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.
As the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki approaches later this year, the Middlebury Institute's Critical Issues Forum brought American, Russian, and Japanese high school students together to discuss nuclear disarmament - in Hiroshima.
At a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Middlebury Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, General Robert Gard was presented with the Global Citizen Award for his key role in its founding.
“Are we safer in the dark?” is one of the questions posed by Dr. Thomas Blanton, director of the National Security Archive, at a seminar at the Middlebury Institute this week, continuing the debate about the balance between government transparency and national security.
Dr. William Potter, director of the Middlebury Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, has been awarded the highest honor given by the Chilean government for his work on disarmament and nonproliferation.
The Middlebury Institute’s Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies offers students “unique opportunities” to build their understanding of Russian culture and language according to students, who especially value the program’s focus on relevance to their academic and career interests.