Ambassador Nabil Fahmy, former Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. and longtime friend of MIIS, shared his insights on the recent wave of change in the Middle East to a packed Irvine Auditorium on April 20.
The biennial Monterey Forum drew close to fifty outside scholars to the Monterey Institute to take part in discussions about innovation, collaboration and distance learning in translator and interpreter education with Institute faculty and students.
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With the theme of “Cultivating Innovation,” TEDxMonterey returned to the Monterey Institute April 15, with live interpretation – also broadcast via the Internet -- in five different languages.
An April 6 Peace Corps news release announced that the Monterey Institute ranked fourth in the nation in Peace Corp Master’s International program participation during the Corps’ 50th year.
A fundraising campaign by Monterey Institute faculty, staff and students has raised thousands to support relief efforts in Japan, and won the support of a matching sponsor, the Miner Foundation.
This Friday at 12:15 p.m., the Monterey Institute will host a panel discussion on “Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Troubles in Japan: Facts and Future Implications" featuring four campus experts. The event will be streamed live on the internet.
Second-year Monterey Institute conference interpretation students gained invaluable experience this week interpreting a Panetta Institute Lecture Series event featuring notable guest speakers and area high school and college students.
The American University in Cairo and the Monterey Institute partnered to offer a 10-day project-management training program in Cairo this January, modeled on the popular three-week Development Project Management Institute (DPMI).
Five Chinese MIIS students were specially invited to the official celebration of China’s spring festival in San Francisco, where the consul general thanked the students for promoting positive U.S.-China relations and the Monterey Institute for offering the students a quality education.