The September 11 inaugural meeting of the Monterey Institute’s new International Leadership Council showcased the professional graduate school’s academic programs.
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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.
This week TIME magazine sought out CNS Director William Potter´s expert commentary on a program for converting weapons grade uranium from Russian nuclear weapons into energy for consumers in the United States.
Monterey Institute Professor Kelley Calvert explores the long term effects of the BP oil spill on communities in the Gulf region as well as its secondary impact on California’s Central Coast in this week’s Monterey County Weekly cover story.
In recent weeks, researchers from the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies have been quoted regarding nonproliferation and bioterrorism issues in multiple national and international media outlets.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies, with a strong commitment to the Yellow Ribbon Program and a burgeoning veteran presence on campus, has again been recognized as a military friendly school by G.I. Jobs.
The Monterey Institute’s Center for Advising and Career Services is lauded on and off campus for its wide array of services to current students and alumni; the newest addition is the live-streaming of professional development workshops online.
This past summer, four Monterey Institute students served as Peace Fellows for the Advocacy Project, working on such diverse issues as women’s reproductive rights in Nepal and helping families of victims in Peru find closure through forensic anthropology.
CNS Senior Research Fellow Dr. Avner Cohen, an internationally recognized expert on nonproliferation issues in the Middle East, argues that Israel should acknowledge its nuclear weapons program in order to maintain a moral edge.
Arriving this week for orientation, this fall’s incoming class includes citizens of 32 countries, speakers of 25 languages, and nine Fulbright scholars—and more than 10 percent of the class will be enrolled in the brand-new Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies degree program.
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!”