The Institute’s strong ties with the Peace Corps were highlighted this week as the Institute announced Peace Corps Director Aaron S. Williams as its spring 2011 commencement speaker, and a local paper published a lengthy article about the PCMI program at MIIS.
International Environmental Policy
Middlebury College parents Robin & Deborah Hicks’ $1 million gift will support the launch of the planned new Center for the Blue Economy at the Monterey Institute.
Professors Tom and Pat Manley of Middlebury College, specialists in the study of oceans and water, are using the Monterey coast as a virtual classroom for students in their J-term course on coastal dynamics and management.
Students at the Monterey Institute of International Studies are taking advantage of a wide range of professional development opportunities offered during the month-long January winter term.
When not in class, Marisa Bowersox (MAIEP '11) grows vegetables in the Monterey Institute community garden.
Monterey Institute Fisher MBA students hosted a successful Fisher International Business Forum this Sunday featuring panelists from IDEO, CISCO and Callaway Equity Partners.
The Monterey Institute expands access to its graduate programs with a new method for students to meet the school’s language requirement.
Fisher International MBA Student Christa Thoeresz spent the summer working on integrating sustainable business practices and principles into all aspects of Nike‘s operations.
In his new book “What Environmentalists Need to Know About Economics,” Professor Jason Scorse of the Monterey Institute argues the importance of economic analysis for promoting sound environmental policy.
As part of a global work party organized by 350.org, a climate solutions organization founded by Middlebury Scholar-in-Residence Bill McKibben, Monterey Institute students and faculty participated in reforestation activities at Fort Ord yesterday.