Hundreds of teens enrolled in the Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy last summer to "live the language" and jump-start their language skills. Now in its second year, the Academy offers four languages in two locations.
Whether it's been decades or a few months since you've been on campus observing the Language Pledge, nothing beats a weekend at Middlebury College, with old (and new) friends, to recharge your batteries.
Media executive and journalist Vivian Schiller, MA Russian '85, has taken over the reins at NPR. Schiller's career began as an interpreter in the former Soviet Union, which led her to the production of documentaries and award-winning programs.