This fall’s diverse and dynamic new class brings to Middlebury a wide range of academic, work, and life experience with plans to be part of addressing critical issues around global security and climate change and advancing intercultural understanding.
For fall 2022, a total of 44 students will participate in our distinguished semester-long experiential learning programs. Students will work around the globe with organizations making a positive impact in various industries while continuing their studies here at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.
At the 2022 Geospatial World Forum, satellite imagery analyst Allison Puccioni MAIPS ’08 and her team took home the water security prize for their environmental monitoring map which helps Iraqis monitor water severity.
Recent writing credits by members of the Institute community include Russian-to-English poetry translations, a report on far-right online terror financing, an article about an experiment in decolonizing the classroom, and more.
With funding from Logically, the Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism (CTEC) will create a major new social media data resource to better understand how extremists organize, form narratives, and advance disinformation in the radicalization process.
The Monterey Initiative in Russian Studies launches the first Monterey Trialogue, a multi-month program of lectures, roundtables, and exercises aimed at promoting discussions of the most critical international issues while connecting established experts and rising global thinkers across geopolitical divides.