LS News & Events
Over a 10-day celebration of academic and artistic events, Middlebury honored its past and looked to the future of language learning.
With 28 students and nine faculty and staff, Middlebury now has a vibrant summer school for learning Korean language and culture.
In her first official act as president, Laurie Patton welcomed students and shared her own wisdom about language learning.
Tom Ashbrook, NPR's host for On Point, interviews Michael Geisler, VP for Language Schools and Schools Abroad, as part of his panel on "The Languages We're Learning Now." The show focused on trends in language study today.
Michael Geisler, vice president for Language Schools, Schools Abroad, and graduate programs at Middlebury College, responds to Larry Summer's essay in the New York Times, "What You Really Need to Know."
Michael Geisler explains how language trends change as world events unfold and why language skills are valuable when competing in the global job market.
Jessica Beinecke, a 2007 graduate of the Chinese Language School and School in China, has an on-line program that teaches American slang to Chinese students.
Middlebury's agreement with Vermont Law School guarantees admission for qualified students who have graduated from Middlebury or completed a graduate degree from one of Middlebury's programs (MIIS, Language Schools, or Bread Loaf).
In October, the School in Italy celebrated the 50th anniversary of the program.
Candidates for Master of Arts and Doctor of Modern Languages degrees will receive diplomas and canes at traditional ceremony in Mead Chapel.