Wie waren Ihre Ferien? Tell us about your summer!

Greetings! Summer is not quite over yet, but we are in the midst of our preparations for the fall semester. We know that many of you have embarked on adventurous trips and/or found interesting summer work. Some of you have even decided to continue learning German over the summer, so I’ve heard. Whatever it was…

Bilinguals are Smarter

If you ever needed more evidence that learning a second language is important, here it is: Speaking another language makes you smarter and protects you against dementia and Alzheimer’s. Here’s more: The collective evidence from a number of such studies suggests that the bilingual experience improves the brain’s so-called executive function — a command system…

Deutsch-Französische Freundschaft

On the occasion of today’s French-German Open House at Agnes Scott, a short video about the history of the French-German relationship (on the international not the departmental level):

Have you ever thought about Fulbright?

This week I will start working on Fulbright applications with two highly qualified candidates. For those of you who could imagine a Fulbright application in the next couple of semesters, start thinking about the process early. And don’t forget that ASC has an amazing connection to the Fulbright office in Austria, our “woman in Vienna,”…