The Liberian Senate recently confirmed the appointment of Middlebury Institute alumnus Jacob Jallah MAIEM ’15 as assistant minister for technical services for Liberia’s Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism.
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.