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Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Watson '21

Meet Lauren Watson, class of 2021! Lauren says majoring in Italian was "the best decision I've ever made," shares how she loved Italian so much that she couldn't leave it behind in undergrad, and her plans to combine her passions for Italian and veterinary medicine in the future.

Italian Alumni Spotlight: Pia Wright, '17

Meet Pia Wright, class of 2017. Pia shares how following her passions helped her finish her degree, how the professors in the Italian department inspired and encouraged her throughout her university journey, and why your studies don’t have to directly connect to your career to be valuable.

Pick a Practical Major, Like French

Studying French "revolves around a skill that has a great chance to be invaluable in the coming half-century: the ability to communicate in one of the fastest-growing languages in the world" writes New York Magazine.