Aspiring interpreters embraced the opportunity to tackle unpredictable, dense and fast-moving speeches during the live broadcasts of the U.S. presidential and vice-presidential debates shown on the Monterey Institute campus.
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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.
Dr. Kent Glenzer may not be a typical university professor, but he is the ideal match for the Monterey Institute’s “goal-oriented and proactive students,” who are always eager to absorb practical advice.
Oceanographer, author and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle spoke to aspiring marine policy professionals at the Monterey Institute as part of a fall semester class featuring notable marine policy speakers.
When Akihiko Sasaki (MATESOL ’03) recently celebrated his doctoral degree in English language teaching and learning, at his side was his thesis supervisor and mentor, Dr. Osamu Takeuchi – a fellow MIIS alumnus.
Three students from the Monterey Institute’s Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies program spent the summer working with internationally recognized experts as interns at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Renato De Medeiros and Manuela Silveira of Brazil are capitalizing on their language skills and background by pursuing degree programs at the Monterey Institute that fit their international career aspirations.
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.
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.