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.
The Monterey Institute is home to thousands of individual stories of international engagement and impact — learn more about them here.
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.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s impassioned address at the Monterey Institute of International Studies Friday lauded the role that MIIS and CNS play in promoting nonproliferation education.
Jennifer Dossett Billings (MAIPS ’12) practiced her “90-second” pitch, polished her resume and put on a suit for the Monterey Institute Career Fair last February, an investment that led to two job offers in her chosen field.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of the United Nations will address Monterey Institute students, faculty, staff and invited guests at a special presentation on January 18.
Monterey Institute alumni Garvey McIntosh (MAIPS ’03) and Kirsten Bauman (MAIPS ’99) found it especially easy to establish professional rapport when they represented NASA and the State Department in discussions to further cooperation between South Korea and the US in the field of aeronautics.
Professor Leo van Lier, who taught educational linguistics at MIIS with “wit, insightfulness and kindness“ for more than a quarter century, passed away in late December.
The Monterey Institute celebrates 2012 as a year of great student, faculty and staff achievements, including the launch of the new International Education Management degree program, two new joint degrees and the new Center for Conflict Studies.
Gift-shoppers, consider supporting one of these Monterey Institute student projects through MontereySTART: a documentary about water in Nicaragua, solar energy access for low-income families, or two Haitian American students traveling to Haiti to volunteer this January.
Reuters, NPR, the Washington Post and the Inter Press Agency all sought out the world-class experts of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) today for comment on recent events in Syria, Iran and North Korea.
The Monterey Institute community celebrated the achievements of 93 graduates from 12 countries at winter commencement on Saturday, with faculty speaker Professor Peter Shaw urging the graduating class to view their degrees as the foundation for a life of learning.