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Preview Days, July 13–17

Please join us online and get to know the Middlebury Institute better. Sign up to receive reminders and instructions on how to join your events.

We’ve planned a great series of online events:

  • Learn how our graduate programs can boost your career.
  • Sit in on master classes taught by our faculty (recordings will be sent to everyone who signs up).
  • Meet with program chairs, advisors, and students from around the world.

Schedule of Events (Pacific Time Zone)

Monday, July 13

Noon–1:00 p.m. Financial Crime Intelligence Careers (Master Class with Dr. Moyara Ruehsen)
How is financial crime relevant to terrorism, WMD proliferation, trade, and development? In this master class, Professor Moyara Ruehsen will share the many different career paths that students who specialize in financial crime management have taken.

Tuesday, July 14

Noon–1:00 p.m. How Intelligent Is Artificial Intelligence: The Role of Human Intelligence in AI Translation (Master Class with Dr. George Henson)
As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes increasingly more intelligent, its application in the field of translation is becoming more and more inescapable. But just how much of a threat is AI to human translators and, more importantly, what role will the human translator play in the future of the translation industry?

Wednesday, July 15

Noon–1:00 p.m. The Silver Bullet Is on Your Plate (Master Class with Dr. Jason Scorse)
Dr. Jason Scorse, chair of the International Environmental Policy program, will discuss how our food system and your individual dietary choices have significant impacts on the environment.

Thursday, July 16

Noon–1:00 p.m. Systemic Racism and the Process of Decolonization (Master Class with Dr. Pushpa Iyer)
In a world where we have become more aware of systemic racism, it is important to do an analysis of the root causes of this issue. Dr. Iyer argues that white supremacy, as in power in whiteness, is a product of colonization, and in order to create more equity in the world, we need to engage in the process of decolonization. This discussion will explore how to decolonize cognitively, emotionally, socially, culturally, and politically.

Friday, July 17

Prerecorded Welcome Presentation
Get an overview of the Middlebury Institute from Dean of the Institute Jeff-Dayton-Johnson and learn how we will help you launch your career.

Program Info Sessions I
Meet with faculty and program representatives to do a deep dive into the curriculum and career outcomes.

  • 9:00–9:45 a.m. International Trade and Economic Diplomacy
  • 10:00–10:45 a.m. Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies
  • 11:00–11:45 a.m. MPA, International Policy and Development

Noon–12:45 p.m. Navigating the Admissions Process, Scholarships, and Financial Aid: students who have not submitted their application yet are encouraged to attend this session.

Noon–12:45 p.m. Getting Started at the Middlebury Institute: this session will be particularly informative for students who have submitted their applications and admitted students.

Program Info Sessions II
Meet with faculty and program representatives to do a deep dive into the curriculum and career outcomes.

  • 1:00–1:45 p.m. International Education Management
  • 2:00–2:45 p.m. International Environmental Policy
  • 3:00–3:45 p.m. Language Teaching (TESOL, Teaching Foreign Language)
  • 4:00–5:00 p.m. Translation, Interpretation, and Localization Management



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