In The Spotlight
2016 DAAD Prize in German and European Studies to be Awarded to Dr. Yasemin Yildiz, UCLA
Congratulations to Dr. Yasemin Yildiz of UCLA, the recipient of the 2016 DAAD Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in German and European Studies for her outstanding academic work in...
Minoring in German was one of the best decisions I made as an undergraduate. I always had a passion for foreign languages and I was biased towards German because my father was once a German-Chinese translator. The small class size and daily meetings of introductory German courses at UCLA allowed me to build a strong language foundation and made me comfortable with publically speaking German. Through the upper division courses, I had the opportunity to... Read more