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Ready for the semester to start? The Institute’s “academic cyberinfrastructure” has changed quite a bit in the past year. This series of three workshops will help get you back up to speed.
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How do you, as a young, new comer contribute to an organization that has been working on complex environmental issues for 50 years and is already staffed by intelligent, dedicated and creative people? This is what I’ve been asking myself since starting this internship. I still don’t know if I have a full answer, but […]
The New York Times published an op-ed piece by Jeffrey Lewis of the Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies urging realism about North Korea’s nuclear weapons capabilities.
The Middlebury Institute and the City of Monterey will co-host ComCap17, a Sept. 10-13 conference featuring both national and local leaders in the community capital field.
Four Middlebury Institute alumnae will serve as U.S. State Department English Language Fellows in Rwanda, Niger, South Africa, and Thailand in the coming year.
One of the exciting aspects of my fellowship this summer has given me the opportunity to see the work supported by the California State Coastal Conservancy on the ground. Project monitoring not only gets me out of the office and away from a computer screen but has allowed me to travel to all 9 of […]
The fiery archipelago of Hawaii is one of the most fascinating places I have visited. The islands’ stunning landscapes contain high levels of endemism. Walking around the sprawling metropolis of Honolulu, bright, fragrant flowers attract colorful birds with rounded narrow beaks. Diversity in nature intersects diversity in culture as Polynesian traditions blend with Filipino and Japanese […]
Eleven students in the Middlebury Institute’s International Environmental Policy program are participating in fully funded summer internships through the Center for the Blue Economy.
Palau may be a small country but it is positioning itself as a mighty force in the world of ocean conservation and smart growth. Palau created a shark sanctuary in 2001. In 2007, Palau established a nation-wide Protected Areas Network which is funded, in large part, by a Green Fee levied on foreign tourists. In […]