As a summer graduate assistant at the Monterey Institute, my daily tasks range from marketing programs, providing logistical support and even learning to cook hot-dogs on charcoal at Del Monte Beach. However, the best part by far is being able to be a part of the institute’s many summer programs such as FMS, DPMI, and […]
As a GA in the GSIPM office, I like to try and stay in-the-know about what’s going on in my department and around campus. As it turns out, Fall 2014 will usher in some changes. Yuwei Shi will begin to turn his attention to the new Center for Social Impact Learning (CSIL), and teaching in […]
This week, the Monterey Institute community is celebrating the arrival of 373 new students hailing from 35 countries and speaking over two dozen different languages with a variety of activities.
Keep Calm and Meditate this Fall 2014! Sessions will take place every Wednesday from 12:30 – 1pm in room CF 452.
These drop-in sessions do not …
I knew this trip was going to come to an end sooner than later, but somehow it still shocks me when I realize that I’ve spent three months in a different country and now I’m about to set foot on a plane that will take me far away from what I just adjusted to. Time […]
At its core a cutting-edge institution, the unique, intensive, development-focused three-week Development Project Management Institute (DPMI) program seems ageless. Nonetheless, as “nae man can tether time or tide” (in the words of Robert Burns), 10 years have passed since its inception, and that is worth celebrating. “A decade of DPMI has produced over 1,000 alumni […]
In case you missed the whole Obamacare thing, here’s a news flash: insurance is a big deal. And not just in healthcare. Insurance premiums are a market signal that indicates the relative risk associated with a given activity. Case in point: buying flood insurance for a McMansion in Miami Beach should be crazy expensive, given […]
Spending parts of my life in the golden state of California, I’ve come across lots of surfers, swimmers, and divers. The Monterey Bay Aquarium was always one of my favorite places to visit as a kid. Even now, as an adult, it fascinates me to see all the different types of career paths you can […]
The Monterey Institute´s intensive training program for development professionals, known as DPMI, is celebrating its tenth anniversary as a shaper of trends.
Social Networking: A Guide to Strengthening Civil Society through Social Media has been developed as a reference guide for civil society organizations (CSOs) working in partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development and its implementing partners in advancing their critical missions. In line with the USAID Strategy on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance […]