One of the highlights of Commencement and Inauguration weekend was Sunder’s Top Ten list, which we share here: The Top 10 reasons why I accepted the presidency at the Monterey Institute of International Studies 10. When I moved from Middlebury College to the Madras School of Economics in Madras, India, I was looking for another […]

Thanks to our connection with EdFund through the Financial Aid Office, we are able to offer a second staff development workshop entitled “Communicating In a Diverse World,” on Thursday, May 28th, from 1:30-3:30 pm in room B104 of the Morse Building.  In this engaging, two-hour workshop, you will take a fun and interactive look at […]

TODAY!  — at noon in the Board Room.  All faculty and staff are welcome. Come and discuss HR’s role in the reorganization, and integration with Middlebury.

All staff and faculty are eligible for a 10% discount on MIIS merchandise purchased on-campus at the Simoneau Alumni House.  MIIS merchandise makes a perfect gift for campus visitors, graduating work-study students, and other colleagues and friends. Apparel items include polo shirts, short and long-sleeved t-shirts, hooded sweatshirts, and fleece-lined vests. Logo items include baseball […]

MonTREP Senior Researcher and GSIPS Visiting Assistant Professor Gordon M. Hahn’s Century Foundation Paper “U.S.-Russian Relations and the War Against Jihadism” commissioned by the Working Group on U.S.-Russian Relations co-chaired by former Senator Gary Hart and former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union Jack Matlock has been published and can be accessed at http://www.tcf.org/publications/internationalaffairs/hahn.pdf. Hahn […]

Tsuneo Akaha, M-squared Academic Program Coordinator, has prepared an extensive update on the work of his committee with its counterpart at Middlebury.  Highlights include the immediate commencement of planning for two integrated BA/MA degrees, in International Policy Studies and Language Teaching Methodology. Attached are the full report, and a list of past collaborative academic activities.

On May 5, Beth McDermott gave the first presentation in the “Running One MIIS” series of discussions on the impact of reorganization and integration. If you missed it, you can download her presentation. Additional presentation will take place every other Tuesday at noon in the Board Room.  Please check here for a complete list of […]

Teachers on Their Way to Baku Patricia Szasz and her team of curriculum developers have recently delivered their completed coursework to the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA). The team was hired by ADA last year to develop the English language curriculum for a new Master’s program in Diplomacy & International Affairs, as well as specialized English […]

The ideas were presented at the idea fair on April 16th and 187 MIIS community members gave feedback to the pizza groups. All the ideas where seen as in line with the strategic plan of the Institute and will move forward in some way.  The pizza groups deserve a big CONGRATULATIONS for all their hard […]

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