Sounds of jubilation and laughter could be heard echoing across Colton Hall Lawn on Saturday, May 19 as 309 Monterey Institute students from 33 countries celebrated their new degrees with friends and family under sunny skies.
Myra Goodman, co-founder of leading organic grower Earthbound Farm, will be the featured speaker at the Monterey Institute’s spring commencement ceremony on May 19.
Peter Shaw, professor of pedagogical magic (and English), is the winner of the seventh annual Leslie Eliason Excellence in Teaching Award at the Monterey Institute.
High school students from Monterey, Russia, Bosnia and Austria gathered in Vienna this week for a conference on nonproliferation co-sponsored by the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
The Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies has launched an interactive website featuring up-to-the-minute analysis of the NPT Review Conference Preparatory Committee meeting in Vienna.
A Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer story highlights the multiple job offers received by graduating Monterey Institute student Dale Eggett (TLM ’11) as part of an article about high demand in the growing fields of translation, interpretation and localization management.
Dylan Westfeldt (MATI ’99) reports there are currently six Monterey Institute alumni on the interpreting staff at the United Nations, with four others freelancing and/or in the pipeline for future staff positions.
Two MIIS alumni will interpret for 16 Japanese students from areas affected by this year’s earthquake and tsunami as they embark on a 10-day U.S. tour designed to give American youth insight into the region and the disaster.
Tatiana Ivanova (MATI ´11) graduated in May, and less than a month later celebrated the publication of her translation into Russian of the Louis Sachar classic Holes.
Michael Erard, author of “Babel No More: The Search for the World’s Most Extraordinary Language Learners,” will talk about his search for world’s best language learners at a May 2 public lecture at MIIS.