Professor Jeffrey Langholz and student Maeve Murphy of the Institute won the Innovator the Year Award—and $50,000 in seed capital—at the Monterey Bay Startup Challenge competition.
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The focus of the first Monterey Institute Community Innovation Challenge was on addressing Monterey County’s serious water challenges, with five students teaming up for the winning proposal and receiving a $2,500 award.
At a Monday morning press conference, Rep. Sam Farr highlighted the findings of a new report from the National Ocean Economics Program at the Monterey Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy, which illustrated that even as the economic importance of coastal economies has grown, federal support for them has diminished.
Four Monterey Institute MBA students traveled to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in January to compete in the final round of the international Business for a Better World competition, sponsored by Corporate Knights and the Schulich School of Business.
Monterey Institute alumnus Michael Murphy is leading efforts to build Massachusetts’ water technology cluster, bringing together nearly 300 organizations, companies and institutions to create a world-class hub of water innovation.
The Monterey Institute celebrated another great year in 2013, highlighted by wonderful student achievements, strong employment numbers for graduates, and visits by the UN Secretary-General and the former president of Kyrgyzstan.
Establishing a tradition of career-focused “treks,” the Institute students toured a number of organizations in the Bay Area last Friday, with sustainability as the central theme for a day of networking with alumni and exploring career options.
“Make the most of every opportunity,” is the advice recent Monterey Institute graduate Nathalie Marin-Gest gives current students. She used her connections from a summer internship at Fair Trade USA to land a full-time position in her chosen field by the time she graduated.
By taking advantage of a range of professional opportunities offered at the Monterey Institute, recent graduate Nick Chudeau has gained a springboard into a career he is deeply passionate about, the field of water sanitation and health.