Category: GSIPM

Graduate School of International Policy & Management

Are you ready for a challenge?

D-Prize is dedicated toward expanding access to poverty-alleviation solutions. While many solutions exist, the challenge is distributing these solutions to those who need them most. D-Prize challenges social entrepreneurs to develop better ways to distribute technologies and methods to improve people’s lives. D-Prize is awarding up to $20,000 to social entrepreneurs with the best solutions to specific […]

GSIPM Students wanted for participation in graduate student panel!

Attention MIIS mafia! Your future classmates need your help! If you are a current student of one of the following programs (or know a friend who is) and will be in town on 7/24, please come, share your experience and provide guidance for our incoming graduate students! If you are interested, please email Kimberly England […]

DPMI alumnus puts training to work in food security efforts in Ethiopia

Sitting down with Care Deputy Chief of Party and January 2015 Monterey DPMI Alumnus, Girma Hailu During a 3-day trip to Addis Ababa after the DPMI Kenya training, I was able to meet-up with January 2015 DPMI Monterey alumus, Girma Hailu in his hometown of Addis, Ababa, Ethiopia. Girma has been serving as Deputy Chief […]

MIIS Professors Release Study on Importance of Agriculture in Monterey County

MIIS professors Jeffrey Langholz and Fernando DePaolis conducted a study on the impact of agriculture on the economy of Monterey County. KSBW.com reported on the study on June 30. The study shows that agriculture contributes $8.1 billion to the local economy and provides 76,000 jobs, making it the county’s largest employer. According to the KSBW.com […]

Incoming MIIS Student Receives Prestigious Rangel Graduate Fellowship

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 […]

Adventures to Parts Known & Unknown

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 […]

MIIS Professor Writes on the Politics of Trade

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 IPSS alumnus tracks illicit weapons trading around the world

Information provides governments and policymakers with arms data previously never available. It was my first year working at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) at Monterey when I met MIIS IPS ’06 alumnus Jonah Leff. He was studying the effects of conventional and small arms violence under the tutelage of MIIS professor Edward Laurance, […]

Creating a Broader Impact: MIIS’s Summer Peacebuilding Program

2015 is the inaugural year for the Middlebury Institute’s newest opportunity for professional and academic advancement, the Summer Peacebuilding Program (SPP). It is set to begin July 27 with a total number of 17 participants. The first cohort represents a varied background, from activists to students and entrepreneurs. The program is set to run for […]

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