Monterey Institute students had great success this year with their applications for special fellowships and scholarships to pursue their passion for language study and research around the world.
The Monterey Institute is home to thousands of individual stories of international engagement and impact — learn more about them here.
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.
The keynote speaker for the third annual Human Rights Fair at the Monterey Institute of International Studies on May 10 will be Benjamin Todd Jealous, president of the NAACP.
Reflecting the great quality of its program, the MIIS Intensive English as a Second Language Program has been formally accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation.
"Winning the Student Innovator Award was a wonderful culmination of my Joint MBA and International Environmental Policy degree.”
Monterey Institute professor Kathi Bailey, a nationally respected leader in the language teaching field, has won the Institute's Leslie Eliason Excellence in Teaching Award.
Catherine Carlton, a recent graduate of the International Environmental Policy program at the Monterey Institute, turned a summer internship into a leadership position working to combat malnutrition and environmental degradation through community-based permaculture projects in Malawi.
Professor Jim Williams, whose paper on transitioning to a sustainable low-carbon economy was recently praised by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University, will give a public lecture on climate change May 1 at the Monterey Institute.
Professor Avner Cohen and his project co-director have been awarded a six-figure grant by the U.S. Institute for Peace to complete innovative research on the role of norms in global decision-making about nonproliferation issues.
National events once again drew media attention to the Monterey Institute’s unique international expertise, this time generating interest in interviewing both faculty members and a student with a particularly timely thesis proposal.
“Tierra de Agua” is new documentary film by three Monterey Institute students shedding light on the challenges related to water issues in Nicaragua. The film is part of their H2Nica campaign to raise awareness about sanitation and accessibility to clean water among developing communities in the country.