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Mind Mapping 101

Mind mapping sounds like something diabolical scientists do… but in actuality, it’s a simple tool to process the scope of work and direction for any project or idea. Like your average brainstorm, it usually starts with a circle in the center of a blank page, and expands with arrows out from the center connecting other free floating ideas, eventually […]

SEO & Web Content Guidelines

Content Keywords incorporated, but appropriately spaced When applicable, full program title included in content Full names referenced before acronym use Link to program requirements included on program pages Location specified when appropriate Carousel items removed where possible to speed page loading Hyperlinks Keywords used in hyperlinked text rather than “click here” Keywords used in hyperlink […]

Drupal Training

So you want to build/edit a miis.edu page with Drupal? Here’s a brief overview to help you get started. Enjoy! [By Jeremy Borgia] Need help? Make an Appointment at the DLC! Table of Contents Logging on to Edit Mode Adding a New Page Adding/Editing Content Adding a Title & Heading Adding Text Sidebars Adding a Table […]

Digital Tools for Productivity & Time Management

Thursday, April 2nd, 12:00-1:00pm in the DLC Design Space Are you happy with your productivity & time management? Great! For the rest of you, join us for “Digital Tools for Productivity & Time Management” to learn about the methods and mindset behind having a productive day & the digital tools that can help you accomplish […]

Vinod Bhasker

MIIS Alumnus Vinod Bhasker Chronicles His Journey with Laughter and Insight

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.

A Student’s Reflection on the 2015 Regional Hult Competition

- Blog contributed by Kelly Quackenbush, MPA ’15 On Friday, March 13th, my team and I piled into Tim’s van for the drive up to San Francisco, and I’d be lying if I said we didn’t have butterflies in our stomachs. We were on our way to compete against nearly 50 other schools in the […]

A Student’s Reflection on the 2015 Regional Hult Competition

- Blog contributed by Kelly Quackenbush, MPA ’15 On Friday, March 13th, my team and I piled into Tim’s van for the drive up to San Francisco, and I’d be lying if I said we didn’t have butterflies in our stomachs. We were on our way to compete against nearly 50 other schools in the […]

Design Thinking 101

Design thinking is key to maximizing both brainstorming potential and project direction. Thanks to the D-School at Stanford, the picture above highlights 5 simple steps to designing a better project or product. This blogpost however is not reiterate how to design think, but rather what design thinking can offer you. Here are 5 reasons why you […]

IPSS Fellow Blog Featured on LinkedIn

Check out current IPSS fellow and International Policy Studies student at MIIS, Aileen Yang’s blog article featured on LinkedIn.  Aileen is spending her last semester at MIIS as an intern at the World Trade Organization (WTO) as a distinguished IPSS fellow.  She is blogging about her experience in Geneva, relevance of MIIS classroom simulations, and […]

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