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MIIS French Professor Michel Gueldry keeping busy

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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 […] Continue reading

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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TESOL Professor Jean Turner’s book published

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The textbook that MIIS TESOL Professor Jean Turner has been working on since her sabbatical in 2008-9, “Using Statistics in Small-Scale Language Education Research: Focus on Non-Parametric Data,” is now available from Routledge publishing. The book addresses an important concern for people doing small-scale research—how to use the statistical formulas that are appropriate for analyzing data that are […] Continue reading

MIIS Faculty, Students, & Alumni Meet in Paris

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During a recent trip to Paris, Professor Abel gathered together with a few of her former, current, and future students for crêpes and cider. Professor Abel says, “It is very gratifying to see how well our alumni are doing, and they set a great example for our current students.” She loves to encourage networking among […] Continue reading

Barry Olsen Joins Webflakes Advisory Board

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Barry Slaughter Olsen, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Russian Translation and Interpretation at the Institute, recently became an advisor to the translation company Webflakes. According to a press release, “Webflakes features content from the world’s leading international bloggers, translated into English, for our global readers to enjoy.  Passionate worldwide experts and trendsetters can now share […] Continue reading

Faculty Member Publishes Articles in Russian

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The Yelabuga Institute of the Kazan Federal University recently published two articles by Cyril Flerov, a Russian Conference Interpreter and Faculty Member at the Monterey Institute. The articles were entitled “Skills, Abilities and Types of Knowledge the Simultaneous Conference Interpreter Needs” and “On Two Modes of Simultaneous Interpretation”. Both articles can be found online. Congratulations, Cyril! Continue reading

Dr. Lynn Visson published in London Review of Books

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MIIS Adjunct Professor Dr. Lynn Visson, who teaches a three-day intensive course on conference terminology and procedures, was recently published in the London Review of Books. Her article entitled “Diary” is her own diary entry based on her experience as an interpreter from Russian and French into English. The article gives a sneak peek into the […] Continue reading

MIIS Alumni Mingle at CATESOL Conference

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Many MIIS graduates, students, and faculty attended the 44th Annual CATESOL Conference two weeks ago in San Diego. The conference is for TESOL professionals in California, and the theme this year was “Riding the Waves of Success,” which dealt with the challenges and achievements educators and students face when teaching or learning English. The event included pre‑conference institutes, […] Continue reading

TESOL Alumna Writes Memorial Piece for Dr. Leo van Lier

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Caroline Fuchs, an alumna of the MIIS MATESOL program, recently published a memorial piece for the late Dr. Leo van Lier. According to Caroline, “words can’t do justice to the wisdom that Leo encompassed for those who were fortunate enough to have known him. This is my humble attempt at expressing my thoughts.” If you would […] Continue reading