For many Monterey Institute students, the short winter term in January was a great opportunity to gain real-world experience and a deeper understanding of a particular subject, and/or to enhance their language skills.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s impassioned address at the Monterey Institute of International Studies Friday lauded the role that MIIS and CNS play in promoting nonproliferation education.
Jennifer Dossett Billings (MAIPS ’12) practiced her “90-second” pitch, polished her resume and put on a suit for the Monterey Institute Career Fair last February, an investment that led to two job offers in her chosen field.
The Monterey Institute celebrates 2012 as a year of great student, faculty and staff achievements, including the launch of the new International Education Management degree program, two new joint degrees and the new Center for Conflict Studies.
Gift-shoppers, consider supporting one of these Monterey Institute student projects through MontereySTART: a documentary about water in Nicaragua, solar energy access for low-income families, or two Haitian American students traveling to Haiti to volunteer this January.
The Monterey Institute is celebrating its first semester as a Peace Corps Fellows partner by winning rave reviews from students like Christopher Voerg-Jones, who appreciates the “great professors” and “diverse student body.”
Renowned human rights activist Larry Cox will talk about the fight for human rights in the USA in a free public lecture at the Monterey Institute on Thursday, December 6.
Alumni connections helped two Monterey Institute students receive scholarships to participate in the Social Enterprise World Forum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in October.
Veterans bring a wide range of experiences to their studies at the Monterey Institute, where they are encouraged to build on their skills and expertise to prepare for a new stage in their careers.
January 2013 winter term opportunities for Institute students include a journey through Gandhi’s land, learning about transitional injustice in Chile, and participating in development projects in Peru or El Salvador, as well as a variety of courses offered in Monterey.