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Localization Practicum Presentations 2017

We just wrapped up another great semester of Localization Practicum, a course in which second-year students create small agencies and localize content for a non-profit partner. Below you will find the final presentations in which the student teams present what they accomplished for their clients. Week 1 (May 10) 00:00:56 – Pacific Wave Localization (Lynnette, Lucy, […]

Adlan – You Never Know What is Best for You (Persian)

  Story by Adlan Margoev, Dual degree NPTS (MIIS/MGIMO), ’18 Since I remember myself, I’ve barely spent a day speaking just one language. My parents come from the Pankisi Gorge, Georgia, where around ten thousand people, called the Kists, have been living for a couple of centuries. Another ten thousand, my family included, live in Russia […]

Madiha Jamal – From Urdu-lish to People-Focused Policy-Making (Urdu)

Madiha grew up listening and speaking Urdu with her parents and older brother. Urdu is a connection for her family to where they come from, her family history and background is rooted in a culture and traditions from a different place. Language is her way of connecting with that culture and family history – it […]

IEMer Heather Rahimi Excels on South Korean Practicum

Heather Rahimi MAIEM ‘17 has spent the last four months on practicum at the University of Utah Asia campus in Incheon, South Korea.  Having never set foot on the Asian continent prior to her practicum, Heather utilized takeaways from her MIIS coursework, non-verbal communication and flexibility to excel throughout her experience. What has been the […]

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