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.
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.
A front page article in the Monterey Herald extensively quotes Dr. William Potter, founder and director of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, regarding the significance of the death of Osama Bin Laden.
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.
Ambassador Nabil Fahmy, former Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. and longtime friend of MIIS, shared his insights on the recent wave of change in the Middle East to a packed Irvine Auditorium on April 20.
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.
Ambassador Nabil Fahmy will deliver a public lecture addressing the implications of recent events in the Middle East at MIIS on April 20.
The nuclear crisis in Japan has led to increased public debate and scrutiny about the safety of nuclear plants in the United States and national media outlets to seek the expert opinion of specialists at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
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.