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.
MIIS alumnus Clayton Snyder’s work on the Monterey Institute’s campus carbon neutrality initiative is featured in the October edition of Net Impact’s newsletter Leading Business.
Monterey Institute Professor Kelley Calvert explores the long term effects of the BP oil spill on communities in the Gulf region as well as its secondary impact on California’s Central Coast in this week’s Monterey County Weekly cover story.
Ashley Blacow (IEP '08) shares how the Monterey Institute's environmental policy program helped to launch her career in ocean conservation.
Arriving this week for orientation, this fall’s incoming class includes citizens of 32 countries, speakers of 25 languages, and nine Fulbright scholars—and more than 10 percent of the class will be enrolled in the brand-new Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies degree program.
The greatest hope of Bishnu Adhikari (MAIEP ’07) is that the humanitarian development work he and his colleagues undertake will someday make international aid unnecessary: “I hope one day to be out of a job!”
Net Impact’s annual student-generated guide to “what business schools are doing to prepare students for careers that make a positive impact on the world” offers generous praise to the Monterey Institute’s Fisher International MBA program.
Danielle Johnson (MPA ’12) learned valuable lessons about relief work this summer while assisting with the rehabilitation of oiled birds affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Emily Sloane (MAIEP '09) found her career path - with a few stops along the way - through networking while still at MIIS.
“My best leads came through personal contacts” says David Reichbaum (MPA ’09) of his job search, and ultimately it was a MIIS alumni connection that landed him the job he desired.