Middlebury Institute alumna Carol Lin shares how her practicum at Sciences Po Bordeaux turned into a full-time job; Sciences Po Bordeaux students take advantage of Middlebury Institute offerings during their exchange semester.
“It is exactly because of the Career Fair that I was able to have such an amazing opportunity.” Wendy Wei MACI ’22 describes how Middlebury Institute resources helped her launch her career in localization.
At the Human Rights Forum held at the Institute in October, language studies students, speaking in their nonnative languages, presented their research on current human rights issues, while teams of student interpreters relayed the presentations into multiple languages.
To gain a better appreciation for the important role that language can play in intercultural communication and partnership-building, we spoke with Dr. Netta Avineri, TESOL and Teaching Foreign Language Associate Professor and Intercultural Competence Committee Chair.
The U.S. Department of State has awarded one current Middlebury Institute student and two recent graduates Critical Language Scholarships for the study of languages considered vital to national security and economic prosperity.
The fifth annual Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (MSSR) concluded after seven weeks of immersive study that brought together 15 fellows with 58 experts to engage in bilingual analysis and discussion of Russia-West relations.
The Institute has established a new scholarship fund in honor of Professor Edgard Coly to support African students and students planning to pursue careers in Africa. Professor Coly, who passed away in March, was from Senegal and taught courses in French language and African issues for nearly 20 years at MIIS.
The Middlebury Institute community is mourning the loss of beloved long-time faculty member Edgard Coly, who is remembered as an exceptional educator, and a patient and generous mentor whose influence transcended the classroom.