On March 28, Dr. David Brady, deputy director of the Hoover Institute and Stanford University professor, will lecture on the upcoming U.S. presidential election at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
The coming week will see the Monterey Institute play host to a lecture by former Secretary of Defense William Perry, a human rights conference featuring actor/activist Mike Farrell, and a talk by localization expert Cameron Jahn (MBA ’09).
Monterey Institute alumni from all over the world have rallied to support the newly founded Stephen A. Garrett Scholarship Fund for Ethics and International Affairs, established by the Garrett family last year.
A pair of Monterey Institute graduates are working to launch a community-supported fishery they call “Local Catch Monterey,” with the aim of creating reliable demand for local fishermen while supplying local customers with reasonably priced seafood.
One hundred and twenty students, alumni, faculty and staff of the Monterey Institute have already contributed their stories to the MIIS Around the World Campaign -- but the goal is to reach 500.
Saturday’s winter commencement ceremony saw 102 students from 21 countries graduate from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Last Friday‘s annual Monterey Institute of International Studies Career Fair drew 97 employers to the Monterey Conference Center to interact with close to 600 students and alumni.
The Monterey Institute’s strong ties with the Peace Corps were highlighted this week as the Institute announced Peace Corps Director Aaron S. Williams as its spring 2011 commencement speaker, and a local paper published a lengthy article about the PCMI program at MIIS.
Addressing the 247 graduates at the May 21 graduation ceremony, President Sunder Ramaswamy and Aaron S. Williams, director of the Peace Corps, spoke of the road ahead.
After intensive on-campus training, 37 Monterey Institute students are heading off to 18 different countries to gain professional experience in the field, staying on assignment for up to six months.