Author: Luba Yusim

IDEO Fellowship Program, Focused on Human Centered Design and Reducing Poverty SEEKING APPLICATIONS

The Fellowship Program enables future global leaders from the design, business, and social sectors to spend one year working with experienced IDEO designers to address poverty-related challenges using the tools of human-centered design. is looking for inspiring individuals with backgrounds in design, business, the social sector, and social enterprise. Individuals with experience working […]

Challenge:Future Global Student Innovation Competition

Challenge:Future Youth Think Tank & Global Student Innovation Competition (C:F,, is creating a community of talent and ideas for a sustainable world through contests, experience exchange, and collaboration with peers and experts from all over the world. This autumn, C:F invites youth 18 – 30 years old to participate in THREE NEW CHALLENGES, each […]

Call for Applications, Echoing Green Fellowship, Open to Visionaries (worldwide) Starting New Organizations to Address Society’s Most Difficult Problems

Echoing Green is excited to announce the dates of the 2012 Fellowship Application. The online application will be open from December 5, 2011 through January 9, 2012.   for more info see   The Echoing Green Fellowship Through our two-year Echoing Green Fellowship program, we provide start-up capital and technical assistance to help new […]


Papers are now being accepted for the second annual Sarah Meek Page Prize for Student Research on Africa. Papers should be submitted to Professor Ed Laurance at and a delivered hard copy (Office: McCone 311). Papers will be accepted until October 15 2011. A prize of $1500 will be awarded on 15 October 2011 […]

Washington D.C. Chapter of the Society for International Development Fall 2011 Career Fair!

The Washington D.C. Chapter of the Society for International Development is excited to announce its upcoming Fall 2011 Career Fair on October 21st.  This event is an excellent opportunity for students, recent graduates, and mid-level professionals to network and learn more about jobs in the field of international development.  Historically, this event has attracted a large […]

Check Out The Most Recent MIIS@Work Headlines!

Re-Accreditation Visit Next Week! Includes visiting team bios! MIIS Alum Published in Washington Quarterly CNS’s Lieggi quoted in NY Times Digital Learning Commons hosting 2 Community Engagement & Storytelling Workshops with Special Guest Barbara Ganley MIIS to Expand Campus Footprint with Van Buren Purchase New “International Friendship Program” Has Successful […]

Congratulations to 2011 GSIPM Expo Presenters!

Congratulations to everyone who presented at this year’s GSIPM Expo! Programs represented included DPMI, IPSS, FMS, DPMI Plus, Team Peru, and Team El Salvador.   The high quality, passion, and scope of the presentations was enjoyed by all. If you were unable to attend the expo please visit the 2011 GSIPM Expo website to read […]

Accomplishments, Updates and Events!

Accomplishments Congratulations to MIIS faculty and fellows for their great accomplishments! Please click on the links below to learn more! Professor Gordon Hahn Interviewed on South Caucasus.  Professor Nuket Kardam Publishes article “Who Is A Turk?” CNS Senior Fellow Publishes New Book on Bioweapons.  Professor Peter Grothe Speaks at Conference. Foreign Policy, Wall St. Journal […]

Pacific Voyagers Sail from New Zealand and Visit Monterey to Raise Ocean Awareness

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary to Welcome the Vaka in Appreciation of Their Commitment Monterey, California – August 11, 2011 – A group of Pacific Islanders, called the Pacific Voyagers, have traveled from New Zealand to California on vaka moanas, boats of ancient Polynesian tradition, to renew their commitment to healthy ecosystems for future generations.  They will be […]

Call for Applications-Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

For more information or to apply, please follow this link: The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship was established in 1987 to provide college graduates with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security. Twice yearly, the Fellowship’s Board of Directors selects a small group of outstanding individuals to […]

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