Second-year NPTS student Tamara Patton’s research on geospatial analysis was cited by Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller as an example of innovative new arms control verification techniques.
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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.
For the 2011-2012 competition, Monterey Institute students received a total of five U.S. Fulbright Awards, setting a new school record and exceeding the per capita number of awards at much larger schools.
Middlebury professor Steve Trombulak will deliver a public lecture on November 10 titled “Conservation Planning Across Large Landscapes and Seascapes: Is It Needed, and Can It Work?” as part of the Monterey-Middlebury Lecture series.
Former Egyptian Ambassador to the United States Nabil Fahmy led a weekend workshop at the Monterey Institute on negotiations toward creating a nuclear-free zone in the Middle East.
Responding to a growing need for translation and localization professionals in the rapidly expanding Brazilian market, the Monterey Institute announced the launch of a new Portuguese language track for its Translation and Localization Management degree program.
Professor Peter Grothe’s annual all-day cross-cultural retreat in Big Sur attracted 41 students from 17 countries and four continents this year, many from his popular intercultural communication course.
On October 22, Professor Jan Knippers Black will receive the annual Ralph B. Atkinson Civil Liberties Award from the Monterey chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.
An estimated 300 people gathered at the Monterey Institute this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps, sharing stories, paying tribute to the lasting legacy of volunteers at home and abroad, and savoring food and music from the countries served by MIIS students.
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.
Advised to write about “a place she would want to work” for a class project in 2009, Lauren Messing chose the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya—where, two years later, she now works.