As the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki approaches later this year, the Middlebury Institute's Critical Issues Forum brought American, Russian, and Japanese high school students together to discuss nuclear disarmament - in Hiroshima.
For the 28th year, the Middlebury Institute community came together for the International Bazaar, a celebration of food and culture from around the world that coincides with the spring Visit Day welcoming prospective students to campus.
The Middlebury Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy has launched the new peer-reviewed academic Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics, focusing on the role ocean and coastal resources play in regional and national economies.
Middlebury Institute student Chisom Udeze is well on her way to realizing a lifelong dream of establishing a visionary secondary school in her native Nigeria, with construction underway toward a goal of opening next year.
At a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Middlebury Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, General Robert Gard was presented with the Global Citizen Award for his key role in its founding.
“Are we safer in the dark?” is one of the questions posed by Dr. Thomas Blanton, director of the National Security Archive, at a seminar at the Middlebury Institute this week, continuing the debate about the balance between government transparency and national security.
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.