The Herald’s December 6 front-page story on Monterey Institute student Tamara Patton (MANPTS ’12) highlights the impact that Patton’s research on geospatial analysis is already having on the work of nuclear nonproliferation professionals around the world.
When Monterey Institute alumna Lucy Jodlowska needed to hire people with international business skills, cultural sensitivity and high language proficiency for an important project in Nicaragua, she knew where to look: “I wanted the whole package and knew I could find it at MIIS.”
Second-year NPTS student Tamara Patton’s research on geospatial analysis was cited by Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller as an example of innovative new arms control verification techniques.
“More than you know, the future is in your hands,” said UN High Representative Angela Kane of Middlebury Institute graduates at the end of her commencement address on Saturday.
Middlebury Institute professor Beryl Levinger and alumna Nikki Gillette once again directed the research for Save the Children’s State of the World’s Mothers Report, widely cited in national and international media in recent days.
Middlebury Institute student Amanda Bensel has joined forces with other Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from Nepal to raise funds for transitional housing in the area where their host families live, among the hardest hit by recent earthquakes.
Nine Middlebury Institute students have been selected for a paid summer internship at Stanford Health Care, offering them excellent training and future employment opportunities in the field of medical interpretation.
Middlebury Institute student Stephanie Gentle is adding her eighth and ninth languages as a Boren Fellow in Kyrgyzstan while using her skills to conduct valuable research for her international environmental policy degree.
Voices of Africa, the first annual Africa Conference at the Middlebury Institute, will be held on Saturday, April 25th highlighting emerging opportunities in the continent. The event is free and open to anyone interested in African culture and positive development.
Middlebury Institute alumni participating in relief efforts in their native Nepal gave updates on the situation after the catastrophic earthquake on Saturday, and described the challenges ahead.