Monterey Institute student Moslem Shah’s passion for education began when he was a teenager and taught his sister and her friends who were banned from school under Taliban rule in his native Afghanistan.
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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.
“Trade and Conflict” will be the focus of the sixth annual student-organized Trade Conference at the Monterey Institute on March 2, which will open with a lively student debate, followed by discussion panels and keynote speaker Gary Horlick.
The Monterey Institute is preparing for an international gathering of alumni, friends and families at Alumni Reunion 2013 on July 25-28 here in beautiful Monterey!
Monterey Institute alumna Abbie Beane (MAIEP ’12) led her team from The Offset Project to set a new record for diverting waste at the celebrated AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, earning coverage from local NPR station KAZU.
The Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) is hosting a timely conference focusing on the connections between terrorism and international criminal cartels at the Monterey Institute on February 22.
Ninety-six percent of the May 2012 graduates from the International Environmental Policy program at the Monterey Institute are currently employed in the field of their choice, including Elizabeth Wood, who landed a job where she “always wanted to work” at Boeing.
The Monterey Institute’s unique Frontier Market Scouts Program has been awarded the prestigious Ashoka – U Cordes Innovation Award, given to innovative university programs focused on promoting social entrepreneurship.
Two years after graduating from the Monterey Institute‘s Translation and Localization Management program, Emily Frye is managing projects covering 14 languages at Apple, and credits her training at MIIS for her success.
For many Monterey Institute students, the short winter term in January was a great opportunity to gain real-world experience and a deeper understanding of a particular subject, and/or to enhance their language skills.
Wikisway, an internet start-up company founded by Monterey Institute alumnus Huston Hedinger (MAIPS ’12), was selected to be funded by the Portland Seed Fund and is creating a lot of buzz in its beta phase.