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Screening: Transforming the Academy in the Digital Era

This year, the theme of Middlebury’s Clifford Symposium is “Transforming the Academy in the Digital Era”. We are living in an era featuring massive transformations in information and communication technology that alter generations of traditional practices in a wide range of fields, careers, and elements of everyday life. This symposium will focus on how such […]

What if your DPMI Plus Assignment was the PEACE CORPS?

  Michelle Zaragoza, IEP, left the United States to begin her Peace Corps service as an Environmental Education Promoter in Nicaragua last month. What follows is an excerpt from her blog: “My Journey as a Peace Corps Master’s International Volunteer” How it all began (152 days til departure):   March 5th: Just another regular Wednesday morning. I […]

Excel Workshop

Excel Learning Series

META LAB and the DLC are collaborating to provide a series of Excel workshops throughout the Fall 2014 semester to support the MIIS community.  Learning sessions will progress from introductory topics to more advanced tools and functions. Your facilitator will be META Lab graduate assistant and Data Analysis Teaching Assistant: Amer Shurrab. Excel Learning Series: […]

Loyal

This is a story about a chair. Although there are still about two weeks left in Major League Baseball’s regular season, the New York Yankees chose an arbitrary day this week to honor short-stop Derek Jeter on the occasion of his retirement. Beyond being unarguably one of the greatest players in the history of the […]

DPMI Kenya – Reflections from Abroad

- Blog contributed by Maritza Munzon, MPA/IEM ‘15  I was in Kenya a total of two months; at the time it felt longer, maybe because it’s a slower pace of life in Kisumu, or maybe because compared to a year at MIIS anything else seems to go at a snail’s pace. Whichever the case, slow […]

On-Campus Speaker: Social Impact Investor & Venture Philanthropist Bud Colligan

When:  Thursday, September 18th at 12:15-1:30 Where: Irvine Auditorium The NetImpact Club and the MBA Student Association will co-host an on-campus presentation of Social Impact Investor & Venture Philanthropist, Bud Colligan. John C. “Bud” Colligan is a forward-thinking community activist, social entrepreneur, investor and company builder. Bud is co-founder of Pacific Community Ventures, a non-profit community-development organization, partner at […]

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MIIS, UC Santa Cruz Sign MOU for Academic Cooperation

The Monterey Institute and UC Santa Cruz have signed a memorandum of understanding that will allow undergraduate students in the UCSC Linguistics Department to receive credits towards their graduate degrees in language teaching at MIIS.

Sites DOT MIIS: the Monterey Institute site network.