The MacArthur Foundation has awarded the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies a two-year, $475,000 grant in support of education and training programs in the areas of nonproliferation and terrorism.
Eight countries and four continents are represented in the Monterey Institute soccer team, which is proving the benefits of international cooperation this year by advancing to the semi-finals of the Monterey Peninsula Soccer League.
News of the commitment by the former Soviet republic of Belarus to eliminate stockpiles of highly-enriched uranium prompted national and international media to cite nuclear materials monitoring data compiled by the experts at the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
MIIS students Shauna Kelly and Melissa Booth are the co-winners of the Institute’s 2010 Reverend Sloane Coffin Anti-Human Trafficking Essay Contest and will each receive a $750 prize.
Concerns about the security of nuclear materials and the prospects of a new nuclear arms treaty with Russia led National Public Radio and the Boston Globe to seek out CNS experts for comment.
Eight Chinese students at the Monterey Institute of International Studies were recently invited to a special reception by the Chinese consulate in San Francisco, where they were praised for their commitment to promoting positive relations between Chinese and American youth.
Students in the Intensive English Program at the Monterey Institute of International Studies learned about U.S. culture this week by preparing a traditional Thanksgiving feast and sharing with each other what they are thankful for at this holiday.
The Veterans Organization at MIIS hosted a reception honoring student veterans on the eve of Veterans Day, joined by Congressman Sam Farr.
U.S. Congressman Sam Farr, Peace Corps representative Janet Allen, and Monterey Institute faculty, staff, and students gathered on November 5 to celebrate the Fisher International MBA program’s 15 years of participation in the Peace Corps Master’s International program.
Dr. Reza Aslan, author of the international bestseller “No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam,” will deliver a public lecture at the Monterey Institute of International Studies at 6:00 p.m. on November 4 in the Irvine Auditorium.