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Giving Thanks

Thankful for family
Thankful for Hennesey and his loyalty
Thankful for best friends that last forever
I miss this view, and all the smiling faces I could find …

16th Mini-Monterey Model

16th Mini-Monterey  The Mini-Monterey Model is collaborative effort between the Language and Intercultural Program and the Interpretation Practicum class. It includes a set of presentations given by students in the languages that they are studying. The presentations are then simultaneously interpreted by students of interpretation into various languages. The theme this year, presented by the […]

16th Mini-Monterey Model

16th Mini-Monterey  The Mini-Monterey Model is collaborative effort between the Language and Intercultural Program and the Interpretation Practicum class. It includes a set of presentations given by students in the languages that they are studying. The presentations are then simultaneously interpreted by students of interpretation into various languages. The theme this year, presented by the […]

Interview with Professor Akaha about the East Asia Spring Break Trip!

  Professor Tsuneo Akaha was born and raised in Japan,and has been at MIIS since 1989 (and is about to celebrate 25 years here!) Since then, he has been travelling back and forth over the Pacific, doing research, guest lectures, and of course, visiting family. This trip, the first of its kind, and done in partnership […]

Daniel Ikenson from CATO Talk – Debunking Trade Myths

On December 3rd, the Trade Club will be hosting Daniel Ikenson from CATO for a talk on debunking popular trade myths. The impetus is to develop a general understanding of trade and trade policy that has been badly misinformed by the perpetuation and persistence of certain myths. The program is centered around presentation, discussion, and […]

Herbal Medicine in the Philippines

I recently spent three days at the Remnant Institute of Alternative Medicine in Iloilo City, Iloilo.  The facility is an urban farm, all natural spa, …

Application deadline extended: Cuba J-Term trip

The application deadline to the J-Term trip to Cuba (January 6 – 17, 2015) has been extended until November 30. So it is not too late to register for this unique opportunity to get immersed in a country that has essentially been off-limits to most Americans for more than half a century. To learn more about this […]

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