Three Middlebury Institute faculty members, Netta Avineri, Gabriel Guillen, and Thor Sawin, share their experiences cultivating mobile mindsets in courses designed to rely heavily on personal interactions, partnerships, and travel, but had to be reimagined due to Covid-19.
Recognizing the importance of transformative language development for global careers, the Middlebury Institute is now offering MA students the opportunity of adding a specialization in Languages for Professional Purposes.
Middlebury Institute Professor Rana Issa recently hosted an improvised cooking lesson in Arabic, celebrating Lebanese culture and cuisine with students and their families, utilizing WhatsApp, colored pens, and pantry staples.
The 2019 UN MoU Universities Conference brought representatives of translation and interpretation programs and UN staff members from around the world together in Monterey for a two-day gathering on the Institute campus.
Language services professionals including Dr. Yun-Hwang Lee, interpreter at the recent U.S.-North Korea summits, will appear at a conference celebrating 50 years of translation, interpretation, and localization instruction at the Middlebury Institute on May 4-5.