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TESOL/TFL Practicum Class in the EcoDome

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In conjunction with Earth Week, the Sustainability Council has set up an EcoDome on campus. Prof. Peter Shaw decided to seize the opportunity to hold a joint class with his Practicum students and ESL students in the Dome.

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Prof. Anna Vassilieva Interviewed on Al Jazeera

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Professor Anna Vassilieva was interviewed on Al Jazeera America for her thoughts on the current situation in Ukraine. Click here to watch the news clip.
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Prof. Laura Burian Interprets for First Lady

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Prof. Laura Burian of the Chinese T&I Program spent her spring break interpreting for the First Lady Michelle Obama on a visit to China. Click here to read more.
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Former Russian Political Prisoner to Speak on Campus

Categories: Events, GSTILE

Vladimir Pereverzin is a former executive of the YUKOS oil company, which was forced into bankruptcy by the Putin administration for what many observers believe were political motivations.  The company’s top executives, including Mr. Pereverzin, were accused of economic crimes and sentenced to lengthy prison terms.  Mr. Pereverzin was released in February 2012 after serving […] Continue reading

Chinese T&I to represent MIIS at the first Chinese-English Simultaneous Interpreting Competition in Newcastle, UK

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On September 9-10, 2013, Chinese T&I students Chung-kuan Chen (MACI ‘14) and Yanbo Wang (MACI ’14) will join twenty contestants from world-renowned interpreting programs in the first Chinese-English Simultaneous Interpreting Competition, to be held at Newcastle University in the U.K. A total of nine T&I programs from the U.S., the U.K. and Taiwan are represented […] Continue reading

MOU with Ewha Womans University

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  Professor Miryoung Sohn visited Ewha Womans University in Seoul to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between MIIS GSTILE and Ewha GSTI on student exchange. The signing took place on 6/14 with the Dean Lee Jin Young of GSTI and other GSTI faculty members present. Provost Amy Sands was also present at the signing. MIIS […] Continue reading

Professor Chen Speaks in Belgium and Shanghai

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Professor Wallace Chen, Program Coordinator of Chinese Translation and Interpretation, made the following presentations during the month of July: Paper presentation on “Using Parallel and Comparable Corpora in Teaching Chinese-English Sight Translation” at ICLC 7 – UCCTS 3 (7th International Contrastive Linguistics Conference and 3rd Conference on Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies), held at Ghent […] Continue reading

TESOL Alumni Update from Brandy Barter

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In an email update, TESOL alum Brandy Barter shared some good news. She recently accepted an ESL instructor position at Millikin University–a small private college in central Illinois. It is also only 30 minutes from her hometown. In the interview, she bonded with the director of the program, Steven Hales, a fellow MIIS TESOL alum, over […] Continue reading

Professor Coly Interviewed by Brazilian Newspaper Correio Braziliense

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Professor Edgard Coly was recently interviewed and featured in Brazilian newspaper, Correio Braziliense. Click here to read the article.   Continue reading