Asian Studies professors take part in virtual exchange program with Japan

Two FIU Asian Studies Program Adjunct Instructors, Marcela López Bravo and Claudia Lau, have been selected to participate in a virtual exchange program to increase higher education exchange between the U.S. and Japan. Both have been successfully teaching several courses for Asian Studies, specializing in teaching modalities such as Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) and […]

Green School recognizes students for Graduate Student Appreciation Week

As part of the University’s Graduate Student Appreciation Week, the Green School has chosen three students to be featured on our website, focusing on their research interests or career aspirations. The students were chosen randomly in an open raffle available to all graduate students and will receive a $100 Visa card.  We are so proud […]

Amelia Raudales recognized as FIU Real Triumphs Graduate

Bachelor of Arts, International RelationsSteven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs A survivor of childhood sexual assault, Amelia Raudales has turned her personal experience into social and political action, especially for victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. She has raised thousands of dollars for anti-trafficking initiatives and racial justice organizations, and also […]

Opinion | U.S. sanctions hurt our national interests — and the Venezuelan people

Green School Professors Brian Fonseca and Eduardo Gamarra recently published this op-ed in The Miami Herald. The article has been reprinted below. Now that President Biden has announced a ban on imports of Russian oil, the United States should reevaluate sanctions against Venezuela, double down on targeted sanctions against individuals and reverse broader sanctions that hurt our national interests […]

Opinion | Macho, macho man: Russia’s politics of manhood drive Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

Green School Professor Rebecca Friedman recently published this op-ed in The Miami Herald. The article has been reprinted below. In the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ruthless push into Ukraine is often understood in the simple terms of reductionist history: Just another Russian strongman with dreams of expanding the empire. But surely the images of thousands of […]

Opinion | Putin’s not the only one to blame for Russia’s murderous war in Ukraine

Green School Professor Allan Rosenbaum recently published this op-ed in The Miami Herald. The article has been reprinted below. With just a few words, “The fight is here; I need ammunition, not a ride,” Ukraine’s democratically elected President Volodymyr Zelensky, became the most inspirational, not to mention courageous, national wartime leader since Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt. […]

Consul General of Japan presents check to Japanese program

FIU’s Japanese language program has received a prestigious salary assistance grant from the Japan Foundation. On Dec. 1, the new Consul General of Japan in Miami, Kazuhiro Nakai, presented the check to FIU officials in a reception at the Green Library attended by students and faculty from the Japan program, which is housed in the […]

FIU History professor selected as 2021 MAAH Stone Book Award finalist

FIU Assistant Professor of History Dan Royles has been chosen as a 2021 MAAH (Museum of African American History) Stone Book Award finalist, receiving a $10,000 award for his book To Make the Wounded Whole: The African American Struggle against HIV/AIDS. To Make the Wounded Whole offers the first comprehensive history of African American AIDS […]

Green School student receives U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

The following was originally posted on the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program website. Chirine Yamout, a graduate student and international relations major from Florida International University has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Chinese during the summer of 2021. The U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program […]