Green School partnership with FIU at I-75 to foster student success

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) […]

Students get a sneak peek into the minds of their professors

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Congratulations to our graduates in Qingdao

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 […]

2019 Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grant

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 […]

Alumnus gives back, starts first fellowship endowment in the Department of History

By Maria Gil Henry “Hank” Voegtle graduated with a history degree in 1974 when FIU only had five history professors. Since then, the Department of History has grown exponentially and, throughout the years, its faculty and students have earned numerous awards for their research. To give back to his alma mater and strengthen research opportunities for budding […]

Students offer solutions on Latin America, Caribbean to federal and congressional decision makers

Green School students were among a group of FIU students whose drive to solve issues facing the Western Hemisphere was on full display during a recent Washington, D.C. fly-in.These students met with appointed and elected officials and presented solutions for the region’s needs. During the trip, the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and […]