Middlebury Institute students share experiences completing immersive professional programs via remote learning. These positions connected students with professionals as near as Monterey and, domestically, as far as New York, NY. Internationally, students worked with clients in Switzerland and Malawi.
In the fall semester of 2020, 34 Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey students will participate in semester-long immersive learning programs, working virtually with organizations around the country and the globe.
The Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies (GIRS) recently hosted Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and Jill Dougherty, former CNN correspondent and instructor at Georgetown University, to lead a workshop entitled “How to Do a Television Interview.”
The Deal is a new podcast series hosted by Professor Jeffrey Lewis, director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies telling the story of the Iran nuclear deal; how it came together, how it fell apart, and what that means for the rest of us.
This week, Professor Sean Guillory, host of the acclaimed SRB Podcast and digital scholarship curator in the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, featured four podcast pieces created by fellows of the Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (MSSR).
What does a government agency do when faced with the threat of sea level rise inundating an eight-mile stretch of critical north/south highway (Highway 1), while simultaneously protecting critical habitat of national significance (Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Reserve)? Conduct a study and call upon the experts.
Four Middlebury Institute International Education Management students facilitated a pre-departure training session for Rotary Exchange Youth Program, putting some of the lessons they are learning in class to practice.
UPDATE: The second annual Monterey Threat Financing Forum focusing on Cyber-Enabled Financial Crime has been postponed from March 16-18, 2020 toSeptember 16-18, 2020 due to concerns related to the spread of Covid-19.
As part of their ongoing Monterey Security Dialogue, the Middlebury Institute and the nearby Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) hosted a February 4 public event on “The Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria: Lessons for U.S. Policy.”