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New Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Managed by CNS Opens in Vienna

The establishment of the new Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation—managed and operated by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) on behalf of the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS)—was celebrated in Vienna today at an opening ceremony hosted by Austrian Federal Minister for European and International Affairs Michael Spindelegger, and attended by

MIIS Partners With Panetta Institute to Provide Invaluable Training for Students

The Panetta Institute Lecture Series kicked off on Monday, February 21 with a lecture featuring former Senator Alan Simpson and former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles, co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, discussing the question “Is There a Fair Way to Reduce the Federal Deficit?” As part of the lecture series, the two distinguished guests and moderator Ron Insana of CNBC held a dialogue with students from Monterey Peninsula hig

Japanese Visiting Scholars Share Culture with Monterey Youth

Did you know that “Mori-girl” style contrasts with “Gal” style? Students at Stevenson High School in Pebble Beach learned all about the nuances of Japanese teenage fashion styles when they were treated to presentations from 21 Kanda University scholars who are visiting the Monterey Institute of International Studies as part of a study abroad program.

Annual MIIS Career Fair Draws Over 90 Employers to Monterey

On February 25, the Monterey Institute Center for Advising and Career Services will host its annual career fair in the Monterey Conference Center's Serra Ballroom from 9:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.

CNS Expert Interviewed for UC Berkeley’s Renowned “Conversations with History” Program

Avner Cohen, senior fellow at the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies was a recent guest of Harry Kreisler of the University of California, Berkeley Institute of International Studies on the nationally broadcast program “Conversations with History.” 

President Ramaswamy Honored with Education Award from Monterey Co. Business Council

Monterey Institute President Sunder Ramaswamy received the 2011 Education Award from the Monterey County Business Council at its 15th Annual Gala and Economic Vitality Awards on Saturday, February 5, at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey.

Superior Training Leads to Great Opportunities for Four T&I Students in Kazakhstan

Four second-year Monterey Institute students studying for a master’s degree in Russian Translation and Interpretation received institutional support to travel to Kazakhstan this January for the Asian Winter Games. Immersive learning opportunities like those provided at large international events are invaluable to aspiring professional interpreters. 

Chinese Official Extends Gratitude to MIIS Students and the Institute

On January 26, the Chinese consul general in San Francisco held a national reception to celebrate what is considered China’s most significant holiday. For the first time, five Monterey Institute students were invited to attend as representatives of China’s overseas students in the United States. 

Four Students Interpret for the United Nations in Chile

Four Spanish Translation and Interpretation students are participating this January in the first-ever MIIS International Translation and Conference Interpretation Practicum, at the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile. In 2009, Professor Cas Ann Shulman-Mora recognized an opportunity presented by the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Monterey Institute and the United Nations. She started working to create practical training opportunities for students. Her efforts have already started to pay off.

Location

Santiago
Chile
33° 25' 31.296" S, 70° 33' 59.2776" W