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.
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 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.
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.
Over 160 People Participated in the student-driven “Celebrating Foreign Language Education: A Monterey Bay Symposium” at the Monterey Institute on March 10.
Naked Economics author Charles Wheelan will deliver the keynote address at “Global Integration and the Future of Development,” the annual Monterey Institute International Trade and Investment Conference on March 3.
Experts at the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies were in high demand this week as reporters from the Los Angeles Times, the New Yorker and World Politics Review sought comments on Iran’s nuclear weapons program.