Middlebury Institute student Amanda Bensel has joined forces with other Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from Nepal to raise funds for transitional housing in the area where their host families live, among the hardest hit by recent earthquakes.
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.
Each year, the Middlebury Institute community hosts a week-long celebration of our planet in connection with Earth Day, ranging from practical guides for sustainable daily practices to scientific lectures to lively debates about eating habits.
The Middlebury Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy has launched the new peer-reviewed academic Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics, focusing on the role ocean and coastal resources play in regional and national economies.
Recent MIIS alumna Julia Townsend has successfully built a career applying behavioral science approaches to solving environmental issues, and will serve as a Global Youth Ambassador at the upcoming World Parks Congress.
The Monterey Institute has received a $1.8 million challenge gift that aims to support and inspire the continued growth of the Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy by generating at least $3 million for the Center over the next three years.
Ten Monterey Institute students describe the Center for the Blue Economy Summer Fellowships – fully funded summer positions with top marine organizations around the world -- as “amazing” and “insanely relevant” to their career goals.
Recent Monterey Institute alumnus Amer Barghouth landed an exciting high-level position in his chosen field of renewable energy management less than three weeks after graduation, and says the training and education he received at MIIS prepared him well.
The City Council of Monterey this week officially recognized the outstanding contribution of Monterey Institute students Matthew Nichols and Gabriel Kiritz to the Climate Action Plan, an initiative to reduce the city’s carbon impact.