The Middlebury Social Impact Corps combines undergraduate and graduate collaboration, mentorship and immersive learning, with client projects benefitting local non-profit partners. This year, the 8-week summer program also included lessons in remote community building and virtual problem solving.
Middlebury Institute student Nathaniel Sawyer is featured in the Monterey County Weekly as part of “new generation of inspiring leaders“ who see “ways forward to create a Monterey County free of racism.“
Middlebury Institute Professor Pushpa Iyer shares how, as a response to the Covid pandemic, she recreated an intense storytelling course with personal connections between faculty and students at its heart, to fit the new reality of remote learning.
Middlebury Institute student Angelo Gonzalez is the leading force behind The International Journal of Language and Policy, a new peer-reviewed academic journal focused on international relations and language studies.
Staff and faculty from the Middlebury Institute joined colleagues from Cal State University Monterey Bay to kick off “semester of relationship-building” with City of Gonzales to explore options for increased involvement, research and classes.
The 2019 Summer Peacebuilding Program offered 16 participants from all over the U.S. and the world the opportunity for in-depth exploration on building peace in societies emerging from conflict, violence, or war, bridging theory and practice.
Six Middlebury Institute graduate students partnered this summer with undergraduate students from Middlebury College in the Middlebury Social Impact Corps, working with organizations in Peru, Monterey, and The Bahamas.