Japanese Major to receive 2018 FLAS Fellowship

Congratulations to Japanese major Stephen Cannell for being selected for a 2018 FLAS fellowship for language study!

UWM majors win at Chicago Consulate Speech Contest!

Congratulations to Cannell-san and Singer-san for their speeches at the Japanese Consulate in Chicago’s 32nd Annual Speech Contest! Cannell-san won the Chicago Shimpo Award and Singer-san won the Grand Prize!!!! We are so proud of them!!!

Japanese Program alum feature

Japanese Program alumna (’17) shares her experiences putting her Japanese cultural expertise and language fluency to use! http://uwm.edu/cie/alumni-stories-josephine-kirkland-global-studies-graduate-2017/

UWM Japanese Major Wins Art Prize

Japanese major Aine PetersonWhite won first place in the American Association of Teachers of Japanese annual New Year’s card competition! Congratulations Aine!! http://www.aatj.org/nengajo-contest/2017-college

Scholarship for UWM Japanese majors announced

We are pleased and excited to share an announcement from our friends at Anime Milwaukee! ECPS is committed to the enrichment and betterment of the greater Milwaukee. One way of doing so is through the promotion of foreign language learning… Read More

UWM Japanese Instructor Honored with Teaching Award

The Wisconsin Association for Language Teachers (WAFLT) is pleased to announce that Atsuko Suga Borgmann has received the 2016 WAFLT Recognition of Merit Award, which is presented annually to individuals who have demonstrated excellence in teaching or who have made… Read More

UWM Japanese Majors Interperet Live on TMJ4 and for Trainfest

Japan major Britt Fell appeared on live local television to interpret for a team of Japanese high school students. Great work Britt! See the segment here: http://www.tmj4.com/shows/the-morning-blend/americas-largest-operating-model-railroad-show Britt and UWM Japanese majors Anthony Turtenwald, Eric Mohr, and Edward Beihan, who… Read More

UWM Japanese Program Alum named 2016 Blakemore Freeman Fellow

Allison Cottrell (’16) has been awarded the competitive and prestigious Blakemore Fellowship for study at the Inter-University Center in Yokohama, Japan for the academic year 2016-17. Congratulations Allison!

UWM Japanese Program Graduate Featured on Japanese Radio

Japan Program graduate Buck Sharlow, currently working in Yokosuka, has recently been featured on a radio broadcast in Japan. Great interview, Buck! http://www.zaikei.co.jp/releases/362492/

UWM Japanese Majors Interpret for Professional Figure Skating Competition

Skate America, an international skating competition, held a tournament for the first time in Milwaukee this past October. UWM Japanese majors Pradi Hargianto and Peter Grzywycz helped interpret for Japanese competitors at this Olympic level competition. See the writeup in… Read More