Imagine “how desperate you would have to be to decide that boarding an overcrowded flimsy boat is the best decision you can make for your family,” says Middlebury Institute alumna Kathryn Sokol of the “unbelievable” situation on the Greek Island of Lesvos, where she is coordinating emergency response for the International Rescue Committee as the island receives thousands of refugees, many fleeing the conflict in Syria.
Varsha Kothari thought her career was approaching a dead end, but encouragement from an Middlebury Institute alumna literally opened up a world of possibilities.
Middlebury Institute students, faculty and alumni teamed up to present three sessions at a recent social network analysis conference in the UK.
Middlebury Institute alumna Maureen Fura returned to Monterey for a screening of her brave new documentary The Dark Side of the Full Moon, about the disconnect in our health care system surrounding maternal mental health.
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.
The first-ever, and very well-attended, Monterey Institute East Africa Forum was highlighted by stories of personal transformation told by students who have been on immersive learning experiences in the region.
Describing their City Year Corps experience as an opportunity to focus their career goals, Monterey Institute students Eric Chavez and Danyelle Mitchell say they found the “perfect match” in the graduate programs offered at MIIS.
Reflecting the changing demands on graduates in their chosen fields, the Monterey Institute has made several changes and enhancements to programs offered in the Graduate School of International Policy and Management.
What advice does a current student from Afghanistan give to future students? See what Haroon has to say in this weeks' episode of "The MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds."
Why did Josh Warburg come to MIIS for an MPA degree? He fills us in during this weeks' episode of "The MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds."