The Peace Corps Club presents the: 2010 International Calendar! Now available for only $10.00 Visit us in the Samson Center Courtyard 12PM – 2PM, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for the next two weeks: Oct 20th – 30th or contact Bill Reinecke at

2010 Calendar Photo Contest Announced The calendar will showcase and celebrate the experiences, diversity and cultures present at the Institute and will be available for purchase this holiday season. * Open to all members of the MIIS community (Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni) *  There are no specific scenes or categories required for this photo […]

Faculty and staff, please share this information about the Writing Center with your students: Make your appointment for the Graduate Writing Center beginning Monday, September 21st, and visit us on the web .  From blank sheet of paper to polished copy, the Graduate Writing Center loves to help bring beautiful words into the world. Do […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Student Affairs Office is compiling a list of Institute faculty, staff, and students willing to provide temporary “emergency” housing to incoming Fall 2009 students while they search for permanent housing. While we advise incoming students to plan on spending their first 3 to 5 nights in a hotel, there are students who take longer […]

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 […]

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.

New spring students are arriving on campus in time for orientation, which runs from January 27-30. We are expecting 65-70 new enrollees across the four schools. Please take a few extra minutes to welcome them and offer assistance to students looking a bit lost.

The Office of Student Services, in conjunction with Peter Shaw and other student and staff facilitators, will host an International Education Day on Friday, November 21st.  Our mission is to celebrate the benefits of international education and foster interest in international education in the younger generation.  We will do this by introducing and exposing a […]

If you haven’t seen the “reborn” Foghorn student newsblog, it’s worth a look.  In fact, it’s worth an RSS subscription!  Recent post include: * A “spotlight” piece on Sunder Ramaswamy, in which he talks candidly about his vision for the Institute * An open letter to faculty from the “Queers and Peers” group. This article […]

New Student Orientation was a great success. We revamped the NSO week to include two new sessions focusing on community building, planned and delivered by students Bree Bacon and Wrenn Yennie, faculty member Peter Shaw, and several dozen highly competent student, faculty and staff facilitators. The new students were organized into groups selected to ensure […]

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