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Students Find Summer Language Abroad Program Transformative

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Whether they camped with Bedouins in the Jordanian desert, visited ancient temples in Japan, hiked around the Black Forest of Germany, or took a road trip to the beaches of Ecuador, the alumni of the University of Notre Dame’s Summer Language Abroad (SLA) grant program agree on one thing: their experience was completely transformative.

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Spotlight: Michael Mercurio

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Every month, we have the opportunity to sit down one-on-one with our CSLC Spotlight nominees and discover just how incredible they truly are. This month’s spotlight was “wholeheartedly” awarded by Professor Tadeusz Mazurek of the Classics Department to the very affable and deeply committed Michael Mercurio. A regular at the CSLC, Mercurio is a senior Classics major from Torrance, CA who possesses a unique blend of academic acumen, natural leadership qualities, and spiritual values.…

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Spotlight: David Loughery

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Notre Dame boasts a slate of highly motivated and interesting students who often meld multiple academic passions. This month’s spotlight, David Loughery, a CSLC Peer Tutor in Chinese, is certainly no exception. Professor Liangyan Ge of the East Asian Languages Cultures’ (EALC) Chinese department nominated our current spotlight because Loughery has uniquely combined his majors of Civil Engineering and Chinese language. Under the tutelage of Professor Ge, Loughery has translated a professional engineering article about recycling concrete from Chinese into English. He is currently translating a Notre Dame engineering article on the same topic. This time, Loughery is translating the article from English into Chinese to submit for publication in a Chinese engineering journal.…

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