Member News

Interpreting community coalesces around ethical standards for maintaining discretion under public and Congressional scrutiny July 17 marked the start of a whirlwind news week for Ms. Marina Gross, a State Department interpreter who accompanied President Trump to Helsinki to facilitate talks with Russian President, Vladimir Putin. She found herself, and her profession, under the inquisitorial gaze.. read more →

MPRNews (Minnesota) 08/16/2016 Concordia College professor Gerhard Haukebo was no fan of the traditional way schools taught languages to children in the 1950s. He wanted kids steeped in the culture of the language they were trying to learn. He convinced Concordia to sponsor a two-week experiment in German for high-schoolers in the summer of 1961.. read more →

IIE News 08/16/2016 M ultinational corporations and local students are coming together in a grassroots effort to enable new opportunities and empower women in technology and entrepreneurship. Middle and high school female students will compete in the Women Enhancing Technology (WeTech) Graduation Pitch Event in Bengaluru, India, on August 20th. The WeTech program, managed by.. read more →

11 Aug 2016
August 11, 2016

In Memoriam of William Graeper

In memoriam of William Graeper The language industry is a landscape of professionals spanning continents and cultures. We are as different as the hundreds of locales from which we operate. However, we share a bond and common cause to enhance global communication. We partner, learn, and advance together. When an industry leader passes on-particularly one who.. read more →

MLA Humanities CORE receives NEH grant The MLA and the Columbia University Libraries have been awarded a $300,000 NEH Digital Humanities Implementation Grant to contribute to the development of Humanities CORE, the social interdisciplinary repository for the humanities. The grant will support significant improvements to ease of use, integration with institutional repositories and other scholarly communication.. read more →

QFI to host Arabic Summer Institutes This summer, Qatar Foundation International (QFI) will host three professional development institutes, known as the Arabic Summer Institute, with forty-eight teachers of Arabic in three cities across the US. QFI’s Arabic Summer Institute provides an opportunity for teachers of Arabic to come together and discuss pedagogy, curriculum development, and cultural.. read more →

Tennessee Foreign Language Institute celebrates 30th anniversary Thirty years ago, the Tennessee state government began seeking ways to attract foreign investment. They knew foreign direct investment would stimulate the state’s economy and stabilize it for years to come. They also knew, once a company decided to move to the United States, there needed to be something.. read more →

MIIS students win highly competitive fellowships & scholarships Middlebury Institute students are once again celebrating a bumper crop of major fellowships and scholarships. Students work on their applications with the support of Jen Holguin, Director of Fellowships, Exchanges and Study Abroad at the Center for Advising and Career Services who says advising on fellowships is one.. read more →

13 Mar 2015
March 13, 2015

Save the Date: SCOLA User Meeting

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