LACC graduate student Gisela Sarabia attends USAID conference in El Salvador

Gisela Sarabia is a second-year dual degree MA/Ph.D. candidate pursuing her master’s in Latin American & Caribbean Studies at the FIU Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and her Ph.D. in International Relations. Gisela’s master’s degree focus is organized crime, migration, refugees, Mexico, and Central America. This fall (2023), she is writing her master’s […]

Faculty member discusses Iran’s influence in Africa on Al Jazeera

What influence does Iran have in Africa? Eric Lob, associate professor of FIU Department of Politics and International Relations and board member at the American Institute of Iranian Studies, was a guest on Al Jazeera Channel’s “Inside Story,” which addressed Tehran’s actions to increase trade and economic ties in the continent.

Treaty of Lausanne Centennial Panel Discussion

The Treaty of Lausanne, signed in Lausanne, Switzerland, on July 24, 1923, between Turkey and the Allied Powers, replaced the Treaty of Sèvres at the conclusion of the First World War and established the boundaries of the modern Turkish state. The panelists covered a wide range of topics related to the Lausanne Conference, including an overview […]

History alumnus receives prestigious DAAD scholarship to study in Germany

Franco Batista Garcia, who received his BA in history in Spring 2023, has been awarded a prestigious DAAD Scholarship (DAAD-German Academic Exchange Services) to pursue graduate study in Germany. He has been accepted into the Free University of Berlin and Humboldt University of Berlin joint MA in Global History program. “The FIU History Department facilitated […]

White House highlights FIU cybersecurity workforce training program for veterans, first responders

On Monday, the White House highlighted Florida International University’s cybersecurity workforce training program for veterans and first responders under its National Cyber Workforce and Education Strategy. FIU is one of the 11 institutions in the CyberSkills2Work coalition, an initiative funded by the National Security Agency (NSA) and mentioned in the new strategy. FIU’s program, led […]

Claudia Suarez named Green School Real Triumphs Graduate for Summer ’23

Real Triumphs Graduates are a diverse group of graduates in background, nationality, interests and ambitions who have accomplished extraordinary things during their time at the university and are shining examples of what makes FIU students so special. A history scholar and performing artist, Claudia Suarez deeply appreciates how the arts reflect and are impacted by […]