The Monterey Institute campus was filled with joy on Saturday, December 10 when 88 students from 16 countries celebrated their achievements with family and friends at winter commencement.
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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.
Bilal Saab, a visiting fellow in the Washington, D.C. office of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, was interviewed by BBC News during a Dec. 7 story on the Assad regime’s crackdown in Syria.
The Herald’s December 6 front-page story on Monterey Institute student Tamara Patton (MANPTS ’12) highlights the impact that Patton’s research on geospatial analysis is already having on the work of nuclear nonproliferation professionals around the world.
In an op-ed piece in Israeli newspaper Haaretz, Monterey Institute Professor Avner Cohen argues for an informed public debate in Israel about the nuclear threat from Iran and suggests that Defense Minister Ehud Barak tone down his rhetoric.
The Monterey Herald published a front-page story on Monterey Institute alumnus Michael Seaman’s new role as the environmental and purchasing manager for the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
The Monterey Institute’s new Center for the Blue Economy has launched a website showcasing its mission to educate the next generation of leaders to sustainably manage the world´s oceans and coasts.
International students in the Intensive English Program at the Monterey Institute prepared a traditional American Thanksgiving meal, learned about the holiday and shared a meal with each other as part of their language learning experience.
The Monterey Institute has received a $500,000 gift from the Milliken Foundation to support continuing efforts to attract top students to its “remarkable programs.”
Monterey Institute student Alexandra Shaphren was recognized for her fundraising efforts for the Community Partnership for Youth at the Central Coast’s 20th Annual Philanthropy Day Award ceremony on November 18.
Eighty-six students from four local high schools took part a series of language- and culture-focused workshops at the Monterey Institute in an event marking International Education Week.