This summer three Middlebury Institute Research Fellows will study the risk copper mines pose to river basins in four countries, Australia, Peru, Chile and Zambia, under the guidance of professor and principal investigator Lyuba Zarsky.
Two Middlebury Institute students hosted a digital storytelling workshop for youth living in a deserted US Naval base in Panama in January as part of a special Institute fellowship. They created a story of their own with the help of a young filmmaker and Middlebury College student.
Recent Middlebury Institute Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies graduate Tom Gray is the first recipient of a new two-year fellowship with the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) in Vienna, Austria.
Middlebury Institute student Kathryn Smart will study culture, politics, and religion in Chechnya this summer before heading off to Georgia to improve her Chechen language skills on a Boren Fellowship.
Middlebury Institute student Stephanie Gentle is adding her eighth and ninth languages as a Boren Fellow in Kyrgyzstan while using her skills to conduct valuable research for her international environmental policy degree.