April at the Monterey Institute is packed with conferences on international trade, human rights, and cyber security, lectures by world-renowned speakers, and celebrations of culture, ideas, and the environment.
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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.
Students in the Monterey Institute’s translation and interpretation programs were inspired to see their very own Professor Laura Burian acting as First Lady Michelle Obama’s official interpreter during her recent visit to China.
Thirty-six Monterey Institute students are on three- to six-month spring assignments with a diverse range of domestic and international organizations engaged through the school's immersive learning programs.
Steven Pifer of the Brookings Institute, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, will give a free public lecture at the Monterey Institute of International Studies on "Russian Power Diplomacy and Eurasian Integration" as part of the Spring 2014 Monterey Institute Colloquium.
Monterey Institute student Wesley Laine will receive $10,000 in funding for his Cholera prevention project in Haiti through the prestigious Projects for Peace fellowship.
After reaching the finals at the regional Hult Prize competition, a team of Monterey Institute students plans to move forward with their venture with help from connections made through the competition.
Monterey Institute student Nadiya Gapotchenko is concerned for her family in Crimea as the crisis in Ukraine exposes the greatest rift between the West and Russia since the Cold War.
At a Monday morning press conference, Rep. Sam Farr highlighted the findings of a new report from the National Ocean Economics Program at the Monterey Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy, which illustrated that even as the economic importance of coastal economies has grown, federal support for them has diminished.
The Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program’s second annual conference at the Monterey Institute featured a series of panel discussions and a keynote address by former Congressman Jim Kolbe.
The Monterey Institute has received a $2 million gift pledge from an anonymous donor to support both the Institute’s unique immersive learning programs and its endowment.