On May 4-6, students enrolled in a special program with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Korea will put on a mock summit as a culmination of their year-long program. The program, which is designed to develop the English language skills required by diplomats, has involved participants in graduate-level and […]

For ease of access, here are the links included in yesterday’s longer message to faculty and staff on Swine Flu  (H1N1): General information CDC Health Advisory CDC Travel Health Precaution for Mexico Preventing the Flu: Good Health Habits Can Help Stop Germs

Tsuneo Akaha, Professor of International Policy Studies and Director of the Center for East Asian Studies, was quoted extensively in a recent Washington Observer article on the upcoming Japan-China Summit in Beijing.  If you read Chinese, the full story is here.

Dear Members of the MIIS Community: We are now just three weeks from one of the most exciting times of the year – commencement.  This event represents the culmination of years of work and study for hundreds of our students, and is a chance for family members and guests to celebrate with us this momentous […]

– U.S., Russian High School Students Present Research On Nuclear Disarmament More than 70 students and teachers from 10 U.S. high schools and 10 schools in Russia’s closed nuclear cities gathered to present their research on “Nuclear Disarmament: Challenges, Opportunities, and Next Steps” at the spring 2009 Critical Issues Forum (CIF) conference April 23-24 in […]

New Fact Sheets

April 25, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Are you sometimes called upon to explain the many changes taking place at MIIS to prospective students, alums, members of the community?  We now have two fact sheets, developed by Jason Warburg, that summarize the major developments involved in Reorganization and Integration.

Attend the first of a series of open sessions to imagine the reorganized MIIS and its integration with Middlebury. How will it all work? What will change? How will you be affected? People all over campus are working hard to figure out all the complexities and opportunities inherent in the changes that are underway.  We […]

When you go off campus for business trips, vacations and such, you may wish to set an auto reply on your Outlook (Exchange) email account so that persons sending you a message know you are away.   When you do this, please keep in mind the following rules of the road. 1.     Only activate auto replies […]

Please join us for the Leslie Eliason Teacher of Excellence Award Ceremony today, Tuesday, April 21 at 12:00 noon in the Samson Center Reading Room.  Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend.   This award recognizes outstanding teaching and promotes the professional development of a teacher by a grant from the Payne Family Foundation.  This […]

Intrigued by the possibility of donating online to fund MIIS student projects? Think a MIIS bookstore is a good idea? If you attended the Idea Fair last week (or even if you didn’t), there are some great ideas looking for community feedback!  It’s easy to weigh in.  Just go to http://miis.uservoice.com, sign up, and cast […]

MonTREP researcher and faculty member Sharad Joshi recently published an article in Foreign Policy in Focus on counter-terrorism strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan.

On April 24, Jinhuei Dai’s students will deliver class presentations in Professional Chinese online via Ustream, a free live streaming application. See complete details here.

Idea Fair

April 13, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Please join us the afternoon of Thursday, April 16th for a poster session where participants in the latest pizza process will share their ideas with the larger MIIS community. Ideas include: Coopetition Entrepreneurship Incubator Reconnecting Alumni The Feedback Loop Rebranding of the MPA Program OneMIIS in CS MIIS Bookstore & Information Bar Micro-solutions Following the […]

On Thursday, April 16, Tsuneo Akaha will be the featured speaker at the 2009 General Members Meeting of the Japan Society of Northern California.  His topic is “Japan’s Security Policy in the Obama Era: Balancing Soft and Hard Power.”

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