Public Administration, Criminal Justice departments announce new names

Two Green School departments have officially changed their names to reflect the new directions, degree offerings and numerous research topics that have expanded in recent years. The Department of Public Administration has been renamed the Department of Public Policy and Administration and the Department of Criminal Justice is now the Department of Criminology and Criminal […]

FIU Model UN continues to shine in 2018

FIU’s Model UN team remains one of the top five teams in its circuit, ranked #4 in North America for the fifth year in a row by BestDelegate.com. After the team tripled in size over the past year, it now competes regularly as a large delegation and took the Best Large Delegation award at the Boston Area Model UN Conference. This was the only time another […]

MacArthur Foundation awards FIU $1.7 million to study prosecutor behavior

In the criminal justice system, prosecutors wield considerable power over who is charged with a crime, what charges defendants face, and whether or not they are eligible for plea agreements. To better inform prosecutorial decision-making – and reduce the risk of racial and ethnic disparities – the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded FIU’s Department […]

White House names FIU Green School board chair to key post

President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate Green School Advisory Board Chair Eliot Pedrosa to a key position as the United States Alternate Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), pending Senate confirmation. Founded in 1959, the IDB works to improve lives in Latin American and the Caribbean through financial and technical support […]