The Monterey Institute of International Studies exceeded the $1 million fundraising target established last October under the terms of a challenge commitment from an anonymous donor, triggering a $500,000 matching gift.
Thirty-seven Fulbright scholars from 34 countries arrived at the Monterey Institute recently for an intensive three-week course designed to prepare them for graduate degree programs at various American universities.
Students in the Monterey Institute’s Summer Intensive Language Programs are not only busy learning grammar and increasing their vocabulary in a new language, but also taking time to learn about the cultural context through music, dance and food.
Monterey Institute professor Pushpa Iyer has announced the opening of the new Centre for Conflict Studies, a nonprofit organization emphasizing deeper understanding of conflict and peace.
Immersive learning is key to the Monterey Institute experience and for many students, summer is the time to test their newly acquired skills. For MIIS students this means assignments all over the world; you can now follow their adventures as they take classroom theory to the field on blogs.miis.edu/summer.
The summer is intense at the Monterey Institute where students from around the world dedicate their days to acquiring or dramatically improving a new language. This year the Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP) is offered in six different languages.
Experts from the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies were featured on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition and in the National Journal recently.
Longtime international policy studies professor Stephen Garrett passed away on Saturday, June 11, leaving a proud legacy of the thousands of students he taught and inspired during his 37 years with the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
The winner of this year’s Leslie Eliason Excellence in Teaching Award is Professor Wei Liang, who according to the selection committee “reflects the qualities Professor Eliason valued the most.”
Concerns about the security of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons led National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” to interview Monterey Institute professor Sharad Joshi on May 27.