Category: GSIPM

Graduate School of International Policy & Management

DPP Welcome Wine & Cheese Mixer

Development Practice and Policy: One Program, Two Degree Options  (Source: DPP Facebook Event Page)  So, you’ve probably heard a lot of buzz about the DPP program – and now you can finally get the full scoop! DPP will be hosting a wine & cheese mixer at the McCone Atrium (outside Irving Auditorium) on Wednesday, March 4th, at […]

New Internship Opportunity in Uganda!

Looking for a summer internship opportunity in Africa? Check out ISLA – and feel free to join tomorrow’s info session from 12pm-1pm in Morse B206! http://www.isla-serve.org/ *MPAs – this could count for DPMI Plus!

DPMI Monterey Participants Engage Local Organizations

  This year, the Design, Partnering, Management & Innovation (DPMI) Program in Monterey tried something brand new. Instead of just talking about community engagement, DPMI participants got the opportunity to visit local organizations as part of the Week 2 curriculum. The social issue under investigation was homelessness in Monterey County, and there was no shortage of important questions […]

News From Abroad: DPMI Rwanda

Last month, 15 MIIS students and 4 Middlebury students joined staff members from Partners in Health Rwanda and current development practitioners to participate in DPMI Rwanda. The intensive 10 day program focused on project design, strategic partnerships, and social marketing. Rwandan media was quick to pick up the story: http://www.newtimes.co.rw/section/article/2015-01-11/184850/ Middlebury student Armel Nibasuma, chronicled his […]

Upcoming Info Sessions for IPSS, DPMI, and Tunisia

IPSS 2016 http://www.miis.edu/academics/monterey-abroad/service-semester Info Session: Thursday, February 12, 2015, 12-1pm @MG100 Application Deadline: September 1st, 2015   DPMI, DPMI + http://www.miis.edu/academics/short/development-management Info Session: Thursday, Feb 26, 2015, 12-1pm @CF452 Application Deadline: Summer 2015: Early Review – March 1st, 2015; General Application Deadline – April 1st, 2015 Winter 2016: Early Review – September 1st, 2015; General Application Deadline – […]

J-term for MIIS Students, Off and On Campus

For J-term 2015, we had 70 students go to five countries on four continents. Sonia Esquibel, who was on the Peru Practicum on small-scale farming, sent me the wonderful photo of Team Peru (to the right). She wrote the following about her journey, “I have really enjoyed working with students from MIIS, MIDD, AASD, and Professor […]

2015 Colloquium Theme Focus: Commercializing Impact Investing

Practical and Inspiring Thought Leadership A graduate course and high-profile speaker series featuring leaders and practitioners working to provide solutions to some of the world’s greatest challenges. Impact Investment is investment made with the intention to generate measurable social, environmental and financial return. Impact investing deploys multiple sources of capital – private, philanthropic and public […]

GSIPM Welcomes New Dean – Kent Glenzer

    As the new graduate assistant with the Graduate School of International Policy and Management (GSIPM) office, I had the opportunity to sit down with Associate Professor Kent Glenzer and talk about his new position as dean of GSIPM. He will be replacing Yuwei Shi for an 18 month term as GSIPM Dean. First […]

IPSS 2015 Placements Announced

  The International Professional Service Semester (IPSS) is excited to announce the placement of 30 Middlebury Institute of International Studies students to the distinguished semester-long assignment with premier international organizations around the globe.  Since the IPSS program’s inception in 2002, more than 200 students have served in over 150 organizations. 2015 is another promising year […]

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