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Photograph of presenter at Worlds Between Words

Worlds of Success

This past February, the Department of French and Italian held a new event bringing University students, staff, alumni, and community members together at the Weisman Art Museum. “Worlds Between Words” featured poetry in fifteen languages, music, and art—illustrating the all-encompassing appreciation of language.
Portrait: James Romano

We Are All Entrepreneurs

Alumnus James Romano finds “...an inextricable connection between a strategic view of the world and a liberal arts education.... The best strategic thinkers are those who come from broad liberal arts backgrounds. The liberal arts experience enables someone sitting in a corporate room to think about ways to communicate with far-reaching customers.”

The Time to Give is Now

Charlie Rounds (BA 1977- Linguistics) combined his passions of travel and social change to lead companies and foundations that create funds for LGBT communities. Rounds hopes 100 years from now special funding for gay rights won’t be needed, and that's why his ventures are designed for impact, not longevity.