Assemblymember Bill Monning, who taught international negotiation at the Monterey Institute before winning election in California’s 27th District, will play a key role in implementing health care reform as the new chairman of the Assembly Health Committee.
International Policy Studies
The annual Critical Issues Forum conference in Monterey culminates a year-long program giving high school students from both nations the opportunity to work with MIIS nonproliferation experts.
Nonproliferation experts from MIIS/CNS have been quoted in major media around the globe in recent days on nuclear disarmament related issues.
Stephen Schwartz and Miles Pomper of CNS are quoted by TIME and Newsweek, while Professor Gordon Hahn is interviewed on Russia Today and Los Angeles radio.
On April 13, California Institute of Technology Professor David Rutledge will address the implications of dwindling coal reserves for energy policy and climate change in a public lecture at the Monterey Institute.
Nonproliferation experts at the Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies have been highly sought after this week to explain the new treaty and the road ahead.
A trio of articles over the past few days saw CNS Director Bill Potter, CNS Deputy Director Leonard Spector, and MIIS Dean Tate Miller quoted in major media outlets.
A new agreement signed by Institute President Sunder Ramaswamy yesterday in Cairo will promote academic exchanges and research collaboration between MIIS and the American University in Cairo.
Dr. Leonard Spector raises concern over reports that North Korea is assisting Iran in the development of a nuclear weapon.
Katie Klemsem (IPS '05) recalls her experience as a kindergarten teacher in Honduras after Hurricane Mitch left the country devastated.