The greatest hope of Bishnu Adhikari (MAIEP ’07) is that the humanitarian development work he and his colleagues undertake will someday make international aid unnecessary: “I hope one day to be out of a job!”
The husband and wife team of MIIS Alumna Anna Cummins and Marcus Eriksen collected samples over a hundred mile stretch of the Atlantic; their findings have made headlines across the globe.
Monterey Institute student Wesley Laine (MAIPS ’14) was selected to present his sustainable clean water project in Haiti as a positive example of aid that works at the Clinton Global Initiative’s star-studded annual meeting.
The James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) recently moved into the newest addition to the Monterey Institute campus, a 10,500 square foot building at 499 Van Buren Street.
Alumni Anne-Claire Benoit (MPA ’12), Kathleen Gordon (MPA ’12), and Bill Reinecke (MBA ’10) were chosen for one-year assignments in Africa from hundreds of qualified applicants for the very selective Catholic Relief Services Fellowships.
Monterey Institute Professor Moyara Ruehsen, an economist and anti-money laundering specialist, was asked by National Public Radio to respond to news reports about billions of U.S. taxpayer dollars falling into the hands of corrupt Afghan officials.
Many Monterey Institute students leave with more than a graduate education – with friends for life, and in some cases, life partners.
Professor Jim Williams, whose paper on transitioning to a sustainable low-carbon economy was recently praised by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University, will give a public lecture on climate change May 1 at the Monterey Institute.
Four students in the Monterey Institute‘s Intensive English Language program are also teaching free courses in their native languages as part of the B.U.I.L.D. student language club.
The Monterey Institute will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps with a daylong symposium on Saturday October 8. Among speakers are Congressman Sam Farr, award-winning journalist Maureen Orth and bestselling author Paul Theroux.