Aaron M. Shew (Urdu 2009, 2010) is an Assistant Professor and REL Wilson Endowed Chair of Agricultural Economics at Arkansas State University. In this language spotlight, he shares with us what brought him to the study of Urdu and Hindi, how these language learning experiences helped to shape his scholarship, and about the importance of language immersion programs.
CLS In the Press — Shared from American Institute of Indian Studies on November 10, 2020
Two students studying Russian in the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Department of Modern Languages and Literatures have been awarded a Critical Language Scholarship, a U.S. Department of State award that fully funds intensive language learning.
Edwin Juarez is an alumnus of the 2020 CLS Virtual Korean program and a current student at Claremont McKenna College, where he is majoring in Foreign Languages. Growing up in a predominantly Mexican-American community in Houston, he noticed how relieved his parents were when someone offered...