The Middlebury Institute’s Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies offers students “unique opportunities” to build their understanding of Russian culture and language according to students, who especially value the program’s focus on relevance to their academic and career interests.
Graduate researchers and Monterey Institute students Leslie Wukstich, Jonathan Prohov, and Marc Elliott recently presented their research related to terrorist financing to a visiting delegation of 20 senior Chinese government officials.
“We are the best recruiters,” say Monterey Institute students and U.S. Army Veterans Jens Wiik and Olga Volcsko, noting that a number of their military friends have joined them after hearing their stories about MIIS.
Dr. Lassina Zerbo, head of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization, visited the Monterey Institute recently and inspired students in the simulation course on the 2015 NPT Review Conference.
Reflecting the changing demands on graduates in their chosen fields, the Monterey Institute has made several changes and enhancements to programs offered in the Graduate School of International Policy and Management.
After simulating nonproliferation treaty negotiations for a whole semester in class, three Monterey Institute students had the opportunity to experience the real event at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
Steven Pifer of the Brookings Institute, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, will give a free public lecture at the Monterey Institute of International Studies on "Russian Power Diplomacy and Eurasian Integration" as part of the Spring 2014 Monterey Institute Colloquium.