LS News & Events
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.
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.
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.
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.
Every summer, there's a short but sweet burst of Language School-related events that fills the campus calendar with a weekly dose of all things cultural, from music to lectures to art—all in language, of course. Don't miss your chance to travel abroad without leaving town!
Middlebury is pleased to announce that French School Director Aline Germain-Rutherford has been named Associate Vice President for Language Schools and Graduate Programs and Professor of Linguistics.
We send along to alumni the sad news of the death of Dr. James McDonald, long-time director of the Middlebury German for Singers and Vocal Coaches program.