The Monterey Institute now ranks second in the nation for participants in the Peace Corps Masters International programs, with 25 students currently on assignment in partnering countries.
The new Center on Social Impact Learning at the Monterey Institute will focus on social entrepreneurship and impact investing, overseeing the existing Frontier Market Scouts program and adding new programs aimed at training students for careers in developing economies.
For the second year in a row, Monterey Institute students dominated the Televic Simultaneous Interpreting Competition in Newcastle, England, taking first, third and fifth place in the competition.
The City Council of Monterey this week officially recognized the outstanding contribution of Monterey Institute students Matthew Nichols and Gabriel Kiritz to the Climate Action Plan, an initiative to reduce the city’s carbon impact.
In its fifth year at the Monterey Institute, TEDxMonterey thrilled and inspired over 300 attendees on Saturday, celebrating a day of ideas worth spreading, around the theme of “Edges.“
The focus of the first Monterey Institute Community Innovation Challenge was on addressing Monterey County’s serious water challenges, with five students teaming up for the winning proposal and receiving a $2,500 award.
TEDxMonterey “Edges” and Earth Week@MIIS 2014 at the Monterey Institute kicked off this Saturday with the construction on campus of a geodesic dome that is made entirely of sustainable materials and will function as a hub for activities associated with both events.
Noted political scientist and economist Dr. Francis Fukuyama will give a public lecture in the Monterey Institute’s Irvine Auditorium on Friday, April 18 to discuss “Economic Diplomacy and Global Governance in a Multi-polar World.”
Fifteen Monterey Institute students had the opportunity to experience the real-world issues, impacts and policy implications of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone during a specially designed immersive learning course that one described as “life-changing.”
Monterey Institute alumna Tricia Bean shares her love of language and interest in other cultures with her students at Carmel High School, while also collaborating regularly with the Institute: “I enjoy being able to give back to the institution that has given me so much.”