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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 […]

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 […]

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.

The Monterey Institute of International Studies will host world-renowned cellist, author and raconteur Carlos Prieto for a special public lecture on Friday, September 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Irvine Auditorium. In addition to performing with many of the world’s most widely known and respected classical musicians and orchestras, Prieto has written […]


September 10, 2009 | Leave a Comment

FirstClass email will cease to be used next Tuesday, September 15, 2009, as the Monterey Institute completes its transition to Exchange email hosted by Middlebury College.  If you are still using FirstClass to send email, you should plan to transition to Exchange today. Contact the Helpdesk (ext. 6656) for assistance in accessing your account and […]

As many of you know, a series of office moves occurred over the summer, to concentrate the majority of faculty in McCone, the IIRC, and Casa Fuente. Attached are  maps for the McCone and IIRC buildings and portions of Casa Fuente and McGowan that show where faculty and staff affected by the move are now […]

On Thursday August 20th, the combined faculty and staff of the new Graduate School of International Policy and Management held their semester kickoff retreat.  Over 40 attendees discussed the reorganization and its impact on policies & procedures, reviewed proposals for new degree programs and specializations, and received an update from Dean Tate Miller on the […]

The new MIIS web site is nearing readiness for its official launch. After consultation with the web team at Middlebury, we are planning the formal launch of the new MIIS website for September 15. Dozens of people have worked very hard all summer to develop a framework  for the site that reflects our mission and […]

Patricia Szasz, Director of Intensive English Programs, announces two important changes in the Intensive English Programs: First, the non-degree English for Academic & Professional Purposes (EAPP) program has been discontinued. What this means: Degree-seeking students will still take EAPP classes with Lisa Leopold & Kelley Calvert, All non-degree students are now part of the ESL program […]

Outlook Training

August 12, 2009 | 1 Comment

Let’s Get Together and Celebrate Our New Exchange Email System and Due to the overwhelming demand for training, two informal Outlook 2003 sessions are scheduled this Friday in the Pacific Lab 10-11:30a and 1:30-3p (Only need to attend one) Please RSVP to Trinidad Gomez Topics to be covered * Customizing the Outlook window * Creating […]

Seamus Dorrian provided faculty and staff with a sneak preview of changes to come as we roll out new features of the Banner student module.  Check out notes from the presentation here.

From Singapore comes this report of Prof. J.D. Yuan’s recent publications and interviews: *  July 8, TV interview from Channel News Asia, on the Xinjiang riots. *  July 29, Washington Observer interview on the first round of US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue *  July 31, “China and the US: G-2 by Another Name?” Asia Times, […]

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