The Middlebury Institute’s Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies offers students “unique opportunities” to build their understanding of Russian culture and language according to students, who especially value the program’s focus on relevance to their academic and career interests.
If landing a dream job is the goal of most graduate students, then MIIS could be said to be in the business of making dreams come true, as many students graduating this weekend are already close to attaining their goal.
“Embrace uncertainty” became the adopted theme of an intensive English program offered by the Institute’s Custom Language Services in November for 36 civil servants from Taiwan.
Graduate researchers and Monterey Institute students Leslie Wukstich, Jonathan Prohov, and Marc Elliott recently presented their research related to terrorist financing to a visiting delegation of 20 senior Chinese government officials.
As we look forward to a 2015 full of promise and exciting new initiatives, here are some of the most important and compelling stories we shared with you in 2014.
The Monterey Institute announced today that Professor Kent Glenzer has been appointed as the new dean of the Graduate School of International Policy & Management, effective January 1.
“The world has never needed your idealism and commitment and unique talents more than today,” Sunder Ramaswamy told graduates on Saturday as he presided over his final commencement as president of the Monterey Institute.
Described by his professors as a “brilliant student,” full of “promise and talent,” May 2014 the Institute graduate Harsh Varma is also remembered for being a “wonderful human being.”
Building on the strength of its field research focus areas, the Monterey Institute’s Center for Conflict Students will offer an intensive three-week Summer Peacebuilding Program in 2015.