In its third year, the Middlebury Institute’s spring break career and networking trip to Washington D.C. again grew in size and scope with more participants, added site visits and info sessions, and a new policy-focused career fair.
Middlebury Institute alumnus and born storyteller Vinod Bhasker has published the first book in a fictional trilogy accounting a young man’s journey from a comfortable upbringing to the harsh reality of military training in India, life as a young officer and time spent as a student at a university not unlike MIIS in the U.S.
As part of a semester-long seminar on foreign policy, trade, and security in East Asia, two Middlebury Institute faculty members led students on a ten-day spring break trip to their native countries of Japan and China.
Celebrating the formal launch of the Center for Social Impact Learning, the Middlebury Institute invites the community to participate in a full day of events on March 25th, featuring a pop-up market place, music, and cutting edge social entrepreneurs.
Five recent graduates of the Middlebury Institute TESOL program found exciting job opportunities and adventures in Saudi Arabia, while enjoying the chance to experience life in a different culture together.
The new Center on Social Impact Learning at the Monterey Institute will focus on social entrepreneurship and impact investing, overseeing the existing Frontier Market Scouts program and adding new programs aimed at training students for careers in developing economies.
A group of Middlebury Institute students has assembled an impressive line-up for a two-day conference devoted to “Ethical Governance in the 21st Century.” The conference is free and open to the public.
Professor Leo van Lier, who taught educational linguistics at MIIS with “wit, insightfulness and kindness“ for more than a quarter century, passed away in late December.
Middlebury Institute students who are also Returned Peace Corps Volunteers shared their experiences with local middle and high school students during National Peace Corps Week, often joined by international students from the countries where they served.
Two student teams from the Middlebury Institute have edged out thousands of competitors to advance to the regional finals of the Hult Prize competition on Saturday, March 14.