Professor Leo van Lier, who taught educational linguistics at MIIS with “wit, insightfulness and kindness“ for more than a quarter century, passed away in late December.
Jennifer Dossett Billings (MAIPS ’12) practiced her “90-second” pitch, polished her resume and put on a suit for the Monterey Institute Career Fair last February, an investment that led to two job offers in her chosen field.
Three students from the Monterey Institute’s Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies program spent the summer working with internationally recognized experts as interns at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Monterey Institute alumni Garvey McIntosh (MAIPS ’03) and Kirsten Bauman (MAIPS ’99) found it especially easy to establish professional rapport when they represented NASA and the State Department in discussions to further cooperation between South Korea and the US in the field of aeronautics.
Author Nataly Kelly visited the Monterey Institute to share insights from her new book Found in Translation about how translation affects every aspect of our life.
As the Winter Olympics open in Vancouver tonight, no less than 14 Monterey Institute alumni, faculty and students will be working on-site, chiefly as interpreters and translators.
The Monterey Institute community is mourning the passing of Professor Carl J. Fehlandt, who taught Spanish translation and interpretation here for nearly four decades, shaping a generation of professional translators.
The Monterey Institute community celebrated the achievements of 93 graduates from 12 countries at winter commencement on Saturday, with faculty speaker Professor Peter Shaw urging the graduating class to view their degrees as the foundation for a life of learning.
The Monterey Institute is celebrating its first semester as a Peace Corps Fellows partner by winning rave reviews from students like Christopher Voerg-Jones, who appreciates the “great professors” and “diverse student body.”
Renowned human rights activist Larry Cox will talk about the fight for human rights in the USA in a free public lecture at the Monterey Institute on Thursday, December 6.