Building on the success of last year’s conference, TEDxMonterey returns to the Monterey Institute on April 15 with a new lineup of guest speakers, this year addressing innovation.
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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.
An April 6 Peace Corps news release announced that the Monterey Institute ranked fourth in the nation in Peace Corp Master’s International program participation during the Corps’ 50th year.
A fundraising campaign by Monterey Institute faculty, staff and students has raised thousands to support relief efforts in Japan, and won the support of a matching sponsor, the Miner Foundation.
The 35-member Middlebury Choir performed for a packed Irvine Auditorium on Monday night as part of their spring tour of California.
Ambassador Nabil Fahmy will deliver a public lecture addressing the implications of recent events in the Middle East at MIIS on April 20.
The nuclear crisis in Japan has led to increased public debate and scrutiny about the safety of nuclear plants in the United States and national media outlets to seek the expert opinion of specialists at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
Professor Kathi Bailey of the Monterey Institute of International Studies was awarded the Heinle Outstanding Achievement Award at the National Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages convention in New Orleans last week.
Eight Monterey Institute graduate students recently departed for India, Nigeria, Tanzania and Vietnam as representatives of the new Frontier Market Scout Program, which is designed to connect local entrepreneurs with U.S. investors.
Local, national and International media have quoted faculty and staff experts at the Monterey Institute and its Center for Nonproliferation Studies repeatedly over the past several days in their coverage of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in Japan.
This Friday at 12:15 p.m., the Monterey Institute will host a panel discussion on “Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Troubles in Japan: Facts and Future Implications" featuring four campus experts. The event will be streamed live on the internet.