Eight Monterey Institute graduate students recently departed for India, Nigeria, Tanzania and Vietnam as representatives of the new Frontier Market Scout Program, which is designed to connect local entrepreneurs with U.S. investors.
Linda Childs Hothem (BAPS ’85) committed to the largest alumni gift in Monterey Institute history, pledging $450,000 over three years to support the Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy.
Student Services staff at the Monterey Institute knows that the last week of the semester can be a very stressful time for students, so they offer a variety of relaxing activities such as a chance to cuddle visiting puppies, free massages, and the chance to decorate a gingerbread house.
Middlebury professor Steve Trombulak will deliver a public lecture on November 10 titled “Conservation Planning Across Large Landscapes and Seascapes: Is It Needed, and Can It Work?” as part of the Monterey-Middlebury Lecture series.
The Monterey Institute recently launched the MIIS International Friendship Program, matching interested international students with enthusiastic local families, and opening up the world for all involved.
Inspired by the “effective leadership” of Monterey Institute alumnus Ryan Gonzalez, her supervisor at the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization in Vienna, Amy Slay decided to follow in his footsteps at MIIS.
Ambassador Richard Schmierer, deputy assistant secretary for public diplomacy in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, will give a public lecture on recent developments in the Middle East on September 17 at MIIS.
Peter Shaw, professor of pedagogical magic (and English), is the winner of the seventh annual Leslie Eliason Excellence in Teaching Award at the Monterey Institute.
Graduates of the Monterey Institute’s new Master of Arts in International Education Management program are expected to fill key positions in the growing international education sector.
Monterey Institute TESOL graduates Jaala Thibault and Tara Bates are the only two U.S. State Department English Language Fellows sent to Afghanistan this year.