Category: News

U.S. TIP Grant Solicitation for research on Trafficking in Persons

  Email from TIP Office Public Outreach [TIPOutreach@state.gov] U.S. Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons  Competitive Grant Solicitation for Research on Trafficking in Persons in Supply Chains in Sub-Saharan Africa The Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons announces an open ...

Democracy Now! Interviews Monterey Institute GSIPM Student Amer Shurrab

Democracy Now! reporter Amy Goodman interviewed Monterey Institute MA International Policy Studies and MBA student Amer Shurrab yesterday. The interview was titled "What Do Gazans Endure? A Palestinian Student Who Lost 2 Brothers, 4 Cousins Tells His Story". Amer also earned ...

Peace, Trade, and Development Students Visit Tesla

Tesla Pitch Continued: Cobalt, Graphite and Lithium

Last week the Peace Trade and Development (PTD) students met with Tesla’s global trade team at the factory in Fremont. The students were there to offer their pitch to the Tesla Challenge which called for proposals on sourcing raw materials for the ...

DPMI: A learning journey

                      I had heard repeatedly on campus that DPMI (Design, Partnering, Management and Innovation) is one of the most useful courses you can take. I found this hard to believe at first, but now I agree. If you haven’t taken this ...

MIIS PTD students meet with Tesla to  pitch ideas for the new battery.

The Tesla Pitch

Our friends from Tesla visited the MIIS campus last week. They started off the day by meeting with the Peace, Trade, and Development (PTD) summer program students. PTD students learned about what it takes to snag a job at Tesla ...

DPMI Plus Colloquium – Webcast!

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Alex Amling IPSS Cambodia

From posting these blogs to writing them!    IPSS in Cambodia It seems like ages that I was working at the GSIPM front desk, driving my boss and other staff “insane” with my preparation-related anxieties and emotional outbursts for my IPSS applications. I ...

If I could change one thing in the world….

GSIPM is pleased to introduce a new blog series – One Change (#onechange).  The series will be a collection of multimedia stories featuring staff, faculty, and students, all given their answer to the question “If I could make one change ...

MPA Capstone Participants to host a Showcase Fair on May 8, 12-2pm, McCone Atrium

MPA students will present their capstone projects during an innovative 2-hour poster fair in the McCone Atrium on Thursday, May 8, 12-2pm. Presenters will offer up new ideas and share key takeaways in their quest to provide creative solutions for ...

Announcing – GSIPM Summer Business Boot Camp!

A new Summer Business Boot Camp will be offered at MIIS from August 8-18, 2014. The training (ECPR 8550 Business Fundamentals) is designed to introduce non-MBA students to fundamental concepts to enhance business acumen and boost professional confidence. The boot camp was designed ...

This week! – Dr. Itamara V. Lochard – GSIPM DEAN’S SEMINAR SERIES #23

GSIPM DEAN’S SEMINAR SERIES #23 Don't miss Dr. Itamara V. Lochard, THIS WEEK, discuss how a digitized 21st century and the word "Cyber" impact your field of study (Tuesday, April 29). Please join Dr. Lochard with the Monterey Cyber Security Initiative (MCySec) to ...

Team El Salvador Leadership Applications – Still time to apply! -

- Application deadline EXTENDED to April 29 -  Team El Salvador Practicum 2014-2015 Call for Leadership Applications Team El Salvador (TES) is seeking three student leaders to lead the Team El Salvador 9 Practicum during its 2014-2015 program year. Do you want to ...

TODAY: Amnesty International Executive Director to Speak at MIIS – 6:00pm

Tonight at 6:00pm Steve Hawkins, the Executive Director of Amnesty International, will speak to MIIS students. Don't MIIS this amazing event! Reception to fallow in the McCone Atrium “Bringing Human Rights Home” Before joining Amnesty International USA as its Executive Director, Steven ...

Need help with journalistic writing? Mark Schapiro is here to help! Updated w/correct email address

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Spring 2014 Colloquium: A transformative opportunity for students exploring various degree paths

The Global Problems and Solutions Colloquium is an unambiguous demonstration of the Monterey model for transformative professional education serving graduate students across the GSIPM degree programs. As we start a new year together, we are pleased to share an update ...

DPMI Plus Colloquium Presentations; Listen From Around The World

DPMI Plus Fall 2013 Colloquium Schedule Friday, December 13th, 10:00am-12:20pm PST Join via webinar or in-person in the McCone Boardroom 10:00: Richard Hansen, MPA 2013 Kiva - Peru 10:20: Ashley Anderson,  MPA 2013 UNHCR - Geneva 10:40: Dawn Kleint, MPA 2013 UNHCR - Geneva 11:00: Cristina Lopez, MPA 2013 Pact ...

Applications to January DPMI Trainings in Rwanda and Monterey Due October 31

Development Project Management Institute What: Professional certificate training in international development project planning, facilitation, and partnership Where: Monterey, California or Kigali, Rwanda! When: Monterey (January 6-24, 2014) or Rwanda (January 14-23) Who: Aspiring international development and social change practitioners interested in developing a practical skill-set ...

DPMI Rwanda and DPMI Plus Winter/Spring Applications Due October 31

Are you interested in a career in international social change and development? Would you like to gain a new professional skill-set this January? Consider applying for the Development Project Management Institute (DPMI) professional certificate training January 6-24, 2014 in Monterey ...

IPSS January Pre-Departure Workshops Announced

The International Professional Service Semester (IPSS) program at MIIS recently announced it's January 3-20, 2014 workshop schedule. A summary of workshop offerings is as follows: “High-Value Organizational Consulting" (IPSS 8530A) Jan. 3, 4, 5; 12-5pm “Designing and Evaluating Interventions" (IPSS 8531) Jan. ...

Green Festival in San Francisco in November

Explore the Green Festival in San Francisco on November 9-10 at the SF Concourse. This event is part of a sustainability initiative and unique it is kind. Think of Green Festival® as a walk through a sustainable community. It begins with finding ...