Fall 2018 Student Award Recipients

CLACS is proud to announce the student recipients of the Fall 2018 award cycle. Congratulations to Marissa Paulson (BA, Global Communication; Portuguese) and Sugeiry Berroa (BA, Global Studies; Portuguese) for receiving the Donald R. Shea Scholarship! This scholarship may be … Continue Reading »

CLACS 2017-18 Student Awards

With the conclusion of the 2017-2018 academic year, the UWM Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies is proud to announce this year’s student award winners.  CLACS awarded over $54,000 in Student Scholarships, Fellowships, and Grants to support sixteen undergraduate … Continue Reading »

LACUSL Phi Beta Kappas

Monday, April 23, 2018, two students of the Latin American, Caribbean, and US Latin@ Studies major were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society, the highest of honors in the liberal arts. Congratulations to students Lucero Rocha and Eileen … Continue Reading »

CLACS announces FLAS Fellowship competition

Undergraduate FLAS Fellowships for academic year 2018-19 are available (pending funding) to study Portuguese at UW-Milwaukee. Portable graduate FLAS are available for summer 2018 to attend intensive language institutes to study Portuguese, Haitian Creole, or indigenous languages of Latin America and the Caribbean. Application deadline: February 15, 2018Continue Reading »

Spotlight: Interview with Dr. Nicholas Padilla

Dr. Nicholas Padilla is the FLAS Coordinator at CLACS.  FLAS (Fellowships for Language and Area Studies) support the study of less commonly taught languages, including Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and indigenous languages of the Americas.  Nick talks about the benefits of FLAS for undergraduate and graduate students and about his own experience as a FLAS recipient, studying Quechua in Ecuador.… Continue Reading »

Alumni Career Webinar

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
12noon-1pm

UWM CLACS, together with UW-Madison and the University of Chicago present the Alumni Career Webinar with Bryan Rogers. Rogers is currently the Honduras Program Coordinator for Witness for Peace.… Continue Reading »