Amanda Townsend, Arielle Weisman, Amber Slaton, and Lauren Scott worked as an interpreting team at the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago, Chile during winter term.
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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.
Chinese President Hu Jintao’s visit to the U.S. generated wide media coverage this week, including high-profile articles quoting two Monterey Institute experts.
CNS Senior Fellow Avner Cohen was cited by the New York Times and other international media this week in stories speculating on Israel's efforts to slow Iran’s progress toward developing a nuclear weapon.
Professors Tom and Pat Manley of Middlebury College, specialists in the study of oceans and water, are using the Monterey coast as a virtual classroom for students in their J-term course on coastal dynamics and management.
Former “Lost Boy” Mawuor Dior (MAIPS ’10) returned to his home country of Sudan after more than two decades away, in time to submit his ballot on the question of whether to establish an independent South Sudan.
Students at the Monterey Institute of International Studies are taking advantage of a wide range of professional development opportunities offered during the month-long January winter term.
Russia‘s new conviction of Mikhail Khodorkovsky led PBS NewsHour to ask Monterey Institute Professor Anna Vassilieva to put the news into perspective.
One hundred and twenty students, alumni, faculty and staff of the Monterey Institute have already contributed their stories to the MIIS Around the World Campaign -- but the goal is to reach 500.
Jeffrey Lewis, Nikolai Sokov and Miles Pomper of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies have been quoted in number of national media outlets regarding the ratification of the “New START Treaty” between the U.S. and Russia.
First year MPA student James Reavis kept in touch with the friends he made during the Summer Intensive Language Program in Arabic at the Monterey Institute in 2006 by sending out regular email newsletters. Those newsletters became a cultural phenomenon during his time in law school and were recently published in a book by Carolina Academic Press.