Students become adept at speaking, listening, and writing through courses in Russian language; study Russian music, art, customs, and cuisine; read 19th- and 20th- century Russian literature; and develop their abilities to think comparatively and internationally.
Hanna Miller receives Fulbright award
April 21, 2013
Congratulations to Russian major Hanna Miller, recipient of a Fulbright ETA grant to Russia. Fulbright participants are chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential and are given the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. The Fulbright Student Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, operates in more than 155 countries worldwide, with alumni that include heads of state, cabinet ministers, ambassadors, judges, heads of corporations, university presidents, journalists, artists, professors, and teachers.
Student awards in National Russian Essay Contest
April 21, 2013
Two students have received awards in the National Post-Secondary Russian Essay Contest. Sara Crawford (C'15) received a silver (second-place) award in the Level 2 competition, and Linda Kleinfeld (C'16) received a bronze (third-place) award in the Level 2 competition. In this year’s contest, there were 946 essays submitted from 57 universities, colleges, and institutions across the nation, and each essay was ranked by three judges in Russia. Only the top 5% of participants received gold, silver, or bronze awards.