Seven Monterey Institute students will be working on issues related to marine conservation in Asia, Central and South America, and the United States with support from the new Center for the Blue Economy.
Sabina Khan graduated with a master’s degree in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute in December 2010 and is already established as a regular Op-Ed contributor for the New York Times affiliated Express Tribune in Pakistan.
An estimated 300 people gathered at the Monterey Institute this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps, sharing stories, paying tribute to the lasting legacy of volunteers at home and abroad, and savoring food and music from the countries served by MIIS students.
The Monterey Institute has re-launched its Alumni Achievement Awards Program as a way to demonstrate the Institute’s commitment and pride in its alumni. The nomination process is open to the public.
The Monterey Institute has been selected by the Peace Corps as a partner school for the prestigious Paul D. Coverdell Fellowship Program, which combines financial support for returned Peace Corps volunteers with a substantial internship in underserved communities.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies has announced the launch of a new summer program offering intensive English training for international students attending college anywhere in the United States.
The Monterey Herald published a front-page story on Monterey Institute alumnus Michael Seaman’s new role as the environmental and purchasing manager for the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
The Monterey Institute campus was filled with joy on Saturday, December 10 when 88 students from 16 countries celebrated their achievements with family and friends at winter commencement.
“The Worst-Kept Secret: Israel’s Bargain with the Bomb” by Monterey Institute professor Avner Cohen is featured in the Newsweek/Daily Beast writers’ list of the best books of 2011.
Bilal Saab, a visiting fellow in the Washington, D.C. office of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, was interviewed by BBC News during a Dec. 7 story on the Assad regime’s crackdown in Syria.