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The Middlebury Institute of International Studies is a vibrant campus community with an abundance of global connections and interesting stories to tell. Our students teach and learn in multiple languages and put their graduate professional education to work all over the world in contexts ranging from economic development to language education to international business to nuclear nonproliferation to conference interpretation to global environmental initiatives. You can find student stories sprinkled across this site and in our MIIS Spotlight. Some of those stories are also told in our Communiqué newsletter, and in our news releases. You can find an expert on your own, or contact us for more information.
“Learning a language is one of the deepest forms of respect you can extend to another culture,” says Thor Sawin, member of the Middlebury Institute TESOL/TFL faculty.
Apple, Box, eBay and Honda were among the global brands whose recruiters flocked to the Institute’s language-focused career fair in Monterey to recruit highly-qualified language professionals.
Middlebury Institute alumna Maureen Fura returned to Monterey for a screening of her brave new documentary The Dark Side of the Full Moon, about the disconnect in our health care system surrounding maternal mental health.
Middlebury Institute Translation and Localization Management students gained skills for the growing field of videogame translation at a special workshop while preparing to take part in LocJAM, a renowned international translation competition.
Local high schools students were invited to the Middlebury Institute campus on Friday for the eighth year to participate in a wide-ranging program designed to introduce them to the many benefits of an international education.
As an identified next-generation leader, Middlebury Institute MBA student Drilona Aliu has been invited to participate in the Clinton Global Initiative University, where she will promote and seek funding for an education project in her native Kosovo.
Recent Middlebury Institute graduate Hanna Kanabiajeuskaja (MACI ’14) manages exciting projects in 17 languages at Box every day, while enjoying camaraderie with nearby Institute alumni.
Middlebury Institute students took advantage of the wide variety of professional development courses and field work opportunities offered this winter term in five countries on four continents.
Middlebury Institute MBA students Whitney Hales, Nuan He and Meagan Braun took first prize and a $10,000 award in The Economist’s first “Which MBA?” Case Competition, beating 24 teams from renowned business programs around the world.
Vice President for Academic Affairs Jeff Dayton-Johnson is the editor of a new book examining the perspectives of the emerging middle class in Latin America.