The languages department is always shifting to keep up with the current educational landscape. No matter what changes occur, the constant focus remains on providing Blugolds with the best experience possible. Read what has been happening with faculty, staff, current students and alumni in the last few semesters in the Polyglot.
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Dr. Waters earns prestigious fellowship for Spring 2017
Dr. Matt Waters has been awarded a fellowship for Membership in the Institute for Advanced Study, one of the world’s premier research institutions, for Spring, 2017.
The Passing of Dr. Roma Hoff - A Lasting Legacy
Roma taught Spanish at UWEC from 1965 until her retirement in 1996. The list of her accomplishments, awards, accolades and service is too long to recount here. Suffice it to say that she was an outstanding scholar, respected and beloved teacher, and passionate supporter of everything languages.
“A Changing of the Chair”
After six years as chair of the Department of Languages, I decided to step back from the position and return to being a full-time faculty. As I’m sure former chair, Dr. Johannes Stroschänk (and anyone else who has served in the position) can concur, it is a challenging and rewarding opportunity. I firmly believe, however, that I am a better department and university member for the experience.