Category: GSIPM

Graduate School of International Policy & Management


Taught by Jessica Teets, Orion Lewis, and Wei Liang (MIIS) June 7, 2016 – July 5, 2016 In this proposed off-campus course, we will conduct academic research to explore the topics of trade, diplomacy and development in China. Students will work with the professors to develop projects before the program, including designing appropriate research methodology […]

Still looking for January workshops?

Did you know that all MIIS students are able to take International Professional Service Semester workshops this January? IPSS workshops include: High Value Organizational Consulting, Designing and Evaluating Interventions, Quantitative Analysis with Excel, and Applied Qualitative Data Collection and Analysis. In Designing and Evaluating Interventions (IPSS 8531 A, 1 Credit, Pass/Fail) January 6-7, 2016 with Instructor […]

Brown Bag Lunch Discussion – “Military Support to Foreign Disaster Response”

Mark your calendar to have lunch with Lieutenant Colonel Christopher W. Wendland! Who: All interested MIIS community What: Discussion and Q&A on: Military Support to Foreign Disaster Response When: Tuesday, December 1 (12:15-1:15) Where: Morse B106 Lieutenant Colonel Christopher W. Wendland is the current U.S. Army War College Fellow at MIIS. LTC (P) Wendland worked as a […]

Join us for the IMO Program Debrief Tonight!

Join us from 6-7 PM Monday, November 16 in McGowan 100. Students who participated in the Immersive Learning Program trip to the International Maritime Organization meeting of Contracting Parties to the London Convention and London Protocol on ocean dumping will give a summary of their assigned agenda topic, the results of debate at the meeting, […]

Applications invited for a trip to the Russian Far East in Spring!

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 the participants to the political and economic issues of contemporary Russia, with a […]

MIIS Students in London for UN’s International Maritime Organization Meeting

Last week a group of 7 students, led by Professor Patrick Cotter, went to London to attend the London Convention and London Protocol on ocean dumping of wastes and other matter at the UN’s International Maritime Organization(IMO) in London. Before leaving for the London Meeting students were asked prepare a position paper on the topics that […]

J-Term Practica Deadlines Approaching

J-Term Practica Deadlines are Approaching Take advantage of all of the great opportunities to learn in the field before it’s too late! As we approach November this semester, it is important to start thinking about J-term and working on those applications for participating in practica abroad! Many of the immersive learning programs have a deadline […]

DPMI and DPMI Plus Application Deadline for January Trainings is October 31

Design, Partnering, Management, and Innovation (DPMI) is 3-week training open to development professionals, career-changers, and graduate students.  The modules include (1) Managing Development Projects, (2) Social Change and Participatory Development, and (3) Strategic Partnership and Social Entrepreneurship. DPMI uses a cross-sector approach, taking promising practices from the development field and combining these tools with successful concepts […]

Briefing and Q & A on Military Support in Conflict Resolution

Mark your calendars to have lunch with Major General William C. Hix! Who: All interested MIIS students and faculty What: Briefing and Q & A on: “Military Support to Conflict Resolution in the World Today” When: Wednesday, October 21 (12pm-1pm) Where: Morse B206 Food and Drink Provided! Major General Hix’s almost 35-years of military experience […]

Immersive Learning in Mindanao

Theiline McMahon (Talie), duel degree candidate in TESOL and IEM, participated in last January’s Center for Conflict Studies field course entitled, Challenges to Peacebuliding in Mindanao led by Dr. Puspha Iyer. Talie’s blogs speak to the immersive learning experience at MIIS, “I’m basking in the opportunity to reflect on my own experience as I learn a […]

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