MIIS Students Have “Eye-Opening” Experience on Spring Trip to Shanghai Free Trade Zone

Last fall, Professors Robert Rogowsky and Li Juan Zhang designed an immersive learning course to give Monterey Institute students the opportunity to experience first hand the real-world issues, impacts and policy implications of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ).

April@MIIS: World Class Speakers, Cultural Events, Conferences

April is an exciting month at the Monterey Institute with a plethora of activities, including many events that are open to both the campus community and the larger Monterey Bay area community. Upcoming include:

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine to Lecture on Russian Power Diplomacy at MIIS on March 24

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer, currently director of the Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative at the Brookings Institute, will give a public lecture on "Russian Power Diplomacy and Eurasian Intergration" in the Monterey Institute’s Irvine Auditorium at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 24.

2014 Trade Conference Registration and Interest Form Friday April 4, 2014

You are invited to attend and create - the Monterey Institute’s 4th Annual Trade Conference

US-CHINA AGRICULTURE TRADE BARRIERS:

BUILDING A PLAN FOR CONSTRUCTIVE ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY

2013 in Review: High Level Visits, Alumni Reunion, Amazing Student Achievements

As the Monterey Institute community looks forward to another great year we would like to share some of the highlights from 2013. We had a lot of good stories to pick from this year but have picked five that reflect the spirit of the year – high level campus visits, alumni engagement, exciting activities and amazing student achievements.

In January, the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon honored the Monterey Institute and its James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies with a visit:

Leading International Trade Official to Join Monterey Institute Faculty

Ambassador Rufus H. Yerxa, outgoing deputy director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), will join the faculty of the Monterey Institute as a visiting professor beginning in February.

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May Graduate Nathalie Marin-Gest Turned Summer Internship Into Dream Job

Nathalie Marin-Gest (MBA/IPS ’13) has a lot going for her.  Multilingual, intelligent, and likeable, she was so enthusiastic about a career in development that she added a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree to her International Policy Studies (IPS) degree to make sure she had all the right skills.  It was not a surprise to her career adviso

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Our faculty include world-renowned literary translators, T&I scholars, pedagogical leaders and conference interpreters who have many years of professional and academic experience and continue to be active in their respective fields.

Trade Conference to Feature Student Debate on China’s Role in Africa, Keynoter Gary Horlick

According to MIIS International Trade Club President Sean Manzano (MAIPS ’13), the “Trade and Conflict” theme of the sixth annual MIIS Trade Conference “encompasses the dynamics between economic viability and social stability.” Sean and the club have assembled an impressive lineup of academics and seasoned professionals in trade, intellectual property rights and social development to help shed light on how trade helps to alleviate or exacerbate conflict at the March 2 conference at MIIS.