Alumni connections helped two Monterey Institute students receive scholarships to participate in the Social Enterprise World Forum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in October.
More than 80 students from four local high schools visited the Monterey Institute on Friday for a full day of activities highlighting the importance and joy of international education.
January 2013 winter term opportunities for Institute students include a journey through Gandhi’s land, learning about transitional injustice in Chile, and participating in development projects in Peru or El Salvador, as well as a variety of courses offered in Monterey.
Aspiring interpreters embraced the opportunity to tackle unpredictable, dense and fast-moving speeches during the live broadcasts of the U.S. presidential and vice-presidential debates shown on the Monterey Institute campus.
Monterey Institute students flocked to a full-day schedule of wide-ranging workshops and discussions all across campus on Career Focus Day, helping them to start thinking about and preparing for a successful career after graduation.
Pablo Chang-Castillo (MAT ‘01/MACI ’02) met his partner Julian Brasseur (MATI ’02) in Paris on a Monterey Institute exchange program. They both graduated from MIIS and have taken their moveable feast around the world enjoying amazing careers as interpreters.
Follow the action as Monterey Institute students working with organizations ranging from UNESCO to frontier market entrepreneurs blog about their experiences this summer in Peru, Israel, Spain, Zanzibar and other countries.
Dr. Kent Glenzer may not be a typical university professor, but he is the ideal match for the Monterey Institute’s “goal-oriented and proactive students,” who are always eager to absorb practical advice.
Oceanographer, author and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle spoke to aspiring marine policy professionals at the Monterey Institute as part of a fall semester class featuring notable marine policy speakers.
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.