Here’s another opportunity to expand the boundaries of the Institute’s globe-spanning campus community by hosting an international exchange student.  AFS Intercultural Programs is a world-wide nonprofit organization that has been leading high school foreign exchanges for over 60 years. In August students will be arriving in the Monterey area and AFS is reaching out to […]

If you live in Monterey County, you can get into the aquarium free on the 20th of each month, through October.  Check out the details.

… or, in this case, a campus, to build a web site. You have seen (and hopefully commented on) some great initial designs, and now, while White Whale digests our feedback and prepares round two, the even more critical task of building content is underway. We have a tight timeline, with initial content due by […]

Intensive and Custom Language Programs — which includes Custom Language Services (CLS) and the Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP) — has moved. You can now find them at at 419 Pacific Street, McGowen Building, Suite 103. Feel free to stop by on your way downtown! If you would like any additional information on their programs, […]

The homepage design mockups from White Whale are ready and awaiting your feedback! Please visit the Middlebury Web Makeover blog to view the proposed designs and leave comments. Be specific; we want to hear about elements you like or dislike and why. Our feedback will be incorporated into future design revisions.

One June 16, Jill Stoffers provided a great overview of the impact of Reorganization and Integration on Recruiting, Admissions and Student Financial Planning.  This led to an excellent discussion, including an idea offered by Bob Cole that MIIS faculty and staff could develop a process for identifying affinities between individual members of the MIIS community […]

The Monterey Institute will host a summer campus visit day for prospective students on July 17th. To cap off this day, the Recruiting Department will be hosting a wine and cheese reception at Samson from 4-5pm, to provide visitors with an opportunity to mingle with our staff/faculty and to ask questions in a less formal […]

Americorps has recently confirmed with the MIIS Recruiting Department that the Monterey Institute will now be featured on their web site and listed as one of a few colleges and universities across the US that match the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award for Americorps students. The Monterey Institute will be one of only four California colleges/universities […]

Thirty graduate students and professionals took part in an intensive one-week course entitled “International Safeguards Policy and Information Analysis” that was conducted at the Monterey Institute of International Studies on May 18-22, 2009. The course, for individuals interested in pursuing careers in nonproliferation and nuclear safeguards, was designed and implemented by the James Martin Center […]

The Running One MIIS sessions, held every other Tuesday from 12-1:30, have become increasingly well attended, and have generated some great discussions!  Here are the slides from the last two presentations:  HR and Communications.  Next Up, on June 16th, Admissions.

Campus Invited to Open House Alumni Relations is pleased to announce the launch of the new MIIS alumni website! Check out the new site (some areas are still under construction) at and please remember to pass the site address along to any alumni you may connect with over the summer. To introduce the site […]

In the latest “Running One MIIS” session on Communications, there was a good discussion of the ongoing need for us to refine our internal communications. The burning question for me is HOW DO WE IMPROVE MIIS@WORK TO BETTER SERVE THOSE INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS NEEDS? I invite you all to comment on this post with your ideas […]

The Staff Advisory Team has planned an opportunity for staff to meet, get to know each other, celebrate a successful year, and share ideas for the future. (June 25, 4-6 pm, Sampson Center.) View invitation HERE.

The old booths in Simul Lab 1 are packed up and ready to move. After this picture was taken, the carpet was removed in preparation for installing electrical outlets in the floor.  Over the course of the summer, the old Simul 1 will become the new MML, while the old MML will house a revitalized […]

White Whale, the website design firm, will be unveiling preliminary design concepts for the new MIIS website to our community on June 9th at 1 pm in B 104.  Everyone is welcome to attend this event and feedback on the new design is encouraged.

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