Fifty students and mid-career professionals from all over the world gathered in Monterey and Washington, D.C. in May and June to attend Design, Partnering, Management and Innovation (DPMI), an intensive program in international development and social change.
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.
Middlebury Institute student Julia Kelley recounts her unforgettable experience learning about transitional justice and vulnerable populations during a winter term course in Chile led by Professor Jan Black.
Middlebury Institute professor Nükhet Kardam explores the fluidity of personal and national identities in her new multimedia publication “From Ottoman to Turk and Beyond: Shimmering Threads of Identity.
Imagine “how desperate you would have to be to decide that boarding an overcrowded flimsy boat is the best decision you can make for your family,” says Middlebury Institute alumna Kathryn Sokol of the “unbelievable” situation on the Greek Island of Lesvos, where she is coordinating emergency response for the International Rescue Committee as the island receives thousands of refugees, many fleeing the conflict in Syria.