On Venezuela and Interpreting: LACIS Alum Cameron Perra

On July 6, 2016 by UW LACIS Blog

By Eli Weiner (LACIS Social Media/Outreach Intern, BBA – Marketing, BA – LACIS, ’16) LACIS alum Cameron Perra is currently working as a contract interpreter, but his relationship with Latin American culture started years...

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LACIS Alum Jacob Wolbert Dishes on LACIS and his PhD Pursuit

On May 6, 2016 by UW LACIS Blog

by Eli Weiner (LACIS Social Media/Outreach Intern, BBA – Marketing, BA – LACIS, ’16) Recent LACIS alum Jacob Wolbert is currently pursuing his PhD in ethnomusicology at the University of Cal-Berkeley. I reached out...

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LACIS’ Alum RJ Hayes to Enter the Peace Corps in Mozambique!

On April 15, 2016 by UW LACIS Blog

By RJ Hayes, LACIS Alum, MA Candidate, Dept of Portuguese So, as I sit here, finishing my last month of graduate school in the Portuguese MA program, and finishing my long checklist of...

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LACIS Alum Jacob Kushner Published by National Geographic

On March 25, 2016 by UW LACIS Blog

by Eli Weiner (LACIS Social Media/Outreach Intern, BBA – Marketing, BA – LACIS, 15′) LACIS alum Jacob Kushner continues to make a name for himself. His most recent accomplishment is being published by...

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LACIS Alum Thaís Passos

On February 3, 2016 by UW LACIS Blog

By Eli Weiner (LACIS Social Media/Outreach Intern, BBA – Marketing, BA – LACIS ’15) Thaís Passos graduated from LACIS with her MA in the summer of 2015, and her story is as unique as they...

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FLAS Fellowship Recipient Charlie Minard

On December 9, 2015 by UW LACIS Blog

by Charlie Minard (Accounting, ’15) During my time at UW-Madison, I had the opportunity to take a number of Spanish and Portuguese classes in addition to my accounting major. These classes were incredible...

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LACIS Alum Helps Family in Argentina, Learns Along the Way

On October 28, 2015 by UW LACIS Blog

by Emily Temple (LACIS alum, ’13) When I was in your seats, the question I always got was: “What are you going to study? What’s your major? Are you getting any certificates?” …...

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LACIS Alum Ty Peterson

On July 21, 2015 by UW LACIS Blog

by Bette Benson (LACIS Social Media/Outreach Intern, BA, LACIS, Pol Sci, & Intl Stud ’15) LACIS Alum Ty Peterson has been making a splash in the Cuban Salsa music scene! Ty was profiled...

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FLAS recipient and Portuguese Alum featured as outstanding Language Alum

On May 21, 2015 by UW LACIS Blog

by Bette Benson (LACIS Social Media/Outreach Intern, BA, LACIS, Pol Sci, & Intl Stud ’15) Giso Broman, BA in Geography and Portuguese (2011) and MA in Library and Information Studies (2013) has been...

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Outstanding Alum – Karl W.

On May 7, 2015 by UW LACIS Blog

by Bette Benson (LACIS Social Media/Outreach Intern, BA, LACIS, Pol Sci, & Intl Stud ’15) Previous LACIS outreach assistant Karl Whitemarsh has been highlighted by the Language Institute for being a distinguished Portuguese...

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