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.
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.
Five U.S. students at the Monterey Institute have received Fulbright awards to teach and conduct research in Africa, Asia and Latin America, the most students in a single year in the Institute’s 56-year history.
A Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer story highlights the multiple job offers received by graduating Monterey Institute student Dale Eggett (TLM ’11) as part of an article about high demand in the growing fields of translation, interpretation and localization management.
The first week in May found Monterey Institute experts in demand from Monterey to Melbourne as media outlets all over the globe sought comments from MIIS faculty on a wide variety of issues.
The coming week will see the Monterey Institute play host to a lecture by former Secretary of Defense William Perry, a human rights conference featuring actor/activist Mike Farrell, and a talk by localization expert Cameron Jahn (MBA ’09).
A fundraising drive launched by the Monterey Institute’s international campus community following last month’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan has raised over $27,000 to support relief efforts.
Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and alumni celebrated the diversity of the campus community April 16 at the annual Monterey Institute International Bazaar, a feast of international cuisine, traditions and entertainment.
Local, national and International media have quoted faculty and staff experts at the Monterey Institute and its Center for Nonproliferation Studies repeatedly over the past several days in their coverage of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in Japan.