Dauer Hall Stained Glass

Detail of a stained glass window in Dauer Hall, installed in 1938. Dauer Hall currently houses CLAS departments of Classics, Communication Sciences and Disorders, German and Slavic Studies, and Romance Languages and Literatures. (Photo: Jane Dominguez)

University of Florida
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
2008 Turlington
PO Box 117300
Gainesville FL 32611-7300
(352) 846-2032

Interim Dean: Neil Sullivan
Director of Development and Alumni Affairs: Jennifer Denault
Editor: Laura H. Griffis
Contributing Editor: Allyson A. Beutke
Copy Editor: Bill Hardwig
Print Design: Summit Design, Inc.
Pre-press Assistance/Web Design: Jane Dominguez

Alumni CLASnotes is published twice a year by the University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for its alumni and friends. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida is the largest college on campus, with nearly 700 faculty members and the teaching responsibility of more than 17,000 students. CLAS offers 36 degrees in 22 departments and is home to 33 centers and institutes including The Center for Excellence in Teaching, The Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research and The Center for African Studies. CLAS occupies more than 500,000 square feet in 21 buildings.

March 2001 Contents

Note from the Dean
Interim Dean Neil Sullivan on internationalizing CLAS.

Citizens of the World
Bredahl Scholarships enable students to study abroad.

A Provost's Perspective
David Colburn discusses internationalization.

The Language Imperative
Why foreign language and cultural proficiency are integral to an undergraduate education.

A Letter From Abroad
Rhodes Scholar Newman Nahas writes from Oxford.

Fulbright Exchanges Do Make a Difference
By Allan Burns, UF Fulbright Advisor and Anthropology Department Chair.

National Medal of Science
Mathematics Professor John Thompson receives nation's highest science award.

In Memory
Per-Olov Löwdin and J. Wayne Conner.

Foundation News
A Letter from Jennifer Denault.

Alumni Notes
Updates from CLASmates.

Alumni CLASnotes Back Issues
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