META LAB and the DLC are collaborating to provide a series of Excel workshops throughout the Fall 2014 semester to support the MIIS community. Learning sessions will progress from introductory topics to more advanced tools and functions. Your facilitator will be META Lab graduate assistant and Data Analysis Teaching Assistant:...
This week Mark Spalding, President of The Ocean Foundation, will give the talk “No silver bullets: innovative and holistic thinking to move the needle on coastal and ocean conservation.” The series is open to all students and any member of the public interested in marine policy.Tuesday, Sept. 23rd from 6:00 PM...
Silent meditation with Julie Johnson, every Wednesday from 12:30-1:00 in CF 452
Heads up reminder from the DLC. If you happened to miss the WordPress Workshops, DLC GAs can still help you one-on-one with any questions, concerns, or dreams you may have for your website. But first give yourself some credit and start by teaching yourself what you need to know using Lynda. The link can be found […]
Professors, want to turn your lecture slides into narrated videos? Want to create tutorial videos for your students? Students, need to record a presentation or Skype call for class? Want to easily demo your work on your e-portfolio? Why? With Camtasia, you can easily record, narrate, and edit your onscreen activity to create professional-quality videos. […]
After working for years in international business, when Michael Blakely felt it was time to take his career to the next stage, he found the perfect program for his goals at MIIS and was recruited into his dream job in international trade before graduation.
For those of you that would to enhance your Moodle knowledge, there’s a new tutorial video on YouTube explaining how to use the new Moodle plug-in called Poodll. Poodll is an easy-to-use voice recorder which then converts the recording into a MP3 file, displayed as a mini audio player. It is great for speaking activities […]
Why is Cuba such a contradiction? Because Cuba is characterized by everything I was told the world should not be! Socialist not democratic, communist not capitalist, systemic human rights violations, a dictatorship, inefficient, unproductive; should I continue? I was able to get a sense of this notorious island during a seven day immersive learning excursion […]
I seem to always wake up before my alarm goes off. Does that ever happen to anyone else? I always want those last 5 minutes of …
Applications Invited for a Trip to the Russian Far East in Spring 2015: The Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies is pleased to announce that two MIIS and two Middlebury students will participate in a research trip to the Russian Far East under the supervision of Professor Tsuneo Akaha (GSIPM). The trip is designed to introduce […]
Upcoming lecture by Mr. Han Dong-man on “A Vision of the Inter-Korea Relations and the U.S. Korea Alliance”
Mr. Han Dong-man has been serving as Consul General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco since May 2013. Consul General Han received his Bachelor’s at Yonsei University in Korea and his Master’s in International Organization Law at the Pantheon-Sorbonne University in Paris, France. He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1985 and […]
Dr. Lassina Zerbo, head of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization, visited the Monterey Institute recently and inspired students in the simulation course on the 2015 NPT Review Conference.