On Monday, February 9, 2015, Middlebury President Elect Dr. Laurie Patton visited Monterey to meet with Institute leadership, faculty, staff and students. Here are Dr. Patton’s remarks from the welcome reception held that evening.
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Forty students from 16 countries are at the Middlebury Institute this summer to improve their English language skills through a program designed to help them achieve ambitious personal, professional, or academic goals.
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I promised to sit down and write a reflection about Manila. About what I saw, as I had never seen poverty the way I have …
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano was the opening speaker at a celebration in Vienna marking the 25th Anniversary of the Middlebury Institute´s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
Discussions of sex, albeit safe sex practices, in the Philippines are taboo. This is the case in many conservative countries, even in the United States …
Connecticut College graduate, Pablo Tutillo, has spent much of his time traveling in the last several years. Born in Ecuador, he graduated from Connecticut College in 2013 and has spent time working and/or studying in places such as Turkey, Egypt, and Brazil. He was recently named one of 30 recipients of the prestigious Charles B. Rangel […]
The race is on! Between June 23 and 30, if 300 alumni and friends of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies make gifts of any size, George C. Lee II, chair of the Middlebury Institute Board of Overseers, will match with $25,000 in scholarship funds.
MIIS and Frontier Market Scouts alumna, Yuniya Khan, has certainly been making the most of her experience in Brazil. Yuniya is wrapping up a seven week stint working with entrepreneurs in Salvador, Brazil. Her work with the organization Instituto Mídia Étnica (IME) has included workshops on design thinking, business modeling, financial sustainability, fundraising, and marketing. And […]
The issue of trade has been a hot topic recently and is weighing heavily on the minds of President Obama and congressional leaders. MIIS GSIPM professor of trade and development, Robert Rogowsky, recently published an editorial in the Washington Examiner concerning trade and the role of the United States. Professor Rogowsky’s editorial, “Trade politics and the […]
MIIS Center for the Blue Economy fellow gets surprise visit from MIIS staff at Nairobi UNEP Headquarters
On the day of my departure from Nairobi, I ventured to the Gigiri neighborhood of Nairobi to visit the 140 acre United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON). The complex houses over 20 UN offices including the headquarters for the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). Both UNEP and UN-Habitat headquarters were […]