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America’s Languages Caucus is Born

Rep. Price looking ahead to a multilingual America On November 12, the offices of Congressmen David E. Price (D-North Carolina 04) and Don Young (R-All Alaskans) announced the establishment of the Congressional Caucus on America’s Languages.The mission of the America’s Languages Caucus is to set forth a national strategy to raise awareness about the importance…

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UCLA to Create Center for Greek Culture

Ioanna Kakoulli, professor of archaeological materials science and conservation, documents the condition of Byzantine and post-Byzantine wall paintings in the caves of the St. Neophytos Monastery near Paphos, Cyprus.A $5 million grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will enable UCLA to create a center for the study of Hellenic culture, which will be housed in the…

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Virtual Learning a Reality

ATi Studios has released a virtual reality app for language education to combine the artificial-intelligence technology behind chatbots with speech recognition in virtual reality. Learn Languages VR by Mondly allows people to experience lifelike conversations with virtual characters, in 28 different languages. The new VR application is intended to realize virtual reality’s promise of rich,…