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2022 Alumni Ambassador Year in Review

In 2022, Alumni Ambassadors brought enthusiasm, expertise, and generosity of time to their roles supporting the CLS Program and promoting language study in their communities. We are always grateful to Alumni Ambassadors for their commitment to the program and enjoy preparing this overview of acco…

CLS Program News — December 30, 2022


Alumni Spotlight: Emma Tobin

Communications Officer Rori DiFiore had the opportunity to speak with 2019 Arabic alumna Emma Tobin on how learning a critical language has allowed her to become a stronger advocate for women’s issues.  Emma talks about growing up as a third culture kid, where her interest in Arabic orig…

CLS Program News — December 21, 2022


Forging Connection through Art and Language in Korea

Submitted by Channah Lohman (Korean 2022). Channah studies Communications and Anthropology at University of Central Florida. She hopes to one day channel her love for art and Korean language into a career fostering mutual understanding between different cultures and countries. Channah participated …

CLS Program News — December 15, 2022


2023 Alumni Ambassador Application

Are you interested in sharing your experience while supporting and promoting the CLS Program? The application to become a 2023 CLS Alumni Ambassador is now open! Who are CLS Alumni Ambassadors? CLS Alumni Ambassadors take leadership roles as active and positive representatives of the CLS Prog…

CLS Program News — November 30, 2022


Podcast: Introducing Drum Tower

Alice Su (Arabic 2013) co-hosts the Economist's new weekly podcast "Drum Tower," in which correspondents from the Economist analyze the stories at the heart of China and its changing role in the world.

CLS in the Press — November 14, 2022


CLS 2023 Application Now Open!

We are pleased to announce that the application for the 2023 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is now open! We welcome American undergraduate and graduate students to apply now to study a critical language next summer on a fully funded virtual or overseas language program. The application…

CLS Program News — October 05, 2022