What is the role of language in intercultural communication in the globalizing world? Curious or interested in what's going on in the UCSC Bilingualism Lab. Special recognition to the following language students: Joanna Gil. 160;and Melanie Guther. 160;recipients of the 2017 Achim Perner award and Nicholas Fuhrman. Recipient of The Peter Rushton Memorial Scholarship. . Click on the links below for more information:. Academic and Administrative Calendar. Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism Major.