The Monterey Institute will mark the one-year anniversary of the devastating natural disaster that took the lives of 16,000 people in Japan with a memorial event on March 11 and a panel discussion on March 13.
The Monterey Institute’s unique Frontier Market Scouts Program has been awarded the prestigious Ashoka – U Cordes Innovation Award, given to innovative university programs focused on promoting social entrepreneurship.
A scholarship has been established in honor of Dr. Jonathan B. Tucker, a longtime staff member at the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, who passed away last year.
A group of Japanese students from Kanda University on a one-month study abroad program at the Monterey Institute recently shared their cultural observations with students at three area schools.
The focus of the first Monterey Institute Community Innovation Challenge was on addressing Monterey County’s serious water challenges, with five students teaming up for the winning proposal and receiving a $2,500 award.
Responding to a growing need for translation and localization professionals in the rapidly expanding Brazilian market, the Monterey Institute announced the launch of a new Portuguese language track for its Translation and Localization Management degree program.
Monterey Institute professor and human rights activist Jan Knippers Black has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors for Amnesty International USA.
In January, the Monterey Institute will resume its popular development practicum in El Salvador, based on a thorough assessment finding both improved security and also new opportunities for students.
When Akihiko Sasaki (MATESOL ’03) recently celebrated his doctoral degree in English language teaching and learning, at his side was his thesis supervisor and mentor, Dr. Osamu Takeuchi – a fellow MIIS alumnus.
Ambassador Alan Wolff, director of the Monterey Institute’s International Trade and Development Policy Initiative, recently participated in a workshop designed to help Vietnam attract more foreign direct investment.