We are excited to announce the launch of a new graduate certificate program in Spanish Community Interpreting. This certificate program is distinguished for its nationally-known faculty, who offer participants a solid foundation in written translation, sight translation, consecutive dialogue interpreting and simultaneous interpreting. Participants will build professional and linguistic knowledge needed for the fields of legal, medical, […]
Lama Nassif, a MIIS graduate from Syria, recently attained her doctorate degree in Texas and is now teaching at Middlebury.
Professor Holly Mikkelson and Professor Barry Olsen were mentioned by Marjory Bancroft in INTERSECT of their translation of From Paris to Nuremberg: The Birth of Conference Interpreting by Jesús Baigorri-Jalón (translated by Holly Mikkelson and Barry Olsen), John Benjamins, 2014. View the e-newsletter here http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs193/1103067601986/archive/1117763365315.html
A few of our MIIS students and alumni working at English First. The photo was taken in Cambridge, MA at EF headquarters during the annual senior staff training event. From left to right: Nate Hammond – Center Manager, Santa Cruz Michael Hughes – Center Manager, Long Beach and Program Coordinator, West Coast Cortney Copeland – Activities Manager, Monterey […]
MIIS Prof. Sabino Morera met with his former professor and friend, Luis Guillermo Solís, who is now the President of Costa Rica. The newly elected President of Costa Rica was in San Jose, California, June 9th to speak about how his country has evolved into a high technology leader in Latin America. The title of his talk […]
Professor Barry Olsen and Professor Laura Burian demonstrate the power of human cognition as they explain the subtle but important differences between professional translators and interpreters with assistance from Miguel Garcia (French), Weihao Zhang (Chinese) and Beatriz Rodriguez (Spanish). Click here to watch the video clip.
A delegation of 2nd year Chinese T&I students, led by Prof. Wallace Chen, have individually placed at the 2nd Televic Simultaneous Interpreting Competition in Newcastle. Suwen Feng and Yanbo Wang received 1st and 3rd places respectively. Jennifer Zhang also made it into the final round and received 5th place. “Together, the three highly talented contestants made […]
MIIS Alum Adnan Al-Hammody, MA TESOL 2013, has recently been published. The paper is called When a Facebook Group Makes a Difference: Facebook for Language Learning, and was written during his time as a student at MIIS for Applied Linguistics Research and as part of his portfolio. The paper investigates what Iraqi students gain from interacting in […]
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.
MIIS Professor Michel Gueldry has had, and continues to have, a very busy semester. As a French language studies professor at MIIS, Gueldry specializes in international relations and sustainability studies. Just this year, Gueldry has completed and submitted three articles for publication: a new research paper entitled “Energy and Climate Change: The Emergence of an Overarching Security […]