All News » Archives » October 2014

Faculty Series: Language Across Disciplines

Author:

slavi_sevov

On any given morning, you may run into Dr. Slavi Sevov doing stomach crunches and maintaining a nice, steady pace around the indoor track at Notre Dame's recreation center. His pace around the track is analoguous to his consistent and significant contributions to the field of chemistry and his road to being an esteemed professor and researcher of chemistry--inorganic and solid state chemistry to be precise--at the University of Notre Dame. In an interview with Dr. Sevov, he discusses his experiences with foreign languages and their relevance to his field of research. The native of Bulgaria also touches on the international mix of students in his research group, the Sevov Group, and the students' common language.…

Read More

Chinese Language Student in Sports Illustrated

Author:

Max Redfield, a sophomore majoring in international economics at the University of Notre Dame, was recently profiled in Sports Illustrated. In the interview, the lethal starting safety of the nation’s number 5 football team, Redfield explains the practicality of taking Chinese. The dividends will come later in his career; the demanding journey of learning Chinese at Notre Dame is now, however. Read the complete article on SI’s website at Max Redfield Interview

Read More

Spotlight: Shannon Kraemer

Author:

Shannon Kraemer in Guatemala

Upon meeting Shannon Kraemer, the CSLC’s outstanding foreign language student for October 2014, I was immediately struck by her infectious and unique spirit. A junior double majoring in Economics and Program of Liberal Studies (PLS) and minoring in Korean, Kraemer has a gusto for Korean studies and this is evident to the Department of Korean’s Dr. Yeonhee Yoon, who nominated Kraemer for the Spotlight.…

Read More