A member of the Middlebury French School faculty, Tierno Monénembo, has won France's 2008 Prix Renaudot literary prize for writing the best novel of the year.
Vivian Schiller, who earned her master's degree from the Middlebury College Russian School in 1985, has been named president and chief executive officer of National Public Radio, effective January 5, 2009.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies, a Middlebury College affiliate, recently jumped into the raucous debate over a Ladies Professional Golf Association proposal to require golfers to be proficient in English or face fines and suspensions.
International educator tells students their skills are critical for understanding the world
15 August 2008
Songs, activities, and vocabulary lessons make Italian come alive for young language-learners
Madrid government, Monterey Institute, and Middlebury collaborate on "global action" project this summer
As we have done in the past, we have taken the liberty of listing for you what the Language Schools Directors and The VP consider to be some of the special highlights of the session. These highlights, now fondly known as "The Top Ten List" are listed below. We hope to see some of you on these special cultural occasions.
Language Schools announces 2008 International Film Festival June 14-Aug. 9
Langauge Schools summer session under way
Modern Language Association committee releases report examining how foreign language educators can address crisis in language education at college level
Susan Carvalho to depart after six years, and will be succeeded in September by Jacobo Sefamí