The Monterey Institute community was saddened to learn of the death of longtime MBA professor Harvey Arbeláez, who passed away last week after a brave fight with cancer, surrounded by family in Colombia.
“Trade and Conflict” will be the focus of the sixth annual student-organized Trade Conference at the Monterey Institute on March 2, which will open with a lively student debate, followed by discussion panels and keynote speaker Gary Horlick.
Ninety-six percent of the May 2012 graduates from the International Environmental Policy program at the Monterey Institute are currently employed in the field of their choice, including Elizabeth Wood, who landed a job where she “always wanted to work” at Boeing.
The Monterey Institute’s Center for Advising and Career Services is lauded on and off campus for its wide array of services to current students and alumni; the newest addition is the live-streaming of professional development workshops online.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s impassioned address at the Monterey Institute of International Studies Friday lauded the role that MIIS and CNS play in promoting nonproliferation education.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of the United Nations will address Monterey Institute students, faculty, staff and invited guests at a special presentation on January 18.
Professor Leo van Lier, who taught educational linguistics at MIIS with “wit, insightfulness and kindness“ for more than a quarter century, passed away in late December.
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.
Three students from the Monterey Institute’s Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies program spent the summer working with internationally recognized experts as interns at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Monterey Institute alumni Garvey McIntosh (MAIPS ’03) and Kirsten Bauman (MAIPS ’99) found it especially easy to establish professional rapport when they represented NASA and the State Department in discussions to further cooperation between South Korea and the US in the field of aeronautics.