Monterey Institute Professor Moyara Ruehsen, an economist and anti-money laundering specialist, was asked by National Public Radio to respond to news reports about billions of U.S. taxpayer dollars falling into the hands of corrupt Afghan officials.
Many Monterey Institute students leave with more than a graduate education – with friends for life, and in some cases, life partners.
Professor Jim Williams, whose paper on transitioning to a sustainable low-carbon economy was recently praised by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University, will give a public lecture on climate change May 1 at the Monterey Institute.
Four students in the Monterey Institute‘s Intensive English Language program are also teaching free courses in their native languages as part of the B.U.I.L.D. student language club.
The Monterey Institute will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps with a daylong symposium on Saturday October 8. Among speakers are Congressman Sam Farr, award-winning journalist Maureen Orth and bestselling author Paul Theroux.
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.