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.
Jennifer Dossett Billings (MAIPS ’12) practiced her “90-second” pitch, polished her resume and put on a suit for the Monterey Institute Career Fair last February, an investment that led to two job offers in her chosen field.
Monterey Institute alumnus (and professor) Mike Gillen has mentored students of the Russian language for close to 30 years, but is equally well-known as the beloved bagpipe-playing leader of the Commencement procession.
Monterey Institute student Lovely Umayam was awarded the $5,000 first prize in the Innovation in Arms Control Challenge sponsored by the U.S. Department of State for her online education platform bombshelltoe.com.
Monterey Institute alumni know they might connect with one another just about anywhere in the world, but it was still unusual for four alumni from the same era to find themselves working together to strengthen U.S.-Turkey relations.
Reknowned Author and Activist Reza Aslan will join forces with the Monterey Institute to offer a unique two-day executive education course titled “Social Media, Youth Movements and Dynamic Markets” on July 15 and 16.
In 2009, Erika Mariano (MANPTS ’13) and fellow UCLA undergraduate students published a study in the MIT International Review suggesting that Osama bin Laden was living in a walled compound in an urban area of central Pakistan.