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Carolyn Meyer

Director of Professional Immersive Learning and Special Programs, GSIPM


Sunday, December 4th, 2011

GSIPM Honors Summer and Fall Frontier Market Scouts and DPMI Plus Fellows!

With 2012 upon us, the Graduate School of International Policy and Management would like to honor the  service of Frontier Market Scouts and Development Project Management Institute professional immersive learning participants. DPMI Plus Participants (summer-fall 2011) Miho Yoshimura – Foundation for Older Persons Development, Chiang Mai, Thailand Monique Ouffoue – INT, World Bank Group, Washington, […]

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

Eleven MIIS Students Attend 2011 Net Impact Conference in Portland; Frontier Market Scouts Receive Mention At Social Venture Capital Session

Eleven Monterey Institute students from the Graduate School of International Policy and Management attended the 2011 Net Impact Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon this past weekend. Two international undergraduate students from Middlebury also attended the 2,000+ person event spotlighting the unexpected places people find where good works. Keynote speakers included Laord Michael Hastings, Head of […]

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

January 2012 Practica and Trainings

This January the Monterey Institute will offer practica in Chile, Egypt, Nepal, and El Salvador as well as two intensive on-campus training programs (FMS and DPMI). Learn more about these opportunities.

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Join NPTS for a Welcome Luncheon September 13!

GSIPM invites all new and returning NPTS students to a welcome luncheon: Tuesday, September 13 12:00-1:00 NPTS Student Welcome, Morse B104 1:00-2:00 NPTS Reception, Holland Center Courtyard    

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Silicon Valley American Marketing Association to Hold Career Development Morning Forum September 21

Learn from Brian Golter, author of Your Right Job Right Now, on how to determine what jobs are right for you, how to find those jobs and the skills to land them. Date/Time: Wednesday, September 21st 8:30-10 a.m. PT Click here to learn more about this event and to register.  

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Silicon Valley American Marketing Association to Hold Panel Forum Event September 13

Join the Silicon Valley American Marketing Association on Tuesday, September 13th for an exciting panel discussion on international marketing. Whether your company is considering entering or expanding into international markets, this event will provide valuable on insight and best practices for succeeding abroad with your marketing. Come hear from a broad spectrum of perspectives from […]

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Pacific Grove High School Seeks Model UN Adviser

Pacific Grove High School is looking for an adviser for their Model United Nations club! Do you have experience with Model UN, either at the high school or college level? Would you like to help a group of motivated, internationally-minded high school students prepare for a national Model UN conference this year? The students all […]

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Professor Nuket Kardam to present September 29: “Who Is a Turk? – An Exploration into Identities” as part of the Dean’s Seminar Series

Creating a nation requires a national myth that bonds the population together. National myths require rejecting parts of history that don’t fit, refashioning history in ways that do fit, or creating entirely new stories. This process has gone on in many nations around the world, and is, in a sense ,nothing new. What makes the […]

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

UC Berkeley to hold September 8 conference on energy efficiency in the residential sector

Energy Efficiency in the Residential Sector:   Practice, Policy, Prospects   A UC Berkeley Policy & Research Conference Thursday, September 8, 2011  Registration & Breakfast: 7:30am // Program Begins: 8:30am  David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way in Berkeley  Sponsored by Berkeley Program on Housing and Urban Policy and Co-Sponsored by the UC Center for Energy and Environmental […]

Monday, August 15th, 2011

GSIPM Expo on Friday, August 19

This August the Graduate School of International Policy and Management will hold its second research and consulting projects expo to showcase the achievements of some of its best graduating students as well as some of the school’s significant immersive learning programs. Monterey Institute graduate students from the International Professional Service Semester (IPSS), Development Project Management […]

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

IEP Alumni to Start a Community Supported Fishery! Waiting List of Potential Customers Needed!

Recent IEP alumni Alan Lovewell and Oren Frey (with other MIIS alumni) have been working on putting together a community supported fishery (CSF) for Monterey Bay called Local Catch Monterey. The program is still in the planning process, but they are putting together a waiting list of interested customers.   Having a waiting list of potentially […]

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Call for Papers: 2nd International Conference on Human Rights Education

For more information, please follow this link: For questions, please e-mail: hre2011 (at) 2nd International Conference on Human Rights Education “Celebrating diversity and achieving social justice through human rights education” Durban, South Africa 14-16 November 2011 Call for papers The Faculty of Law of the University of KwaZulu-Natal is pleased to announce that it […]

Monday, June 27th, 2011

“So What’s Your Hypothesis? : A Word on Research Methods

Taken from the Peace and Collaborative Development Network blog: About a week and half ago, during one of my site visits in Berlin, a practitioner (with a B.A. in political science) said to me, “Your project sounds fascinating. What’s the hypothesis behind your work?” I was taken off guard. Surprisingly, no one had asked me […]

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Calling all youth social entrepreneurs for a global competition!- Ashoka and Staples Launch Fifth Annual Global Competition- Deadline: September 19

For additional information on the Staples/Ashoka Youth Social Entrepreneur Competition, please visit the competition web site at: . Ashoka, the world’s community of leading social entrepreneurs, and Staples, Inc. today launched the fifth annual Staples/Ashoka Youth Social Entrepreneur (YSE) Competition during Ashoka’s Changemakers Week in Paris, France. This year, the global competition highlights youth-led organizations […]

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Fellowships at The Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars 2012-2013- Deadline: October 1

For more detailed information, please follow this link: Eligibility Citizens or permanent residents from any country (foreign nationals must be able to hold a valid passport and obtain a J1 Visa) Men and women with outstanding capabilities and experience from a wide variety of -backgrounds (including government, the corporate world, professions, and academia) Academic […]