Ambassador Richard Schmierer, deputy assistant secretary for public diplomacy in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, will give a public lecture on recent developments in the Middle East on September 17 at MIIS.
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In January, the Monterey Institute will resume its popular development practicum in El Salvador, based on a thorough assessment finding both improved security and also new opportunities for students.
Monterey Institute students visiting the annual Student Club Fair found groups formed around common interests ranging from fine dining and outdoor recreation to language learning and international trade.
Brigadier General (ret.) Russell D. Howard, a Special Forces veteran and MIIS alumnus, has been appointed director of the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) at the Monterey Institute.
Eight Frontier Market Scouts have recently returned to the Monterey Institute after spending the summer working on social venture and impact investment projects in Turkey, Brazil, Colombia, Kenya, India and England.
An enthusiastic group of 38 local businesses, non-profit organizations and clubs offered services and introduced opportunities to students at the Monterey Institute’s third annual Information Fair.
One of the largest incoming classes in the history of the Monterey Institute—420 students—gathered on campus for orientation this week.
A unique English language and culture program at the Monterey Institute for a group of undergraduate students from the University of Shimane in Japan was featured in the Sunday edition of the Monterey Herald.
A number of Monterey Institute students stayed in town this summer to participate in the renowned MIIS Summer Intensive Language Program, with some adding a third or fourth language to their resumes.
International Policy Studies alumnus Amir Murtaza provides technical assistance to local nonprofit agencies focused on human rights and helping the disenfranchised.