Five U.S. students at the Monterey Institute have received Fulbright awards to teach and conduct research in Africa, Asia and Latin America, the most students in a single year in the Institute’s 56-year history.
The Monterey Institute is home to thousands of individual stories of international engagement and impact — learn more about them here.
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.
In 2009, Erika Mariano (MANPTS ’13) and fellow UCLA undergraduate students published a study in the MIT International Review suggesting that Osama bin Laden was living in a walled compound in an urban area of central Pakistan.
A Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer story highlights the multiple job offers received by graduating Monterey Institute student Dale Eggett (TLM ’11) as part of an article about high demand in the growing fields of translation, interpretation and localization management.
The first week in May found Monterey Institute experts in demand from Monterey to Melbourne as media outlets all over the globe sought comments from MIIS faculty on a wide variety of issues.
A front page article in the Monterey Herald extensively quotes Dr. William Potter, founder and director of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, regarding the significance of the death of Osama Bin Laden.
The coming week will see the Monterey Institute play host to a lecture by former Secretary of Defense William Perry, a human rights conference featuring actor/activist Mike Farrell, and a talk by localization expert Cameron Jahn (MBA ’09).
A fundraising drive launched by the Monterey Institute’s international campus community following last month’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan has raised over $27,000 to support relief efforts.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies has launched an executive education program for summer/fall 2011, featuring three different tracks of two- to four-day training sessions taught in Monterey.
The NATO Review, the official publication of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, recently sought the expertise of Monterey Institute professor Sharad Joshi to shed a light on the issue of corruption in Afghanistan.
Ambassador Nabil Fahmy, former Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. and longtime friend of MIIS, shared his insights on the recent wave of change in the Middle East to a packed Irvine Auditorium on April 20.