Our alumni in the real world:
- Levi Hendershott spent two semesters in Mexico. He is now a teacher at one of Mexico's most prestigious schools.
- The first three graduates of Adrian's Japanese Studies program are now teaching English in Japan.
- Sara Naab, an international studies major with minors in French and business, set up computer schools for poor people in Haiti while a college student. She attended graduate school at University of Michigan, worked in Africa for two years, and is now knowledge manager for the nonprofit Freedom from Hunger.
- Alumna Lekha Fernandes worked in the United Arab Emirates for an international company specializing in communication solutions for telecom providers.
- While studying in Mexico, John Simmons researched the effects of NAFTA on small Mexican businesses. He is now Manager of International Operations for the U.S. Grains Council in Washington, D.C.
- Jimmy Anderson, a German minor and international business major, who spent his junior year at the University of Heidelberg, is currently completing his Masters in finance degree at the John Wolfgang Goethe Universität in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
- Jennifer Nolan, a German in international business major, is completing her Masters in Language and International Trade at Eastern Michigan University.
- Ethan Nowak, an international business major with minors in German and economics, successfully interviewed with Volkswagen in German, He is currently a graduate student at Walsh College completing his MBA.
- Lauren Rehe and Megan Vandekerkhove have bridged their study of biology and German by conducting research in cognitive linguistics with Dr. Seth Knox. This research has examined the effects of bilingualism on deception leakage via the gesture channel. Their research continues on the use of conceptual metaphor and framing in the U.S. health care debate.