META LAB and the DLC are collaborating to provide a series of Excel workshops throughout the Fall 2014 semester to support the MIIS community. Learning sessions will progress from introductory topics to more advanced tools and functions. Your facilitator will be META Lab graduate assistant and Data Analysis Teaching Assistant:...
This week Erich Pacheco, Manager of the Ocean Health Index at Conservation International, and Ben Halpern, Professor of Marine Biology at UC-Santa Barbara, will give the talk “Ocean Health Index Regional Assessments: A Tool to Inform Decision-Making and Maximize Sustainable Ocean Productivity.” The series is open to all students and any member of the public interested...
Silent meditation with Julie Johnson, every Wednesday from 12:30-1:00 in CF 452
Need a photo for LinkedIn, your e-portfolio or other professional uses? Here’s your chance to get one! Why do I need one? “First impressions have always mattered, and in the past it was all about the handshake. Now that we’ve entered the world of LinkedIn, virtual business, and online personal branding, a well-done headshot can […]
Professor Minhua Liu co-edited a book that was just published called Aptitude for Interpreting. Here is a description of the book: “First published as a Special Issue of Interpreting (issue 10:1, 2011) and complemented with two articles published in Interpreting issue 16:1, 2014, this volume provides a comprehensive view of the challenge of identifying and measuring aptitude for […]
Celebrating fall traditions with a three-day festival, the Monterey Institute’s Student Council hosted events ranging from a chili cook-off to a cornhole tournament, offering international students a chance to experience beloved traditions from U.S. and Mexican culture.
Recent MIIS alumna Julia Townsend has successfully built a career applying behavioral science approaches to solving environmental issues, and will serve as a Global Youth Ambassador at the upcoming World Parks Congress.
On THURSDAY October 30th in Morse B104 at 12pm, Conflict Resolution Association will be hosting an event that will feature representatives from Center for Civil-Miltary Relation at NPS, Mandell Gisnet Conflict Center at the MCOL, Restorative Justice Partner, and Global Majority. These representatives will talk about their approaches, professional experience, and internship opportunities for students. Lunch will […]
Susan Spano has been published in the AARP magazine. Spano is a PCMI TESOL student, currently studying in Artashat, Ararat Marz, Armenia.
Language Learning Beyond the Classroom is a new book of case studies edited by David Nunan and Jack Richards that focuses on how successful language learners are actively engaging language outside of academic settings. Published by Routledge, this volume touches on five broad topics: Involving the learner in out-of-class learning, Using technology and the internet, Learning […]
“Communicating culture is a large part of language teaching,” says Monterey Institute alumna Lama Nassif, the newest member of the Arabic Department faculty at Middlebury.
The word for “Constitutionally” in Japanese is 憲法上, which takes up half as much space. Japanese is usually a space-efficient language. That doesn’t mean it’s easier when we interpret, though! The linguistic distance between Japanese and English sets a extremely high bar for interpreters. Having developed on islands at the eastern and western ends of Eurasia, Japanese and English […]
Second-year interpreter Liu Chang took third place at the 5th Cross-Strait Consecutive Interpreting Competition which was held on October 19th at Xiamen University in Xiamen, Fujian Province, PRC. Ms. Liu was in competition with 25 talented student interpreters from the major Chinese translation and interpreting programs at universities in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the U.S., […]