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We are faced with a range of challenges—from human rights, poverty, and inequality to corruption and historically rooted conflicts, from environmental issues and global education to diasporic and migration processes.
The Institute Advantage
Our programs, centers, and initiatives help bring about positive change in meaningful ways, teaching students to
Build a more just world
Be a catalyst for social change
Take on the world’s most important sustainability challenges
Bridge cultures through international education
Use education as a tool for international development
| by Sierra Abukins
The Monterey County Weekly recently featured a story about a conference on nuclear disarmament that included students from Hiroshima, Monterey, LA and Tokyo.
| by Mark Anderson
Unprecedented research conducted by the Center for the Blue Economy and Monterey Bay Aquarium with support from Institute students found sea otters drive about $3 million in local ecotourism.
International Policy and Development graduate Grant Tuioti shares how class projects and alumni connections helped him launch a career in policy-focused data analysis.