The Center for Conflict Studies is gearing up for the opening reception of the inaugural Summer Peacebuilding Program here in Monterey. We are very excited to welcome 17 participants from all around the world to participate in three weeks of sessions, site visits, and research. Please follow us on Twitter @MIISCCS and on Facebook at […]
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D-Prize is dedicated toward expanding access to poverty-alleviation solutions. While many solutions exist, the challenge is distributing these solutions to those who need them most. D-Prize challenges social entrepreneurs to develop better ways to distribute technologies and methods to improve people’s lives. D-Prize is awarding up to $20,000 to social entrepreneurs with the best solutions to specific […]
Middlebury Institute students, faculty and alumni teamed up to present three sessions at a recent social network analysis conference in the UK.
My summer at the State Coastal Conservancy started off with a whirlwind of events: meetings and workshops galore! The highlight from my first week had to have been the San Mateo County Vulnerability Assessment Kickoff which took place in Foster City and had Congresswoman Jackie Speier there as a speaker. If you’re not familiar with […]
Being back home in the past days, I already started to feel nostalgic about the amazing experience as a Peacebuilder Fellow in Honduras. I learned so many enriching things for my professional and personal life during my time there. One thing that fascinated me is how the country with the most violent city in the […]
Hello all! I am glad to report I am having the craic in Ireland this summer as a Center for Blue Economy Fellow. Just to clear up any misconceptions, no, I am not a drug user. Rather, having the craic (pronounced ‘crack’) is a common Irish turn-of-phrase that means having a great time. Just one […]
Media coverage of the recently announced nuclear agreement with Iran included comments from several experts from the Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
In this podcast, we shed light on how to be a successful intern in Latin America. Luisa Lema, the Public Policy Coordinator for the Colombian NGO Fondo Acción, answers the important questions that each…