The greatest hope of Bishnu Adhikari (MAIEP ’07) is that the humanitarian development work he and his colleagues undertake will someday make international aid unnecessary: “I hope one day to be out of a job!”
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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.
Net Impact’s annual student-generated guide to “what business schools are doing to prepare students for careers that make a positive impact on the world” offers generous praise to the Monterey Institute’s Fisher International MBA program.
Danielle Johnson (MPA ’12) learned valuable lessons about relief work this summer while assisting with the rehabilitation of oiled birds affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies Experts William Potter, Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova and Avner Cohen authored three of Amazon’s current “Top Ten Hot New Releases in Arms Control” list.
This summer, six faculty members from Tomsk Polytechnic University in Russia are participating in a unique Monterey Institute program designed to enhance communication between nonproliferation officials in the U.S. and Russia.
Meredith Benton (MPA ’10) is earning credits toward her master’s degree in Public Administration while working on international election projects for the Carter Center.
InterpretAmerica co-founder and Monterey Institute Professor Barry Olsen announced the public release this week of the results of the first comprehensive survey of the interpreting market.
MIIS student Juan Carlos Paredes (MBA ’12) is the co-producer of “Apaporis,” a highly anticipated documentary about the natural beauty of the Northwest Amazon and the ancestral knowledge of indigenous cultures.
Monterey Institute student Faraaz Mahomed (MAIPS ’10), a self described “Amnesty Groupie,” says putting the skills and knowledge from class into practice was an invaluable experience.
In a special news analysis on increasing violence in Dagestan, Reuters highlights statistics from a new report by Monterey Institute Professor Gordon Hahn.