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Taught by Jessica Teets, Orion Lewis, and Wei Liang (MIIS) June 7, 2016 – July 5, 2016 In this proposed off-campus course, we will conduct academic research to explore the topics of trade, diplomacy and development in China. Students will work with the professors to develop projects before the program, including designing appropriate research methodology […]
Brazilian translator/interpreter Ewandro Magalhães gained an additional language and a global network when he enrolled at the Middlebury Institute.
The last day of head shots this semester is December 1st from 12:00-2:00 pm. They will be taken on the patio between the Lara Soto adobe and the security shack. No sign-up required.
WARNING: THIS POST TALKS ABOUT CORPORAL PUNISHMENT USED ON CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS Ok, picture this. The bell rings, and you slowly walk across the hot dry courtyard. You climb up the steps, and then you are standing by the door, waiting for the teacher before you to leave. You see their look of frustration as … Continue reading Much ado about punishment →
As part of a course on “Managing International Marine Pollution,” seven Middlebury Institute environmental policy students had the opportunity to experience a United Nations diplomatic meeting in London firsthand, meeting with delegates and other stakeholders.
What do you do when someone asks you the loaded question, “Where are your from……wait, where are you really from?” This can be a challenging question, especially in a world of multi and complementing identities. Borders and nationalities don’t necessarily define us; they are constructs, inconstant and potentially stifling. The Intercultural Digital Storytelling Project (IDSP), Committee for Intercultural Communication, […]
Did you know that all MIIS students are able to take International Professional Service Semester workshops this January? IPSS workshops include: High Value Organizational Consulting, Designing and Evaluating Interventions, Quantitative Analysis with Excel, and Applied Qualitative Data Collection and Analysis. In Designing and Evaluating Interventions (IPSS 8531 A, 1 Credit, Pass/Fail) January 6-7, 2016 with Instructor […]
DLC staff are excited about scheduled plans to remodel the upstairs balcony in our open work environment. As you see in the 3D rendering above, the upstairs balcony will be removed and a set of two nearly floor to ceiling 8′ wide storefront style windows will be installed. The upper window portion will be able to […]
Mark your calendar to have lunch with Lieutenant Colonel Christopher W. Wendland! Who: All interested MIIS community What: Discussion and Q&A on: Military Support to Foreign Disaster Response When: Tuesday, December 1 (12:15-1:15) Where: Morse B106 Lieutenant Colonel Christopher W. Wendland is the current U.S. Army War College Fellow at MIIS. LTC (P) Wendland worked as a […]
Middlebury Institute alumnae Sarah DeMola and Emily Quade, both Fulbright scholars and graduates of the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages degree program, recently teamed up in Taiwan to launch the Fulbright Engish Teaching Forum.
Translation Students! Learn how to create and maintain Translation Memories with a workshop just for you. Using TMs will help you to maintain consistency throughout your translations. It also means you will be able to use your previous work as a tool to speed up your own translation process. Use of TMs is standard industry […]
Join us from 6-7 PM Monday, November 16 in McGowan 100. Students who participated in the Immersive Learning Program trip to the International Maritime Organization meeting of Contracting Parties to the London Convention and London Protocol on ocean dumping will give a summary of their assigned agenda topic, the results of debate at the meeting, […]
Over the summer of 2015, I participated in the first annual Summer Peacebuilding Program on the campus of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, hosted by Professor Pushpa Iyer and the Center…
This Friday November 20th at noon, join us in the Irvine Auditorium for the 2015 Fall Forum, hosted by the GSTILE Interpretation Practicum. The theme this year is Conservation. Six panels will be held across campus on a variety of different sub-topics including cultural conservation, conservation and neocolonialism, and the role of technology in […]