The summer is intense at the Monterey Institute where students from around the world dedicate their days to acquiring or dramatically improving a new language. This year the Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP) is offered in six different languages.
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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.
Tatiana Ivanova (MATI ´11) graduated in May, and less than a month later celebrated the publication of her translation into Russian of the Louis Sachar classic Holes.
Longtime international policy studies professor Stephen Garrett passed away on Saturday, June 11, leaving a proud legacy of the thousands of students he taught and inspired during his 37 years with the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Reknowned Author and Activist Reza Aslan will join forces with the Monterey Institute to offer a unique two-day executive education course titled “Social Media, Youth Movements and Dynamic Markets” on July 15 and 16.
Dylan Westfeldt (MATI ’99) reports there are currently six Monterey Institute alumni on the interpreting staff at the United Nations, with four others freelancing and/or in the pipeline for future staff positions.
Experts from the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies were featured on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition and in the National Journal recently.
Nine out 16 graduate students chosen worldwide for the prestigious 2011 Translation and Terminology Fellowships at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva come from the Monterey Institute.
Concerns about the security of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons led National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” to interview Monterey Institute professor Sharad Joshi on May 27.
Seven Monterey Institute students will be working on issues related to marine conservation in Asia, Central and South America, and the United States with support from the new Center for the Blue Economy.
Addressing the 247 graduates at the May 21 graduation ceremony, President Sunder Ramaswamy and Aaron S. Williams, director of the Peace Corps, spoke of the road ahead.