a combined bachelor's/master's degree in international affairs and international policy in SPIA, who was awarded a Boren Scholarship to study Portuguese in Florianopolis, Brazil, before beginning coursework at Universidade de Sao Paulo. Fantastic opportunies await these students and we take great pride in thier accomplishments. Even from that…
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Mon, 02/09/2015 - 10:05am
This we learn from the new, and very first, issue of Allin p’unchay - the newsletter from the department of Romances Languages dedicated to Indigenous Languages and Cultures of Latin America:  The Quechua language is most popularly recognized as being the language of the Incan Empire, which was located in what is now Peru and had spread across the Andean region (referring to Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia), expanding from southern Colombia…
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Wed, 01/23/2013 - 10:48am
UGA will send its first group of students to Brazil in February: Students participating in the inaugural class of the Portuguese Flagship Program will spend 2013 attending language and content courses at São Paulo State University and working with global trend-setting companies. Students will spend the Brazil fall semester attending classes and spring participating in an internship and conducting research. Supporting the motto for flagship…
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Tue, 11/20/2012 - 9:57am
The customized university experience means different things to different people. For Elizabeth Allan of Atlanta, it meant bachelor's degrees in Arabic, economics, and international affairs. It also now means the path to becoming a Rhodes Scholar: University of Georgia Honors student Juliet Elizabeth Allan of Atlanta has been awarded a 2013 Rhodes Scholarship to attend England's Oxford University, where she plans to pursue a master's degree in…
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Tue, 07/17/2012 - 12:02pm
And speaking of international programs and experiences, an important part of the immersion that happens during study abroad experiences is increased proficiency in the language of where ever you might go. Of course, students can and should prepare for this on campus by taking advantage of the many language offerings in the Franklin College. Quite often, until you are on campus and sitting with a Franklin advisor, you might not know the actual…
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