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Intensive language program offers short-term learning experience

By Yi Zhang

November 10, 2015


Filed under News

Learning a language can be a long, time-consuming process that needs continued practice and hard work. But a program in the School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics is aiming to provide a short-term experience for those who are interested in learning something new in less time.The Intensive F...

Indigenous Languages: Preserving a part of culture

By Mark Snider

November 8, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

By Mark SniderStaff writerNearly 40 percent of the world’s languages are endangered, according to Jenny L. Davis, assistant professor of American Indian Studies and Anthropology.“New generations are not taught the language (indigenous languages) within their homes and learning institutions,” Davis said.In an inc...