News & Events

Russian Language Tables Wednesdays, April 12 and 26; May 10 and 24 in Allison Hall

Russian students of all levels and others interested in speaking Russian, stop by the Russian Language Table at 4pm on Apr. 12 and 26; May 10 and 24 in the Allison Dining Hall. Refreshments provided!

Congratulations Carmen Finashina and Polina Maksimovich on New Teaching Positions

Congratulations to recent grad Carmen Finashina, PhD, and grad student Polina Maksimovich! Both will be teaching at Loyola University Chicago this year!

Congratulations to Tony Topoleski on his article published in Literary Matters

Slavic graduate student Tony Topoleski has an article published in the most recent issue of Literary Matters. Topoleski discusses Dog Star Notations and other poems by Håkan Sandell, one of Sweden’s preeminent poets.

Congratulations to Jessica Castellanos in Kazakhstan

Congratulations to Slavic major Jessica Castellanos, who is in Kazakhstan on a Boren Scholarship, participating in the Russian Language and Area Studies Program in Almaty. She hopes to spend the summer in Astana to help with Expo 2017, an international renewable energy conference!

Congratulations Professor Weil

Professor Emeritus Irwin Weil's book, From the Cincinnati Reds to the Moscow Reds: The Memoirs of Irwin Weil, earned a positive review in Russian via the Independent Newspaper, written by Vladimir Kataev. The book was published in English in May 2015.