Category: MIIS Update

Blog posts to be included in the weekly MIIS Update newsletter.

MIIS PTD students meet with Tesla to  pitch ideas for the new battery.

The Tesla Pitch

Our friends from Tesla visited the MIIS campus last week. They started off the day by meeting with the Peace, Trade, and Development (PTD) summer program students. PTD students learned about what it takes to snag a job at Tesla ...

Freedom From Hunger CEO Steve Hollingsworth offers a toast to celebrate Beryl Levinger and DPMI 10-year milestone

DPMI Celebrates 10 Years with a Toast from Freedom from Hunger CEO Steve Hollingworth

May 22, DPMI alumni and friends gathered in the DLC to celebrate 10 years of DPMI, and the many partnerships that nurtured the program’s achievements and innovation. Honored guests in attendance were Beryl Levinger, Ed Laurence, and CEO of Freedom from ...

DPMI Plus Colloquium – Webcast!

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Alex Amling IPSS Cambodia

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 ...

MPA Capstone Participants to host a Showcase Fair on May 8, 12-2pm, McCone Atrium

MPA students will present their capstone projects during an innovative 2-hour poster fair in the McCone Atrium on Thursday, May 8, 12-2pm. Presenters will offer up new ideas and share key takeaways in their quest to provide creative solutions for ...

Announcing – GSIPM Summer Business Boot Camp!

A new Summer Business Boot Camp will be offered at MIIS from August 8-18, 2014. The training (ECPR 8550 Business Fundamentals) is designed to introduce non-MBA students to fundamental concepts to enhance business acumen and boost professional confidence. The boot camp was designed ...

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 ...

Cuba Presentations – Wednesday April 30!

Join the students from the Spring Break Cuba trip and hear their presentations on their experiences in this fascinating country! Public welcome. Wednesday, April 30 in the DLC.

Team El Salvador Leadership Applications – Still time to apply! -

- Application deadline EXTENDED to April 29 -  Team El Salvador Practicum 2014-2015 Call for Leadership Applications Team El Salvador (TES) is seeking three student leaders to lead the Team El Salvador 9 Practicum during its 2014-2015 program year. Do you want to ...

DPMI to launch training in Kisumu, Kenya June 9-20; Fellowship options post-training

Call for Applications for DPMI Kenya Program* *Please note that that this program is still pending final approval by MIIS/MIDD Global Operations Committee. -Learn side-by-side Kenyan development practitioners on a USAID Forward initiative. -Complete a client project for improving access to quality education. -Stay ...

Zambo Scholarship DUE this week!

The Fisher International MBA Program invites applicants for the 2014-2015 Les Zambo Scholarship Program. Applications are due Wednesday, April 30th. Zambo Scholars will receive a grant of up to $12,000.00 towards tuition for MBA studies. Award may be applied to ...

How DPMI impacted my life in 60 seconds!

It’s been 10 years since DPMI was first launched. Numerous DPMI alums have implemented tools and strategies inspired by their training to provide creative solutions on a global and local level. In the coming months we will be highlighting this ...

TODAY: Amnesty International Executive Director to Speak at MIIS – 6:00pm

Tonight at 6:00pm Steve Hawkins, the Executive Director of Amnesty International, will speak to MIIS students. Don't MIIS this amazing event! Reception to fallow in the McCone Atrium “Bringing Human Rights Home” Before joining Amnesty International USA as its Executive Director, Steven ...

Lauryn Agnew: Net Impact & GSIPM Dean’s Seminar 4/15/14

Lauryn Agnew, the founder of Bay Area Impact Investing and President of Seal Cove Financial, is set to speak at MIIS on Tuesday, April 15 at 12:30 pm in McGowan 100. Lauryn has nearly three decades of experience in developing and ...

2014 Trade Club Conference

U.S.-China Agricultural Trade: Critical Issues in Economic Statecraft April 4, 2014 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Irvine Auditorium To RSVP: go.miis.edu/tradeconf14 Everyone is invited to attend the 2014 Trade Club Conference.  Please use the link to register. A light breakfast and lunch will be included. The following is ...

Need help with journalistic writing? Mark Schapiro is here to help! Updated w/correct email address

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Peacebuilders Fellowship Application due Saturday, March 15th!

The Center for Conflict Resolution's Peacebuilders Fellowship application is due THIS Saturday, March 15th! "The Center will be choosing eight fellows to travel to four countries (Burma, Mexico, Ethiopia, and the West Bank) for 8 to 10 weeks over the summer. ...

China’s Economic Diplomacy: A Lecture by Donald Lewis of Stanford

As part of the spring 2014 Colloquium, international consultant Don Lewis will speak on the importance of Emerging Power’s Economic Statecraft, especially the case of China. Key Considerations: Emerging Powers and Economic Statecraft: China’s Economic Diplomacy How is China engaging the World? Hard ...

STEVEN PIFER SPEAKS ON RUSSIAN POWER DIPLOMACY

Steve Pifer will visit the Institute on March 24 as part of the Spring 2014 Colloquium Speaker Series Steve Pifer who is the director of  the  Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative  at the Brookings Institute will offer a guest lecture open ...

Guest Lecture for Spring Colloquium: Professor Evan Hillebrand

Mark your calendars: Professor Evan Hillebrand to Guest Lecture for Spring Colloquium on February 3, 6-9pm! This year’s Global Problems and Solutions Colloquium focuses on Economic Diplomacy and Statecraft. Many influential leaders and practitioners from around the world will be sharing ...