Dr. Avner Cohen of the Monterey Institute, a noted scholar of Israel’s nuclear program, today released new materials from his personal research archive that offer fresh insights into Israel’s decision not to use nuclear weapons during the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
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Eight Monterey Institute faculty and alumni participated in the 2013 Middlebury Clifford Symposium, a collaborative effort between the Monterey Institute and Middlebury College highlighting language programs on both campuses.
Ambassador Rufus H. Yerxa, outgoing deputy director-general of the World Trade Organization, will join the faculty of the Monterey Institute as a visiting professor in February.
Similar names and smiles may cause people to confuse sisters Ahri and Ahra Lee, but now that both are pursuing translation and interpretation degrees at the Monterey Institute, their different career aspirations testify to the diverse opportunities this degree offers.
Alumni Anne-Claire Benoit (MPA ’12), Kathleen Gordon (MPA ’12), and Bill Reinecke (MBA ’10) were chosen for one-year assignments in Africa from hundreds of qualified applicants for the very selective Catholic Relief Services Fellowships.
Dr. Rosa Otunbayeva, past president of the Kyrgyz Republic, shared with Monterey Institute students her experiences leading the first peaceful transition from an authoritarian state to a parliamentary democracy in Central Asia.
Monterey Institute student Chung-kuan Chen (MACI ’14) won first prize at the 2013 Televic Chinese-English Simultaneous Interpreting Competition held at Newcastle University earlier this month.
Diplomatic Courier’s list of 99 top foreign policy leaders under the age of 33 includes 2010 MIIS graduate Aaron Stein, a nonproliferation specialist currently based in Turkey.
The popular four-year-old student club B.U.I.L.D. continues to offer free language lessons to both MIIS students and the wider Monterey community, with the addition this year of teacher seminars and curriculum support for new teachers.
Monterey Institute Professor Cas Shulman-Mora was joined by five current and former students this summer at the International Conference Interpretation Practicum she has taught and directed for the last three years in a former Spanish royal palace in Santander, Spain.