Executive MPA ranked #15 for best value

Valuecolleges.com has named FIU’s Executive Master of Public Administration as one of the Top 25 best value programs of its kind in the country, coming in at #15. “The Executive Master of Public Administration from Florida International University offers an opportunity for students to work in government roles at the state and federal level,” noted […]

IADB Partnership

Gordon Institute signs agreement on cybersecurity research and education with IADB/OAS

FIU’s Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy recently entered into a formal agreement with the Inter-American Defense Board (IADB), a part of the Organization of American States, to provide research, education and internship opportunities in cybersecurity for FIU students. The agreement, formally signed by Dean John F. Stack Jr. of the Steven J. Green […]

LACC Director speaks at WLRN/Herald Immigration Town Hall on “dark abyss” of detention facilities

While much of the debate over immigration policy has focused on the southern U.S.- Mexico border, in South Florida the detention centers hold thousands of migrant children in what is decribed as ‘prison-like’ conditions. There have also been significant changes in immigration policy regarding Cuba and potential changes to the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelans, […]

Executive MPA ranked #15 for best value

Valuecolleges.com has named FIU’s Executive Master of Public Administration as one of the Top 25 best value programs of its kind in the country, coming in at #15. “The Executive Master of Public Administration from Florida International University offers an opportunity for students to work in government roles at the state and federal level,” noted […]

Gordon Institute signs agreement on cybersecurity research and education with IADB/OAS

IADB Partnership
FIU’s Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy recently entered into a formal agreement with the Inter-American Defense Board (IADB), a part of the Organization of American States, to provide research, education and internship opportunities in cybersecurity for FIU students. The agreement, formally signed by Dean John F. Stack Jr. of the Steven J. Green […]

LACC Director speaks at WLRN/Herald Immigration Town Hall on “dark abyss” of detention facilities

While much of the debate over immigration policy has focused on the southern U.S.- Mexico border, in South Florida the detention centers hold thousands of migrant children in what is decribed as ‘prison-like’ conditions. There have also been significant changes in immigration policy regarding Cuba and potential changes to the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelans, […]

Online BA in Political Science ranked #2 by BestColleges

BestColleges just named FIU’s online bachelor’s degree in political science #2 in the nation! Noting that the program’s “flexibility allows learners to tailor the curriculum for general or specialized knowledge within the field,” the ranking further notes that students can “gain the skills to pursue advanced studies or a career in government or the private […]

FIU professor Solís in Guatemala to observe general elections for OAS

President Solis in Guatemala
Former Costa Rican President and FIU professor Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera is in Guatemala this week to lead an independent team charged with observing the nation’s elections. Solís, who served as president of Costa Rica from 2014 to 2018, was chosen by the Organization of American States (OAS) to head its independent electoral mission to Guatemala, […]

Criminal justice professor interviewed for cover story in American Bar Association Journal

Because so many of their decisions are made outside of the public eye, prosecutors’ offices are often referred to as the “black boxes” of America’s criminal justice system. So when the American Bar Association’s flagship publication wanted to produce an in-depth report on the wave of reform-minded prosecutors seeking to increase transparency and fairness in […]

Former President of Costa Rica, FIU Professor receives honorary doctorate from University of La Rochelle

Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera, former President of Costa Rica and current FIU professor has been awarded an honorary doctorate (honoris causa) from the University of La Rochelle at France in recognition of his dedication to advancing sustainability and environmental preservation. The award ceremony took place in context of an international seminar called “Smart and Sustainable […]

Master of Arts in Global Affairs grads take big steps toward success

Student MA graduates
This Spring, 45 students from the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs graduated with a Master of Arts in Global Affairs. A total of 29 students graduated from the Globalization and Security track, while 16 graduated from the Global Risk and Corporate Responsibility track. Students, administrators and professors convened at the FIU […]