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By Rice Thresher Staff     11/12/13 6:00pm

The Center for the Study of Languages is now the Center for Languages and Intercultural Communication, according to the center's website.

The center's mission statement states the CLIC will guide the development of communicative and interactional abilities in a second language; analytical and critical-thinking competence developed through the study of linguistic, social and cultural factors; and intercultural awareness and abilities that will help students become productive members of a multilinguistic and multicultural society.

According to the website, the overall vision of the CLIC is to make a better world through the creation, implementation and promotion of an academically substantive second-language program.

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