Monterey Institute student Lovely Umayam was awarded the $5,000 first prize in the Innovation in Arms Control Challenge sponsored by the U.S. Department of State for her online education platform bombshelltoe.com.
Monterey Institute student Moslem Shah’s passion for education began when he was a teenager and taught his sister and her friends who were banned from school under Taliban rule in his native Afghanistan.
Monterey Institute alumna Abbie Beane (MAIEP ’12) led her team from The Offset Project to set a new record for diverting waste at the celebrated AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, earning coverage from local NPR station KAZU.
Ninety-six percent of the May 2012 graduates from the International Environmental Policy program at the Monterey Institute are currently employed in the field of their choice, including Elizabeth Wood, who landed a job where she “always wanted to work” at Boeing.
Two years after graduating from the Monterey Institute‘s Translation and Localization Management program, Emily Frye is managing projects covering 14 languages at Apple, and credits her training at MIIS for her success.
Wikisway, an internet start-up company founded by Monterey Institute alumnus Huston Hedinger (MAIPS ’12), was selected to be funded by the Portland Seed Fund and is creating a lot of buzz in its beta phase.
Jennifer Dossett Billings (MAIPS ’12) practiced her “90-second” pitch, polished her resume and put on a suit for the Monterey Institute Career Fair last February, an investment that led to two job offers in her chosen field.
Monterey Institute alumni Garvey McIntosh (MAIPS ’03) and Kirsten Bauman (MAIPS ’99) found it especially easy to establish professional rapport when they represented NASA and the State Department in discussions to further cooperation between South Korea and the US in the field of aeronautics.
Reuters, NPR, the Washington Post and the Inter Press Agency all sought out the world-class experts of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) today for comment on recent events in Syria, Iran and North Korea.