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ILC Launches New Translation Program in French and Spanish

April 24, 2017

In the Fall, the Department of International Languages and Cultures (ILC) will begin offering French- and Spanish-to-English Translation Certificates. This program will coincide with ILC’s move to Browning Hall, the new Interdisciplinary Building, where there will be a state-of-the-art Translation Lab. Translation is one of the fastest growing occupations according to the U.S. Department of Labor, and Webster has one of the few professionally-oriented translation certificates in the country.

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Snapshot: Spanish class celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

September 27, 2016

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15), students in Spanish and Methods in the Teaching of Foreign Languages and ILC teaching assistants, attended the St. Louis Public Library event, We Are St. Louis: Mexican Heritage on Sept. 21, learning about the history of the Mexican community in St. Louis.

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This year’s recipients are Emily Thompson, Rozan Riley, Mercedes Stephenson, Bruce Umbaugh

Excellence in Teaching: Kemper Winners Thompson, Umbaugh, Riley, Stephenson

May 10, 2016

The William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching is awarded each year to two full-time and two part-time faculty members at Webster University who demonstrate teaching at its finest. This year’s recipients are Emily Thompson, Bruce Umbaugh, Rozan Riley and Mercedes Stephenson.

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Language Table

Collaborative Language Trivia: Spanish, French, German, Japanese

April 26, 2016

On April 21, teaching assistants from Argentina, France, Germany and Japan hosted a special trivia event in Marletto’s for around 20 students who had regularly attended their weekly individual language tables (Spanish, French, German, and Japanese) throughout the academic year, opportunities to practice speaking the language they are studying.

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Matias Ochoa and Felix Cramer

ILC Student Exchange Program Makes 2016 Selection

April 12, 2016

The Department of International Languages and Cultures (ILC) is excited to announce its 2016 selections for the Webster University / Universidad Nacional de Cuyo student exchange program. Webster Freshman, Felix Cramer, has been selected to spend the Fall 2016 semester in Mendoza, Argentina. Universidad Nacional de Cuyo student, Maria Mercedes Romero Day, has been selected to spend one year at the Webster University home campus in Webster Groves. As this year's program concludes, ILC's current Argentinian teaching assistant, Matias Ochoa, returns home to Argentina May 2016.

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