MonTREP researchers and GSIPM faculty members Jeffrey M. Bale, Sharad Joshi, and Gordon Hahn all gave talks at a panel on “Leaderless Jihad? Terrorist Attacks in the New Millenium and Lessons for the Future,” a panel which Professor Bale organized. The panel took place at 10 am on October 17 at the 2009 ISSS-ISAC Conference, […]

Monterey Institute Professor, Dr. Kathleen M. Bailey, has been elected as Chair of the Board of Trustees of TIRF (The International Foundation for English Language Education), and as President of the Foundation. TIRF is a charitable foundation that raises funds for research, solicits and vets proposals, and disseminates the findings. The current focus of the […]

Congratulations to Visiting Professor Anthony Pym, whose new book, Exploring Translation Theories, has just been released.  An event is being planned to celebrate Anthony’s work, but in the meantime, learn more about it here.

Robert McCleery was a featured speaker at the Second Conference on Integrated Social Policies in Egypt, July 4-5, 2009 in Cairo. The conference was organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Social Solidarity, and was attended by that Minister (H.E. Aly Moselhy), the Minister of Housing, National Democratic Party rising star Gamal Mobarak, representatives of other […]

The new website is now live and functioning!  This has been due to the amazing effort of the web strategy team and they deserve all of your praise and appreciation.  Please give them an extra smile… There are a few things to know about the ramifications of a new website: URLs have changed.  They should […]

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” […]

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 […]

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.

From Singapore comes this report of Prof. J.D. Yuan’s recent publications and interviews: *  July 8, TV interview from Channel News Asia, on the Xinjiang riots. *  July 29, Washington Observer interview on the first round of US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue *  July 31, “China and the US: G-2 by Another Name?” Asia Times, […]

This week, Prof. Tsuneo Akaha will be a panelist in a forum on peace. The Jeju Peace Institute, headed by Amb. HAN Tae Kyu, is pleased to announce live webcasts of the 5th Jeju Peace Forum to be held at Havich Hotel & Resort, August 11th, Tuesday – 13th, Thursday, 2009. United Nations Secretary-General Ban […]

Ten Percent

August 6, 2009 | 1 Comment

Some of you who subscribe to the MIIS Yammer updates may have noticed that many recent posts are tagged “#10percent.” Here’s why: This summer, a group of IT and TLC staff decided to take responsibility for their own professional development by adopting the “10 percent rule.” We made a commitment to each other: that we […]

With the closing of the Institute’s fiscal year on June 30th, Institutional Advancement also marked the end of its FY09 fundraising efforts.  While the economic downturn did present significant challenges, there are several bright spots to report: The number of faculty/staff donors grew from 44 at the close of FY08 to 52 at the close […]

Please join us for the Leslie Eliason Teacher of Excellence Award Ceremony today, Tuesday, April 21 at 12:00 noon in the Samson Center Reading Room.  Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend.   This award recognizes outstanding teaching and promotes the professional development of a teacher by a grant from the Payne Family Foundation.  This […]

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