The Teaching & Learning Collaborative in coordination with the Digital Media Commons at the Monterey Institute is training an army of podcasters.  The one unit, fifteen hour workshop titled Digital Media for Change meets Friday afternoons from 2-4pm.  Participants are exploring new communication skills with digital media with a particular focus on affecting change.  We’re […]

Assessment in the training of translators and interpreters will be the topic of the 2009 Forum sponsored by the Graduate School of Translation and Interpretation.  Beginning the evening of Thursday, April 2 with a lecture by Christiane Nord of Heidelberg University, the conference sessions on Friday and Saturday offer a wide range of international speakers, […]

A $1,000 Rev. William Sloane Coffin cash prize will be awarded to the MIIS student who writes the best anti-human trafficking essay. $500 will be given to the writer of the second-best essay.  The award is named after the late remarkable  civil rights and peace activist Chaplain at Yale University and the money is donated […]

ATTENTION ALL BENEFIT-ELIGIBLE FACULTY AND STAFF: Rodney Smith, our AIG/VALIC representative, will be on campus in the Human Resources Conference Room to assist you with your retirement questions on Tuesday February 24, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. If you would like to arrange to meet with Rodney at a particular time, please give […]

A recent article in Science features Patricia Lewis, Deputy Director of JMCNS, whose project involves analysis of materials captured by the U.S. in Iraq in 2003. Her project is one of 7 funded through DOD’s Minerva Research Initiative.

Do you know someone on campus who’s making an effort to go green? Then nominate him or her for a MIIS Green Award. Nominees need not be changing the world on a huge scale–we’re looking for ordinary people who are trying to incorporate elements of sustainable living into their daily routines. That might mean biking […]

Check out the Monterey Herald for an article about MIIS MPA students Bree Bacon and Lorraine Githiora, who have been selected to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University at the University of Texas, February 13-15.  They will present their proposal to establish an electronic network of human rights organizations in Monterey County.

This afternoon, President Ramaswamy announced the appointments of three new deans to lead the upcoming academic reorganization at the Monterey Institute. An abbreviated version of the announcement is included here, or you can download the full text of the announcement. “I am excited to announce the new academic leadership team that will guide the Institute […]

In this year’s especially challenging fiscal environment, many schools are simultaneously implementing tuition increases and program cuts.  Here at the Institute, we have adopted a tuition level for Academic Year 2009-2010 that protects academic programs from cuts, supports student services and continues our tradition of academic excellence.  Next year’s tuition will be $31,000, or $15,500 […]

We have closed registration for the upcoming reorganization retreats, at least temporarily, as we have reached capacity.  We have just sent out messages to all registrants to confirm their participation.  If we find that spaces open up through cancellations, we will repost the online registration page. The outpouring of interest in making a significant commitment […]

In case you have heard buzz about the Monterey Way course “Conservation Leadership Practicum” but aren’t sure what it’s all about, then please tune in to an upcoming radio show featuring students from the course. The show (“Tomorrow Matters”) airs this Sunday, Feb. 8th, from 10:00 to 11:00.  You can also stream it over the […]

Outlook Tip!

February 6, 2009 | Leave a Comment

You may have noticed that Outlook has a Junk E-mail folder of its own. This a separate spam filter from our Barracuda filters. If you find some of your messages are ending up in the Junk E-mail folder by mistake, you can fix this by adding trusted email addresses and domains to your Junk E-mail […]

On December the 3rd about 40 Monterey Institute community members were given a chance to inform themselves more thoroughly and discuss the ongoing conflict in South Ossetia and Abkhazia. The two-hour event hosted by the MIIS Conflict Resolution Association featured in addition to speakers from our own university also a foreign guest- Mr. Andrey I. […]

Green Milestones

February 4, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Dear Monterey Institute Community, Congratulations! Due to your outstanding efforts, both our Battery Recycling Program and Rideshare Program have produced amazing results.  Since the Battery Recycling program began in early 2008, we have recycled an estimated 310 lbs. of batteries in a responsible and environmentally friendly way! Our 50 dedicated Rideshare members have walked, biked, […]

MIIS has been a registered member of this government sponsored program since the fall of 2007. Joining the program is easy! All you have to do is drop your membership application off at the President’s Office and hand your monthly logs in at the President’s Office at the end of each month.  For every day […]

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