The Monterey Institute will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps with a daylong symposium on Saturday October 8. Among speakers are Congressman Sam Farr, award-winning journalist Maureen Orth and bestselling author Paul Theroux.
MIIS Student Interpreting at the Winter Olympics Profiled in Local Weekly
February 16, 2010
Current translation and interpretation student Simone Bonneville (MACI ’11) is the subject of a profile in today’s edition of the Monterey County Weekly. Bonneville is one of 14 students, alumni, and current and former faculty from the Institute who are serving as translator/interpreters at the Vancouver, Canada Winter Olympic Games. Her role as one of 750 volunteer interpreters selected from over 65,000 applicants is highlighted in the profile, which focuses on her work supporting Olympic athletes from Tajikistan.
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