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Books set in Paris
September 24, 2018
From the Whole U As the sun sets on summer, why not have one last hurrah and plan a literary getaway with some suggestions from the U Book Store? Explore Paris from the comfort of your home through fiction, essays, or memoir! You won’t have to worry about layovers with these five titles! Read the Article!
Louvre Pyramid
September 17, 2018
Due to popular demand we have added a new section of French 103 for Autumn quarter! If you have taken FRENCH 102 or equivalent, register now for FRENCH 103 E (23856) MTWThF 8:30-9:20am in Denny 258. Find details on autumn quarter French classes here If you have any questions or need assistance with registration email Read more
Allison Dumitriu Carcoana
September 12, 2018
A UW pre-med student explains why her academic major - Italian - will make her a better doctor. Read More //
Christelle Silue
August 21, 2018
Christelle Silué, a senior double major in French Studies and Public Health is putting her time and education to good use this summer. Originally from Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire or the Ivory Coast, Christelle went back home this summer and decided to take advantage of the opportunity to do research for an independent study course and to do some local advocacy work. Christelle moved to Everett six years ago and realized “she didn’t want to lose touch with French” so she decided to continue studying... Read more
French & Italian Studies Graduation 2018
June 22, 2018
French and Italian Studies graduates and their families gathered with staff and faculty in the Simpson Center on June 8th to celebrate the culmination of their time at the UW. Around 70 people mingled, chatted and enjoyed refreshments for an hour before Chair Geoff Turnovsky took a few minutes to speak about the graduates and recognize some of their outstanding achievements. He commended the students' hard work and wished everyone the best in their post-graduation endeavors. Congratulations to... Read more
Allison Dumitriu Carcoana Beatrice Arduini
June 11, 2018
Italian major Allison Dumitriu Carcoana has won the Grand Prize ($1,000) Library Research Award for Undergraduates in the Non-senior category. Allision's winning paper "Dal Principe di Machiavelli a Trump: Somiglianze in Politica Basate sulla Natura Umana" was written for an independent study course with Associate Professor of Italian Studies Beatrice Arduini. Allison is President of the Italian Club and is also a pre-med student. Congratulations Allison!
Chenyibo Zhu
June 8, 2018
Graduating French and Mathematics major Chenyibo Zhu was recently named the Humanities Division Dean's Medalist and a gonfaloniere. French & Italian Studies nominated Chenyibo and the College of Arts and Sciences awards the Dean’s Medal to the top graduating senior in each of the four divisions. Each year the UW’s schools and colleges select accomplished students to lead their degree candidates into Husky Stadium during the Commencement procession. These students are called ... Read more
Tiana Neuerberg
May 29, 2018
Graduating French majors April Si Lo and Tiana Quimin Neuerberg have recently been accepted to the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF). The TAPIF allows American citizens and permanent residents to teach English in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of France. April, a French and Psychology double major from Fife, WA will be teaching at the... Read more
Lia Koklic
April 23, 2018
 Lia Koklic, a sophomore pursuing a double degree in French (B.A) and Biology (B.S.) and in the interdisciplinary honors program recently participated in the UW + Amazon Mentors Program. Lia, who is from Woodiniville, WA  says the program was "was a wonderful opportunity to gain an inside look into future job opportunities and career pathways." In the UW + Amazon Mentors Program  students are matched... Read more
sunset in Rome
April 11, 2018
There are still a few open spaces for Italian Studies Rome: From Empire to Present Day - Language, Culture, and Society in Italy. This is a new program sponsored by the French and Italian Studies department designed for a full immersion within Italian language and culture. It will attract students interested in accelerating their Italian language skills and their general knowledge of Italian culture and society. It runs for the ten weeks of the Winter quarter 2019 at the UW Rome Center and... Read more