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The Middlebury Institute of International Studies is a vibrant campus community with an abundance of global connections and interesting stories to tell. Our students teach and learn in multiple languages and put their graduate professional education to work all over the world in contexts ranging from economic development to language education to international business to nuclear nonproliferation to conference interpretation to global environmental initiatives. You can find student stories sprinkled across this site and in our MIIS Spotlight. Some of those stories are also told in our Communiqué newsletter, and in our news releases. You can find an expert on your own, or contact us for more information.
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.
Middlebury Institute faculty members Holly Mikkelson and Johanna Parker each received awards from the California Healthcare Interpreting Association at its March 2015 annual conference.
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.
Each year, the Middlebury Institute community hosts a week-long celebration of our planet in connection with Earth Day, ranging from practical guides for sustainable daily practices to scientific lectures to lively debates about eating habits.
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.