Department of World Languages and Cultures News
With its emphasis on linguistic, cultural and critical skills, the foreign language curriculum provides students the essential skills needed to understand other cultures and to pursue careers in an increasingly global environment.
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Professor Elena Gandía García created a service-learning class to address the need for medical interpretation services for the Lied Pediatric Clinic and served as a mentor to colleagues.
UNLV Spanish professor Deborah Arteaga volunteers to provide valuable medical interpretation services to under-served patients.
An enduring UNLV end-of-semester tradition is to highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
UNLV Honors College student Nathalie Martinez reflects on the stories and impact of Latinex artists.
Triple-major Martha Amaya’s research explores the interactions between policing, public policy, and crowd science.
World Languages and Cultures In The News
A handful of UNLV master's students in Hispanic Studies have been accepted to top doctoral programs over the past two years, including the University of Virginia, UCLA, University of Alabama, University of Chicago, and the University of Kansas.
Nevada isn’t a majority-minority state quite yet. But it is projected to be in 2022 or 2023, according to the state demographer.
UNLV linguist Deborah Arteaga, a 24-year professor at UNLV, speaks six languages fluently and is regarded by her peers as a leading linguist in the Western United States.
For many Spanglish it seems to be a hybrid language which is inevitable when living in a bicultural country, while for others it is the impairment of the Spanish language.