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This Friday’s second annual MIIS Graduate School of International Policy and Management Expo, featuring student presentations on projects completed over the past several months, will focus on the theme of “Cultivating Success through Immersive Learning.”
Two MIIS alumni will interpret for 16 Japanese students from areas affected by this year’s earthquake and tsunami as they embark on a 10-day U.S. tour designed to give American youth insight into the region and the disaster.
Sabina Khan graduated with a master’s degree in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute in December 2010 and is already established as a regular Op-Ed contributor for the New York Times affiliated Express Tribune in Pakistan.
Retired Brig. Gen. Russ Howard (MBA ’74) and adjunct professor at the Monterey Institute is quoted in a widely published Associated Press news wire about the U.S. administration’s new national counter-terrorism strategy.
Immersive learning is key to the Monterey Institute experience and for many students, summer is the time to test their newly acquired skills. For MIIS students this means assignments all over the world; you can now follow their adventures as they take classroom theory to the field on blogs.miis.edu/summer.
Tatiana Ivanova (MATI ´11) graduated in May, and less than a month later celebrated the publication of her translation into Russian of the Louis Sachar classic Holes.
Dylan Westfeldt (MATI ’99) reports there are currently six Monterey Institute alumni on the interpreting staff at the United Nations, with four others freelancing and/or in the pipeline for future staff positions.
Nine out 16 graduate students chosen worldwide for the prestigious 2011 Translation and Terminology Fellowships at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva come from the Monterey Institute.
Seven Monterey Institute students will be working on issues related to marine conservation in Asia, Central and South America, and the United States with support from the new Center for the Blue Economy.