The unusual path of Richard Crothers (MPA ’97) led from playing basketball in Switzerland to overseeing refugee field operations at camps in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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.
The US-Russia Virtual Science Challenge for Youth, a program developed and implemented by the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, was cited in a State Department news release as an example of cooperation between the two nations.
A group of 21 people recently completed Frontier Market Scouts training at the Monterey Institute and headed off to work on impact investment projects in developing countries.
For student Brian Gueyser (MATI ´13), taking on the role of the Earthworm in the historic Carmel Forest Theater´s production of “James and the Giant Peach“ was a welcome change of pace from his translation and interpretation studies.
It was with great sadness that the Monterey Institute community learned of the passing of Dr. Peter Grothe, emeritus director of International Student Programs and longtime instructor, supporter and friend.
The Carnegie Reporter profiled several Monterey Institute nonproliferation students as future leaders in efforts to halt the spread of weapons of mass destruction.
Monterey Institute classmates enjoyed watching 2006 graduate Chris Cheng win the fourth season of the History Channel’s Top Shot reality TV competition.
Last year a record number of Monterey Institute alumni went the extra mile to support future students and their alma mater - and this year the goal is to break that record again.
First-year MPA student Lauren Marascho has won the Monterey Institute‘s William Sloane Coffin Award for 2012 for her outstanding anti-human trafficking essay.
Sounds of jubilation and laughter could be heard echoing across Colton Hall Lawn on Saturday, May 19 as 309 Monterey Institute students from 33 countries celebrated their new degrees with friends and family under sunny skies.