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Students celebrate World Poetry Day with on-air readings

Students celebrate World Poetry Day with on-air readings

March 20, 2019

Students and tutors from the University of Rochester’s Language Center were on local radio this week to mark World Poetry Day with a celebration of poems in Arabic, Korean, Portuguese, and American Sign Language.

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Language Center celebrates one-year anniversary

Language Center celebrates one-year anniversary

November 29, 2017

Language Center director Teresa Valdez speaks at an event Tuesday celebrating the center’s one-year anniversary. Located in Douglass Commons, the center’s mission is to raise intercultural awareness and promote the 18 languages offered on the River Campus. Valdez says enrollment in foreign language classes has increased 22 percent since the center opened last fall.(University of Rochester photo / Jordan Mangefrida)

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Breaking in a new language center

Breaking in a new language center

September 30, 2016

The new Language Center in the newly remodeled Frederick Douglass Building hosted its first event on Friday, as students gathered to share languages and cultures from around the world. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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