The Monterey Institute of International Studies exceeded the $1 million fundraising target established last October under the terms of a challenge commitment from an anonymous donor, triggering a $500,000 matching gift.
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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.
Thirty-seven Fulbright scholars from 34 countries arrived at the Monterey Institute recently for an intensive three-week course designed to prepare them for graduate degree programs at various American universities.
Monterey Institute professor and human rights activist Jan Knippers Black has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors for Amnesty International USA.
Students in the Monterey Institute’s Summer Intensive Language Programs are not only busy learning grammar and increasing their vocabulary in a new language, but also taking time to learn about the cultural context through music, dance and food.
Monterey Institute professor Esther M. Navarro created the audio Spanish translation for the Wonder of Learning exhibition of the Reggio-Emilia approach to education of young children.
Sabina Khan graduated with a master’s degree in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute in December 2010 and is already established as a regular Op-Ed contributor for the New York Times affiliated Express Tribune in Pakistan.
Monterey Institute professor Pushpa Iyer has announced the opening of the new Centre for Conflict Studies, a nonprofit organization emphasizing deeper understanding of conflict and peace.
Retired Brig. Gen. Russ Howard (MBA ’74) and adjunct professor at the Monterey Institute is quoted in a widely published Associated Press news wire about the U.S. administration’s new national counter-terrorism strategy.
Immersive learning is key to the Monterey Institute experience and for many students, summer is the time to test their newly acquired skills. For MIIS students this means assignments all over the world; you can now follow their adventures as they take classroom theory to the field on blogs.miis.edu/summer.
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.