The Peace Corps announced today that the Monterey Institute had the fourth-highest number of students enrolled in Peace Corps Master's International programs of any graduate school in the nation.
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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 article by MIIS professors Ken Coleman and Raymond Zilinskas is cited by the Los Angeles Times in a piece about the potential use of commercially-available counterfeit botox as a bio-weapon.
The Monterey Institute’s spring 2010 commencement ceremony on May 22 featured keynote remarks from Dr. Robert Gallucci, president of the MacArthur Foundation.
Six students from the Monterey Institute have been selected to join the first group of summer interns in the history of the United Nations’ Translation and Interpretation Services for a two-month intensive training program.
The hosts of NPR´s “All Things Considered” called upon CNS Deputy Director Leonard S. Spector this morning to explain uranium enrichment to their listeners.
Financial Times columnist Tim Harford reacts to an article in the American Economic Review by Monterey Institute Professor Jason Scorse and Professor Ann Harrison of Berkeley examining what happens to sweatshop workers when multinational corporations increase factory wages.
James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies Founding Director Dr. William Potter met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon yesterday in New York to discuss nonproliferation education and the Monterey Institute’s new nonproliferation and terrorism studies degree.
MIIS students Shauna Kelly and Melissa Booth are the co-winners of the Institute’s 2010 Reverend Sloane Coffin Anti-Human Trafficking Essay Contest and will each receive a $750 prize.
Professor Moyara Ruehsen of the Monterey Institute was a featured guest on Monterey NBC affiliate KSBW’s morning newscast on May 7, offering commentary on Thursday’s stock market volatility and concerns about European debt.
Ambassador Alan Wolff, director of the Monterey Institute’s International Trade and Development Policy Initiative, recently participated in a workshop designed to help Vietnam attract more foreign direct investment.