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Student Spotlight: EALC Senior Grace Mitchell Named Schwarzman Scholar

Grace Mitchell, a senior double majoring in EALC and Political Science, was named a Schwarzman Scholar, one of 151 recipients selected from an international pool of 3,000 applicants. The program fully funds an annual Schwarzman class consisting of 40% U.S. students, 20% from China and Taiwan, and 40% from the rest of the world.  Grace will be heading to Tsinghua University in Beijing for this fully-funded one-year master’s degree and leadership program. Congratulations, Grace!  

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Faculty Spotlight: Jeeyoung Ha receives LAS Academic Professional Award

EALC faculty member and Director of Undegraduate Studies is one of the recipients of the the LAS Academic Professional Award. The recognition comes with a $1,000 award and a $1,000 salary increment supported by funds from LAS alumni. All six awardees will be honored at a ceremony in March.  Read more here.

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Publication Spotlight: New book by EALC professor Roderick Wilson

A new book by EALC and History professor Roderick Wilson examines the vital role that rivers played in Japan’s modern transformation, as well as how people view their environments. Read more  

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Why Study EALC?


A degree from the Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures equips you with the knowledge and skills for a successful career in a variety of fields while nourishing your interest in different languages and cultures.

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