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.
Renato De Medeiros and Manuela Silveira of Brazil are capitalizing on their language skills and background by pursuing degree programs at the Monterey Institute that fit their international career aspirations.
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.
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.
Monterey Institute students visiting the annual Student Club Fair found groups formed around common interests ranging from fine dining and outdoor recreation to language learning and international trade.
Brigadier General (ret.) Russell D. Howard, a Special Forces veteran and MIIS alumnus, has been appointed director of the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) at the Monterey Institute.
Eight Frontier Market Scouts have recently returned to the Monterey Institute after spending the summer working on social venture and impact investment projects in Turkey, Brazil, Colombia, Kenya, India and England.
A number of Monterey Institute students stayed in town this summer to participate in the renowned MIIS Summer Intensive Language Program, with some adding a third or fourth language to their resumes.
International students from around the world will prepare for their Fulbright Program studies in the US with four weeks of intensive training at the Monterey Institute July 20 – August 17.
The unusual path of Richard Crothers (MPA ’97) led from playing basketball in Switzerland to overseeing refugee field operations at camps in Sub-Saharan Africa.