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Sandra Alfers, an associate professor of German in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, was invited by the Goethe Institute, Germany's premiere cultural institution, to attend a professional workshop in San Francisco from Jan. 27 to 29. Together with colleagues from the western…

Cornelius Partsch, a professor of German in the Department of Modern & Classical Languages at Western Washington University, co-authored "Treffpunkt Deutsch (6th ed.)," an elementary German textbook (Pearson, 2012; co-authors Margaret Gonglewski and Beverly Moser).

Sandra Alfers, associate professor of German at Western Washington University, has designed an app for studying German that recently was released by Study By App, LLC on I-Tunes. The app, “German for Beginners,” includes more than three hours of easy-to-follow audio lectures and numerous images…

Cori Pflug-Tilton likes to be prepared for whatever may come, and she has to be, as principal of Snoqualmie Elementary School.

“It’s a very dynamic place,” she said one morning during the last week of school. Students and staff were eagerly anticipating Friday, and…

Western Washington University senior and Bellingham resident Carla Widman has been selected as one of 75 participants in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals, a year-long, federally funded fellowship for study and work in Germany.

Widman will leave for an…

Recent Western Washington University graduate and University of Hamburg student Caitlin Golden received a DAAD Graduate Scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year.

Golden, a resident of Seattle, is being awarded $20,000 for her enrollment in the University of Hamburg’s German…

Western Washington University senior and Bellingham resident Carla Widman has been selected as one of 75 participants in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals, a year-long, federally funded fellowship for study and work in Germany.

Widman will leave for an…

Consul Michael Ahrens, from the German Consulate in San Francisco, will visit the Western Washington University campus Feb. 28. Ahrens will be accompanied by Leslie Harlson, from the German Academic Exchange Service in San Francisco, and Arndt Peltner, from Radio Goethe (KUSF) in San…

Sandra Alfers, a professor of German in the Western Washington University Department of Modern and Classical Languages, published an article on German-language poetry from Theresienstadt in the British journal "Oxford German Studies." Alfers' article, "The…

Cornelius Partsch, an associate professor of German in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages at Western Washington University, presented a workshop titled "Goal! Teaching German Culture and Language Through Soccer" at the Annual Meeting of the American Council on the…

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