Middlebury Institute students explored various approaches to complex issues that have resulted in, been shaped by, or aggravated by COVID-19 in cross-disciplinary course focused on language, policy, and intercultural communication.
What is the social impact of language learning apps? What is the role of technology in the classroom? Middlebury Institute Professor Gabriel Guillén publishes research on challenges and benefits of incorporating the digital world into the language class.
Middlebury Institute Translation and Interpretation student Michelle Mirabella has been nominated by World Literature Today for a Pushcart Prize for her translation of “Ferns,” a short story by Catalina Infante Beovic.
Middlebury Institute Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies student Yoo Dong-suk is the winner of the APLN/Korea Times essay contest sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea on “Youth, Disarmament, and Peace in the Asia-Pacific Region.”
Middlebury Institute Professor Barry Olsen is the recipient, and “natural choice” for the first American Translators Association (ATA) Innovation Award, which recognizes a person or entity that has worked in a particularly innovative way to benefit the language professions.
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.
Middlebury Institute students share experiences completing immersive professional programs via remote learning. These positions connected students with professionals as near as Monterey and, domestically, as far as New York, NY. Internationally, students worked with clients in Switzerland and Malawi.
In the fall semester of 2020, 34 Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey students will participate in semester-long immersive learning programs, working virtually with organizations around the country and the globe.
Three Middlebury Institute International Environmental Policy students earn high praise from Central Coast Community Energy for an ambitious class project where they make the financial case for clean, renewable, and affordable housing solutions for Monterey.