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The Department of Spanish and Portuguese offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate courses. While the major emphasis of the Department is literature, we also offer courses in Spanish language, linguistics, and culture, as well as Portuguese language, Brazilian literature and cultural studies. The Department has received the Departmental Award for Exceptional Teaching and Learning from the Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Kansas, and is highly ranked by the NRC. We recognize the integral relationship between teaching and research, and all members of the faculty are both active scholars and dedicated teachers. 


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Congratulations to all of the Spanish & Portuguese students who made the Spring 2014 honor roll!
University announces spring 2014 honor roll | The University of Kansas
University announces spring 2014 honor rollWed, 07/09/2014ContactChristy LittleKU News Service785-864-8856christylittle@ku.eduLAWRENCE — Approximately 4,600 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2014 semester.The students, from KU’s Lawrence…



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