Over two hundred Monterey Institute alumni from near and far gathered in Monterey for an action-packed reunion weekend that one alumna called "Probably the best weekend of my life -- it was like we were all students again!"
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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.
Hailed by the American Literary Translator’s Association as “today’s foremost translator of classic Samurai texts,” Monterey Institute alumnus William Scott Wilson is perhaps best known for his translation of Hagakure that he started working on while still a student.
A recent campus panel sponsored by the Monterey Institute’s Summer Intensive Language Program offered students an in-depth briefing on career opportunities in the language field and beyond for those with advanced language expertise.
Linda Childs Hothem (BAPS ’85) committed to the largest alumni gift in Monterey Institute history, pledging $450,000 over three years to support the Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy.
The Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded a $2 million challenge grant to the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) at the Monterey Institute in support of CNS’s global nuclear governance initiatives through the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation.
Reunion is right around the corner – join classmates and friends from around the world at the Monterey Institute July 25-28.
For most Monterey Institute students, summer is a time of professional development mixed in with a healthy dose of adventure, as internships, language training, research opportunities and fellowships take students around the world.
"You could say it is any MPA's dream project,” says Monterey Institute alumnus Craig Middleton of his leading role in the creation and running of the Presidio Trust.
This summer 43 Frontier Market Scouts will be working with social entrepreneurs in 15 countries as part of this unique Monterey Institute-sponsored program that provides professionals and students with academic and in-the-field training in the field of social impact investing.
Eleven students from top-tier universities will take part in the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies’ 2013 Summer Undergraduate Internship in Nonproliferation Studies.