In The Department
Spring Commencement 2013
Félicitations, Libby Gertken, Charles Mignot, and Claire Jones, our new PhDs in French! And congratulations to Clémence Ozel, Adam McBride, Abigail Mack, and Jenna Nichols, our new MAs!
Congratulazioni, Patrick Vilim, Paola D'Amora, and Stephanie Hotz, our new MAs in Italian!
Best wishes to all our undergraduates. Congratulations, Class of 2013! Best wishes for a safe and happy Commencement.
2012-2013 Student Awards Announced
Special awards for outstanding academic performance, teaching, study abroad, and scholarships were announced on Wednesday, May 1, at our annual Departmental Awards Ceremony, organized by Irene Eibsenstein-Alvisi and Beatriz Schleppe.
More than 100 undergraduate and graduate students, nominated by their instructors, received awards at the event. This year's ceremony was held in the new Student Activity Center Ballroom. Our talented Graduate Coordinator, Chaz Nailor, performed Mozart and Bizet.
Congraulations to all our award recipients!
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French Graduate Student Scholarships, 2013-2014
For the 2013-2014 academic year, the Department of French and Italian at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to offer scholarship packages of $25,000 annually for up to six years of graduate study in French Linguistics and French Studies.
French Linguistics Graduate Student Rebekah Post Receives a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant
The Linguistics Program of the NSF has recommended Rebekah Post's dissertation project, "The impact of social factors on the syntactic patterns of Arabic-French code-switching among Moroccan young adults", for this award.
Leslie Melisa Gloria, Elizabeth D. Gray, and Grace G. Hansen
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