Author: Ruth Castillo

Spanish Community Interpreting Graduate Certificate

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, […]

Alumni News!

Lama Nassif, a MIIS graduate from Syria, recently attained her doctorate degree in Texas and is now teaching at Middlebury.
Congratulations Lama!

Prof. Holly Mikkelson and Prof. Barry Olsen in INTERSECT e-newsletter

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

Students and alumni working at EF

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 Professor meets with President of Costa Rica

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 […]

TEDx Monterey: More Than Words

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. 

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