This week, we talked about neoliberalism in Professor Arocha’s session. I must say I enjoyed that one a lot. He started by asking us to share the two things that immediately come to our minds when we hear the word neoliberalism. We all said different yet very connected things: McDonald’s, free trade, globalization, etc.. What […]
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The site visit to Earthbound Farms in Carmel today brought me back to my “roots” in more ways than one. I have always been an advocate for organic eating and healthy living. I come from a family where KRAFT mac&cheese and soda were things that I didn’t hear about until I started primary school. We […]
It was such an incredible experience to see a tangible example of peace building in action at Rancho Cielo. Most of the lectures we have been attending are largely theoretical and partially discussion based, and generally, in a purely intellectual environment it is becomes easy to fall into a continuously critical or even pessimistic mode. […]
We had a steady stream of students, faculty, and staff in the DLC all during Spring Semester, 2015. The statistics round-up is as follows in the infographic below. As we gear up for Fall Semester, 2015, we are aiming to increase these numbers and have even more offerings for the Middlebury Institute community. We look […]
MIIS Cyber director, Dr. Itamara Lochard, was the only U.S. university instructor among colleagues from the Marshall Center, International Red Cross, U.S. National Guard and other militaries to provide post-conflict stabilization training to an international cadre of nearly 180 cadets
When I finally convinced my host sister and brother to take me to the fields, I had this great vision of myself, wandering around orderly rows of beans and cassava that stretch as far as the eye could see. Here I could be some farmer girl, working row after row, hacking at nicely turned soil, … Continue reading Manioc Fields Forever →
Cybercriminals are exploiting publicly available information and weaknesses in corporate email systems to trick small businesses into transferring large sums of money into fraudulent bank accounts.
Latest critical bug in widely used DNS server underscores its fragility.
My name is Emebet Hailemariam Tessema from Harar, Ethiopia and I am one of the participants of the Summer Peacebuilding Program at MIIS. I really enjoyed today’s lecture on Economic inequality by Dr.Jeff Dayton- Johnson. It was a wonderful learning experience as he integrated figures, discussions and small-group works, which I thought were active […]
Hanesbrands said an unauthorized user recently accessed a database containing information on customer orders, becoming the latest major corporation hit by hackers.
A man involved in a £51m VAT scam loses a legal bid to have news stories about him removed from Google searches.
Students at the Middlebury Institute have the opportunity to live and work in another part of the world while enrolled, whether on a summer fellowship or as a Peace Corps Masters International.
Two sessions stuck out to me today. The first was about the economics of income inequality and the second dealt with the the political history/hegemony which has led us into not only income inequality but in addition an exclusionary system due to the continued shrinking of public space. Dr. Dayton-Johnson worked with us through some […]
Dr. Jeff Langholz has a grand idea about revolutionising the water industry in a time of crisis. His solution to water disputes was born here in Monterey, and is taking the form of WaterCity, a for-profit social adventure which, even in its infancy, has promising solutions to the issue of water scarcity, namely here in […]
Three prominent former national-security officials endorsed the use of encryption in communications, breaking with President Barack Obama and Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey in their standoff with Silicon Valley over new uses of th…