“We are the best recruiters,” say Monterey Institute students and U.S. Army Veterans Jens Wiik and Olga Volcsko, noting that a number of their military friends have joined them after hearing their stories about MIIS.
Many MIIS alumni know a “double”—someone who’s attended both MIIS and another Middlebury-affiliated school—but Tim Dwyer and his daughter Emily have now earned the less common and distinct title of “triple.”
Celebrating fall traditions with a three-day festival, the Monterey Institute’s Student Council hosted events ranging from a chili cook-off to a cornhole tournament, offering international students a chance to experience beloved traditions from U.S. and Mexican culture.
On Friday, November 14, aspiring interpreters at the Monterey Institute will demonstrate consecutive interpretation at the Fall Forum, which will focus this year on the one of the most urgent issues of our time: water.
Who says German is not a romantic language? For a pair of Monterey Institute alumni, a group project on “Romancing the Germans” turned out to be the beginning of a lasting love story.
Carmel Mayor Jason Burnett will deliver the keynote address at the Monterey Institute’s Center for Conflict Studies annual conference on November 6.
The new Monterey Institute alumni website offers improved navigation plus the ability for MIIS alumni to connect directly with fellow alumni from throughout the Middlebury family of schools and programs.
Recent MIIS alumna Julia Townsend has successfully built a career applying behavioral science approaches to solving environmental issues, and will serve as a Global Youth Ambassador at the upcoming World Parks Congress.
“Communicating culture is a large part of language teaching,” says Monterey Institute alumna Lama Nassif, the newest member of the Arabic Department faculty at Middlebury.
Monterey Institute professor Beryl Levinger had the opportunity to work with many MIIS alumni as she consulted on 14 different development projects in 11 different countries during her sabbatical.