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Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Click Link Below for Follies Program

Click here to view Follies Program.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Lets get Sprintensive.

    IPS and MPA students Join us tomorrow evening to learn more about the upcoming change to DPP and the alternative learning semester, Sprintensive! Wine and Pizza reception will follow! 

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

USTR Representative to Speak at MIIS

    Trade club brings MIIS Alum and Director of Europe and Middle East Affairs of the United States Trade Representative to campus.

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Come learn about IEM organizations!

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Trade Club hosts special guest Bryan O’Bryne

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Apple Pie and Pineapple Sorbet: U.S. and Cuban Nationalism

Why is Cuba such a contradiction? Because Cuba is characterized by everything I was told the world should not be!  Socialist not democratic, communist not capitalist, systemic human rights violations, a dictatorship, inefficient, unproductive; should I continue?  I was able to get a sense of this notorious island during a seven day immersive learning excursion […]

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

TEAM PERU: Is it right for YOU?

  The Who, What, When, Where, Why & How!

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Research Fellowship with Institute for Economics & Peace

The Institute for Economics and Peace is searching for a full-time Research Fellow to join their research team at their headquarters in Sydney,  Australia. Click here to download full position description.  A Research Fellow will conduct research on topics related to the Global Peace Index, peace economics, development studies and peace and conflict studies. Application […]

Friday, August 15th, 2014

USAID Releases guide to Strengthening Civil Society Through Social Media

  Social Networking: A Guide to Strengthening Civil Society through Social Media has been developed as a reference guide for civil society organizations (CSOs) working in partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development and its implementing partners in advancing their critical missions. In line with the USAID Strategy on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance […]

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

How do MIIS students feel about the future?

Be the solution…now, that is a daunting idea. So, where do we start at MIIS given that this is our core goal? Here’s an idea, let’s start by asking ourselves who we are as people and what motivates us to act.  I’ll begin by sharing  my latest inspiration in honor of the United Nations International Day of […]

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Job Openings in Policy Research and Data Analysis

Research Associate in Policy Studies, Kroc Institute, University of Notre Dame The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame seeks applications for the position of Research Associate in Policy Studies.  The Research Associate will work closely with the Director of Policy Studies at the Kroc Institute on research projects, curriculum […]

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Courage Under Fire: An Intimate Look at UN Peacekeeping

UNA-USA – Nationwide conference call on Wednesday, August 6 at 2 p.m. ET with Ken Payumo Chief of the Peacekeeping Operations Support Section for the Department of Safety and Security, United Nations Wednesday, August 6, 2 p.m. ET U.S./Canada Dial-in: 866-454-4208 Passcode: 8136862 Please RSVP via email to membership@unausa.org. What do you do when you are […]

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

U.S. TIP Grant Solicitation for research on Trafficking in Persons

  Email from TIP Office Public Outreach [TIPOutreach@state.gov] U.S. Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons  Competitive Grant Solicitation for Research on Trafficking in Persons in Supply Chains in Sub-Saharan Africa The Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons announces an open competition for funding of one or more projects to answer […]

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Tesla Pitch Continued: Cobalt, Graphite and Lithium

Peace, Trade, and Development Students Visit Tesla

Last week the Peace Trade and Development (PTD) students met with Tesla’s global trade team at the factory in Fremont. The students were there to offer their pitch to the Tesla Challenge which called for proposals on sourcing raw materials for the new Gigafactory. In addition to the pitch session, the students were treated to lunch and a […]

Monday, July 28th, 2014

DPMI: A learning journey

                      I had heard repeatedly on campus that DPMI (Design, Partnering, Management and Innovation) is one of the most useful courses you can take. I found this hard to believe at first, but now I agree. If you haven’t taken this leadership training in international […]

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

International Affairs Fellowship (IAF) Accepting applications now!

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is now accepting applications for their International Affairs Fellowship (IAF).  Designed to assist mid-career scholars and professionals in advancing their analytic capabilities and broadening their foreign policy experience the International Affairs Fellowship aims to strengthen career development by helping outstanding individuals acquire and apply foreign policy skills beyond the scope of […]

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

DPMI Plus Colloquium – Webcast!

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Alex Amling IPSS Cambodia

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From posting these blogs to writing them!    IPSS in Cambodia It seems like ages that I was working at the GSIPM front desk, driving my boss and other staff “insane” with my preparation-related anxieties and emotional outbursts for my IPSS applications. I am sure they were as much relieved as I was when the […]

Monday, April 28th, 2014

FREE Webinar on Global Health – May 1

Unite For Sight’s Global Health University has scheduled a new free global health webinar on Thursday, May 1, 4-5pm Eastern Time, about “Sustainability and Innovation in Global Health”.  Complete details are included below. To register for the webinar “Sustainability and Innovation in Global Health” please click the link!  Learn from leading experts about sustainability and […]

Friday, April 25th, 2014

This week! – Dr. Itamara V. Lochard – GSIPM DEAN’S SEMINAR SERIES #23

GSIPM DEAN’S SEMINAR SERIES #23 Don’t miss Dr. Itamara V. Lochard, THIS WEEK, discuss how a digitized 21st century and the word “Cyber” impact your field of study (Tuesday, April 29). Please join Dr. Lochard with the Monterey Cyber Security Initiative (MCySec) to learn how they address the role of information and computer technology on hard […]