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.
Giving thanks: Monterey Institute student Whitney Hales is thankful for her family and looking forward to seeing them on Thanksgiving, while her friend Inge Kristensen from Denmark is thankful for her new American friends and their welcoming spirit.
January 2013 winter term opportunities for Institute students include a journey through Gandhi’s land, learning about transitional injustice in Chile, and participating in development projects in Peru or El Salvador, as well as a variety of courses offered in Monterey.
Monterey Institute students flocked to a full-day schedule of wide-ranging workshops and discussions all across campus on Career Focus Day, helping them to start thinking about and preparing for a successful career after graduation.
Oceanographer, author and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle spoke to aspiring marine policy professionals at the Monterey Institute as part of a fall semester class featuring notable marine policy speakers.
Follow the action as Monterey Institute students working with organizations ranging from UNESCO to frontier market entrepreneurs blog about their experiences this summer in Peru, Israel, Spain, Zanzibar and other countries.