Student MA graduates

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

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 […]

Gordon Institute director to testify before Congressional committee

Brian Fonseca, director of the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy at the Green School and an expert on global security issues, will testify before a Congressional committee this week about China’s expanding influence in the Western Hemisphere. The hearing begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday and will be streamed live online at the […]

CasaCuba receives $750,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced that CasaCuba has received a $750,000 matching grant, which encourages additional private support. The funding will support the architectural design phase of the state-of-the-art center that will host lectures, academic conferences, community events, and digital and physical exhibitions intended to further the study and public understanding of […]

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 […]

Gordon Institute director to testify before Congressional committee

Brian Fonseca, director of the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy at the Green School and an expert on global security issues, will testify before a Congressional committee this week about China’s expanding influence in the Western Hemisphere. The hearing begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday and will be streamed live online at the […]

CasaCuba receives $750,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced that CasaCuba has received a $750,000 matching grant, which encourages additional private support. The funding will support the architectural design phase of the state-of-the-art center that will host lectures, academic conferences, community events, and digital and physical exhibitions intended to further the study and public understanding of […]

Congratulations to our graduates in Qingdao

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg and Green School Dean John F. Stack traveled to Qingdao, China last week to celebrate the second commencement ceremony of the dual degree program in Spanish, a partnership between FIU and Qingdao University. The program is administered by the Department of Modern Languages in collaboration with QU. Pascale Becel, chair […]

2019 Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grant

The Cuban Research Institute, the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, and the Libraries at Florida International University are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grant competition. The awards are offered in honor of Cristóbal Díaz-Ayala, the prominent music collector and independent scholar who donated his Cuban and Latin […]

Green School professor pens op-ed on the importance of bilingualism in children

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In this piece, associate professor of applied linguistics Melissa Baralt discusses the importance of bilingualism and its role in early child development and lifelong child health. Ashley Darcy Mahoney, neonatal nurse practitioner at Baptist Children’s […]

Green School students explore bold ideas in D.C.

Students from the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy were among 100 FIU students who visited Talent Lab at FIU in Washington, D.C., exploring career opportunities and the biggest ideas in government, industry and technology. They toured federal agencies like the Securities and Exchange Commission and the CIA, think tanks such as New America, […]

Gender wage gap persists in Miami-Dade County, report finds

Green School researcher Maria Ilcheva, the assistant director of the Metropolitan Center, wrote an op-ed reflecting on Women’s History Month and the state of gender equality in Miami-Dade County. In this piece, she shares findings from the Metropolitan Center’s 2019 annual report tracking the status of women and the gender wage gap. Read more at […]