Name That Web!

January 30, 2009 | Leave a Comment

The alumni office will launch a new, interactive website for the alumni in late spring 2009. The site will offer a searchable database of alumni (great for students and alumni seeking mentors or networking opportunities), RSS feeds, online event registration, enhanced volunteer and career resources, social network site links and much more. While the services […]

Attending a conference this semester? Heading to a global summit? On the road for personal travel and willing to help out? The alumni office is in the final stages of planning spring 2009 alumni receptions and happy hours, and seeks your help!  If you are traveling and have a spare 2 hours one evening, please […]

Over the semester break, the Samson Center Dining Room has undergone renovations designed to provide students with a more comfortable and efficient environment for both dining and study.  The newly revamped Dining Room will re-open on February 2nd, with expanded seating and an exciting new food service vendor, “The World Cafe”. “The World Cafe” will […]

The preceding story was our 100th post!  Thanks to all of you who are sharing your news with the community! Photo credit:http://www.flickr.com/photos/crystalflickr/190713106/

Maureen Anda recently joined the Institute Advancement team as the Alumni Relations Coordinator. Maureen has been working in the Alumni Relations Office since November of 2007 on a temporary assignment with Office Team, Administrative Staffing. During this time, Maureen oversaw a major data project transferring and cross-referencing more than 13,000 paper transcripts into an electronic […]

Renovations have been completed on the Monterey Institute apartment building located at the corner of Van Buren and Franklin Streets.  This project, headed by Controller Steve Marino, has resulted in a completely remodeled building that will provide market-rate housing for Institute faculty and staff and a guesthouse unit for VIPs and other Institute visitors.  The […]

The next “un book club” meeting: Feb 9th, noon, Kade second floor. Book to frame the conversation: A Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolt Taylor. Remember, reading the whole book is not a requirement —  for example, you could watch this TED Talk — just come with a sense of the basic premise, and a […]

President Sunder Ramaswamy announces the appointment of two additional members of his administrative team: Provost Amy Sands has been reappointed to her current role, and will continue to provide academic leadership to the Institute. She is charged with coordinating the work of reorganizing our academic administration, which begins next month, ensuring that we achieve what […]

As the Institute moves closer to the June 30, 2010 date for legal integration with Middlebury, President Ramaswamy is taking steps to formalize some of the structures that we have in place for keeping the M-squared integration planning process on track.  Beginning this week, Amy McGill will chair a bi-weekly Finance, Operations and Communications group, […]

If you didn’t get to say goodbye to Cathy Vincent when she returned to Middlebury in November, don’t worry – now you can say hello!  Cathy will be returning to Monterey, beginning Monday, January 26. Cathy will continue to co-manage the HR department with Michael Ulibarri, but we have reconfigured their job responsibilities so that […]

Ray Zilinskas, senior scientist at JMCNS, will be a featured speaker at the Monterey County Health Education Consortium’s January 22 seminar for health professionals entitled, “Keeping the Salad Bowl Safe: How We Prevent and Investigate Foodborne-related Illnesses.” Zilinskas will speak on “Agroterrorism, Post-harvest Food Sabotage, and Emergency Preparedness.”  See the attached pdf for additional information.

J.D. Yuan, director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at JMCNS and associate professor of international policy studies, is one of three speakers at a panel entitled “Storm Clouds Ahead for the ‘All-Weather Allies’? Today’s Pakistan-China Relationship,” sponosred by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.  You can watch a live webcast of the panel […]

e-W-2s

January 20, 2009 | Leave a Comment

In conjunction with Middlebury College, the Payroll Office is making your W-2 Tax and Wage Statement available to you electronically, if you wish. Moving to an electronic W-2 saves the Institute time and money.  In addition, the electronic W-2 is a safer method in delivering personal and financial information of a confidential nature that would […]

Several members of the staff are planning to participate in a Webinar on Google Applications on January 21 at 11 a.m. in Kade 10.  All are invited!

If you have children who are interested in a summer immersion language programs — or you have friends who do — check out the Middlebury Monterey Language Academy. In its second year offering French, Spanish, Chinese and Arabic, MMLA programs help middle and high school students leap ahead of their peers in language proficiency.

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