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Who We Are: The Sights and Sounds of New Student Orientation
November 22, 2010
The Monterey Institute of International Studies, a graduate school of Middlebury College, welcomes their Fall 2010 incoming class. This year's incoming students include citizens of 32 countries, speakers of 25 languages, and nine Fulbright scholars. They are both statistically notable and, in the context of this highly international graduate school, simply more of the same remarkable diversity that has for decades made the Monterey Institute a renowned training ground for future diplomats, non-profit leaders, U.N. interpreters, and international entrepreneurs.
The Monterey Institute provides international professional education in areas of critical importance to a rapidly changing global community, including international business, translation and interpretation, language teaching, sustainable development, and nonproliferation. We prepare students from all over the world to make a meaningful impact in their chosen fields through degree programs characterized by immersive and collaborative learning, and opportunities to acquire and apply practical professional skills. Our students are emerging leaders capable of bridging cultural, organizational, and language divides to produce sustainable, equitable solutions to a variety of global challenges. Read more...
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