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Summer Intensive Language Program Cultural Expo

The SILP cultural exposition will showcase the diverse linguistic accomplishments and cultural knowledge of the five languages represented at the Summer Intensive Language Program at the Middlebury Institute. Each of the 5 days, a different language will put on a variety of cultural exhibits to share with the MIIS community, what they have learned in their language classes. Free to attend. Event Name: Summer Intensive Language Program Cultur. Organization: CLS. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Priscilla Lorenzo. Monday, July 24, 2017, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Holland Student Center, Holland Courtyard.

Matthew Rojansky: U.S. Policy on Ukraine and Ukraine-Russia Conflict

This lecture is part of the Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia, the newest endeavor by the Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies. Matthew Rojansky is the Director of the Kennan Institute, as well as an adjunct professor at both Johns Hopkins SAIS and American University. Matthew Rojansky is an expert on U.S. relations with the states of the former Soviet Union, especially Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova. He has advised governments, intergovernmental organizations, and major private actors on conflict resolution and efforts to enhance shared security throughout the Euro-Atlantic and Eurasian region. For more information on this guest speaker please contact Noah Mayhew. Event Name: Matthew Rojansky: U.S. Policy on Ukraine. Organization: GSTILE. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Noah Mayhew. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:50 AM. McCone Irvine Auditorium.

Summer Intensive Language Program Cultural Expo

The SILP cultural exposition will showcase the diverse linguistic accomplishments and cultural knowledge of the five languages represented at the Summer Intensive Language Program at the Middlebury Institute. Each of the 5 days, a different language will put on a variety of cultural exhibits to share with the MIIS community, what they have learned in their language classes. Free to attend. Event Name: Summer Intensive Language Program Cultur. Organization: CLS. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Priscilla Lorenzo. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Holland Student Center, Holland Courtyard.

Summer Intensive Language Program Cultural Expo

The SILP cultural exposition will showcase the diverse linguistic accomplishments and cultural knowledge of the five languages represented at the Summer Intensive Language Program at the Middlebury Institute. Each of the 5 days, a different language will put on a variety of cultural exhibits to share with the MIIS community, what they have learned in their language classes. Free to attend. Event Name: Summer Intensive Language Program Cultur. Organization: CLS. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Priscilla Lorenzo. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Holland Student Center, Holland Courtyard.

Summer Intensive Language Program Cultural Expo

The SILP cultural exposition will showcase the diverse linguistic accomplishments and cultural knowledge of the five languages represented at the Summer Intensive Language Program at the Middlebury Institute. Each of the 5 days, a different language will put on a variety of cultural exhibits to share with the MIIS community, what they have learned in their language classes. Free to attend. Event Name: Summer Intensive Language Program Cultur. Organization: CLS. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Priscilla Lorenzo. Thursday, July 27, 2017, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Holland Student Center, Holland Courtyard.

MIIS Toastmaster

Weekly MIIS Toastmaster Meeting. At Toastmasters, we provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Event Name: MIIS Toastmaster. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Amy Russo. Thursday, July 27, 2017, 12:10 PM – 1:00 PM. McGowan MG101.

Summer Intensive Language Program Cultural Expo

The SILP cultural exposition will showcase the diverse linguistic accomplishments and cultural knowledge of the five languages represented at the Summer Intensive Language Program at the Middlebury Institute. Each of the 5 days, a different language will put on a variety of cultural exhibits to share with the MIIS community, what they have learned in their language classes. Free to attend. Event Name: Summer Intensive Language Program Cultur. Organization: CLS. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Priscilla Lorenzo. Friday, July 28, 2017, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Holland Student Center, Holland Courtyard.

MIIS Toastmaster

Weekly MIIS Toastmaster Meeting. At Toastmasters, we provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Event Name: MIIS Toastmaster. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Amy Russo. Thursday, August 3, 2017, 12:10 PM – 1:00 PM. McGowan MG101.

Dmitri Trenin: Russia's Emerging Grand Strategy in Greater Eurasia

This lecture is part of the Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia, the newest endeavor by the Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies. Dr. Dmitri Trenin, Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, is chair of its Foreign and Security Policy Program. He has been with the Carnegie Moscow Center since its inception in 1993. For more information about this guest speaker, please contact Noah Mayhew. Event Name: Dmitri Trenin: Russia's Emerging Grand. Organization: GSTILE. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Noah Mayhew. Thursday, August 3, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:50 PM. McCone Irvine Auditorium.

Summer Writing Retreat

This four and a half day summer writing retreat is designed to provide interested students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests some intensive and uninterrupted writing time to work on writing projects of their choice. Time will be divided between individual writing activities on the second floor of the library (or wherever you would like to be), collaborative consultation and discussion before and after the sessions, and shared breaks for snacks and meals. There is no instruction, no peer-reading unless arranged by participants on their own, and no workshop-like activities. Participants need to be fully prepared to work on their own projects and to commit to blocks of uninterrupted time. ***Note as well that you can drop in part time as suits your schedule. Location: MIIS Library Contact: Kristen Cardoso. Event Name: Summer Writing Retreat. Organization: MIIS-LIBRARY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Sunday, August 6, 2017, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Monterey Campus.

Summer Writing Retreat

This four and a half day summer writing retreat is designed to provide interested students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests some intensive and uninterrupted writing time to work on writing projects of their choice. Time will be divided between individual writing activities on the second floor of the library (or wherever you would like to be), collaborative consultation and discussion before and after the sessions, and shared breaks for snacks and meals. There is no instruction, no peer-reading unless arranged by participants on their own, and no workshop-like activities. Participants need to be fully prepared to work on their own projects and to commit to blocks of uninterrupted time. ***Note as well that you can drop in part time as suits your schedule. Location: MIIS Library Contact: Kristen Cardoso. Event Name: Summer Writing Retreat. Organization: MIIS-LIBRARY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Monday, August 7, 2017, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Monterey Campus.

Georgy Arbatov Memorial Lecture Series: 210 years of U.S.-Russian Relations

This lecture is part of the Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia, the newest endeavor by the Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies. Robert Legvold is Marshall D. Shulman Professor Emeritus in the Department of Political Science at Columbia University, where he specialized in the international relations of the post-Soviet states. For more information on this guest speaker please contact Noah Mayhew. Event Name: Georgy Arbatov Memorial Lecture Series. Organization: GSTILE. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Noah Mayhew. Monday, August 7, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:50 PM. McCone Irvine Auditorium.

Summer Writing Retreat

This four and a half day summer writing retreat is designed to provide interested students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests some intensive and uninterrupted writing time to work on writing projects of their choice. Time will be divided between individual writing activities on the second floor of the library (or wherever you would like to be), collaborative consultation and discussion before and after the sessions, and shared breaks for snacks and meals. There is no instruction, no peer-reading unless arranged by participants on their own, and no workshop-like activities. Participants need to be fully prepared to work on their own projects and to commit to blocks of uninterrupted time. ***Note as well that you can drop in part time as suits your schedule. Location: MIIS Library Contact: Kristen Cardoso. Event Name: Summer Writing Retreat. Organization: MIIS-LIBRARY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Monterey Campus.

Summer Writing Retreat

This four and a half day summer writing retreat is designed to provide interested students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests some intensive and uninterrupted writing time to work on writing projects of their choice. Time will be divided between individual writing activities on the second floor of the library (or wherever you would like to be), collaborative consultation and discussion before and after the sessions, and shared breaks for snacks and meals. There is no instruction, no peer-reading unless arranged by participants on their own, and no workshop-like activities. Participants need to be fully prepared to work on their own projects and to commit to blocks of uninterrupted time. ***Note as well that you can drop in part time as suits your schedule. Location: MIIS Library Contact: Kristen Cardoso. Event Name: Summer Writing Retreat. Organization: MIIS-LIBRARY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Monterey Campus.

Summer Writing Retreat

This four and a half day summer writing retreat is designed to provide interested students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests some intensive and uninterrupted writing time to work on writing projects of their choice. Time will be divided between individual writing activities on the second floor of the library (or wherever you would like to be), collaborative consultation and discussion before and after the sessions, and shared breaks for snacks and meals. There is no instruction, no peer-reading unless arranged by participants on their own, and no workshop-like activities. Participants need to be fully prepared to work on their own projects and to commit to blocks of uninterrupted time. ***Note as well that you can drop in part time as suits your schedule. Location: MIIS Library Contact: Kristen Cardoso. Event Name: Summer Writing Retreat. Organization: MIIS-LIBRARY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Thursday, August 10, 2017, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Monterey Campus.

MIIS Toastmaster

Weekly MIIS Toastmaster Meeting. At Toastmasters, we provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Event Name: MIIS Toastmaster. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Amy Russo. Thursday, August 10, 2017, 12:10 PM – 1:00 PM. McGowan MG101.

MIIS Toastmaster

Weekly MIIS Toastmaster Meeting. At Toastmasters, we provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Event Name: MIIS Toastmaster. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Amy Russo. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 12:10 PM – 1:00 PM. McGowan MG101.

Toastmaster Officer Training

This is a one-day training for officers in Toastmaster International. Contact: Amy Russo. Event Name: Toastmaster Officer Training. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Morse B104, Morse B107, Morse B108, Morse B207, Morse B208, Morse B209.

F-1 Workshop: Working - The Basics

This workshop will provide general information about all types of work authorization that an F-1 student may be eligible for during the duration of their program. For information about this workshop please contact Kelly O'Connell. Event Name: F-1 Workshop: Working - The Basics. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Thursday, August 31, 2017, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM. Morse B106.

F-1 Workshop: Optional Practical Training for December Graduates

This workshop will focus on post-completion Optional Practical Training for F-1 students graduating in December 2017. Topics include: eligibility requirements, the application process, and how to maintain F-1 status while on OPT. Contact Kelly O'Connell with questions about this workshop. Event Name: F-1 Workshop: Optional Practical Train. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Friday, September 1, 2017, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM. Morse B206.

2017-2018 Student Council Social Hours

Join us for the Student Council Social Hour! Food and beverages served - a great time to connect with friends and relax. Bring your student ID and government issued ID to enter. Contact: Ashley Arrocha. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Event Name: 2017-2018 Student Council Social Hours. Friday, September 1, 2017, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Samson Center Patio.

Club and Community Fair

Come learn about the various student clubs that you can join and some helpful resources from our local community! Contact for this event is Alexa Zmich. Event Name: Club and Community Fair. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Thursday, September 7, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. Holland Courtyard.

CRS International Development Fellows Info Session

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is a large, successful American faith-based NGO working around the world on humanitarian, health, and livelihoods programming. Their "International Development Fellows Program" (aka IDFP or "Fellows") is a highly selective, 9-11 month fellowship at a CRS field office where fellows are rigorously trained in international development project management and operations. Most fellowships result in a Program Manager-1 level job with CRS upon completion. Over 28 MIIS alumni have served CRS in this program, and at least one MIIS student has been accepted into the program annually since 2009. Let's keep the streak alive! Contact person for event: Scott Webb. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Organization: CACS. Event Name: CRS International Development Fellows. Thursday, September 7, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:50 PM. Morse B106.

F-1 Workshop: Training Authorization for Internships

This workshop is intended for F-1 students currently in their second or third semester who are interested in obtaining training authorization (CPT or OPT) or for an internship either during the semester or during J-term. The workshop will cover the different training authorizations, application process and timeline, as well as provide information about maintaining status. For questions about this workshop please contact Kelly O'Connell. Event Name: F-1 Workshop: Training Authorization. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Friday, September 8, 2017, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM. Morse A203.

International Student Workshop: Orientation Revisited

This workshop is an opportunity to revisit the information presented in the International Student Orientation session held during orientation week. If you have questions about the information presented during the International Student Orientation session, need additional clarification about how to maintain status, or just want to review the information that was presented, please plan on attending this workshop. For information about this workshop please contact Kelly O'Connell. Event Name: International Student Workshop. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Friday, September 8, 2017, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM. Morse A101.

Club Leaders' Meeting

Student Club Leaders, join Student Services for a mandatory meeting to review MIIS' Student Club policies and procedures! Contact: Alexa Zmich. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Event Name: Club Leaders' Meeting. Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM. McCone Irvine Auditorium.

F-1 Workshop: Optional Practical Training for December Graduates

This workshop will focus on post-completion Optional Practical Training for F-1 students graduating in December 2017. Topics include: eligibility requirements, the application process, and how to maintain F-1 status while on OPT. Contact Kelly O'Connell with questions about this workshop. Event Name: F-1 Workshop: Optional Practical Train. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM. Morse B206.

Frontier Market Scouts Information Session

Earn a professional certificate in Impact Investing and Social Enterprise Management through the Frontier Market Scouts program. http://www.miis.edu/academics/short/frontier-market-scouts The next two week certificate training will take place in January 2018. Contact: Carolyn Meyer. Event Name: Frontier Market Scouts Info Session. Organization: GSIPM. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Casa Fuente 434.

Information session on Immersive Learning and J term courses

Come learn about semester long programs and short term January programs at this information session. Details will be give on how to apply for immersive learning funding depending on the program. Check out the immersive learning page on the MIIS website: http://www.miis.edu/academics/programs/gsipm/immersive-learning Contact: Carolyn Meyer. Event Name: Info Session Immersive Learning & Jterm. Organization: GSIPM. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Thursday, September 14, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Casa Fuente 434.

Dr. Brendan Kelly, CBE Senior Fellow

The Citizens' Climate Lobby & Citizens' Climate Education Present: The Sky is Not Falling, but the Seas Are Rising Lecture and Q&A with Dr. Brendan Kelly, Arctic Climate Researcher What is up with our climate? Arctic ice is melting fast with global impacts on sea level, weather, and agriculture. What is happening now and what can we do to protect ourselves and future generations? What can we expect locally and globally in the coming decades? Dr. Brendan P. Kelly, arctic climate researcher will discuss past and present drivers of the earth’s changing climate. Co-sponsored by the Center for the Blue Economy and the Hayward Sustainabilty Speaker Series. Lecture and Q&A Thursday, September 14, 2017 Irvine Auditorium, Middlebury Institute of International Studies 499 Pierce Street, Monterey, CA 93940 6:00pm to 7:30pm About the Speaker Dr. Brendan P. Kelly is a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Blue Economy (CBE), Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS), and Executive Director… Event Name: Dr. Brendan Kelly, CBE Senior Fellow. Organization: GSIPM. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Rachel Christopherson. Thursday, September 14, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. McCone Irvine Auditorium.

Board meeting for Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC).

Meeting of the Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium. Contact: Peter Liu. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Organization: MIIS-LIBRARY. Event Name: Board meeting for SCELC. Friday, September 15, 2017, 9:00 AM – 4:50 PM. McCone Board Room.

2017-2018 Student Council Social Hours

Join us for the Student Council Social Hour! Food and beverages served - a great time to connect with friends and relax. Bring your student ID and government issued ID to enter. Contact: Ashley Arrocha. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Event Name: 2017-2018 Student Council Social Hours. Friday, September 15, 2017, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Samson Center Patio.

DPMI and DPMI Plus information session

Find out more about the Certificate in International Development and Social Change offered in several different locations. http://www.miis.edu/academics/short/graduate-certificate-international-development The Certificate also opens up a practicum opportunity known as DPMI Plus: http://www.miis.edu/academics/short/dpmi-practicum Contact: Carolyn Meyer. Event Name: DPMI and DPMI Plus information session. Organization: GSIPM. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Casa Fuente 434.

Student Council General Sessions Meetings

This Student Council meeting is open to the community. If you wish to get on the agenda for the meeting, you must submit an Agenda Request found here: https://forms.miis.edu/student-life/council/agenda. Contact: Ashley Arrocha. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Event Name: Student Council General Sessions Meeting. Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. McCone Board Room.

F-1 Workshop: Working - The Basics

This workshop will provide general information about all types of work authorization that an F-1 student may be eligible for during the duration of their program. For information about this workshop please contact Kelly O'Connell. Event Name: F-1 Workshop: Working - The Basics. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Friday, October 6, 2017, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM. Morse B106.

International Professional Service Semester (IPSS) Information Session

Learn more about this semester long practicum in which you can earn up to 12 credits working for a professional organization. http://www.miis.edu/academics/monterey-abroad/service-semester Contact: Carolyn Meyer. Event Name: IPSS Information Session. Organization: GSIPM. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Casa Fuente 434.

F-1 Workshop: Optional Practical Training for December Graduates

This workshop will focus on post-completion Optional Practical Training for F-1 students graduating in December 2017. Topics include: eligibility requirements, the application process, and how to maintain F-1 status while on OPT. Contact Kelly O'Connell with questions about this workshop. Event Name: F-1 Workshop: Optional Practical Train. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Thursday, October 12, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Morse B206.