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Beginners Chinese

Join teacher, Sisi Zheng, for this free BUILD class in beginners Chinese. Event Name: Beginners Chinese. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Friday, March 24, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM. Morse A200.

Spring Break @ the DLC

The DLC is hosting a series of 1-hour brown bag lunches during Spring Break in the Design Space. All sessions are open to all faculty, staff, and students. Friday, March 24 at 11:00AM: Lego Serious Play Create a model of your ideal, present, or past life out of Legos, and share your story with others. It's a fascinating way to learn about your classmates and colleagues - and yourself as well! Join us as we break out our "Serious Play" Lego sets for some Friday Fun! We will provide plenty of creative prompts for building and reflecting. There will be music (of course) and lots and lots of Legos. Have a fun and information-rich Spring Break! Bring your lunch, discuss, and learn with the DLC full-time staff. Event Name: Spring Break @ the DLC. Organization: DLC. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Friday, March 24, 2017, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM. DLC Design Space.

Weekly Geek Out (software workshop) taught by META Lab G.As

META Lab Graduate Assistants teach an interactive software workshop each Friday for the whole MIIS community. No experience is required. Check our Facebook page or website (sites.miis.edu/metalab) to find out which software we will be focusing on this week. Event Name: Weekly Geek Out (software workshop). Organization: GSIPM. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Katy Murdza. Friday, March 24, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. Casa Fuente 442 - Pacific Lab.

BUILD Intermediate-level Russian course

Anyone who may be interested in learning Russian is invited to join teacher, Aldan Margoev, for this intermediate-level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Intermediate-level Russian course. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Friday, March 24, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A200.

Cantonese Class

Join teacher Jason Mak for this all levels Cantonese class. Event Name: Cantonese Class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Friday, March 24, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B107.

Latin Dance Club Lessons

Don't know how to dance? Always wanted to learn how to salsa? There's no better time to learn than now, and it's free! We offer beginning salsa and bachata lessons with skills that build week after week. Event Name: Latin Dance Club Lessons. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Ashley Gora. Friday, March 24, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Holland Student Center.

International Students Friendship Potluck, Games & Cross-Cultural Discussions

For all International Students & Scholars – from every culture & background – a unique opportunity for creating cross-cultural friendships and building bridges that contribute to making the world a better place. Learn new vocab and practice English. Share cross-cultural foods, join in fun competitive team games. And, discuss lively topics and share your ideas as a way to learn more about each other both personally & culturally. Because there’s no kitchen, bring food ready to serve (no soup or sodas). If there's not enough time, come anyway without food. As one student shared, "It's the friendships we feed on!" Also learn about great outdoor adventures. Join us! Sponsored by ISI, International Students Inc, www.isimonterey.org. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: John Steers. Organization: OUTSIDE ORGANIZATIONS- MONTEREY. Event Name: International Students Friendship. Friday, March 24, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. McCone M238, McCone M238A.

Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs

Join us for a relaxed group run each week on Thursday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m. Meet in front of the library. We look forward to seeing you there! All paces and levels welcome. Event Name: Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Laura Schroeder. Saturday, March 25, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Off Campus MIIS related event.

BUILD Intermediate-level French Course

Anyone who may be interested in learning French is invited to join teacher, Francesca Aka, for this intermediate-level BUILD course. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Event Name: BUILD Intermediate-level French Course. Saturday, March 25, 2017, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM. Morse B107.

Kun Tao Self-Defense Course

Come learn Self Defense based on a beautiful martial arts system from Indonesia. You’ll develop the confidence to trust your feelings, set boundaries, and act in a time of crisis. This high energy class uses physical exercise and martial arts techniques to teach you to be your best self in all situations. You’ll learn to recognize and respond to threatening behavior with assertive body language and verbal self defense skills, strike with full power, speed, and commitment, and connect to your strength and have it reflected in everything that you do. This positive and supportive class is designed for everyone to discover their own ability to keep themselves safe. Event Name: Kun Tao Self-Defense Course. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Andrew Haesloop. Sunday, March 26, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Casa Fuente 434.

Advanced Arabic

Join teacher James Smth for this advanced Arabic course. Event Name: Advanced Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, March 27, 2017, 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM. Morse A203.

Conversational Arabic

Event Name: Conversational Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, March 27, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A203.

Yoga Club at MIIS

We offer free yoga classes to the MIIS community. Our yoga classes are taught by a variety of instructors. All of our classes are accessible to every person and body type! Event Name: Yoga Club at MIIS. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Roxy Kennedy. Monday, March 27, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. McGowan MG215.

Beginner Spanish

Join teacher Megan Gularte for this Beginners level Spanish class. Event Name: Beginner Spanish. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, March 27, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B207.

Intermediate Chinese Class

Join teacher Yijun Wang for this free BUILD intermediate chinese class. Event Name: Intermediate Chinese Class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, March 27, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B107.

Intermediate Chinese

Join teacher, Susan Wang, for this free BUILD intermediate Chinese class. Event Name: Intermediate Chinese. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, March 27, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A201.

Beginning Farsi

Join teacher, Arvanoush Boudaghians, in this free beginners level Farsi BUILD class. Event Name: Beginning Farsi. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM. Morse A200.

MIIS Toastmasters

MIIS Toastmasters is a place to practice public speaking in a supportive and positive environment and to develop communications and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth. New and continuing members may work toward Toastmasters International certifications, and guests are always welcome. MIIS Toastmasters is open to students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the community. Event Name: MIIS Toastmasters. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Shannon Nolan. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. McGowan MG99.

Graduating Student Information Meeting

Mandatory information meeting for Spring and Summer 2017 graduates. Come to learn about all the details surrounding Spring Commencement and listen to the nominees for the graduating student speaker who will present summaries of their speeches. Previously worn cap and gown sets will be raffled off at no cost to graduates who attend. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Linae Ishii-Devine. Organization: INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT - MONTEREY. Event Name: Graduating Student Information Meeting. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 12:10 PM – 1:30 PM. McCone Irvine Auditorium.

Interviewing for Language Education Jobs

Are you currently looking for a job in the field of language teaching and learning? Will an interview be required as part of the application process? If so, come hear Professor Jason Martel and Professor Lee discuss strategies for effective interviewing. Sample interview questions will be shared, and students will have the opportunity to practice giving answers with immediate feedback. Event Name: Interviewing for Language Education Jobs. Organization: CACS. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Gabriela Ray. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:45 PM. Morse B105.

Beginners' German Course

Anyone who may be interested in learning German is invited to join teacher, Neil Hetrick, for this beginners' level BUILD course. Event Name: Beginners' German Course. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse B108.

BUILD Beginners' Japanese Course

Anyone who may be interested in learning Japanese is invited to join teacher, Alex Smith, for this beginners' level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Beginners' Japanese Course. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A201.

Office of Student Service Diversity and Inclusion Speaker

Annual Diversity and Inclusion Speaker. More specific information posted soon. Event Name: Office of Student Service Speaker. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Ryan Kasmier. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. McCone Irvine Auditorium.

Silent Meditation

Students, faculty and staff are invited to enjoy 20 minutes of silent meditation. No experience required, all are welcome. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Jill Stoffers. Organization: ADMISSION/RECRUITING-MIIS. Event Name: Silent Meditation. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM. McGowan MG215.

BUILD Beginning American Sign Language

Join teacher, Terra Nicoll, for beginners level American Sign Language BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Beginning American Sign Language. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM. Morse A200.

Advanced Chinese

Join teacher Josiah Stork for this free advanced Chinese course offered by BUILD. Event Name: Advanced Chinese. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicolli. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A202.

Beginning Arabic

Join teacher, Michelle Alford, for this free beginning level Arabic class. Event Name: Beginning Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A200.

Intermediate Korean

Join teacher Tangut Degfay for this free BUILD intermediate Korean class. Event Name: Intermediate Korean. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse A202.

Intermediate Spanish

Join teacher, Kaeli Hosler, for this intermediate Spanish class. Event Name: Intermediate Spanish. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B107.

Beginners Kazakh

Join teacher Alina Iskakova for this beginning level Kazakh class. Event Name: Beginners Kazakh. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A202.

Hebrew class

Join teacher Rida Abu Rass for an all levels Hebrew language course. Event Name: Hebrew class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse B107.

International Student Committee Open Meeting

The International Student Committee serves as an open platform for international students to discuss concerns, advocate for potential solutions, and build a stronger support system on campus. This week, we will discuss concerns around CACS - Center for Advising and Career Services. Have your say, come join us! All MIIS students are welcome! Event Name: International Student Committee Open Mtg. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Tangut Degfay. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse B105.

Tagalog class- All levels

Join teacher Drake Cottman for this all levels Tagalog course. Event Name: Tagalog class- All levels. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A201.

BUILD Beginners' Korean Class

Anyone who may be interested in learning Korean is invited to join teacher, Seth Joyner, for this beginners' level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Beginners' Korean Class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 7:00 PM – 7:50 PM. Morse A201.

Intermediate Arabic

Join teacher Rida Abu Rass for this intermediate Arabic course. Event Name: Intermediate Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 7:00 PM – 7:50 PM. Morse A101.

Anatomy of a Terrorist Attack

Col. Tony Crawford will be conducting a presentation on the Anatomy of Terrorist Attack, followed by a brief discussion. The presentation will include video from the point of view of the attackers and U.S. soldiers. He will describe how the events unfolded and why the terrorists did not succeed. Event Name: Anatomy of a Terrorist Attack. Organization: GSIPM. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Chris Fagioli. Thursday, March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. McGowan MG100.

M-Force/Net Impact Club Meetings

Join us for the M-Force/Net Impact club meeting! Everyone is welcome to attend, and typical agenda items include guest speakers, M-Force/Net Impact project updates, and information about community events around social and/or environmental impact. Event Name: M-Force/Net Impact Club Meetings. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Courtney Kemp. Thursday, March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. Casa Fuente 434.

Molly Anderson: Written on the Body: Impact of Food Insecurity Across Generations

Join us for this lively talk on food and the body with Professor Molly Anderson. Molly is organizing a program in Food Studies at Middlebury College in Vermont, where she teaches about hunger and food security, fixing food systems, and sustainability. She is especially interested in multi-actor collaborations for sustainable food systems, sustainability metrics and assessment, food system resilience, human rights in the food system, food security and the right to food in the US and other industrialized countries, and the transition to a post-petroleum food economy. She is also interested in bridging interests and concerns of academicians and community-based activists. Free and open to the public. Event Name: Whole Body Intelligence Lecture Series. Organization: GSIPM. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Nukhet Kardam/Andrea Olsen. Thursday, March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. McGowan MG102.

IEM Town Meeting with Student Council Representatives IEM Town Meeting with Student Council Representatives

This meeting on Thursday, March 30 is for IEM students to learn information about the four types of Student Council funding (conference funding, club funding, program funding, forum funding) and to voice their opinions on the current state of the school, their academic experience and beyond. Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Ruxin Zheng. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Event Name: IEM Town Meeting with Student Council. Thursday, March 30, 2017, 12:10 PM – 1:30 PM. Morse B209.

Intl. Bazaar Mandatory Food Booth Meeting

This is a mandatory meeting for everyone who signed up to host a food table at the International Bazaar. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Ashley Arrocha. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Event Name: Intl. Bazaar Mandatory Food Booth Mtg. Thursday, March 30, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Morse A203.

BUILD Conversational French

Anyone who may be interested in learning French is invited to join teacher, Rachida Amsaghrou, for this Conversational level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Conversational French. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Thursday, March 30, 2017, 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM. McGowan MG101.

BUILD Intermediate French class

Anyone who may be interested in learning French is invited to join teacher, Caitlin Cook, for this intermediate level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Intermediate French class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Thursday, March 30, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A200.

Yoga Club at MIIS

We offer free yoga classes to the MIIS community. Our yoga classes are taught by a variety of instructors. All of our classes are accessible to every person and body type! Event Name: Yoga Club at MIIS. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Roxy Kennedy. Thursday, March 30, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. McGowan MG215.

Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs

Join us for a relaxed group run each week on Thursday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m. Meet in front of the library. We look forward to seeing you there! All paces and levels welcome. Event Name: Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Laura Schroeder. Thursday, March 30, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Off Campus MIIS related event.

TESOL-TFL Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall Meeting for TESOL-TFL students organized by the Student Council. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Jazmin Benitez. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Event Name: TESOL-TFL Town Hall Meeting. Thursday, March 30, 2017, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. McGowan MG99.

Japan Forum

We meet to discuss our interests in Japanese language and culture, watch shows, eat snacks, relax, and have fun! Event Name: Japan Forum. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Steven Silbert. Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:50 PM. Morse B106.

Latin Dance Private Choreography

Event Description: Latin Dance Private Choreography session This event is by invitation only. Event Name: Latin Dance Private Choreography. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Ashley Gora. Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Holland Student Center.

Beginners Chinese

Join teacher, Sisi Zheng, for this free BUILD class in beginners Chinese. Event Name: Beginners Chinese. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Friday, March 31, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM. Morse A200.

Innovators Brownbag with eco activist, stand up comic, and game designer Jessy Bradish

Join us in the DLC Design Space for a brown bag presentation and conversation with MIIS alumna (MIIS alumna MBA, IEP), eco-activist, stand-up comic and designer, Jessy Bradish. Jessy will talk about her entrepreneurial journey in designing (iterating, failing, testing...) a radical board game about future climate change scenarios. We'll learn about game design and have time to play test the latest version of "Climate Oasis". "Climate Oasis is a collaborative resource management board game that takes place in the year 2070, and explores possible (and fantastical) challenges society might face.". Event Name: Innovators Brownbag with eco activist. Organization: DLC. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Bob Cole. Friday, March 31, 2017, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. DLC Design Space.

META Lab Python Geek Out

META Lab Graduate Assistants teach an interactive software workshop each Friday for the whole MIIS community. No experience is required. Check our Facebook page or website (sites.miis.edu/metalab) to find out which software we will be focusing on this week. Event Name: META Lab Python Geek Out. Organization: GSIPM. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Katy Murdza. Friday, March 31, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. Casa Fuente 442 - Pacific Lab.

Translate-a-thon for all TILM department

The purpose of this workshop is to give students an overview of subtitling by working on a real-life project. The participants will: Learn about subtitling Try and learn a new subtitling tool Receive the opportunity to get involved with a non-profit organization Help make the world a better place Target audience Anyone interested in learning about subtitling (no previous experience required) All language programs. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Olga Maleko. Organization: GSTILE. Event Name: Translate-a-thon for all TILM department. Friday, March 31, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Casa Fuente 434.

BUILD Intermediate-level Russian course

Anyone who may be interested in learning Russian is invited to join teacher, Aldan Margoev, for this intermediate-level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Intermediate-level Russian course. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Friday, March 31, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A200.

Cantonese Class

Join teacher Jason Mak for this all levels Cantonese class. Event Name: Cantonese Class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Friday, March 31, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B107.

Japan Forum Club Meeting

Event Name: Japan Forum Club Meeting. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Amy Russo. Friday, March 31, 2017, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Morse B209.

Latin Dance Club Lessons

Don't know how to dance? Always wanted to learn how to salsa? There's no better time to learn than now, and it's free! We offer beginning salsa and bachata lessons with skills that build week after week. Event Name: Latin Dance Club Lessons. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Ashley Gora. Friday, March 31, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Holland Student Center.

International Students Friendship Potluck, Games & Cross-Cultural Discussions

For all International Students & Scholars – from every culture & background – a unique opportunity for creating cross-cultural friendships and building bridges that contribute to making the world a better place. Learn new vocab and practice English. Share cross-cultural foods, join in fun competitive team games. And, discuss lively topics and share your ideas as a way to learn more about each other both personally & culturally. Because there’s no kitchen, bring food ready to serve (no soup or sodas). If there's not enough time, come anyway without food. As one student shared, "It's the friendships we feed on!" Also learn about great outdoor adventures. Join us! Sponsored by ISI, International Students Inc, www.isimonterey.org. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: John Steers. Organization: OUTSIDE ORGANIZATIONS- MONTEREY. Event Name: International Students Friendship. Friday, March 31, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. McCone M238, McCone M238A.

Labor Trafficking Documentary and Panel

Deborah Pembrook, of the Coalition to End Human Trafficking in Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties, is coming back to MIIS and we will be airing Food Chains, a documentary about labor trafficking and the struggle for fair working rights. Following the movie, we will have a discussion with a panel of experts. Come check it out! Event Name: Labor Trafficking Documentary and Panel. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Simon White. Friday, March 31, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Morse B104.

Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs

Join us for a relaxed group run each week on Thursday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m. Meet in front of the library. We look forward to seeing you there! All paces and levels welcome. Event Name: Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Laura Schroeder. Saturday, April 1, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Off Campus MIIS related event.

Monterey Forum 2017

The theme of Monterey Forum 2017 is The Future of Localization Training: Keeping Pace with an Evolving Industry. The localization industry often moves at a rapid pace, imitating the software development industry, and requiring quick adaptation to changing technologies and markets. Monterey Forum 2017 will address how localization professionals and educators can adjust curriculum to reflect the latest trends in the industry. One of the major challenges we face is how to train people new to the industry, while simultaneously challenging those with industry experience themselves to expand their skill sets. More information: http://go.miis.edu/montereyforum Various locations on campus. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Max Troyer. Organization: GSTILE. Event Name: Monterey Forum 2017. Saturday, April 1, 2017, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Monterey Campus.

BUILD Intermediate-level French Course

Anyone who may be interested in learning French is invited to join teacher, Francesca Aka, for this intermediate-level BUILD course. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Event Name: BUILD Intermediate-level French Course. Saturday, April 1, 2017, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM. Morse B107.

Monterey Forum 2017

The theme of Monterey Forum 2017 is The Future of Localization Training: Keeping Pace with an Evolving Industry. The localization industry often moves at a rapid pace, imitating the software development industry, and requiring quick adaptation to changing technologies and markets. Monterey Forum 2017 will address how localization professionals and educators can adjust curriculum to reflect the latest trends in the industry. One of the major challenges we face is how to train people new to the industry, while simultaneously challenging those with industry experience themselves to expand their skill sets. More information: http://go.miis.edu/montereyforum Various locations on campus. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Max Troyer. Organization: GSTILE. Event Name: Monterey Forum 2017. Sunday, April 2, 2017, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Monterey Campus.

Kun Tao Self-Defense Course

Come learn Self Defense based on a beautiful martial arts system from Indonesia. You’ll develop the confidence to trust your feelings, set boundaries, and act in a time of crisis. This high energy class uses physical exercise and martial arts techniques to teach you to be your best self in all situations. You’ll learn to recognize and respond to threatening behavior with assertive body language and verbal self defense skills, strike with full power, speed, and commitment, and connect to your strength and have it reflected in everything that you do. This positive and supportive class is designed for everyone to discover their own ability to keep themselves safe. Event Name: Kun Tao Self-Defense Course. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Andrew Haesloop. Sunday, April 2, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Casa Fuente 434.

Advanced Arabic

Join teacher James Smth for this advanced Arabic course. Event Name: Advanced Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, April 3, 2017, 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM. Morse A203.

Conversational Arabic

Event Name: Conversational Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, April 3, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A203.

Yoga Club at MIIS

We offer free yoga classes to the MIIS community. Our yoga classes are taught by a variety of instructors. All of our classes are accessible to every person and body type! Event Name: Yoga Club at MIIS. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Roxy Kennedy. Monday, April 3, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. McGowan MG215.

Beginner Spanish

Join teacher Megan Gularte for this Beginners level Spanish class. Event Name: Beginner Spanish. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, April 3, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B207.

Intermediate Chinese Class

Join teacher Yijun Wang for this free BUILD intermediate chinese class. Event Name: Intermediate Chinese Class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, April 3, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B107.

Intermediate Chinese

Join teacher, Susan Wang, for this free BUILD intermediate Chinese class. Event Name: Intermediate Chinese. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A201.

Beginning Farsi

Join teacher, Arvanoush Boudaghians, in this free beginners level Farsi BUILD class. Event Name: Beginning Farsi. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM. Morse A200.

Cybersecurity, Deterrence and the Future of Cyber-Enabled Conflict

The Cyber Security Student Working Group and the MIIS Cyber Initiative are hosting a Speaker Series with guest speaker Chris Finan. He will draw on his experience from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council staff, DARPA and Silicon Valley to discuss the current state of federal cybersecurity, including key agency roles and responsibilities, authorities and policy challenges, examine the challenges of deterrence in cyberspace, and conclude with considerations for the future of cyber-enabled conflict. Event Name: Cybersecurity, Deterrence and the Future. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Joe Shepard. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. McGowan MG102.

General SC Meeting

General Student Council Meeting open to all students. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Maria Prichard. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Event Name: General SC Meeting. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. McCone Board Room.

MIIS Toastmasters

MIIS Toastmasters is a place to practice public speaking in a supportive and positive environment and to develop communications and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth. New and continuing members may work toward Toastmasters International certifications, and guests are always welcome. MIIS Toastmasters is open to students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the community. Event Name: MIIS Toastmasters. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Shannon Nolan. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. McGowan MG99.

Photoshop 101 Workshop

The DLC is hosting a workshop to teach (and refresh) basic Photoshop skills and tools. Come to learn how to make attention-grabbing graphics perfect for final presentations and portfolios. All levels of Photoshop experience are welcome. It is not necessary to have Photoshop installed on your device to attend, though it certainly helps. The DLC is hosting a workshop to teach (and refresh) basic Photoshop skills and tools. Come to learn how to make attention-grabbing graphics perfect for final presentations and portfolios. All levels of Photoshop experience are welcome. It is not necessary to have Photoshop installed on your device to attend, though it certainly helps. Event Name: Photoshop 101 Workshop. Organization: DLC. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Lucy Jobe. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. DLC Design Space.

Veterans Organization Club Meeting

This is a general meeting open to all students. We will discuss project updates, develop new event ideas, and make decisions on resource allocation. The Veterans Organization is open to all veterans, military dependents, MIIS students and faculty. Visit our webpage here: http://www.miis.edu/student-life/veterans/organization Location: Veterans Center Casa Fuentes 438A. Event Name: Veterans Organization Club Meeting. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Justin Loza. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Monterey Campus.

Beginners' German Course

Anyone who may be interested in learning German is invited to join teacher, Neil Hetrick, for this beginners' level BUILD course. Event Name: Beginners' German Course. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse B108.

The First 100 Days of the Trump Administration

Former Congressman Sam Farr will provide insight on what to expect during the first 100 days of the Trump administration. Event Name: The First 100 Days of the Trump Ad.min. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Justin Loza. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. McCone Irvine Auditorium.

BUILD Beginners' Japanese Course

Anyone who may be interested in learning Japanese is invited to join teacher, Alex Smith, for this beginners' level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Beginners' Japanese Course. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A201.

Grover M. Hermann Lecture Series: It’s the Guns: Reflections on 45 Years of Taming the Tools of Violence

As the Gordon Paul Smith Chair in International Studies, Professor Ed Laurance will deliver a lecture reflecting on his 45 years of involvement with efforts to reduce and prevent armed violence: in the U.S. Government, at MIIS, the United Nations, founder of an international NGO, and the streets of Chicago. Event Name: Grover M. Hermann Lecture Series. Organization: PRESIDENT'S OFFICE - MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Stacie Riley. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. McGowan MG102.

Student Council Nominations End

Student Council Nominations End. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Maria Prichard. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Event Name: Student Council Nominations End. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 8:00 AM. Monterey Campus.

Silent Meditation

Students, faculty and staff are invited to enjoy 20 minutes of silent meditation. No experience required, all are welcome. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Jill Stoffers. Organization: ADMISSION/RECRUITING-MIIS. Event Name: Silent Meditation. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM. McGowan MG215.

BUILD Beginning American Sign Language

Join teacher, Terra Nicoll, for beginners level American Sign Language BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Beginning American Sign Language. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM. Morse A200.

Advanced Chinese

Join teacher Josiah Stork for this free advanced Chinese course offered by BUILD. Event Name: Advanced Chinese. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicolli. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A202.

Beginning Arabic

Join teacher, Michelle Alford, for this free beginning level Arabic class. Event Name: Beginning Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A200.

Intermediate Korean

Join teacher Tangut Degfay for this free BUILD intermediate Korean class. Event Name: Intermediate Korean. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse A202.

Intermediate Spanish

Join teacher, Kaeli Hosler, for this intermediate Spanish class. Event Name: Intermediate Spanish. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B107.

Beginners Kazakh

Join teacher Alina Iskakova for this beginning level Kazakh class. Event Name: Beginners Kazakh. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A202.

Hebrew class

Join teacher Rida Abu Rass for an all levels Hebrew language course. Event Name: Hebrew class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse B107.

Tagalog class- All levels

Join teacher Drake Cottman for this all levels Tagalog course. Event Name: Tagalog class- All levels. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A201.

MBA Town Meeting with Student Council Representatives

This meeting on Wednesday, April 5 is for MBA students to learn information about the four types of Student Council funding (conference funding, club funding, program funding, forum funding) and to voice their opinions on the current state of the school, their academic experience and beyond. Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Ruxin Zheng. Organization: GSIPM. Event Name: MBA Town Meeting. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6:10 PM – 7:30 PM. Morse B106.

BUILD Beginners' Korean Class

Anyone who may be interested in learning Korean is invited to join teacher, Seth Joyner, for this beginners' level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Beginners' Korean Class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 7:00 PM – 7:50 PM. Morse A201.

Intermediate Arabic

Join teacher Rida Abu Rass for this intermediate Arabic course. Event Name: Intermediate Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 7:00 PM – 7:50 PM. Morse A101.

Collaborative Web Annotation as Discussion Forum 2.0 with Jeremy Dean of Hypothes.is

Join us in person or remotely for a workshop exploring collaborative web annotation as a core digital pedagogical practice in the 21st century classroom. We will link up via Zoom web conferencing with workshop facilitator, Jeremy Dean, the education outreach director for Hypothes.is, an open source web annotation platform. This emergent technology enables everyday Internet users to comment on or publicly discuss any web page. It can be applied in education to teach students traditional literacy skills and newer forms of digital literacy. Workshop participants will gain hands-on experience with an open-source, standards-based annotation client, Hypothes.is, and receive guidance on using Hypothes.is in WordPress, Canvas, and on the open Web. More information: http://go.miis.edu/h+annotation. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Bob Cole. Organization: DLC. Event Name: Collaborative Web Annotation. Thursday, April 6, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:50 AM. Morse A101.

DPP Town Meeting with Student Council Representatives DPP Town Meeting with Student Council Representatives

This meeting on Thursday, April 6 is for DPP students to learn information about the four types of Student Council funding (conference funding, club funding, program funding, forum funding) and to voice their opinions on the current state of the school, their academic experience and beyond. Pizza and refreshments will be provided. This meeting is by invitation only. Event Name: DPP Town Meeting with Student Council. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Ruxin Zheng. Thursday, April 6, 2017, 12:10 PM – 1:30 PM. Morse B109.

Career Conversation with IEP Faculty

Hear insights and career advice from the International Environmental Policy (IEP) faculty. Participants are free to submit questions for the faculty to IEP Career and Academic Advisor, H. Edy Rhodes, who will be moderating the event: hrhodes@miis.edu. Event Name: Career Conversation with IEP Faculty. Organization: GSIPM. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Edy Rhodes. Thursday, April 6, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:45 PM. McGowan MG100.

BUILD Conversational French

Anyone who may be interested in learning French is invited to join teacher, Rachida Amsaghrou, for this Conversational level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Conversational French. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Thursday, April 6, 2017, 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM. McGowan MG101.

BUILD Intermediate French class

Anyone who may be interested in learning French is invited to join teacher, Caitlin Cook, for this intermediate level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Intermediate French class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Thursday, April 6, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A200.

Yoga Club at MIIS

We offer free yoga classes to the MIIS community. Our yoga classes are taught by a variety of instructors. All of our classes are accessible to every person and body type! Event Name: Yoga Club at MIIS. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Roxy Kennedy. Thursday, April 6, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. McGowan MG215.

Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs

Join us for a relaxed group run each week on Thursday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m. Meet in front of the library. We look forward to seeing you there! All paces and levels welcome. Event Name: Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Laura Schroeder. Thursday, April 6, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Off Campus MIIS related event.

Japan Forum

We meet to discuss our interests in Japanese language and culture, watch shows, eat snacks, relax, and have fun! Event Name: Japan Forum. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Steven Silbert. Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:50 PM. Morse B106.

Latin Dance Private Choreography

Event Description: Latin Dance Private Choreography session This event is by invitation only. Event Name: Latin Dance Private Choreography. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Ashley Gora. Thursday, April 6, 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Holland Student Center.

Beginners Chinese

Join teacher, Sisi Zheng, for this free BUILD class in beginners Chinese. Event Name: Beginners Chinese. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Friday, April 7, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM. Morse A200.

Spring Preview Days

We’re opening our doors just for you! We've planned two full days of events: meet one-on-one with advisors, attend a master class, network with professors and current students from around the world, and much more. Register at go.miis.edu/previewdays. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Madeline Aiello. Organization: ADMISSION/RECRUITING-MIIS. Event Name: Spring Preview Days. Friday, April 7, 2017, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Samson Center Patio.

DLC/META Lab Excel Learning Series

META Lab Graduate Assistants teach an interactive software workshop each Friday for the whole MIIS community. No experience is required. Check our Facebook page or website (sites.miis.edu/metalab) to find out which software we will be focusing on this week. Event Name: DLC/META Lab Excel Learning Series. Organization: DLC. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Katy Murzda. Friday, April 7, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. Casa Fuente 442 - Pacific Lab.

BUILD Intermediate-level Russian course

Anyone who may be interested in learning Russian is invited to join teacher, Aldan Margoev, for this intermediate-level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Intermediate-level Russian course. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Friday, April 7, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A200.

Cantonese Class

Join teacher Jason Mak for this all levels Cantonese class. Event Name: Cantonese Class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Friday, April 7, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B107.

Latin Dance Club Lessons

Don't know how to dance? Always wanted to learn how to salsa? There's no better time to learn than now, and it's free! We offer beginning salsa and bachata lessons with skills that build week after week. Event Name: Latin Dance Club Lessons. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Ashley Gora. Friday, April 7, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Holland Student Center.

International Students Friendship Potluck, Games & Cross-Cultural Discussions

For all International Students & Scholars – from every culture & background – a unique opportunity for creating cross-cultural friendships and building bridges that contribute to making the world a better place. Learn new vocab and practice English. Share cross-cultural foods, join in fun competitive team games. And, discuss lively topics and share your ideas as a way to learn more about each other both personally & culturally. Because there’s no kitchen, bring food ready to serve (no soup or sodas). If there's not enough time, come anyway without food. As one student shared, "It's the friendships we feed on!" Also learn about great outdoor adventures. Join us! Sponsored by ISI, International Students Inc, www.isimonterey.org. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: John Steers. Organization: OUTSIDE ORGANIZATIONS- MONTEREY. Event Name: International Students Friendship. Friday, April 7, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. McCone M238, McCone M238A.

Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs

Join us for a relaxed group run each week on Thursday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m. Meet in front of the library. We look forward to seeing you there! All paces and levels welcome. Event Name: Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Laura Schroeder. Saturday, April 8, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Off Campus MIIS related event.

Spring Preview Days

We’re opening our doors just for you! We've planned two full days of events: meet one-on-one with advisors, attend a master class, network with professors and current students from around the world, and much more. Register at go.miis.edu/previewdays. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Madeline Aiello. Organization: ADMISSION/RECRUITING-MIIS. Event Name: Spring Preview Days. Saturday, April 8, 2017, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. McCone Lobby Upstairs.

BUILD Intermediate-level French Course

Anyone who may be interested in learning French is invited to join teacher, Francesca Aka, for this intermediate-level BUILD course. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Event Name: BUILD Intermediate-level French Course. Saturday, April 8, 2017, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM. Morse B107.

30th Annual International Bazaar

Join us for the 30th Annual International Bazaar, a cultural festival with food, a photo contest and live entertainment. Sponsored by the Student Council. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Ashley Arrocha. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Event Name: 30th Annual International Bazaar. Saturday, April 8, 2017, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Samson Center Dining Room, Samson Center Media Room, Samson Center Reading Room.

Architecture 101 - A Romantic Comedy Film

Korean romantic comedy film with subtitles translated into English by the Korean TILM program 2nd-year students. Event Name: Architecture 101 - A Romantic Comedy. Organization: GSTILE. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Hyerim Ko. Saturday, April 8, 2017, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. McGowan MG102.

30th Annual International Bazaar

Join us for the 30th Annual International Bazaar, a cultural festival with food, a photo contest and live entertainment. Sponsored by the Student Council. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Ashley Arrocha. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Event Name: 30th Annual International Bazaar. Saturday, April 8, 2017, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Samson Center Patio.

Kun Tao Self-Defense Course

Come learn Self Defense based on a beautiful martial arts system from Indonesia. You’ll develop the confidence to trust your feelings, set boundaries, and act in a time of crisis. This high energy class uses physical exercise and martial arts techniques to teach you to be your best self in all situations. You’ll learn to recognize and respond to threatening behavior with assertive body language and verbal self defense skills, strike with full power, speed, and commitment, and connect to your strength and have it reflected in everything that you do. This positive and supportive class is designed for everyone to discover their own ability to keep themselves safe. Event Name: Kun Tao Self-Defense Course. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Andrew Haesloop. Sunday, April 9, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Monterey Campus.

Advanced Arabic

Join teacher James Smth for this advanced Arabic course. Event Name: Advanced Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, April 10, 2017, 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM. Morse A203.

Conversational Arabic

Event Name: Conversational Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, April 10, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A203.

Yoga Club at MIIS

We offer free yoga classes to the MIIS community. Our yoga classes are taught by a variety of instructors. All of our classes are accessible to every person and body type! Event Name: Yoga Club at MIIS. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Roxy Kennedy. Monday, April 10, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. McGowan MG215.

Beginner Spanish

Join teacher Megan Gularte for this Beginners level Spanish class. Event Name: Beginner Spanish. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, April 10, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B207.

Intermediate Chinese Class

Join teacher Yijun Wang for this free BUILD intermediate chinese class. Event Name: Intermediate Chinese Class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, April 10, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B107.

Intermediate Chinese

Join teacher, Susan Wang, for this free BUILD intermediate Chinese class. Event Name: Intermediate Chinese. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, April 10, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A201.

Beginning Farsi

Join teacher, Arvanoush Boudaghians, in this free beginners level Farsi BUILD class. Event Name: Beginning Farsi. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM. Morse A200.

MIIS Toastmasters

MIIS Toastmasters is a place to practice public speaking in a supportive and positive environment and to develop communications and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth. New and continuing members may work toward Toastmasters International certifications, and guests are always welcome. MIIS Toastmasters is open to students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the community. Event Name: MIIS Toastmasters. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Shannon Nolan. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. McGowan MG99.

Student Council Executive Session Meeting

Student Council Executive Board Meeting. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Maria Prichard. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Event Name: Student Council Executive Meeting. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. McCone Board Room.

Beginners' German Course

Anyone who may be interested in learning German is invited to join teacher, Neil Hetrick, for this beginners' level BUILD course. Event Name: Beginners' German Course. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse B108.

BUILD Beginners' Japanese Course

Anyone who may be interested in learning Japanese is invited to join teacher, Alex Smith, for this beginners' level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Beginners' Japanese Course. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A201.

Grover M. Hermann Lecture Series: How Culture Shapes the Family Firm

Professor Sandra Dow, the Grover M. Hermann Foundation Chair in International Business Management, will give a talk on "How Culture Shapes the Family Firm". A growing body of research suggests the relevance of national culture in understanding business practices. At a most fundamental level, culture is a ‘background institution’ that underpins economic exchange and influences the ways in which issues and decisions are framed. For example, cultural context has been linked to the relative importance of financial markets and financial institutions as sources of capital. Scholars have also linked cross-national differences in shareholder and creditor rights to differences in religion and language. My talk focuses on the publically traded family firm and how capital markets and culture mediate the performance/ownership relationship. Based on work with Jean McGuire (LSU), the analysis confronts a complex issue in that the role of the family and family firms is embedded in both cultural antecedents and capita… Event Name: Grover M. Hermann Lecture Series. Organization: PRESIDENT'S OFFICE - MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Stacie Riley. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. McGowan MG102.

Student Council Elections

Student Council Elections. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Maria Prichard. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Event Name: Student Council Elections. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 8:00 AM. Monterey Campus.

Silent Meditation

Students, faculty and staff are invited to enjoy 20 minutes of silent meditation. No experience required, all are welcome. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Jill Stoffers. Organization: ADMISSION/RECRUITING-MIIS. Event Name: Silent Meditation. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM. McGowan MG215.

BUILD Beginning American Sign Language

Join teacher, Terra Nicoll, for beginners level American Sign Language BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Beginning American Sign Language. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM. Morse A200.

Advanced Chinese

Join teacher Josiah Stork for this free advanced Chinese course offered by BUILD. Event Name: Advanced Chinese. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicolli. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A202.

Beginning Arabic

Join teacher, Michelle Alford, for this free beginning level Arabic class. Event Name: Beginning Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A200.

Intermediate Korean

Join teacher Tangut Degfay for this free BUILD intermediate Korean class. Event Name: Intermediate Korean. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse A202.

Intermediate Spanish

Join teacher, Kaeli Hosler, for this intermediate Spanish class. Event Name: Intermediate Spanish. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B107.

Beginners Kazakh

Join teacher Alina Iskakova for this beginning level Kazakh class. Event Name: Beginners Kazakh. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A202.

Hebrew class

Join teacher Rida Abu Rass for an all levels Hebrew language course. Event Name: Hebrew class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse B107.

Tagalog class- All levels

Join teacher Drake Cottman for this all levels Tagalog course. Event Name: Tagalog class- All levels. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A201.

WorldViews Speaker Series featuring Anna Vassilieva

Middlebury Institute WorldViews speaker series features an array of Middlebury Institute faculty experts discussing current global issues. This theme for this year's speaker series will focus on the global impact of the New Administration. Anna Vassilieva will be April's featured speaker discussing "Our Evolving Relationship with Russia". April's event is SOLD OUT. For more information on topics and link to purchase tickets visit: go.miis.edu/worldviews. Event Name: WorldViews Speaker Series. Organization: INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT - MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Linae Ishii-Devine. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. McGowan MG102.

BUILD Beginners' Korean Class

Anyone who may be interested in learning Korean is invited to join teacher, Seth Joyner, for this beginners' level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Beginners' Korean Class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 7:00 PM – 7:50 PM. Morse A201.

Intermediate Arabic

Join teacher Rida Abu Rass for this intermediate Arabic course. Event Name: Intermediate Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 7:00 PM – 7:50 PM. Morse A101.

Student Council Elections

Student Council Elections. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Maria Prichard. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Event Name: Student Council Elections. Thursday, April 13, 2017, 8:00 AM. Monterey Campus.

M-Force/Net Impact Club Meetings

Join us for the M-Force/Net Impact club meeting! Everyone is welcome to attend, and typical agenda items include guest speakers, M-Force/Net Impact project updates, and information about community events around social and/or environmental impact. Event Name: M-Force/Net Impact Club Meetings. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Courtney Kemp. Thursday, April 13, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. Casa Fuente 434.

NPTS Town Meeting with Student Council Representatives

This meeting on Tuesday, April 13th is for NPTS students to learn information about the four types of Student Council funding (conference funding, club funding, program funding, forum funding) and to voice their opinions on the current state of the school, their academic experience and beyond. Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Ruxin Zheng. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Event Name: NPTS Town Meeting. Thursday, April 13, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Morse B106.

BUILD Conversational French

Anyone who may be interested in learning French is invited to join teacher, Rachida Amsaghrou, for this Conversational level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Conversational French. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Thursday, April 13, 2017, 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM. McGowan MG101.

BUILD Intermediate French class

Anyone who may be interested in learning French is invited to join teacher, Caitlin Cook, for this intermediate level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Intermediate French class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Thursday, April 13, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A200.

Yoga Club at MIIS

We offer free yoga classes to the MIIS community. Our yoga classes are taught by a variety of instructors. All of our classes are accessible to every person and body type! Event Name: Yoga Club at MIIS. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Roxy Kennedy. Thursday, April 13, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. McGowan MG215.

Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs

Join us for a relaxed group run each week on Thursday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m. Meet in front of the library. We look forward to seeing you there! All paces and levels welcome. Event Name: Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Laura Schroeder. Thursday, April 13, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Off Campus MIIS related event.

Japan Forum

We meet to discuss our interests in Japanese language and culture, watch shows, eat snacks, relax, and have fun! Event Name: Japan Forum. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Steven Silbert. Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:50 PM. Morse B106.

Setting the Course: California Leadership in the Age of Trump

The Center for the Blue Economy & Hayward Speaker Series Present: Setting the Course: California Leadership in the Age of Trump Panel Discussion with Senator Bill Monning, Assemblyman Mark Stone, and Secretary of Natural Resources John Laird With the Trump administration looking to roll back progress on healthcare, environmental sustainability, civil rights, and social equity, California is charting a course in the opposite direction. With a large Democratic majority, the Golden State is poised to assume an even greater leadership role on the environment, economy, and social justice. Please join us for a lively evening with some of California's most visionary leaders as they set the course for the California in the Age of Trump. Panel Discussion and Q&A Thursday, April 13, 2017 Irvine Auditorium, Middlebury Institute of International Studies 499 Pierce Street, Monterey, CA 93940 6:00pm to 7:30pm Event is free, but registration is required To register visit: http://centerfortheblueeconomy.o… Event Name: Setting the Course: California Leader. Organization: GSIPM. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Rachel Christopherson. Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. McCone Irvine Auditorium.

Student Council Elections

Student Council Elections. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Maria Prichard. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Event Name: Student Council Elections. Friday, April 14, 2017, 8:00 AM. Monterey Campus.

Beginners Chinese

Join teacher, Sisi Zheng, for this free BUILD class in beginners Chinese. Event Name: Beginners Chinese. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Friday, April 14, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM. Morse A200.

META Lab Stata Geek Out

META Lab Graduate Assistants teach an interactive software workshop each Friday for the whole MIIS community. No experience is required. Check our Facebook page or website (sites.miis.edu/metalab) to find out which software we will be focusing on this week. Event Name: META Lab Stata Geek Out. Organization: GSIPM. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Katy Murdza. Friday, April 14, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. Casa Fuente 442 - Pacific Lab.

BUILD Intermediate-level Russian course

Anyone who may be interested in learning Russian is invited to join teacher, Aldan Margoev, for this intermediate-level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Intermediate-level Russian course. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Friday, April 14, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A200.

Cantonese Class

Join teacher Jason Mak for this all levels Cantonese class. Event Name: Cantonese Class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Friday, April 14, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B107.

Karaoke Night with Japan Forum

Japan Forum will host Karaoke Night of Spring 2017 at the DSpace of the DLC (McGowan 001). Bring snacks and your melodious voices to share. Songs in any language are welcome. No skill required! Open for the MIIS community. Event Name: Karaoke Night with Japan Forum. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Tangut Degfay. Friday, April 14, 2017, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. DLC Design Space.

Latin Dance Club Lessons

Don't know how to dance? Always wanted to learn how to salsa? There's no better time to learn than now, and it's free! We offer beginning salsa and bachata lessons with skills that build week after week. Event Name: Latin Dance Club Lessons. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Ashley Gora. Friday, April 14, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Holland Student Center.

International Students Friendship Potluck, Games & Cross-Cultural Discussions

For all International Students & Scholars – from every culture & background – a unique opportunity for creating cross-cultural friendships and building bridges that contribute to making the world a better place. Learn new vocab and practice English. Share cross-cultural foods, join in fun competitive team games. And, discuss lively topics and share your ideas as a way to learn more about each other both personally & culturally. Because there’s no kitchen, bring food ready to serve (no soup or sodas). If there's not enough time, come anyway without food. As one student shared, "It's the friendships we feed on!" Also learn about great outdoor adventures. Join us! Sponsored by ISI, International Students Inc, www.isimonterey.org. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: John Steers. Organization: OUTSIDE ORGANIZATIONS- MONTEREY. Event Name: International Students Friendship. Friday, April 14, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. McCone M238, McCone M238A.

Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs

Join us for a relaxed group run each week on Thursday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m. Meet in front of the library. We look forward to seeing you there! All paces and levels welcome. Event Name: Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Laura Schroeder. Saturday, April 15, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Off Campus MIIS related event.

BUILD Intermediate-level French Course

Anyone who may be interested in learning French is invited to join teacher, Francesca Aka, for this intermediate-level BUILD course. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Event Name: BUILD Intermediate-level French Course. Saturday, April 15, 2017, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM. Morse B107.

Kun Tao Self-Defense Course

Come learn Self Defense based on a beautiful martial arts system from Indonesia. You’ll develop the confidence to trust your feelings, set boundaries, and act in a time of crisis. This high energy class uses physical exercise and martial arts techniques to teach you to be your best self in all situations. You’ll learn to recognize and respond to threatening behavior with assertive body language and verbal self defense skills, strike with full power, speed, and commitment, and connect to your strength and have it reflected in everything that you do. This positive and supportive class is designed for everyone to discover their own ability to keep themselves safe. Event Name: Kun Tao Self-Defense Course. Organization: STUDENT COUNCIL - MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Andrew Haesloop. Sunday, April 16, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Casa Fuente 434.

Advanced Arabic

Join teacher James Smth for this advanced Arabic course. Event Name: Advanced Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, April 17, 2017, 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM. Morse A203.

Conversational Arabic

Event Name: Conversational Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, April 17, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A203.

Yoga Club at MIIS

We offer free yoga classes to the MIIS community. Our yoga classes are taught by a variety of instructors. All of our classes are accessible to every person and body type! Event Name: Yoga Club at MIIS. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Roxy Kennedy. Monday, April 17, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. McGowan MG215.

Beginner Spanish

Join teacher Megan Gularte for this Beginners level Spanish class. Event Name: Beginner Spanish. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, April 17, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B207.

Intermediate Chinese Class

Join teacher Yijun Wang for this free BUILD intermediate chinese class. Event Name: Intermediate Chinese Class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, April 17, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B107.

Intermediate Chinese

Join teacher, Susan Wang, for this free BUILD intermediate Chinese class. Event Name: Intermediate Chinese. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Monday, April 17, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A201.

Beginning Farsi

Join teacher, Arvanoush Boudaghians, in this free beginners level Farsi BUILD class. Event Name: Beginning Farsi. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM. Morse A200.

MIIS Toastmasters

MIIS Toastmasters is a place to practice public speaking in a supportive and positive environment and to develop communications and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth. New and continuing members may work toward Toastmasters International certifications, and guests are always welcome. MIIS Toastmasters is open to students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the community. Event Name: MIIS Toastmasters. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Shannon Nolan. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. McGowan MG99.

Veterans Organization Club Meeting

This is a general meeting open to all students. We will discuss project updates, develop new event ideas, and make decisions on resource allocation. The Veterans Organization is open to all veterans, military dependents, MIIS students and faculty. Visit our webpage here: http://www.miis.edu/student-life/veterans/organization Location: Veterans Center Casa Fuentes 438A. Event Name: Veterans Organization Club Meeting. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Justin Loza. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Monterey Campus.

Compensation Negotiation

Learn to negotiate your compensation package with confidence. You will get the chance to practice negotiation skills in the workshop. All programs are welcome to participate. Event Name: Compensation Negotiation. Organization: CACS. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Edy Rhodes. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 12:10 PM – 1:50 PM. Casa Fuente 434.

National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Fellowship Program Spring Recruiting

Event Name: National Nuclear Security Administration. Organization: CACS. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Bryce Craft. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM. Morse B105.

Beginners' German Course

Anyone who may be interested in learning German is invited to join teacher, Neil Hetrick, for this beginners' level BUILD course. Event Name: Beginners' German Course. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse B108.

BUILD Beginners' Japanese Course

Anyone who may be interested in learning Japanese is invited to join teacher, Alex Smith, for this beginners' level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Beginners' Japanese Course. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A201.

Silent Meditation

Students, faculty and staff are invited to enjoy 20 minutes of silent meditation. No experience required, all are welcome. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Jill Stoffers. Organization: ADMISSION/RECRUITING-MIIS. Event Name: Silent Meditation. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM. McGowan MG215.

BUILD Beginning American Sign Language

Join teacher, Terra Nicoll, for beginners level American Sign Language BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Beginning American Sign Language. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM. Morse A200.

Advanced Chinese

Join teacher Josiah Stork for this free advanced Chinese course offered by BUILD. Event Name: Advanced Chinese. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicolli. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A202.

Beginning Arabic

Join teacher, Michelle Alford, for this free beginning level Arabic class. Event Name: Beginning Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A200.

Intermediate Korean

Join teacher Tangut Degfay for this free BUILD intermediate Korean class. Event Name: Intermediate Korean. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse A202.

Intermediate Spanish

Join teacher, Kaeli Hosler, for this intermediate Spanish class. Event Name: Intermediate Spanish. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B107.

Beginners Kazakh

Join teacher Alina Iskakova for this beginning level Kazakh class. Event Name: Beginners Kazakh. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A202.

Hebrew class

Join teacher Rida Abu Rass for an all levels Hebrew language course. Event Name: Hebrew class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse B107.

Moxie Lab - Emerging Leaders Lecture & Workshop

Guest speaker Maija West, CEO and founder of local leadership company Moxie Lab, will lead a lecture and facilitated discussion around issues concerning emerging and established leaders at MIIS. As the principal facilitator, Maija will encourage participants to ask themselves what their vision is for their lives, and whether their conduct, community and profession reflect that vision. Through specific exercises, Moxie Lab guides participants to use their own internal resources to answer these questions to build a more authentic leadership style, rather than relying on outdated leadership techniques. A reception including light refreshments, non-alcoholic beverages, and beer and wine will follow the lecture and discussion. Everyone from the MIIS community is welcome! Event Name: Moxie Lab - Emerging Leaders Lecture & W. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Courtney Kemp. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. McGowan MG102.

Tagalog class- All levels

Join teacher Drake Cottman for this all levels Tagalog course. Event Name: Tagalog class- All levels. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM. Morse A201.

BUILD Beginners' Korean Class

Anyone who may be interested in learning Korean is invited to join teacher, Seth Joyner, for this beginners' level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Beginners' Korean Class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 7:00 PM – 7:50 PM. Morse A201.

Intermediate Arabic

Join teacher Rida Abu Rass for this intermediate Arabic course. Event Name: Intermediate Arabic. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 7:00 PM – 7:50 PM. Morse A101.

BUILD Conversational French

Anyone who may be interested in learning French is invited to join teacher, Rachida Amsaghrou, for this Conversational level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Conversational French. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM. McGowan MG101.

BUILD Intermediate French class

Anyone who may be interested in learning French is invited to join teacher, Caitlin Cook, for this intermediate level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Intermediate French class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A200.

Terrorism Studies Club Happy Hour

Join the Terrorism Studies Club at Cibo Ristorante downtown for a happy hour! All majors and everyone interested in studying terrorism and counterterrorism policy welcome! Event Name: Terrorism Studies Club Happy Hour. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Chris Fagioli. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Off Campus MIIS related event.

Yoga Club at MIIS

We offer free yoga classes to the MIIS community. Our yoga classes are taught by a variety of instructors. All of our classes are accessible to every person and body type! Event Name: Yoga Club at MIIS. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Roxy Kennedy. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. McGowan MG215.

Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs

Join us for a relaxed group run each week on Thursday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m. Meet in front of the library. We look forward to seeing you there! All paces and levels welcome. Event Name: Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Laura Schroeder. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Off Campus MIIS related event.

Children on the Front Lines of the Syrian Crisis: A presentation and discussion with Tony Hoffman, Ph.D.

Tony Hoffman is a lecturer in child development at UCSC and at the American University of Beirut (AUB). He teaches courses on war-affected children and children protection in extreme circumstances. He has been promoting and supervising psychosocial programs for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon since 2014. This presentation raises awareness about the needs of the great majority of children affected by the Syrian crisis, who live as refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, and Syria. It also introduces the work of effective, small, and local NGOs like the Kayany Foundation, a Syrian-Lebanese organization that is providing quality services for children in an environment of desperation, political obstacles, and corruption. Event Name: Children on the Front Lines of the Syria. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Cody Minnich. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. McCone Irvine Auditorium.

Japan Forum

We meet to discuss our interests in Japanese language and culture, watch shows, eat snacks, relax, and have fun! Event Name: Japan Forum. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Steven Silbert. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:50 PM. Morse B106.

Whole Body Intelligence Lecture-Dr. Mahalingaiah: Interpreting & Translating the Body: Medical & Intercultural Views

Join Dr. Shruthi Mahaligaiah for this lively and informative event, discussing the challenges of interpreting and translating the body in the field of medicine, in intercultural contexts, and to the general public. This lecture is part of the Whole Body Intelligence Series and is free and open to the public. Location: Irvine Auditorium, McCone Building. Event Name: Whole Body Intelligence Lecture Series. Organization: GSIPM. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Andrea Olsen and Nukeht Kardam. Friday, April 21, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:50 AM. Monterey Campus.

Beginners Chinese

Join teacher, Sisi Zheng, for this free BUILD class in beginners Chinese. Event Name: Beginners Chinese. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Friday, April 21, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM. Morse A200.

META Lab Social Network Analysis in R Geek Out

META Lab Graduate Assistants teach an interactive software workshop each Friday for the whole MIIS community. No experience is required. Check our Facebook page or website (sites.miis.edu/metalab) to find out which software we will be focusing on this week. Event Name: META Lab Social Network Analysis in R. Organization: GSIPM. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Friday, April 21, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM. Casa Fuente 442 - Pacific Lab.

META Lab Qualtrics Geek Out

Learn to create more advanced online surveys through the Qualtrics platform, which you can access for free as a member of the Middlebury community. For more information, visit sites.miis.edu/metalab/geek-outs. Event Name: META Lab Qualtrics Geek Out. Organization: GSIPM. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Katy Murdza. Friday, April 21, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:50 PM. Casa Fuente 442 - Pacific Lab.

BUILD Intermediate-level Russian course

Anyone who may be interested in learning Russian is invited to join teacher, Aldan Margoev, for this intermediate-level BUILD course. Event Name: BUILD Intermediate-level Russian course. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Friday, April 21, 2017, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Morse A200.

Cantonese Class

Join teacher Jason Mak for this all levels Cantonese class. Event Name: Cantonese Class. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Terra Nicoll. Friday, April 21, 2017, 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Morse B107.

Latin Dance Club Lessons

Don't know how to dance? Always wanted to learn how to salsa? There's no better time to learn than now, and it's free! We offer beginning salsa and bachata lessons with skills that build week after week. Event Name: Latin Dance Club Lessons. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Ashley Gora. Friday, April 21, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Holland Student Center.

International Students Friendship Potluck, Games & Cross-Cultural Discussions

For all International Students & Scholars – from every culture & background – a unique opportunity for creating cross-cultural friendships and building bridges that contribute to making the world a better place. Learn new vocab and practice English. Share cross-cultural foods, join in fun competitive team games. And, discuss lively topics and share your ideas as a way to learn more about each other both personally & culturally. Because there’s no kitchen, bring food ready to serve (no soup or sodas). If there's not enough time, come anyway without food. As one student shared, "It's the friendships we feed on!" Also learn about great outdoor adventures. Join us! Sponsored by ISI, International Students Inc, www.isimonterey.org. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: John Steers. Organization: OUTSIDE ORGANIZATIONS- MONTEREY. Event Name: International Students Friendship. Friday, April 21, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. McCone M238, McCone M238A.

Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs

Join us for a relaxed group run each week on Thursday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m. Meet in front of the library. We look forward to seeing you there! All paces and levels welcome. Event Name: Monterey Flyers Weekly Group Runs. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Categories: Closed to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Laura Schroeder. Saturday, April 22, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Off Campus MIIS related event.

BUILD Intermediate-level French Course

Anyone who may be interested in learning French is invited to join teacher, Francesca Aka, for this intermediate-level BUILD course. Categories: Open to the Public, Monterey Main Calendar. Contact: Neil Hetrick. Organization: STUDENT SERVICES- MONTEREY. Event Name: BUILD Intermediate-level French Course. Saturday, April 22, 2017, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM. Morse B107.