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Last Friday, some of the staff gathered at the TLC for a Friday sandbox session on personalizing the web.  This was a rich conversation about using tools such as nevibes or igoogle to organize your information streams.  There is just too much information out there on the web – using tools to organize it and […]

The implementation of our new applicant tracking system, iGreentree, will be completed on Wednesday, October 28th. Once we go live, we will be utilizing the same applicant tracking system as Middlebury. Middlebury completed their implementation on October 15th. HR will provide user names and passwords as needed. Most will not need this information until the […]

The Peace Corps Club presents the: 2010 International Calendar! Now available for only $10.00 Visit us in the Samson Center Courtyard 12PM – 2PM, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for the next two weeks: Oct 20th – 30th or contact Bill Reinecke at wreinecke@exchange.miis.edu

MonTREP researchers and GSIPM faculty members Jeffrey M. Bale, Sharad Joshi, and Gordon Hahn all gave talks at a panel on “Leaderless Jihad? Terrorist Attacks in the New Millenium and Lessons for the Future,” a panel which Professor Bale organized. The panel took place at 10 am on October 17 at the 2009 ISSS-ISAC Conference, […]

A new Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies Program – the first of its kind in the world —  was approved last weekend by the Middlebury Board of Trustees, having been reviewed by MIIS faculty and administration and the MIIS Board. The new program builds on the Institute’s existing certificate program in nonproliferation and the terrorism studies […]

Global Vision-Global Reach: Monterey/Middlebury Lecture Series presents: Richard Wolfson Benjamin F. Wissler Professor of Physics, Middlebury College “Nuclear Power: One Environmentalist’s Perspective.” Wed, Nov. 11, 6:00 -7:30 pm McGowan 102 Pro- or anti-nuclear? To this environmentalist, nuclear power is too complex for a simple “pro” or “anti” stance. On the one hand, nuclear power is […]

Please join the folks at the TLC for a Friday Sandbox session on the new blogging community.  The Friday Sandbox started last year as a time/space where staff could get together and play with new technologies.  All skill levels are welcome and the goal is to experiment, have fun, and learn a thing or two.  […]

Last month, Institutional Advancement welcomed Anna Dudney as its new development coordinator. She will provide strategic support to IA’s major gift fundraising efforts and overall direction for its participation-level fundraising initiatives. Anna knows the Institute well; her mother is a MIIS graduate and Anna herself graduated from the nearby York School. She received her BA […]

The un-book club is being revived and the great thing about this club is that you don’t have to read the book; although, you are encouraged to.  The selected book is, The Six Secrets of Change, Michael Fullan. Don’t have time to read the book?  Here are some podcasts of Michael Fullan: http://www.kdp.org/teachingresources/podcastsechapter.php http://media.kucrl.org/archives/370 Do […]

The annual William Tell Coleman Library book sale will take place October 19 – 25. If you have books to donate, Contact Peter Liu (647-4139) or Christie Tam ( 647-4135).

Professor Akaha (GSIPM) and Professor Vassilieva (GSTILE) will begiving presentations at a seminar on “Russia’s Evolving Relations with East Asia,” hosted by the Graduate Institute for Asian Regional Integration, Waseda University, on October 14. More  information.

On a recent trip to Middlebury for M-squared discussions, Prof. Tsuneo Akaha gave a lecture on “Human Security and Regional Cooperation in East Asia.” You can view the lecture in Middlebury’s video archive.

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