Middlebury Institute student Kyle Pilutti won second prize in an international UN essay competition and had the opportunity to share her ideas about how to stem the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction with UN officials at Harvard last week.
Reflecting on Shimon Peres’ legacy, Middlebury Institute Professor Avner Cohen shared a letter he received in 1999 from the elder statesman after the publication of his landmark history of Israel’s nuclear program, Israel and the Bomb.
Carnegie Corporation of New York awarded the Middlebury Institute’s Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies and Center for Nonproliferation Studies $1.8 million over two years to support innovative programming for students.
Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet and Congressman Sam Farr joined Middlebury Institute students, faculty, staff and alumni at a September 19 breakfast celebrating the two institutions’ long history of shared values.
“I have realized that my lens for perceiving the world is smaller than I would like it to be,” shares Middlebury Institute student Celina Lima, a participant with other students, faculty and staff in a series of candid conversations on race facilitated by Allies at MIIS.