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After studying abroad, she hopes to begin the Alternative Masters Teacher Education Program at UAB.
Grace Benton, an International Studies major with a regional concentration in the Middle East and minors in Spanish and Arabic, has been awarded a 2011 Department of State Critical Languages Scholarship to study advanced Arabic in Jordan.
This past Saturday at the annual meeting of the Alabama Association of Foreign Language Teachers (AAFLT), held at the University of Montevallo, three alumnae of the UAB Foreign Language Education program and former Spanish majors swept the top statewide teaching awards.
This nomination is a tribute to Malinda's foreign language instruction at UAB and throughout Alabama. She was recognized at this year's AAFLT conference on February 5th.
DFLL faculty member Catherine Danielou received this award for her essay entitled: "Our Days Pass Too Quickly: Madame De Sévigné and Aging." 
UAB Alum Jennifer Ghandhi had one last UAB adventure after her senior year:  She spent a month hiking Spain's Camino de Santiago, a centuries-old pilgrim route to the bones of Saint James in the town of Santiago de Compostela.
DFLL faculty member Carlos Orihuela's recently published Abordajes y Aproximaciones. Ensayos sobre Literatura Peruana del Siglo XX (1950-2001) has gained much attention from the Peruvian media.
Japanese Instructor Tim Cook gains attention for his innovating online Japanese course.  In collaboration with the DFLL, the Department of Communication Studies, and the Department of Theatre, Sinsei Tim has created quite an experience.
Junior Krish Varma (Spanish and Economics Major, Honors Student) is the recipient of a 2010 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship.
University Honors student Grace Benton, 20, of Mobile, will spend spring 2010 studying at the American University in Dubai (AUD) in the United Arab Emirates as a William Jefferson Clinton Scholar.
Elisha Gentle, Economics major and Arabic minor has been awarded the prestigious Rotary Club International Ambassadorial Scholarship. Gentle will spend the 2010-11 academic year in Cairo, Egypt at the American University in Cairo working towards a Master's degree in Middle Eastern studies. 
Trouville et Cabourg, France -Dr. William C. Carter, the highest regarded American Proust scholar and Distinguished Professor Emeritus at UAB, spoke at a conference organized to give homage to Marcel Proust.
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