CLS Program News


Supporting Diverse Learners of Korean: Kirstin Johnson

Kirstin Johnson (CLS 2015 and 2014 Korean) returned from Korea concerned about how to progress with her language learning. Her university offers neither courses in Korean nor any study abroad opportunities in Korea. She realized that teaching what she knew would be a great way of working on her Korean as it would help motivate her in her independent study and help retain information through freque...

Amber Barrow
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Amber Barrow is an alumna of the 2015 CLS Chinese program in Dalian, China. She is originally from Opelousas, Louisiana, but spent her childhood in Houston, Texas; she is currently a junior at Syracuse University, where she studies neuroscience and biology. When she’s not doing research and preparing for medical school, she does ballet and binge-watches Korean dramas. Why Chinese? ...

Daniel Bromberg
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Daniel Bromberg is an alumnus of the 2015 CLS Persian program in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. He is currently a Fulbright Research Fellow at Maastricht University; he will graduate this year with a Master of Science in Public Health and plans to work for a few years in global health and development before going for his next degree. He’s a Bostonian at heart, and his fondest childhood memories are about s...

Kiana Chan
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Kiana Chan is an alumna of the 2015 CLS Chinese program in Beijing, China. She grew up in a suburb of San Francisco in a cohousing community where she knew all eighty of her neighbors; she is currently a junior at UCLA, where she studies geography and Chinese, works at the international center as an American Culture and Conversation Facilitator, and volunteers with the Asian Pacific Health Corps. ...