Eight Chinese students at the Monterey Institute of International Studies were recently invited to a special reception by the Chinese consulate in San Francisco, where they were praised for their commitment to promoting positive relations between Chinese and American youth.
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The Veterans Organization at MIIS hosted a reception honoring student veterans on the eve of Veterans Day, joined by Congressman Sam Farr.
Ambassador Alan Wolff, former U.S. deputy trade representative and currently director of the Monterey Institute’s International Trade and Development Policy Initiative, was quoted in Wednesday’s New York Times in an article about trade with China.
Dr. Reza Aslan, author of the international bestseller “No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam,” will deliver a public lecture at the Monterey Institute of International Studies at 6:00 p.m. on November 4 in the Irvine Auditorium.
The Monterey Institute expands access to its graduate programs with a new method for students to meet the school’s language requirement.
Jaime LeBlanc-Hadley, Juan Vazquez and Leah Severino of the Monterey Institute of International Studies were chosen for the esteemed 2010 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellows program.
Three nationally-recognized trade leaders will address current issues in international trade policy in a new public lecture series at the Monterey Institute this fall.
This past summer, four Monterey Institute students served as Peace Fellows for the Advocacy Project, working on such diverse issues as women’s reproductive rights in Nepal and helping families of victims in Peru find closure through forensic anthropology.
CNS Senior Research Fellow Dr. Avner Cohen, an internationally recognized expert on nonproliferation issues in the Middle East, argues that Israel should acknowledge its nuclear weapons program in order to maintain a moral edge.