The Monterey Institute recently launched the MIIS International Friendship Program, matching interested international students with enthusiastic local families, and opening up the world for all involved.
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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.
The Monterey Institute will host a September 9 panel discussion titled “Ten Years after 9/11: Reflections on the Global Jihad,” featuring faculty experts from the Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies program and the Monterey Terrorism Education and Research Program (MonTREP).
According to researchers at the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), there are potentially as many as five chemical weapons production facilities in Syria, a nation currently experiencing widespread civil unrest.
Thirty-two local businesses and student service providers participated in the second annual Student Information Fair, which drew a large crowd on a sunny afternoon at the Monterey Institute’s downtown campus.
The Monterey Institute’s downtown campus is buzzing this week as a new and typically diverse class arrives to begin their MIIS experience.
Professor Jeffrey Bale, director of the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) has recently given several media interviews regarding extremist and terrorist activities and threats in Europe and the United States.
This Friday’s second annual MIIS Graduate School of International Policy and Management Expo, featuring student presentations on projects completed over the past several months, will focus on the theme of “Cultivating Success through Immersive Learning.”
The Monterey Institute’s Summer Intensive Language Program experienced a 30 percent increase in enrollment this year, as well as the restoration of the Japanese program.
Long time Monterey Institute supporter and board member David Jones pledges $750,000 to support the Institute’s efforts to enhance fundraising capacity over the next three years.
Two MIIS alumni will interpret for 16 Japanese students from areas affected by this year’s earthquake and tsunami as they embark on a 10-day U.S. tour designed to give American youth insight into the region and the disaster.