The race is on! Between June 23 and 30, if 300 alumni and friends of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies make gifts of any size, George C. Lee II, chair of the Middlebury Institute Board of Overseers, will match with $25,000 in scholarship funds.
After participating in a special internship program for Middlebury Institute students at Stanford Health Care last summer, Erin Teske MATI ’15 was offered a full-time position as a relief interpreter.
Middlebury Institute alumni Garvey McIntosh, Aaron Ebner, Adam Stieglitz, and Linda Childs Hothem were recognized at Saturday’s Spring Commencement ceremony for remarkable work in their fields and ongoing commitment to the Institute.
Middlebury Institute professor Beryl Levinger and alumna Nikki Gillette once again directed the research for Save the Children’s State of the World’s Mothers Report, widely cited in national and international media in recent days.
Nine Middlebury Institute students have been selected for a paid summer internship at Stanford Health Care, offering them excellent training and future employment opportunities in the field of medical interpretation.
Middlebury Institute alumni participating in relief efforts in their native Nepal gave updates on the situation after the catastrophic earthquake on Saturday, and described the challenges ahead.
Middlebury Institute faculty members Holly Mikkelson and Johanna Parker each received awards from the California Healthcare Interpreting Association at its March 2015 annual conference.
Middlebury Institute student Chisom Udeze is well on her way to realizing a lifelong dream of establishing a visionary secondary school in her native Nigeria, with construction underway toward a goal of opening next year.
In its third year, the Middlebury Institute’s spring break career and networking trip to Washington D.C. again grew in size and scope with more participants, added site visits and info sessions, and a new policy-focused career fair.
Middlebury Institute alumnus and born storyteller Vinod Bhasker has published the first book in a fictional trilogy accounting a young man’s journey from a comfortable upbringing to the harsh reality of military training in India, life as a young officer and time spent as a student at a university not unlike MIIS in the U.S.