If you get on the 101 north and drive for about an hour and a half, you’ll find yourself in the quaint little town of Mountain View, California, home of a little internet company called Google – maybe you’ve heard of them. Undoubtedly, Google redefined how we use the internet, but they also redefined how employees spend […]
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Mac OS X workshop – learn how to maximize your productivity
Wednesday, October 21st at 11:00am in the DLC Design Space
Topics Covered: Track pad navigation, Using multiple desktops, Shortcut Keys, Creating different iPhoto Libraries, Working with split screens, Using time machine, using iCloud
DLC Sponsored Workshop on Camtasia: Learn How to Create Instructional Videos Using Screen & Audio Capture Students, need to make an instructional video for class, or record a presentation or Skype call? Want to easily demo your work on your e-portfolio into narrated videos? Professors, want to turn your lecture slides into narrated videos? Want […]
Dr. Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress, Middlebury Institute professor and scientist-in-residence at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, was a member of the research team whose work was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for a crucial discovery that has changed our understanding of the innermost workings of matter.
Are you looking to improve your Excel skills? Does the phrase Microsoft Excel make you nervous? Fear not friends, META LAB and the DLC are collaborating once again to provide a series of Excel workshops during the first half of the Fall 2015 term to support the MIIS community. The third of four sessions will take place […]
An audience of students, faculty and staff attended the Keynote workshop at the DLC on Friday, October 2nd. DLC graduate assistants Tom Stagg and James Slaton introduced the magic move, build animation, and interactive charts features of Keynote. Those in attendance stated that they had not been using Keynote previously, and were curious about using it for […]
Headshots are happening two days—October 15 & 22, from 12:00-2:00 pm. They will be taken on the patio between the John Steinbeck adobe and the security shack. To sign up, go to go.miis.edu/headshots, and click on Other DLC Requests.
A Middlebury Institute symposium celebrating the inauguration of new Middlebury president Laurie L. Patton focused on the intersection of language, policy, and social change.
CCS is proud to announce that Ericka Huggins will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Race Conference. Ericka Huggins is a human rights activist, poet, and educator, as well as a former political prisoner and leader in the Black Panther Party. Upon release from prison in 1972, Ericka became writer and editor for the […]
This week was the start of data collection for a new women’s artisan skill training project. We spent 2 days in the field pilot testing the survey to determine which questions make sense and which ones are either too confusing or complicated for the interviewees to respond to. Getting to this point has taught me that the realities of fieldwork can’t be taught in a classroom or learned through reading a book. Here’s what you don’t learn in grad school: 1. What to do when your translator who
Middlebury Institute alumni from across the United States and around the world returned to Monterey for Reunion 2015 on Friday, kicking off an action-packed weekend filled with networking opportunities and engaging activities.
Theiline McMahon (Talie), duel degree candidate in TESOL and IEM, participated in last January’s Center for Conflict Studies field course entitled, Challenges to Peacebuliding in Mindanao led by Dr. Puspha Iyer. Talie’s blogs speak to the immersive learning experience at MIIS, “I’m basking in the opportunity to reflect on my own experience as I learn a […]
A divided Congress seeks Papal approval amid ongoing debate on abortion financing Tomorrow, Francis will be welcomed by a Congress that is in constant cultural war, with Democrats longing for a Pope’s wink in the right direction, and Republicans wrinkling their noses when topics like climate change, inequality and immigration come up di Mattia Ferraresi […]
Three Middlebury Institute students will be working on research projects as part of the highly selective Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum, which began with a recent conference in Moscow.
Where: Digital Learning Commons
When: Friday, October 2, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM