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English majors are making a difference at the University and in surrounding communities.
Major Spotlight: Lizeth Rios
about Major Spotlight: Lizeth Rios
With minors in Creative Writing and Chicano & Latino Studies, this senior pairs critical thinking with creativity.
Major Spotlight: Shirin Fatima
about Major Spotlight: Shirin Fatima
In both of her majors, Finance and English, this senior uncovers and analyzes stories.
Major Spotlight: Ellery Knight
about Major Spotlight: Ellery Knight
Study abroad, says this major, especially through English's University of East Anglia exchange! The program allows you to study in historic Norwich, England, while paying UMTC tuition.
Major Spotlight: Brian Luu
about Major Spotlight: Brian Luu
This one-time Chemistry major now aims to be a librarian; he's already got great recommendations for books, movies, and classes!
Major Spotlight: Ian Kalil
about Major Spotlight: Ian Kalil
This English peer counselor and Poli Sci double major is aiming to be a US congressional staff person.
Major Spotlight: Ashley Mattei
about Major Spotlight: Ashley Mattei
This major left a career in marketing to return to the U . . . and the English department. She's now studying to become an English teacher!
Major Spotlight: Palmer Haasch
about Major Spotlight: Palmer Haasch
This double major in French Studies landed a summer internship at Vox Media's POLYGON.
Major Spotlight: Sara Donlin
about Major Spotlight: Sara Donlin
This junior speaks four languages, has taught Japanese and English, and won a language scholarship to Korea this summer! She probably knows more about English grammar than you do.
Major of the Month: Marah Walker
about Major of the Month: Marah Walker
This major is working to change the publishing industry.
Major of the Month: Tyler Lehmann
about Major of the Month: Tyler Lehmann
This nontraditional student, back to finish his degree, works at a public relations agency.
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