This week TIME magazine sought out CNS Director William Potter´s expert commentary on a program for converting weapons grade uranium from Russian nuclear weapons into energy for consumers in the United States.
Monterey Institute Professor Kelley Calvert explores the long term effects of the BP oil spill on communities in the Gulf region as well as its secondary impact on California’s Central Coast in this week’s Monterey County Weekly cover story.
In recent weeks, researchers from the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies have been quoted regarding nonproliferation and bioterrorism issues in multiple national and international media outlets.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies, with a strong commitment to the Yellow Ribbon Program and a burgeoning veteran presence on campus, has again been recognized as a military friendly school by G.I. Jobs.
This past summer, four Monterey Institute students served as Peace Fellows for the Advocacy Project, working on such diverse issues as women’s reproductive rights in Nepal and helping families of victims in Peru find closure through forensic anthropology.
CNS Senior Research Fellow Dr. Avner Cohen, an internationally recognized expert on nonproliferation issues in the Middle East, argues that Israel should acknowledge its nuclear weapons program in order to maintain a moral edge.
Arriving this week for orientation, this fall’s incoming class includes citizens of 32 countries, speakers of 25 languages, and nine Fulbright scholars—and more than 10 percent of the class will be enrolled in the brand-new Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies degree program.
This summer, six faculty members from Tomsk Polytechnic University in Russia are participating in a unique Monterey Institute program designed to enhance communication between nonproliferation officials in the U.S. and Russia.
Net Impact’s annual student-generated guide to “what business schools are doing to prepare students for careers that make a positive impact on the world” offers generous praise to the Monterey Institute’s Fisher International MBA program.
On August 20, the Institute will showcase the research and consulting work of students from the Graduate School of International Policy and Management in all-day event.