Catherine Carlton, a recent graduate of the International Environmental Policy program at the Monterey Institute, turned a summer internship into a leadership position working to combat malnutrition and environmental degradation through community-based permaculture projects in Malawi.
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The Monterey Institute of International Studies is a vibrant campus community with an abundance of global connections and interesting stories to tell. Our students teach and learn in multiple languages and put their graduate professional education to work all over the world in contexts ranging from economic development to language education to international business to nuclear nonproliferation to conference interpretation to global environmental initiatives. You can find student stories sprinkled across this site and in our MIIS Spotlight. Some of those stories are also told in our Communiqué newsletter, and in our news releases. You can find an expert on your own, or contact us for more information.
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.
Professor Avner Cohen and his project co-director have been awarded a six-figure grant by the U.S. Institute for Peace to complete innovative research on the role of norms in global decision-making about nonproliferation issues.
National events once again drew media attention to the Monterey Institute’s unique international expertise, this time generating interest in interviewing both faculty members and a student with a particularly timely thesis proposal.
“Tierra de Agua” is new documentary film by three Monterey Institute students shedding light on the challenges related to water issues in Nicaragua. The film is part of their H2Nica campaign to raise awareness about sanitation and accessibility to clean water among developing communities in the country.
The Monterey Institute is celebrating Earth Day with Earth Week. In which the nine days leading up to April 22 are each dedicated to one issue affecting our environment, such as consumption, trash, food, energy, transportation and water.
“Blown away,” “powerful speakers” and “the most energetic crowd ever” are among the descriptions members of the sold-out TEDxMonterey 2013 offered about the April 13 conference at the Monterey Institute.
The Monterey Institute is hosting an art installation as part of the global Inside Out Project, celebrating the collective power of individuals and the importance of community, as part of the lead-up to the April 13 TEDxMonterey conference at MIIS.
Monterey Institute faculty and staff led students on career-focused trips to Washington D.C. and Silicon Valley over spring break, visiting potential employers and networking with alumni eager to help students starting their careers.
Eleven Monterey Institute students witnessed history at the UN during spring break when they were able to listen in on the negotiations of the first global conventional arms treaty and interact with numerous stakeholders.