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Spotlight

John Harry lands Smithsonian National Museum internship

History student John Harry has landed an internship with the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. He will be working under beer historian Theresa McCulla.

Dr. Sally Stanton discusses service learning

English Senior Lecturer Sally Stanton has been integrating service learning into her courses since 2005. Service-learning provides students with valuable real-world experiences while also benefiting the community at large.

Communication professor elected as NCA leader

Communication Assistant Professor Sarah Riforgiate has been elected to the National Communication Association’s leadership as one of three At-Large Directors for the Legislative Assembly.

French professor named ‘Teacher of the Year’

UWM French associate professor Anita Alkhas has been named 2018’s Teacher of the Year by the Wisconsin Association for Language Teachers (WAFLT).

Michael Newman named Television Academy Foundation Fellow

Michael Newman, Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies professor and department chair, went to Hollywood the week of Nov. 5-9 as a newly named Television Academy Foundation fellow.

Takahashi wins foreign language teachers award

The Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers has bestowed the Recognition of Merit Award on UWM lecturer Shinji Takahashi for his contributions to teaching Japanese language and culture.

TIS Alumni Profile – Selima Ben Chagra

UWM Translation and Interpreting Studies alumna Selima Ben Chagra now works as a Liaison Officer and Translator/Interpreter at the United Nations Mine Action Service in Libya. She wants current students to know that is never too late to follow your dreams, and that having a successful career doesn’t necessary mean giving up on your studies.