Heather Bessette set a goal for herself of a specific career in a specific location, and a year after graduating with a Joint MBA/MA International Environmental Policy degree from the Monterey Institute, she has achieved both.
On this morning’s New York Times op-ed page, Judith Kildow, director of the National Ocean Economics Program at the Monterey Institute and Professor Jason Scorse, director of its Center for the Blue Economy, call for the federal government to re-evaluate the National Flood Insurance Program.
Professor Jeffrey Langholz and student Maeve Murphy of the Institute won the Innovator the Year Award—and $50,000 in seed capital—at the Monterey Bay Startup Challenge competition.
A recent campus panel sponsored by the Monterey Institute’s Summer Intensive Language Program offered students an in-depth briefing on career opportunities in the language field and beyond for those with advanced language expertise.
Signaling growing attention in both academic and policy circles to issues surrounding cyber security, the Monterey Institute has appointed highly regarded expert Dr. Itamara Lochard to lead its new Cyber Security Initiative.
Reflecting the great quality of its program, the MIIS Intensive English as a Second Language Program has been formally accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation.
King Abdullah II of Jordan recognized Monterey Institute student Hany Amin for the work of his innovative job training foundation in Egypt at the recent World Economic Forum meeting in the Middle East.
A pair of Monterey Institute graduates are working to launch a community-supported fishery they call “Local Catch Monterey,” with the aim of creating reliable demand for local fishermen while supplying local customers with reasonably priced seafood.
For 25 years, Monterey Institute students have embraced the opportunity to share their food and culture with the larger MIIS community at the annual International Bazaar.
Ten Monterey Institute students describe the Center for the Blue Economy Summer Fellowships – fully funded summer positions with top marine organizations around the world -- as “amazing” and “insanely relevant” to their career goals.