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 […]
The Florida International University Model United Nation’s (MUN) Team wins the Harvard National Model United Nations Conference after competing in nine simulations, ranked third in North America — despite the pandemic and a challenging virtual environment. The team has remained in the Top 5 in the circuit for eight consecutive years.
The Second International Conference on Science and Jain Philosophy (ICSJP) was held from 19-22 March 2021 via Zoom and streamed on Facebook Live attracting more than 10,000 delegates from 27 countries including the USA, UK, India, Tanzania, Canada, Russia. It included 45 paper presentations, a book launch and panel discussion.
For years, individual professors and departments within the Green School have offered numerous courses at FIU’s academic center at I-75 in Miramar. But in the spring of 2020, the Green School will launch an innovative partnership with the center dubbed “Green School Tuesdays at I-75.” Spearheaded by the Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies (GSS) […]
This semester’s incoming Master of Arts in Global Affairs students got to spend time with their professors in an unexpected setting: over dinner, at a new student orientation. During this orientation, faculty members shared a meal with students while swapping stories about grad school, alma maters and research interests. A panel of faculty members also […]
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 […]
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 […]
For the first time in the program’s history, FIU’s Model UN team has been named the top team in North America by BestDelegate.com. The team beat the University of Chicago out of the top spot, sweeping the circuit with the most individual awards (more than 120) and the most delegation awards (nine) of any team. […]
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 […]
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 […]