For the 2011-2012 competition, Monterey Institute students received a total of five U.S. Fulbright Awards, setting a new school record and exceeding the per capita number of awards at much larger schools.
Middlebury professor Steve Trombulak will deliver a public lecture on November 10 titled “Conservation Planning Across Large Landscapes and Seascapes: Is It Needed, and Can It Work?” as part of the Monterey-Middlebury Lecture series.
Students pursue fully-funded fellowships
with top marine organizations
The law office building at 499 Van Buren Street has been purchased by Middlebury College for future use as part of the Monterey Institute campus.
Thirty-two local businesses and student service providers participated in the second annual Student Information Fair, which drew a large crowd on a sunny afternoon at the Monterey Institute’s downtown campus.
The Monterey Institute’s downtown campus is buzzing this week as a new and typically diverse class arrives to begin their MIIS experience.
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.”
A pair of Monterey Institute graduates are working to launch a community-supported fishery they call “Local Catch Monterey,” with the aim of creating reliable demand for local fishermen while supplying local customers with reasonably priced seafood.
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.
Addressing the 247 graduates at the May 21 graduation ceremony, President Sunder Ramaswamy and Aaron S. Williams, director of the Peace Corps, spoke of the road ahead.