03/13/2019 - Kristina Medina, our former alumni (P.H.D.
03/08/2019 - Prof. John Karam has been awarded the very competitive and prestigious Fulbright Scholar award to conduct research in Brazil for the next two summers.
03/04/2019 - The Illinois Club has recognized the contributions of two students majoring in Spanish, Emily Boehm (BAT) and Math
02/27/2019 - Prof. Anna María Escobar has been awarded the very competitive campus award for Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring.
02/02/2019 - Prof.
- Prof. Melissa Bowles Awarded Presidential Initiative to Celebrate the Impact of the Arts and the Humanities competition
01/10/2019 - Melissa Bowles’ proposal “The Bilingual Advantage Starts at Home: Raising Awareness of the Benefits of Home Language Maintenance Among Illinois Teachers and Families” has been one of the 14 p
12/03/2018 - We are very proud to announce that our alumnus, Dr.
10/18/2018 - Prof. L.
09/11/2018 - 1st prize: Juan Suárez Ontaneda ( Street musicians singing 'El Amor amor,' perhaps the oldest Vallenato song available through written records, during the inauguration of the 2018 Festival de Leyenda Vallenata at the Alfonso López Michelsen square, Valledupar, Colombia)
08/27/2018 - Ann Abbott, Director of Undergraduate Studies at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, was selected to give the convocation speech at the New Student Convocation for all incoming freshmen in the State Farm Center in August.
08/14/2018 - Tasha Robles has recently been awarded the “University Advisor of the Year” award by the Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha.
07/06/2018 - Jessica Romero, major in Spanish and Portuguese (B.A. 2018), has been the recipient of the prestigious and very competitive Fulbright U.S.
06/27/2018 - Prof.