Students in the Monterey Institute’s translation and interpretation programs were inspired to see their very own Professor Laura Burian acting as First Lady Michelle Obama’s official interpreter during her recent visit to China.
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Hired after graduation by Stanford Hospital and Clinics, where she interned as a student, Monterey Institute alumna Johanna Parker combines medical interpreting with freelance work for the U.S. State Department and others.
Eight Monterey Institute faculty and alumni participated in the 2013 Middlebury Clifford Symposium, a collaborative effort between the Monterey Institute and Middlebury College highlighting language programs on both campuses.
Similar names and smiles may cause people to confuse sisters Ahri and Ahra Lee, but now that both are pursuing translation and interpretation degrees at the Monterey Institute, their different career aspirations testify to the diverse opportunities this degree offers.
Monterey Institute student Chung-kuan Chen (MACI ’14) won first prize at the 2013 Televic Chinese-English Simultaneous Interpreting Competition held at Newcastle University earlier this month.
Signalling continuous growth and expansion of academic programs, the Monterey Institute welcomed nine new faculty members this fall. The new faculty reflect the diverse campus, arriving from near and far and bringing a range of new experience and knowledge to share with students in different programs.
Speakers from diverse professional and personal backgrounds talked – and were consecutively interpreted in multiple languages -- about how sports affect the global economy, our health and sometimes our very own identities at the Monterey Institute Fall Forum.
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.
Monterey Institute graduate Julian Zhu (MACI ’12) wrote to us recently to share his story of landing an amazing internship and now a job with an assist from a MIIS professor’s Twitter feed.
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.