Human rights activist, poet, former Black Panther and political prisoner Ericka Huggins gave an inspirational and interactive keynote address to kick off the Middlebury Institute’s Center for Conflict Studies fourth annual conference.
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Three Middlebury Institute students will be working on research projects as part of the highly selective Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum, which began with a recent conference in Moscow.
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 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.
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.
Middlebury Institute alumna and military trailblazer Jill Morgenthaler shares practical leadership lessons from a long and varied career in her new book, “The Courage to Take Command.”
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.
“We are the best recruiters,” say Monterey Institute students and U.S. Army Veterans Jens Wiik and Olga Volcsko, noting that a number of their military friends have joined them after hearing their stories about MIIS.
Monterey Institute professor Beryl Levinger had the opportunity to work with many MIIS alumni as she consulted on 14 different development projects in 11 different countries during her sabbatical.
Getting started on her dream career path a month after graduation, MIIS alumna Sally Quigley (MBA/MAIPS ’14) feels well prepared for her chosen path: “Everything I am doing now I have already done through class work.”