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 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.
The Herald’s December 6 front-page story on Monterey Institute student Tamara Patton (MANPTS ’12) highlights the impact that Patton’s research on geospatial analysis is already having on the work of nuclear nonproliferation professionals around the world.
Professor Jeffrey Bale, director of the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) has recently given several media interviews regarding extremist and terrorist activities and threats in Europe and the United States.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies Veterans Association marked Rememberance Day with a well attended public panel discussion with seven former military personnel on the subject of “Perspectives on War: Challenges and Considerations in the War of Terror.”