Seven Monterey Institute students will be working on issues related to marine conservation in Asia, Central and South America, and the United States with support from the new Center for the Blue Economy.
Addressing the 247 graduates at the May 21 graduation ceremony, President Sunder Ramaswamy and Aaron S. Williams, director of the Peace Corps, spoke of the road ahead.
The Monterey Institute Intensive English Program will offer five different classes this summer for over 140 students from all over the world preparing for matriculation into degree programs at various universities.
Five U.S. students at the Monterey Institute have received Fulbright awards to teach and conduct research in Africa, Asia and Latin America, the most students in a single year in the Institute’s 56-year history.
In 2009, Erika Mariano (MANPTS ’13) and fellow UCLA undergraduate students published a study in the MIT International Review suggesting that Osama bin Laden was living in a walled compound in an urban area of central Pakistan.
The first week in May found Monterey Institute experts in demand from Monterey to Melbourne as media outlets all over the globe sought comments from MIIS faculty on a wide variety of issues.
A front page article in the Monterey Herald extensively quotes Dr. William Potter, founder and director of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, regarding the significance of the death of Osama Bin Laden.
The coming week will see the Monterey Institute play host to a lecture by former Secretary of Defense William Perry, a human rights conference featuring actor/activist Mike Farrell, and a talk by localization expert Cameron Jahn (MBA ’09).
A fundraising drive launched by the Monterey Institute’s international campus community following last month’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan has raised over $27,000 to support relief efforts.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies has launched an executive education program for summer/fall 2011, featuring three different tracks of two- to four-day training sessions taught in Monterey.