Immersive Learning Spotlight: Chelsea Lavalle, Boren Fellowship

Chelsea Lavalle is a 5th semester graduate student pursuing a dual degree in International Education Management (IEM) and Public Administration (MPA) at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) in Monterey, CA. Chelsea was awarded the Boren Fellowship in the Spring of 2017 and participated in the National Security Education Program. Under the Boren Fellowship, […]

Black History Month

[Disclaimer: The ideas, opinions and comments of this podcast do not represent the viewpoints of Middlebury Institute of International Studies-Monterey or Student Council and are solely the opinions of the individuals who participated in the podcast. I…

DPMI Plus Spotlight: Ekshana Chhetri

Ekshana Karki Chhetri is a fourth semester Masters of Public Administration student, currently completing her Design, Partnering, Management, and Innovation (DPMI) Plus practicum as a Youth Workforce and Entrepreneurship Intern at World Learning in Washington, D.C. Originally from Nepal, Ekshana received her Bachelor’s in Social Work and English from St. Xavier’s College in Kathmandu, Nepal. […]

MIIS’d you in action: Davos Competition Winner

As you walk around the MIIS campus, you realize it doesn’t take a lot of steps to get to your classes. What’s more you tend to bump into your classmates as you cross Van Buren or strike up a conversation with professors as you queue up for the lunch li…

IPSS Spotlight: Aricquel Payne, Six Square

Aricquel Payne is a current MPA student, completing her IPSS practicum at Six Square, Austin’s Black Cultural District, in Austin, Texas. Originally from Woodbridge, VA, she received a degree in International Relations with a minor in Spanish at Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA. Before attending MIIS, Aricquel taught English to first graders in the Dominican Republic […]

Sneak Peak of Episode 1: Davos Competition

Heard of Davos? Could you find it on a map? Wait, what does MIIS have in relation to Switzerland? Here’s a little sneak peak. The MIIS Team that won the Davos competition You might have missed this story–or one about which you may have wanted to …

IPSS Spotlight: Kimani DeShields-Williams

Kimani DeShields-Williams is a fourth-semester International Policy and Development student, completing her International Professional Service Semester with the International Organization for Migration in Bangkok, Thailand.  What were you doing before you came to the Middlebury Institute? Before MIIS, I was completing my undergraduate degree at the University of Delaware! My experiences on campus with study abroad, […]

DPMI Rwanda Spotlight: Tyler Henry

For this month’s DPMI spotlight, we spoke with January 2018 DPMI Rwanda participant Tyler Henry. Tyler is a returned Peace Corps volunteer who served in both the Ukraine and in Cameroon. Currently, he is completing his final semester in the MPA program specializing in monitoring and evaluation. He spoke to us about why he chose […]

MIIS voted as one of Best International Relation Schools in the World

Top Master’s Programs for Policy Career in International Relations Foreign Policy magazine, in collaboration with the Teaching, Research, and International Policy (TRIP) project at the College of William & Mary, is pleased to present the results of the 2018 Ivory Tower survey. The survey provides a snapshot of how top international relations scholars assess their discipline […]

Introduction to the 2018 Startup Challenge competition (Monterey)

Introduction to the 2018 Startup Challenge competition (Monterey) When: Wed. February 21, 2018 6pm-7:30pm Pacific Time Where: Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Morse building A101. 426 Van Buren Street, Monterey, CA (map) Learn more about the Startup Challenge new venture competition and how to apply at one of our introductory sessions held throughout the Monterey […]

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