The fastest growing group in the American electorate is Hispanic voters—a reality reflected in the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign’s decision to hire Middlebury Institute alumnus Jorge Silva as director of Hispanic media.
Middlebury Institute student Cecilia Tang found her passion for a career in language services while working day and night to translate news and share information with the world about the pro-democracy uprising in her native Hong Kong in 2014.
Fellows’ contributions to the Middlebury Institute range far beyond simply conducting research. They deepen and enrich the experiences of students, faculty, and staff by introducing fresh perspectives and adding to the Institute’s global web of professional connections.
As part of a course on “Managing International Marine Pollution,” seven Middlebury Institute environmental policy students had the opportunity to experience a United Nations diplomatic meeting in London firsthand, meeting with delegates and other stakeholders.
Middlebury Institute alumnae Sarah DeMola and Emily Quade, both Fulbright scholars and graduates of the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages degree program, recently teamed up in Taiwan to launch the Fulbright English Teaching Forum.