Category: MIIS Update

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

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 Available to MBA Degree Candidates

The Fisher International MBA Program invites applicants for the 2014-2015 Les Zambo Scholarship Program. Zambo Scholars will receive a grant of up to $12,000.00 towards tuition for MBA studies. Award may be applied to Summer 2014, Fall 2014 or Spring ...

Accepting Leadership Applications NOW – Team El Salvador Leadership

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 gain skills in leadership? International Development? Environmental ...

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 ...

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

How does a digitized 21st century and the word "Cyber" impact your field of studies? Please join Dr. Itamara V. Lochard with the Monterey Cyber Security Initiative (MCySec) to learn how they address the role of information and computer technology on ...

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 ...

Spring 2014 Colloquium: A transformative opportunity for students exploring various degree paths

The Global Problems and Solutions Colloquium is an unambiguous demonstration of the Monterey model for transformative professional education serving graduate students across the GSIPM degree programs. As we start a new year together, we are pleased to share an update ...

MIIS Immersive Learning Opportunities

Winter 2014 Opportunities: Chile Practicum: Transitional Injustice, Human Rights, and Chile’s Vulnerable Populations Professors: Dr. Jan Black with Global Majority and guest Dr. Fusun Akarsu When: 4-unit January course (IPSG 8672) and trip to Chile January 5-22 Register: Register in Bannerweb and email sbernstory@miis.edu ...

IPSS workshops are open to all full-time students with no additional fee; spring semester tuition applies.

IPSS J-term Workshops open to all MIIS Students

Are you still undecided on what course to take during J-term?  For the first time, MIIS students can now register for International Professional Service Semester (IPSS) workshops. The workshops offered this J-term are the following: Networked International Organizations: Using Networks, Measurement, and ...

Don’t miss out on ‘God loves Uganda’ Screening!

The documentary 'God loves Uganda' is in the list of the 15 contenders for the 2014 Oscar for Best Documentary, and you will have the opportunity to watch it at MIIS. When? Thursday, December 5th at 6pm at Irvine Auditorium. The ...

Cuba: Changing Course for Changing Times

An introduction to the 2014 spring break opportunity in Cuba by Professor Jan Knippers Black Cuba has always found itself, or placed itself, in the most unusual circumstances. It was among the last of the Western Hemisphere countries to win independence ...

Center for Conflict Studies 2013 Conference on November 14-16, 2013

Save the date for the upcoming 2013 Annual Conference from the Center for Conflict Studies. Meet interesting practioners and scholars and support Prof. Iyer and MIIS students at panels during November 14-16, 2013.  

DPMI Rwanda and DPMI Plus Winter/Spring Applications Due October 31

Are you interested in a career in international social change and development? Would you like to gain a new professional skill-set this January? Consider applying for the Development Project Management Institute (DPMI) professional certificate training January 6-24, 2014 in Monterey ...