Displaying items by tag: department of world languages and literatures student news

The French section organized its first annual undergraduate poetry contest in French entitled Le temps des poètes.

Jane Murphy, a student in foreign languages with a concentration in French, has been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.
UAB senior Jane Murphy will spend a semester in Pau, France, after being selected for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
In May 2016 ten Blazers went to Puerto Rico for Dr. Maddox's Spanish and Service Learning program.
DFLL students DeAngalo Nesby, M. Amy Hardison and Jenifer Montejo won the Second Place Award at the UAB Expo for Service Learning for their poster Addressing the Healthcare Needs of Hispanic Patients in Clinical Settings in Alabama.
Angelica Jaimes, a Sophomore majoring in Spanish and international studies, is one of several UAB students and faculty members featured in the new The Campaign for UAB: Give Something, Change Everything commercials.
From Spanish to Chinese to Arabic, UAB students are using their language skills to further diplomacy across the globe and to help businesses around the corner.
Dana Al-Farhan, a 20-year-old junior from the United Arab Emirates, has been selected as an outstanding youth honoree by the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI).
Devin Thorne, a junior with a double major in Chinese Studies and Psychology, has been selected for the prestigious Critical Language Scholarship. 
Nicholas’ interest in the workings of the Middle East began in an International Studies elective course with Dr. Zayzafoon.
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program has awarded UABseniors Ashley Foster and Markelle Smith $5,000 each to study abroad.
She is the first University of Alabama at Birmingham student to receive the Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship. 
Upon receiving his degree in Spanish from UAB, Markelle plans to attend pharmacy school and use his language skills to work as a pharmacist in urban areas with large Hispanic populations.
Krish Varma, a senior majoring in economics and Spanish, has been awarded a 2011 Fulbright scholarship to teach in India for a year.
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