There are many different sources of information on the Monterey Institute campus today, and it can be challenging to find the information you are looking for in a timely manner. In response to this problem, we recently implemented a new solution that uses RSS feeds to channel information into a single central campus information resource. […]

The Pizza Innovation Process is off to a good start. 47 faculty, staff & students enjoyed some pizza and brainstormed ideas to help shape MIIS. To get involved, join the Pizza Process Social Network. The party started with a small group icebreaker activity where teams created pizzas with a topping for each member and a […]

Fifty-nine faculty, staff and students helped to plan the new, unified advising function that will ensure future students a seamless educational experience at MIIS. Held at the La Playa hotel in Carmel on Friday, February 27, the retreat provided an opportunity to build on conversations begun at the previous retreats on February 20 by creating […]

Prof. Fredric Kropp has received an award from Emerald, a publisher of management research journals, for his article, “Entrepreneurial Orientation and International Entrepreneurial Business Venture Startup,” published in the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour Research. His article has been chosen as a Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2009. Congratulations, […]

Pizza Process 2009

February 24, 2009 | Leave a Comment

It’s back!  The process that brought us the Digital Media Commons, CNS Second Life and DELCAT has resurfaced.  It’s back with the hope of finding innovative ideas to help shape the institute.  The kickoff event will be an innovation pizza party on March 3rd, 12 – 2 PM in CF 434.  Please RSVP. People always […]

CNS staff members Liviu Horovitz and Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova wrote a letter to the editor of the International Herald Tribune regarding the West’s negative response to Tehran’s recent launch of its first domestically developed satellite into orbit. Horovitz and Mukhatzhanova cite President Obama’s pledge to “extend a hand to hostile nations if they are willing to […]

–Founder of Harnesses Internet to Promote Human Rights– The Monterey Institute of International Studies will host award-winning activist and writer Esra’a al Shafei beginning at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the Institute’s Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building at 499 Pierce St., Monterey.  The event is being co-sponsored by the Naval Postgraduate […]

For the last few months, we have focused our discussion about the reorganization of the Institute on the creation of two new graduate schools and a new dean of advising.  However, several other changes are occurring to facilitate a better flow of communications and services to our faculty, staff, students, and the external community.  In […]

CNS staff member Kenley Butler was the luncheon speaker at this week’s meeting of the Salinas Rotary Club where he briefed approximately 80 in attendance on recent global initiatives to move towards nuclear disarmament. In recent months, Kenley has spoken to several local groups, including the Carmel Foundation, the Sons in Retirement of Pebble Beach, […]

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.

Next week, Kristen Byers and Rob Horgan will be attending a two-day intensive workshop on social media and non-profits sponsored by the Non-profit Technology Network in San Francisco. TLC and Recruiting have generously provided the funding for this. The conference requires that two people from an organization attend: one broader marketing staff member and one […]

Have you ever tried to find something on the MIIS website only to be given a PDF campus map as a search result?  You’re not alone and hopefully now those days are over!  The website now has incorporated a google search function into the website. Little known fact: MIIS actually is running 5 separate […]

The votes are in and the working group dedicated to creating a staff council structure will now move forward in creating a proposal for the 6-person staff advisory team.  56 staff members voted and gave important insight and feedback into the staff council structure.  The working group will now create a proposal that incorporates your […]

Over the semester break, the Samson Center Dining Room has undergone renovations designed to provide students with a more comfortable and efficient environment for both dining and study.  The newly revamped Dining Room will re-open on February 2nd, with expanded seating and an exciting new food service vendor, “The World Cafe”. “The World Cafe” will […]

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