Story posted June 07, 2012
Sarah Siwak '13, of Grosse Pointe Park, Mich., has been selected for a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study advanced Russian during the summer of 2012. A Russian and anthropology double major and film studies minor, Siwak will spend eight weeks at Bashkir State Pedagogical University in Ufa, the capital and largest city of the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia. "Intensive language study in Russia will deeply enhance my ability not only to communicate in that language," Siwak says, "but also to conduct research and handle untranslated material for potential future careers in higher education and foreign language education." Read more.