Professor Jeffrey Langholz and student Maeve Murphy of the Institute won the Innovator the Year Award—and $50,000 in seed capital—at the Monterey Bay Startup Challenge competition.
International Environmental Policy
The focus of the first Monterey Institute Community Innovation Challenge was on addressing Monterey County’s serious water challenges, with five students teaming up for the winning proposal and receiving a $2,500 award.
Malcolm Johnson, one of the main organizers of Earth Week at MIIS, is featured in this weeks' "The MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds."
This new series features a different student every Wednesday from a range of degree programs offered at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Five students from the Monterey Institute of International Studies who are looking to make a difference will compete March 7-8 in the regional finals for the Hult Prize, “the world’s largest student competition and start-up platform for social good.”
Four Monterey Institute MBA students traveled to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in January to compete in the final round of the international Business for a Better World competition, sponsored by Corporate Knights and the Schulich School of Business.
Monterey Institute alumnus Michael Murphy is leading efforts to build Massachusetts’ water technology cluster, bringing together nearly 300 organizations, companies and institutions to create a world-class hub of water innovation.
The stakes are high as four Monterey Institute students travel to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland later this month to participate in the final round of the Business for a Better World Competition, after beating out competitors from universities around the world.
Establishing a tradition of career-focused “treks,” the Institute students toured a number of organizations in the Bay Area last Friday, with sustainability as the central theme for a day of networking with alumni and exploring career options.
Linda Childs Hothem (BAPS ’85) committed to the largest alumni gift in Monterey Institute history, pledging $450,000 over three years to support the Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy.