Monterey Institute student Alexandra Shaphren was recognized for her fundraising efforts for the Community Partnership for Youth at the Central Coast’s 20th Annual Philanthropy Day Award ceremony on November 18.
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Eighty-six students from four local high schools took part a series of language- and culture-focused workshops at the Monterey Institute in an event marking International Education Week.
The Monterey Institute is celebrating International Education Week November 14 through 18 with a series of public events for the local community, culminating in a campus visit by students from four area high schools.
Stories about botched plots to create weapons of mass destruction, supercomputers, the Fukushima disaster, and the new IAEA report on Iran’s nuclear program all led news reporters to seek comment from the experts at the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
King Abdullah II of Jordan recognized Monterey Institute student Hany Amin for the work of his innovative job training foundation in Egypt at the recent World Economic Forum meeting in the Middle East.
The Monterey Institute and its James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies has been awarded grants totaling $1.2 million from Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support efforts to educate next generation of nonproliferation specialists.
At its annual conference last week, the American Translators Association (ATA) awarded its highest honor to Professor Holly Mikkelson of the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Second-year NPTS student Tamara Patton’s research on geospatial analysis was cited by Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller as an example of innovative new arms control verification techniques.
For the 2011-2012 competition, Monterey Institute students received a total of five U.S. Fulbright Awards, setting a new school record and exceeding the per capita number of awards at much larger schools.
Professor Peter Grothe’s annual all-day cross-cultural retreat in Big Sur attracted 41 students from 17 countries and four continents this year, many from his popular intercultural communication course.