Category: Student Accomplishments

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

How DPMI impacted my life in 60 seconds!

It’s been 10 years since DPMI was first launched. Numerous DPMI alums have implemented tools and strategies inspired by their training to provide creative solutions on a global and local level. In the coming months we will be highlighting this ...

Nicholas Tomb (MAIPS, 2002) participates in VIKING 14

MIIS alum Nicholas Tomb is participating in the Viking 14 exercise, a multinational exercise that simulates an integrated UN Peacekeeping Operation in the fictional country of Bogaland.  VIKING 14 is a Command Post Exercise/Computer Assisted Exercise in the “Spirit of ...

MIIS Students in the news

Peace Corps Veteran and MPA student Molly McMills new program director at YMCA Monterey County: Monterey Herald IPS Alumna Sabina Khan published on Iran in The Tribune

IPSS Student’s Blog Features MENA Region

NPTS student Alex Well is a former IPSS participant and his essay "AQAP Then and Now" will be featured in ICPVTR's September edition of Counter Terrorist Trends and Analysis. Other interesting essays and articles on corruption and asset freezing in North ...

FMS Participants and MIIS Almuna Helped to Launch Report for Maya Mountain Cacao

The Maya Mountain Cacao connects smallholder farmers with the ultra-premium chocolate industry in Belize. The organization's model creates an exceptionally high-quality cocoa bean and a growing source of income for farmers, while contributing to reforestation efforts and promoting sustainable organic ...

Student Accomplishments

For IEP student Sarah Cowen a dream has come true. She will serve in Mexico soon with the Peace Corps.  Enrolled in the Peace Corps’ Master’s International program, she can earn her master’s degree and complete Peace Corps service at ...

Congratulations to 49 Spring-Summer Immersive Learning Students on Internship Completion

Update on Semester-Long Immersive Learning Program Participants: GSIPM is proud to congratulate 49 special program winter-spring 2013 fellows on completing their immersive learning fellowship assignments this month, while also wishing the best to the 35 summer-fall 2013 fellows who have recently ...

Congratulations May Graduates!

This is that bittersweet time of year when we congratulate our graduates and say "farewell" to seeing them on campus as "students". It's reassuring to know that the MIIS family extends beyond our campus boundaries through continued friendships, city alumni group ...

Immersive Learning News: IPSS and DPMI Plus Students Soon to Head to the Field!

This coming spring semester several of our students will be heading off to intern at a diverse range of organizations. Through our IPSS and DPMI Plus programs, total of 47 students will be leaving the campus to gain professional experience ...

Frontier Market Scout Steve Hoberg Calls Program a “Potential Game Changer”

At 59, Steve Hoberg had built his own successful manufacturing company and seen his three children through college. After turning management of the company over to his partner, he felt he was ready for a new chapter in his career ...

MIIS Students win the xpedx Net Impact Campus Greening Challenge

In a competition to strategize ways to reduce the environmental impact of college campuses, students from MIIS took home the top prize. Net Impact, a non-profit that advocates for colleges to adopt better environmental practices, selected the team from MIIS ...

Article Written by MIIS student Lauren Renda – Across the Border: Nepal’s Struggle with Human Trafficking

Lauren Renda is currently working on a Master's Degree in International Policy Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies with a focus in Conflict Resolution and Human Rights. Her areas of interest include peacebuilding, gender issues, and post-conflict reconstruction ...

Tina Hu, MIIS Student, Blogs on Nonproliferation Beijing Immersive Module

Almost a dozen MIIS students participated in the Nonproliferation Beijing Immersive Module over spring break 2012 lead by Professor Jinhuei Enya Dai. Dr. Dai describes the Nonproliferation Beijing Immersive Module as “an innovative advanced Chinese language immersion program that provided ...

IEP Alumna Jessica Sanders Speaks at Marine Policy Event in NYC

Experts from GEF, FAO, the Global Ocean Forum, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Bank, and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), among other partners, have provided a briefing for member states and other stakeholders on the new GEF/FAO ...

Catalyst Group Consulting Team’s Capstone Presentation! May 11!

You are invited to the Catalyst Group Consulting Team's capstone presentation! WHEN:MAY 11TH 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (REFRESHMENTS AT 8:30 AM) WHERE: MG 100 WHO: BERYL LEVINGER’S ADVANCED SOCIAL CHANGE LEADERSHIP CLASS Your classmates in Catalyst Group have been conducting an organizational assessment ...