Author: Rob Horgan

“Coffee Chat” Volunteers Needed

During the summer months, the MIIS campus empties out as students and faculty leave Monterey for destinations around the world.  Summer plans for many include work, research, internships or just some well deserved rest. The Recruiting Department is looking for … Continue reading

Alum at Education USA talks about MIIS

Japanese alumna Yumi Nishikawa, who graduated with her degree in International Trade Policy in 2006, has enjoyed exceptional career mobility over the years thanks to her Master’s from the Monterey Institute.  Before coming to MIIS, Yumi was working as an … Continue reading

Faculty Reach out to Prospective Students

Prof. Tsuneo Akaha and MIIS alumna Katie Klemsen visit with four prospective students in Seoul, Korea last week. Spring is traditionally yield season, a time when the Recruiting Department asks faculty who may be traveling to meet with admitted students … Continue reading

Nihongo at MIIS

The Japanese language program at MIIS is being promoted heavily this month as many current Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program participants weigh their options for life after Japan. The JET program is a Japanese government initiative that began in … Continue reading

New Facebook Group for Incoming Students

Admitted students who are planning to come to the Monterey Institute in September have begun to receive invitations to join the exclusive Incoming MIIS Student Group on Facebook.  The group is a closed community, available only to students preparing to … Continue reading

10 Questions for a Japanese/English Interpreter

Yoko Owatari Kudo, an Japanese alumus of the Monterey Institute‘s prestigious Conference Interpretation (CI) program, never planned on becoming an interpreter. “I graduated from Sophia University (in Tokyo) with a Master’s in International Relations and went to work as a … Continue reading

New Nonproliferation and Terrorism Degree Promoted

This month, the Recruiting Department begins a campaign to promote the new Master’s in Nonproliferation and Terrorism (MANPTS) degree at the Monterey Institute. Devin Lueddeke and Carol Johnson spend an entire day last week at the Defense Language Institute (DLI) … Continue reading

Veterans Transition to New Careers at MIIS

Noticed some different faces in your classes recently?  That guy in your Global Politics who class seems particularly informed about international conflicts?  That woman in your Arabic class who has such remarkable communicative competence? Monterey Institute students all have pretty … Continue reading

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