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Miranda Meyer – Spanish and Me: A Love/Hate Relationship (Spanish)

Story written by Miranda Meyer, IEM/MPA, ’18 Spanish and I have a love/hate relationship. Some days I absolutely love listening to it, speaking it, and thinking about it. Other days, I struggle to come up with words, my pronunciation is terrible, and if I hear one more song in Spanish I want to scream. I […]

Tips for the Translator

Trying to improve your translation skills?

While there are many resources to sift through these days, it can prove overwhelming for the non-native speaker. What’s the best source for news or understanding American politics? The answer? Podcasts. We aim to Read the rest

Call Out for Community Stories !!

Have you made a connection with the local Monterey Community during your time at MIIS? If you have, please do share your stories with us. We will feature you and your partnership with the community. BE PART OF A PHOTO ESSAY showing MIIS & Monterey Community Partnership. Your stories will be developed as photo exhibit that […]

Thinking of connecting locally over the summer?

Please check out the Community Collaboration Lab page and Explore the Past, Present and Future of Collaborative Learning. MIIS and California State University at Monterey Bay (CSUMB) have been collaborating on a project called Community CollaborationLab (CoLab). The underlying question being explored is: How might we have more meaningful, long-term engagements with community organizations that we […]

Katie’s learning experience in Medellin, Colombia

In January 2017, I participated in the first Design, Partnering, Management and Innovation (DPMI) program held in Medellín, Colombia. This opportunity facilitated significant learning in the following three areas: 1) learning the DPMI course content in the workshop, 2) applying the content in a two-week internship, and 3) gaining exposure to international development in the […]

April 25 Storytelling Brainstorm

How many times have you psyched yourself up for a storytelling event at MIIS, only to learn that it conflicts with your own storytelling event? This is a pretty normal occurrence on our campus of storytellers, who are often so … Read the rest

Highlights from Monterey Forum 2017

by Gayane Saghatelyan Academics, industry professionals and students recently gathered in Monterey for the biennial Monterey Forum titled The Future of Localization Training: Keeping Pace with an Evolving Industry. The attendees are all focused and passionate about acquiring new skills and growing the localization profession. The forum included a wide range of topics: from incorporating […]

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