Building on the success of last year’s conference, TEDxMonterey returns to the Monterey Institute on April 15 with a new lineup of guest speakers, this year addressing innovation.
Nelle Sacknoff (MPA '11) shares highlights from her scavenger hunt for innovation in Latin America last January.
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.
The American University in Cairo and the Monterey Institute partnered to offer a 10-day project-management training program in Cairo this January, modeled on the popular three-week Development Project Management Institute (DPMI).
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.
First year MPA student James Reavis kept in touch with the friends he made during the Summer Intensive Language Program in Arabic at the Monterey Institute in 2006 by sending out regular email newsletters. Those newsletters became a cultural phenomenon during his time in law school and were recently published in a book by Carolina Academic Press.
Professor Nüket Kardam and her students explore how grassroots leadership promotes development and social change in the Monterey Bay area.
When she's not teaching class, MPA Professor Mahabat Baimyrzaeva pursues her passion for karate.
Adriana Taboada (MPA '11) explores the diverse Monterey Institute student body at the Morse Building.