Modern Languages Articles
February 7, 2022 at 1:30pm
Honors Scholar becomes first Millikin semifinalist for Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program
Angela Arnold, a senior international business major with minors in music and French, has been named a semifinalist for both the U.S. Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Program to Kyrgyzstan and the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Turkish Program through the U.S. Department of State.
September 13, 2021 at 12:30pm
Celebration of Hispanic and Latinx culture includes guest speakers, student panel
Millikin University is proud to invite the campus community to its annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated nationally between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15.
September 10, 2021 at 3:30pm
Millikin senior finds her calling in international affairs
Before completing an internship in Washington, D.C., and prior to a job-shadowing experience in South Korea and finding her passion in international politics, Angela Arnold wanted to study music at Millikin University.
March 9, 2021 at 12:30pm
Dr. Eduardo Cabrera helps students prepare for college through daily lecture
Many high schools have had to find ways to enhance learning opportunities for Advanced Placement (AP) students due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To help address this need, the College Board, the nation's largest college-going organization, reached out to professors to help record video lectures for AP high school students around the world.
September 28, 2020 at 10:30am
Long-Vanderburg Scholar Oluwafunke Odufuwa receives Gilman Scholarship to study abroad in 2021
Millikin University is pleased to announce that Long-Vanderburg Scholar Oluwafunke Odufuwa, a senior political science major with Spanish and pre-law minors from Chicago, has been selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State to study abroad in spring 2021.
June 19, 2019 at 9:15am
Blue Review All Access: An interview with Millikin Professor, Dr. Eduardo Cabrera
Dr. Eduardo Cabrera, chair of the Department of Modern Languages at Millikin University, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. But he didn't immigrate to the United States in search of economic opportunities.
May 17, 2019 at 11:45am
Millikin students use project to inform Latino population of health issues
Every course at Millikin University has an objective that students are expected to reach. Some course objectives include community engagement or service-learning, leading to high-impact experiences.
March 28, 2019 at 11:30am
MAIC offers unique opportunity to showcase work and research
Each spring, faculty members from Millikin University come together to discuss ways of advancing Performance Learning by sharing their expertise, research and knowledge with one another at the Millikin Academic Interdisciplinary Conference (MAIC) . This year's conference, the 8th annual, was hosted on March 22.
March 1, 2019 at 1:30pm
Millikin's Italian language courses go beyond grammar and vocabulary
When it comes to studying modern languages at Millikin University, students are taught to master four basic skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. The Italian courses at Millikin, like programs in Spanish and French, place heavy emphasis on understanding the language, but more importantly, learning to appreciate the culture.
February 14, 2019 at 11:45am
An eye-opening conversation on the "Browning of the Midwest"
Millikin University invites the local community to an eye-opening conversation with acclaimed writer Dr. Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. in the Doug and Diane Oberhelman Center for Leadership Performance, located on the 1st floor of the University Commons on Millikin's campus. The event is free and open to the public.