CLS Program News


#SayYesToCLS

We are excited to announce a new group of CLS Program participants for summer 2015. Out of 5519 applicants, 550 were selected to study one of thirteen different languages at over twenty individuals sites overseas. As part of our annual selection process, we encouraged finalists to use the social media hashtag #SayYesToCLS to tell their friends and family about their summer plans, and our finalist...

Benjamin Simington
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Why did you want to study your CLS target language? I wanted to study Hindi in order to deepen my understanding of Indian culture and history; studying a country's language allows for greater insight into the way the country is imagined and understood by its residents. What are your educational and/or professional goals? I desire to become a professor of medieval Indian history and an activist f...

Belle Cheves
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Why did you want to study your CLS target language? Being able to work with Persian texts fluently is integral to my research.What are your educational and/or professional goals? Following the completion of my Masters at NYU I would like to pursue a PhD in History. (Achieved! Belle is starting her PhD program at Harvard University in fall 2015.)How do you plan to use your target language in the ...

Andres Fernandez
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Why did you want to study your CLS target language? I always had a fascination for Russian culture and history, so I jumped at the first opportunity I had to learn the language at my university. I knew that learning this fascinating language would not only open doors for me in Russia, but throughout the countries of the former Soviet Union as well. What are your educational and/or professional go...