The Monterey Institute campus was filled with joy on Saturday, December 10 when 88 students from 16 countries celebrated their achievements with family and friends at winter commencement.
Bilal Saab, a visiting fellow in the Washington, D.C. office of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, was interviewed by BBC News during a Dec. 7 story on the Assad regime’s crackdown in Syria.
The Monterey Institute has received a $500,000 gift from the Milliken Foundation to support continuing efforts to attract top students to its “remarkable programs.”
Eighty-six students from four local high schools took part a series of language- and culture-focused workshops at the Monterey Institute in an event marking International Education Week.
Second-year NPTS student Tamara Patton’s research on geospatial analysis was cited by Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller as an example of innovative new arms control verification techniques.
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.
Jonah Leff (MPA '06) talks about his work as a UN Weapons Inspector in Sudan and Somalia.
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.
The Monterey Institute will host a September 9 panel discussion titled “Ten Years after 9/11: Reflections on the Global Jihad,” featuring faculty experts from the Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies program and the Monterey Terrorism Education and Research Program (MonTREP).
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.