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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 […]

Don’t Miss the Sustainable Brands Conference

    At the Sustainable Brands Conference 2015 San Diego, nearly 2,000 thought leaders, brand innovators, designers, and global business leaders will gather to explore various topics and issues pertinent to sustainability. Whether through plenaries, workshops, the Activation Hub, the Innovation Open, or networking events, this conference has been designed to benefit everyone from NGOs […]

New Routledge Handbook of Interpreting Published!

The newly published Routledge Handbook of Interpreting was edited by MIIS Professor Holly Mikkelson, and GSTILE Dean Renée Jourdenais.   The Handbook also includes articles from MIIS Professors Chuanyun Bao, Wallace Chen, Jean Turner, and other MIIS alumni and former faculty! You can see the table of contents and learn more about the book here.

Sweet Mary

A little more than a year ago, I was awaiting my invitation to the Peace Corps. At that time, I was living in Monterey where …

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