Dreaming of a Bright Future

“Girls are harassed, assaulted and raped.” “Sugar daddies exist.” “Girls get harassed by men in their community. Family members, classmates, even teachers.” I knew all of these statements to be true when I had worked with a team of classmates at our course with Partners in Health in Rwanda. We had worked out a puzzle […]

Army Vet / Language Nerd, Seeking Peace

United States Army veteran and Middlebury Institute student Andrew Meador reflects on the path he’s followed from enlisting after 9/11 to pursuing a degree in nonproliferation and terrorism studies with a Chinese language focus.

Spotlight on Philip J. Murphy

Assistant Professor, Development Practice and Policy Here at MIIS, students can participate in a wide range of international and domestic immersive learning opportunities. Whether students travel during January-term, spring break, summer or do an independent practicum, students have a number of options at their fingertips. The faculty who lead these trips recognize the value of […]

J-term Practicum in Cuba is ON!

Dr. Jan Black and a second faculty member will be leading a JTerm Practica in Cuba January 10-20. This course can be taken for 0, 2, or 4 credits. Learn more and apply by October 31st at

“What’s Liberal Arts got to do with it…?”

An Envisioning Middlebury Conversation In the final lecture of our Envisioning Middlebury series, JACQUELINE ROYSTER, dean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at the Georgia Institute of Technology and professor of English in the School of Literature, Media, and Communications, will speak about the continuing necessity of the liberal arts and how they […]

SELF Appeal | Oct 18th | 12-2pm

  Tuesday, October 18th , 2016 12:00-2:00pm Design Space (Below the DLC Learning lab) How do you communicate? When do you share your voice?  How do you take up space?? SELF Appeal is an interactive discussion series focusing on varying aspects of Self, specifically how we mindfully navigate through virtual and physical spaces. These monthly happenings are inspired […]

Center for the Blue Economy Celebrates Five Years

In just five short years, the Middlebury Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy has assembled a world-class team dedicated to connecting leaders in industry and policy with the science of our sea.

International Winter Academy Call for Participants

IPD is very glad to announce its next International Winter Programs in Peacebuilding, Conflict Transformation, Mediation, Security and Intercultural Dialogue, which is going to be held in Switzerland. Applicants could choose either 10 days Winter academy or 3 Month CAS-Research program in their filled application. View the application form or visit the School of Peacebuidling, […]

J.M.K. Innovation Prize Workshop and Luncheon

Members of the MIIS community are invited to join Profs. Yuwei Shi and Sandra Dow in spending time with and learning from an exceptional group of social innovators who will be on campus on Friday, November 4th for the J.M.K Innovation Prize. The founders of the following award-winning nonprofits/social enterprises will be in attendance: Advancing […]

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