For MPA student Sophie Dessources, fundraising for her Haitian homeland at the legendary MIIS Follies is what “Be the Solution” is all about.
A group of eight Japanese-American faculty and staff members at the Monterey Institute of International Studies announced a fundraising drive Monday aimed at supporting earthquake relief efforts in Japan.
The new Betty and David Jones Language Scholarships will support supplemental language training for up to 50 incoming Monterey Institute students annually for the next three years.
Brigadier General (ret.) Russell D. Howard, a Special Forces veteran and MIIS alumnus, has been appointed director of the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) at the Monterey Institute.
Close to 40 Monterey Institute students and faculty members from the International Education Management program attended a recent NAFSA: Association of International Educators conference, with eight presenting there.
Two Monterey Institute student clubs, the Chinese Student Association and Gay & Co., are co-sponsoring an evening event with Chinese gay rights activist Fan Popo, featuring a screening of two of his short films, a lecture and discussion.
Establishing a tradition of career-focused “treks,” the Institute students toured a number of organizations in the Bay Area last Friday, with sustainability as the central theme for a day of networking with alumni and exploring career options.
Thirty-two local businesses and student service providers participated in the second annual Student Information Fair, which drew a large crowd on a sunny afternoon at the Monterey Institute’s downtown campus.
Launched last fall with 24 students, the Monterey Institute’s Master’s Degree Program in International Education Management continues to grow in popularity, adding 40 new students this fall.
Ambassador Nabil Fahmy will deliver a public lecture addressing the implications of recent events in the Middle East at MIIS on April 20.