Headshot of Sam Fromkin

Achievements ·

Sam Fromkin Wins Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award

Sam Fromkin (BA musical theatre and Spanish ’19) has received an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award for his academic excellence, athletic accomplishments, and leadership initiatives during his time at American University.
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Achievements ·

WLC faculty earn AU awards

Gorky Cruz and Juliana Martinez recognized for their contributions.
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Buenos Aires

Achievements ·

Professor Olga Rojer Pens Award-Winning Screenplay

her first screenplay, Buenos Aires, Olga Rojer has received both awards and an option agreement with a German production company.
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In teaching his backpack documentary class, Bill Gentile draws on his extensive experience reporting in Latin America.

Journalism ·

SOC Offers Backpack Documentary Class in Spanish

Prof Bill Gentile helps students find their human voice.
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CAS Student Research Conference 2016

Research ·

CAS Student Research Winners Announced

The 26th annual conference honors the life of Robyn Rafferty Mathias.
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SOC Bill Gentile explaining

Communications ·

SOC Introduces Backpack Documentary en Español

AU SOC will offer its first Spanish-language class this fall
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Robin Barr

First Person ·

Day in the Life of a Linguist

Linguist in Residence Robin Barr gives an inside look into what a typical day is like for her.
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Professor José Badué

International ·

Translation Professor Takes on New Russian Project

Professor Jose Badué contracted to translate Gulag History Museum’s materials into three languages.
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Naomi Baron by Samantha Saleh.

Research ·

Comparing Reading Onscreen and in Hard Copy

Professor Naomi Baron studies the effects of reading onscreen versus in hard copy for upcoming book.
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Intensive Language Courses

On Campus ·

Accelerated Summer Language Studies

Language and Foreign Studies offers intensive summer courses in Arabic, Russian, and Chinese.
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