Why Study Languages?

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While the Department of Modern Languages believes there are infinite reasons to study languages, here are some articles to prove our point!

Linguistically Diverse America

Your Brain on Study Abroad: The Experience Changes Lives, and Neurons, a Scholar Says

Bilingualism and the Brain 

For History and Preservation 

 Study Abroad is at an all time high

Learn language to achieve your dreams

Studying languages improves math skills

Language is the “Hottest Job Skill”

Language by the Shrinking Numbers


Hunting for Soft Skills, Companies Hire English Majors
The Wall Street Journal

Heads up, business majors: Employers are newly hot on the trail of hires with liberal arts and humanities degrees. Class of 2015 graduates from those disciplines are employed at higher rates than their cohorts in the class of 2014, a survey shows. Read the full story

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Read about how language improves your brain here and here