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.
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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.
Leonard S. Spector, deputy director of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, was featured in an on-camera interview as part of Newshour’s coverage of the Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference in New York.
Leonard S. Spector, deputy director of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, is quoted on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition.
With nuclear nonproliferation in the news steadily in recent weeks, CNS Director William Potter has been making a series of appearances to speak about the road ahead in this critical policy arena.
This year’s Spring Forum features ten speakers on the topic of drug policy, all being interpreted by Institute students.
Monterey Institute student Tyler Steer (MPA ’11) says participating in the Big Sur Marathon was daunting because a busy school life kept him from training by the book, but in the end “the whole experience was perfect.”
Leading journal Foreign Policy has published an essay by Dr. William Potter, founding director of the Monterey Institute's James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, outlining the importance of nonproliferation education in the wake of the recent Nuclear Security Summit.