You will soon be seeing some minor changes in the online directory. Instead of a single name field, you will see separate fields for first and last name, and you will also be able to filter your search by type (faculty, student, etc.) The new version also allows you to browse a list by letter […]

As many of you know, a series of office moves occurred over the summer, to concentrate the majority of faculty in McCone, the IIRC, and Casa Fuente. Attached are  maps for the McCone and IIRC buildings and portions of Casa Fuente and McGowan that show where faculty and staff affected by the move are now […]

As we look forward to a “soft” launch of the web site (visible only on campus) on September 1, you may be interested in knowing how you can customize and personalize the new site.  Here is a post from Middlebury’s web makeover blog that clarifies the options that will be available.  (As Middlebury develops these […]

Ernie Scalberg, Jeff Woods and Carol Johnson represented MIIS at a recent conference on Globalization at UC Berkeley, sponsored by LISA (the Localization Industry Standards Association).  Scalberg’s session, “The Opportunities and Challenges of Integrating Global Business Strategy Development and Multilingual Online Marketing Communication” was the second highest rated plenary session. MIIS was the “rock star” […]

On Thursday August 20th, the combined faculty and staff of the new Graduate School of International Policy and Management held their semester kickoff retreat.  Over 40 attendees discussed the reorganization and its impact on policies & procedures, reviewed proposals for new degree programs and specializations, and received an update from Dean Tate Miller on the […]

If you encounter students seeking information about TOEFL iBT, please share the following with them: The Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) is administered monthly here on the Monterey Institute campus in our Pacific Lab (CF442). Administration dates for Fall 2009 are September 19, October 24 and November 21. The test begins at 9:30 am, and the cost […]

Professor Jeff Langholz did several summer projects that combined business with policy in the form of sustainable enterprise development. In June, he traveled to London to advise the CEO of sports apparel giant PUMA Inc. on a major “green business” initiative to be launched in October.  June also saw him writing an analytical report for […]

The new MIIS web site is nearing readiness for its official launch. After consultation with the web team at Middlebury, we are planning the formal launch of the new MIIS website for September 15. Dozens of people have worked very hard all summer to develop a framework  for the site that reflects our mission and […]

Sharad Joshi, PhD, Research Associate with the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) and Visiting Professor, Graduate School of International Policy & Management, attended the 13th annual three-week Summer Workshop on the Analysis of Military Operations and Strategies (SWAMOS), held at Cornell University in July. The program is for junior scholars in the field […]

Professor Tsuneo Akaha’s “From Soft Power to Hard Power: Japan’s Evolving Security Policy” has been published in the Japanese book Japanese Foreign Policy In The Eyes of Japanese Researchers Abroad (Tokyo: Fujiwara Shoten). He gave a talk on “Human Security in East Asia” at the Summer Institute, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University, August […]

Zhang Lijuan, a new Adjunct Faculty Member in GSIPM, recently published an article comparing U.S. and Chinese foreign policies with respect to Africa.

There have been many changes on campus this summer and Kade is no exception.  In the beginning of the summer, IT moved the printer, scanner and PC computers out of Kade.  Student printing is available in three locations: Pacific Lab (CF 442), Coleman library and Lab & Media Services (Morse A 101). Kade hours will […]

There is a new location for the MIIS classifieds forums with increased functionality.  The MIIS classifieds is now located on the elearning (moodle) site. When you arrive at the elearning homepage, you’ll find a direct link to classifieds located under “community”.  There are four categories of items, please choose your category and add a new […]

Patricia Szasz, Director of Intensive English Programs, announces two important changes in the Intensive English Programs: First, the non-degree English for Academic & Professional Purposes (EAPP) program has been discontinued. What this means: Degree-seeking students will still take EAPP classes with Lisa Leopold & Kelley Calvert, All non-degree students are now part of the ESL program […]

H1N1 Panel

August 14, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Members of the Institute community are invited to attend a discussion with local medical and public health experts on plans to respond to an influenza pandemic. Date: September 9 Time: Registration and reception at 5:30; presentation at 6:30 Location: Irvine Auditorium Flyer attached.

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