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Frontier Market Scout Steve Hoberg Calls Program a “Potential Game Changer”

At 59, Steve Hoberg had built his own successful manufacturing company and seen his three children through college. After turning management of the company over to his partner, he felt he was ready for a new chapter in his career and the Frontier Market Scouts (FMS) program at the Monterey Institute seemed like the perfect fit.

Staff Member Kenley Butler: Thankful to Experience and Learn Something New Every Day

In the spirit of the season of giving thanks in the United States, members of the Monterey Institute community are sharing expressions of gratitude. We conclude our series with longtime staff member Kenley Butler, director of development at the Monterey Institute.

MIIS Professor Wei Liang: Thankful for Good Students & New Book

In the spirit of the season of giving thanks in the United States, members of the Monterey Institute community are sharing expressions of gratitude. We continue our series with Associate Professor Wei Liang, a specialist in international trade and development policy, as well as the political economy of East Asia and China.

MIIS Students: Thankful for New Friends and Getting to Spend Thanksgiving with Family

In the spirit of the season of giving thanks in the United States, members of the Monterey Institute community are sharing expressions of gratitude.  We continue our series with a common sighting on the Monterey campus – friends from different continents.

MIIS Alumna Maame Afon: Thankful to be Able to Do What She Loves

In the spirit of the season of giving thanks in the United States, members of the Monterey Institute community are sharing expressions of gratitude, beginning with a graduate of the Monterey Institute’s International Policy Studies program, alumna Maame Afon (MAIPS ‘05). 

Fall Forum Provides Students with Excellent Interpretation Opportunities

"Game On! A Discussion about Sports" was a fitting topic for the 2012 Monterey Institute of International Studies' Fall Forum, which annually offers students in the Institute's interpretation programs the opportunity to hone their craft in a professional conference setting.

MIIS Mourns Loss of Professor Carl Fehlandt, “A Pillar of the Translation Program”

With great sadness, the Monterey Institute community learned this morning that Professor Carl Fehlandt has passed away following a brave fight with cancer over the past 14 months.

Center for Conflict Studies Celebrates Inaugural Week with Host of Events

The Center for Conflict Studies (CCS) is the brainchild of Monterey Institute professor Dr. Pushpa Iyer, a respected scholar and practitioner in the field of conflict studies. The Center focuses on the study and application of the right tools for managing conflicts, approaching them as a vehicle of change. CCS was started with the specific goal to develop programs and publications that would contribute to the theory and practice of the field of conflict studies.

Noel Mbise: A Search for Innovative Approaches to Managing Environmental Policy

As a park ecologist in the Kitulo National Park in Southwestern Tanzania, Noel Mbise (MAIEP ’14) has experienced firsthand our need for more than good policies to protect the environment. “You can’t just tell people ‘No!’ and ‘Don’t do this!’ without telling them what to do instead,” he says, and adds that people naturally tend to care more about the here and now than tomorrow.
 

Social Media Helps One Recent Graduate Land a Job

Recent Monterey Institute graduate Julian Zhu (MACI ’12) could be considered a prime example of how social media is changing the landscape of the job search and recruiting processes for students and employers—not to mention the importance for students of building relationships with faculty members. Julian is currently working as a Terminology and Reference Intern with the International Criminal Court, Interpretation and Translation section in the Hague, the Netherlands.