Category: Events

Events on MIIS Campus

FMS Field Placements and DPMI Plus: Taking the MIIS experience to the world

This summer, the name of the Monterey Institute has been heard in over 15 countries in 5 continents as 27 fellows are participating in a series of immersive learning experiences.  Each of those placements have been ensured thanks to MIIS’ ...

PTD Breaking Ground for Local Development at the Homeless Garden Project

Last Friday, PTD students were able to actively experience Development, one of the three pillars of the Peace Trade and Development program.  Their first site visit was at the Homeless Garden Project in Santa Cruz. The Homeless Garden Project is ...

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 ...

International Affairs Fellowship (IAF) Accepting applications now!

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is now accepting applications for their International Affairs Fellowship (IAF).  Designed to assist mid-career scholars and professionals in advancing their analytic capabilities and broadening their foreign policy experience the International Affairs Fellowship aims to strengthen career development ...

For some, the FMS field assignment is a first exposure to living and working in an emerging market.

22 Tips for Living in a New Country

MIIS and FMS Alumna Danielle Steer Shares Tips on Living and Working Abroad Over the course of the next two months, 21 Frontier Market Scouts (FMS) Fellows will be heading into emerging markets as scouts, business development consultants, and impact ...

DPMI in DC – Cultivating Innovative Agents of Social Change!

* This post contributed by Kelly Quackenbush, MPA candidate ‘15 I find myself in a very familiar place: An airport. As a current MIIS student and former Peace Corps volunteer, the fact that airports are familiar to me is surely no shocker. ...

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FMS Alum makes Headlines with his Social Enterprise in Brazilian Favelas

  FMS alum Elliot Rosenberg has had great success with his own social enterprise, “Favela Experience.”  This is a way for tourists to stay in Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas and experience the local culture. Elliot’s personal experience staying with host families ...

Two MIIS Students Intern at the UNDP Pacific Centre in Fiji

The Graduate School of International Policy and Management would like to congratulate Madeline Stoeri and Deniz Firat for landing internships at the UNDP’s Pacific Center in Fiji. The Fiji Office of the Pacific works with the Federated States of Micronesia, ...

Peace, Trade, and Development Students Visit Rising International

PTD Webinar: Gain a Deeper Understanding of the Peace Trade and Development Program

This week, Special Programs Manager Erina McWilliam-Lopez and MIIS Professor Jeff Dayton-Johnson hosted a webinar to deliver a deeper understanding of the Peace Trade and Development program. The webinar elaborates on the uniqueness of the program’s combination of classroom learning ...

Applications for the Peace, Trade, and Development are due Monday, June 9!

It’s not too late for you or your colleagues to take part in an engaging global summer experience and apply to the Monterey Institute’s Peace Trade and Development Program. The PTD program utilizes the richness of the areas of Central ...

Freedom From Hunger CEO Steve Hollingsworth offers a toast to celebrate Beryl Levinger and DPMI 10-year milestone

DPMI Celebrates 10 Years with a Toast from Freedom from Hunger CEO Steve Hollingworth

May 22, DPMI alumni and friends gathered in the DLC to celebrate 10 years of DPMI, and the many partnerships that nurtured the program’s achievements and innovation. Honored guests in attendance were Beryl Levinger, Ed Laurence, and CEO of Freedom from ...

World Bee Project

Sanghata Global co-founder and early FMS partner and supporter, Sabiha Malik recently traveled to Malaysia to speak about the World Bee Project she recently started with the help of FMS Alum, Ravi Kurani, current FMS scout, Peter Nawaneri and MIIS’ Director ...

DPMI 10th Anniversary Celebrations

Come out and help celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Development Project Management Institute! This summer's cohort will bring the total participants trained to over 1000! There are two events happening this month to commemorate the occasion: In Monterey: When: Thursday, May 22 ...

DPMI Plus Colloquium – Webcast!

Room to Dream: A Reflection on Rwanda

Earlier this year, the Development Project Management Institute took approximately 25 MIIS students to Rwanda for an intensive, culturally immersive training. They were joined by 9 Rwandans, as well as participants from places like Russia, Germany, and Haiti. The trip was ...

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 ...

FREE Webinar on Global Health – May 1

Unite For Sight’s Global Health University has scheduled a new free global health webinar on Thursday, May 1, 4-5pm Eastern Time, about "Sustainability and Innovation in Global Health".  Complete details are included below. To register for the webinar "Sustainability and Innovation ...

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 ...

Cuba Presentations – Wednesday April 30!

Join the students from the Spring Break Cuba trip and hear their presentations on their experiences in this fascinating country! Public welcome. Wednesday, April 30 in the DLC.