Student Resources & Opportunities
Resources and opportunities for Foreign Languages & Literatures students.
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Please make your submission a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the event. We will do our best to honor your request but cannot guarantee it if it falls within the 2 week minimum submission period.
The students of the UAF Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures host a number of organizations for those with an interest in language and culture.
Phi Sigma Iota
International Foreign Language Honors Society
Phi Sigma Iota is the highest academic honor in the field of foreign languages. The Honor Society recognizes outstanding ability and achievement in the study of, or teaching of, any of the academic fields related to foreign language, literature, or culture.
Alaska Native Language Archive
In order to support the Alaska Native Language Center's mission of documenting, promoting, cultivating, and revitalizing Alaska Native languages and culture, the Alaska Native Language Archive houses documentation of the various Native languages of Alaska and helps to preserve and cultivate this unique heritage for future generations. As the premier repository worldwide for information relating to the Native languages of Alaska, the Archive is responsible for conserving and facilitating access to documentation and resources on Alaska's 20+ Native languages, including through partnerships with Native organizations across the state. ANLA serves researchers, teachers and the Alaska Native communities.
The UAF Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures offers several department-targeted scholarship opportunities in addition the the over 100 scholarship opportunities provided by the College of Liberal Arts.
URSA is UAF's resource for the development and promotion of experiential learning activities that engage undergraduate students to support UAF's goal to become a leading student-focused research university. Undergraduate research and creative activity at UAF covers all disciplines, from climate sciences to music, engineering, anthropology, life sciences, art and theater.
Because of liability issues, the UAF Department of Foreign Languages no longer offers translation services. The Office of the Lieutenant Governor of the State of Alaska provides a list of qualified interpreters and notaries public to assist with documents, such as birth, death and marriage certificates. For a list of translators who may be contacted to assist you in the language of your choice.