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.
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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.
More than 90 employers from around the world participated in the Monterey Institute Career Fair on Friday, excited about the opportunity to recruit students with unique skills and capabilities.
In its eighth year, the Monterey Institute’s development project partnership in El Salvador continues to offers students what one called the chance to “contextualize” her graduate studies so that she has “more to offer” when she graduates.
Monterey Institute student Xiao’ou Zhu of China describes her Development Theory and Practice course at the Monterey Institute as “transformative” – a description that came true when, based on her classwork, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture offered her a position.
Four students in the Monterey Institute‘s Intensive English Language program are also teaching free courses in their native languages as part of the B.U.I.L.D. student language club.
Ten teams of Monterey Institute students are working on innovative solutions to Monterey County’s fresh water challenges as part of a cross-disciplinary learning experience this semester.
Twenty-five Monterey Institute students are taking part in a year-long development practicum experience that includes a fall semester course on policy analysis and project design, a research trip to Peru in January, and a spring semester course focused on data analysis and crafting a final report.
Five students from the Monterey Institute of International Studies who are looking to make a difference will compete March 7-8 in the regional finals for the Hult Prize, “the world’s largest student competition and start-up platform for social good.”