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Polyglot newsletter from UWEC languages department
Dr. Waters teaching
An introduction by the new Department Chair, Dr. Matt Waters.
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Calling all Languages alumni!

We need your help and your good news…

We want to hear from you for UWEC’s “Blugold Success Stories.” The following link provides a quick and easy Qualtrics survey to share your story. We need more Languages alumni in this database; we’re behind the curve with other programs. This needs to change! Please take a minute to fill out the short survey and share your experiences.
Blugold Success Survey

Featured Stories

Interview tips and tricks story
A note from the previous Chair, Dr. Carter Smith.
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Blugold teachers holding "I'm a Blugold" sign
Award-winning language teaching team made up of Blugolds.
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Children and teacher in a classroom
Free exploratory language classes in German, Spanish to be offered to area children.
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Erin Kelly in the Twins stadium
Blugold lands in her field of dreams thanks to a strong liberal education.
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Robin Swanson
Blugold hailing from small island has global ambitions.
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Tessa Stransky in the rainforest
Internship takes Spanish major to Panama’s rainforest.
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Centennial Hall
Department of Languages faculty had an outstanding 2015-2016.
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Dr. Matt Waters teaching
Dr. Matt Waters is awarded a fellowship in the Institute for Advanced Study.
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Dr. Roma Hoff
In Memoriam: Dr. Roma Hoff
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Anna Waller
Study abroad sets students on path to success, chance to secure Fulbright Scholarship.
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Elise Rooney sitting on a rock
Study abroad opens doors to living abroad. Blugolds' stories of moving to a new country.
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Student teacher and children in a classroom
Bilingual Beginnings to offer summer language camps.
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Dr. Josh Brown teaching German
German program receives Center of Excellence distinction.
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Students present posters at CERCA
Blugold research team strives to save a dying language.
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Group photo of translators
Recent Spanish graduate visits Honduras for optometry clinics
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Spotlight on Alumni

What have you been doing since graduation? We would like to hear what's happened to our language graduates. If you would like to share updates for our next newsletter, but don't want a full "Blugold Success Story" done, please contact us at

Support your Department of Languages

The Department of Languages welcomes your support. Private gifts to the Department of Languages Advancement Fund provide resources to endow existing or to create new student scholarships, to offer opportunities for faculty development, to schedule extracurricular events such as conferences with invited guest speakers, or to enhance the student learning environment.

Your contribution will be gratefully accepted by the UW-Eau Claire Foundation and directed to our department Advancement Fund. You will receive a receipt for tax purposes. Most important, your gift will enable the department to continue to build on its reputation for excellence and to provide future generations the same quality education you received and more.

Please follow the below link where you will find easy instructions for online donations.
Donate to the languages department

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