“More than you know, the future is in your hands,” said UN High Representative Angela Kane of Middlebury Institute graduates at the end of her commencement address on Saturday.
Middlebury Institute professor Beryl Levinger and alumna Nikki Gillette once again directed the research for Save the Children’s State of the World’s Mothers Report, widely cited in national and international media in recent days.
Middlebury Institute student Amanda Bensel has joined forces with other Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from Nepal to raise funds for transitional housing in the area where their host families live, among the hardest hit by recent earthquakes.
Nine Middlebury Institute students have been selected for a paid summer internship at Stanford Health Care, offering them excellent training and future employment opportunities in the field of medical interpretation.
Middlebury Institute student Stephanie Gentle is adding her eighth and ninth languages as a Boren Fellow in Kyrgyzstan while using her skills to conduct valuable research for her international environmental policy degree.
Voices of Africa, the first annual Africa Conference at the Middlebury Institute, will be held on Saturday, April 25th highlighting emerging opportunities in the continent. The event is free and open to anyone interested in African culture and positive development.
Middlebury Institute alumni participating in relief efforts in their native Nepal gave updates on the situation after the catastrophic earthquake on Saturday, and described the challenges ahead.
Middlebury Institute faculty members Holly Mikkelson and Johanna Parker each received awards from the California Healthcare Interpreting Association at its March 2015 annual conference.
As the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki approaches later this year, the Middlebury Institute's Critical Issues Forum brought American, Russian, and Japanese high school students together to discuss nuclear disarmament - in Hiroshima.