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Adlan – You Never Know What is Best for You (Persian)

  Story by Adlan Margoev, Dual degree NPTS (MIIS/MGIMO), ’18 Since I remember myself, I’ve barely spent a day speaking just one language. My parents come from the Pankisi Gorge, Georgia, where around ten thousand people, called the Kists, have been living for a couple of centuries. Another ten thousand, my family included, live in Russia […]

Madiha Jamal – From Urdu-lish to People-Focused Policy-Making (Urdu)

Madiha grew up listening and speaking Urdu with her parents and older brother. Urdu is a connection for her family to where they come from, her family history and background is rooted in a culture and traditions from a different place. Language is her way of connecting with that culture and family history – it […]

IEMer Heather Rahimi Excels on South Korean Practicum

Heather Rahimi MAIEM ‘17 has spent the last four months on practicum at the University of Utah Asia campus in Incheon, South Korea.  Having never set foot on the Asian continent prior to her practicum, Heather utilized takeaways from her MIIS coursework, non-verbal communication and flexibility to excel throughout her experience. What has been the […]

Register for Professional Development Weekend Workshops offered in Fall 2017.

Every semester we offer weekend workshops to our graduate students on a wide variety of topics from Development Practice and Policy, Intercultural Competence, International Education Management,  and Nonproliferation & Terrorism Studies. The Professional Development Weekend Workshops are also open to interested professionals, community members, and students and faculty from other institutions. Access the Fall 2017 workshop listing. […]

Addy’s experience as United Nations Intern in Lima

Addy Michelle Jimenez Haga, IPD United Nations Centre for Peace, Disarmament, and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, Peru January 2nd to June 31st, 2017 Summary of Experience: Throughout my internship with the United Nations (UN), I have been given the privilege to learn about administrative mannerisms, arms trafficking, forensic ballistics, Resolution 1540, the […]

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