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Welcome to the homepage of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages. Here we hope to provide you with useful information about our department and programs. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us at mcl@stthomas.edu.

From the Newsroom

A German Push

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:00:38 +0000 by: Jordan Osterman '11 by: author

German assistant professor Susanne Wagner is leading the push to make German at St. Thomas more "aufregend." Oh, right, in English. That's "exciting."

UST Groups to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Berlin Wall’s Fall

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:40:35 +0000 by: Jordan Osterman '11 by: author

The University of St. Thomas' German program and German Club will help mark the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall falling with “Fall of the Berlin Wall Campus Weeks,” a celebration of German and global culture and history.

Modern and Classical Languages Department Names Five Shelly A. Moorman Outstanding Student Awardees

Thu, 15 May 2014 16:02:16 +0000 by: Modern and Classical Languages by: author

The award is presented in honor of Shelly Moorman, who taught Spanish at St. Thomas from 1968 until her retirement in 2004.

Senior Kia Johnson Awarded St. Thomas’ First Fulbright Since 2010

Wed, 14 May 2014 16:15:43 +0000 by: Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. by: author

The Fulbright Program is a highly competitive, merit-based grant for international educational exchange for students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists and artists, founded by U.S. Sen. J. William Fulbright in 1946.

J-Term Program Takes Tommies to Cuba; First Time in 10 Years

Mon, 17 Feb 2014 18:01:37 +0000 by: Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. by: author

Last month Dr. Don Miller and Dr. Sonia Rey-Montejo of St. Thomas' Modern and Classical Languages Department and 18 St. Thomas students took to Cuba, St. Thomas' first foray to Cuba in a decade.