Monterey Institute student Lovely Umayam was awarded the $5,000 first prize in the Innovation in Arms Control Challenge sponsored by the U.S. Department of State for her online education platform bombshelltoe.com.
Nonproliferation & Terrorism Studies
The Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) is hosting a timely conference focusing on the connections between terrorism and international criminal cartels at the Monterey Institute on February 22.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s impassioned address at the Monterey Institute of International Studies Friday lauded the role that MIIS and CNS play in promoting nonproliferation education.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of the United Nations will address Monterey Institute students, faculty, staff and invited guests at a special presentation on January 18.
Reuters, NPR, the Washington Post and the Inter Press Agency all sought out the world-class experts of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) today for comment on recent events in Syria, Iran and North Korea.
The International Professional Service Semester program at MIIS is celebrating 10 years of providing immersive learning experiences to students.
Veterans bring a wide range of experiences to their studies at the Monterey Institute, where they are encouraged to build on their skills and expertise to prepare for a new stage in their careers.
Fast Fact: Tamara specializes in the use of satellite imagery and virtual 3D modeling for nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament research and analysis.
“I found the NPTS program valuable for the way that it blends complex technical and policy training in a digestible manner.”
Fast Fact: Karen taught reactor physics at the U.S. Navy's Nuclear Power School prior to becoming a student at MIIS.
“I'm passionate about this field because I feel like there is so much opportunity to make a global difference.”
Fast Fact: Himayu enjoys talking passionately about disarmament, nonproliferation, arms control, political theory and international humanitarian law.
"The strength of the NPTS program is that students often have the opportunity to learn and share ideas directly with experts and practitioners in the field."