Green School hosts second annual lunch for Consular Corps of Miami

Consular Corps of Miami
The Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs recently hosted an honorary lunch for the Consular Corps of Miami in recognition of the group’s integral role in advancing diplomacy in the South Florida region.   Dean John F. Stack Jr. opened the event by acknowledging the destruction and lives lost after Hurricane Dorian […]

Associate Professor Ryan Meldrum featured on The Health Channel

Ryan Meldrum, associate professor in the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice, recently appeared on The Health Channel – All Health All the Time to discuss his research on the effects lack of sleep can have on delinquent behavior among adolescents. Meldrum studies the links between sleep and outcomes ranging from self-control, substance use and […]

LACC and MALOKA student organization collect donations for Dorian relief

Hurricane Dorian struck the northern Bahamas as a Category 5 hurricane and stalled over the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama Island for two days. The storm destroyed more than 10,000 homes, wiping out everything in its path. At least 20 people have died and the death toll is expected to rise. FIU’s Kimberly Green Latin […]

Green School students recognized as Worlds Ahead Graduates

This semester two Green School students were named part of a small group of students across the university to be recognized as Worlds Ahead Graduates. Alfredo Oballos Diaz was born and raised in Venezuela. Through his participation in Model UN competitions at the Universidad Santa María in Caracas, he appeared on national television criticizing Venezuela’s […]

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, […]