The MacArthur Foundation has awarded the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies a two-year, $475,000 grant in support of education and training programs in the areas of nonproliferation and terrorism.
News of the commitment by the former Soviet republic of Belarus to eliminate stockpiles of highly-enriched uranium prompted national and international media to cite nuclear materials monitoring data compiled by the experts at the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
Concerns about the security of nuclear materials and the prospects of a new nuclear arms treaty with Russia led National Public Radio and the Boston Globe to seek out CNS experts for comment.
The Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies was selected from a large number of candidates to manage and operate the new Vienna Center for Disarmament and Nonproliferation.
The Monterey Institute expands access to its graduate programs with a new method for students to meet the school’s language requirement.
A New York Times reviewer called CNS Senior Research Associate Avner Cohen’s new book on Israel’s nuclear policy “thoughtful, measured and deep, and very much worthy of wide consideration.”
In an op-ed piece published in today’s International Herald Tribune and New York Times, CNS Director William Potter and adjunct professor Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova discuss the findings of their multi-year study discounting the conventional wisdom of rapid nuclear proliferation.
This week TIME magazine sought out CNS Director William Potter´s expert commentary on a program for converting weapons grade uranium from Russian nuclear weapons into energy for consumers in the United States.
In recent weeks, researchers from the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies have been quoted regarding nonproliferation and bioterrorism issues in multiple national and international media outlets.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies, with a strong commitment to the Yellow Ribbon Program and a burgeoning veteran presence on campus, has again been recognized as a military friendly school by G.I. Jobs.