Catherine Carlton, a recent graduate of the International Environmental Policy program at the Monterey Institute, turned a summer internship into a leadership position working to combat malnutrition and environmental degradation through community-based permaculture projects in Malawi.
Professor Jim Williams, whose paper on transitioning to a sustainable low-carbon economy was recently praised by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University, will give a public lecture on climate change May 1 at the Monterey Institute.
“Tierra de Agua” is new documentary film by three Monterey Institute students shedding light on the challenges related to water issues in Nicaragua. The film is part of their H2Nica campaign to raise awareness about sanitation and accessibility to clean water among developing communities in the country.
Monterey Institute students Karla Micheli and Natalie Alfaro tell the stories of the people they met during an eventful summer internship in Nicaragua in a photo exhibit now on display at the Monterey Museum of Art.
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.
The Monterey Institute celebrates 2012 as a year of great student, faculty and staff achievements, including the launch of the new International Education Management degree program, two new joint degrees and the new Center for Conflict Studies.
Gift-shoppers, consider supporting one of these Monterey Institute student projects through MontereySTART: a documentary about water in Nicaragua, solar energy access for low-income families, or two Haitian American students traveling to Haiti to volunteer this January.
On this morning’s New York Times op-ed page, Judith Kildow, director of the National Ocean Economics Program at the Monterey Institute and Professor Jason Scorse, director of its Center for the Blue Economy, call for the federal government to re-evaluate the National Flood Insurance Program.