CasaCuba receives $750,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced that CasaCuba has received a $750,000 matching grant, which encourages additional private support. The funding will support the architectural design phase of the state-of-the-art center that will host lectures, academic conferences, community events, and digital and physical exhibitions intended to further the study and public understanding of […]

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 […]

FIU students win first-ever OAS cyber policy competition in D.C.

A team of FIU students took first place recently in #OASDiploHack 2019, the first-ever cyber policy competition hosted by the Organization of American States and the U.S. State Department. FIU was one of only six teams selected from across the Western Hemisphere to participate in the two-day event in Washington, D.C. They competed against teams from […]

Jaffer Center for Muslim World Studies celebrates first year at FIU

Taking on tough issues like Islamophobia and bullying; the role of the Jewish community in fighting anti-Muslim racism; and prospects for peace in the Middle East, the Mohsin and Fauzia Jaffer Center for Muslim World Studies at FIU has reached its one-year anniversary and several important milestones, including the expansion of undergraduate and graduate certificate programs in […]

Polish Ambassador delivers keynote speech at FIU conference

by Maria Gil For a conference celebrating 100 years of Polish-American relations, Polish Ambassador Piotr Wilczek visited FIU and delivered a presentation exploring the topic. Wilczek shed light on the Polish experience during World War I and the hardships its people faced as the empires of Germany, Russia and Austria-Hungary controlled Polish territory during the war and conscripted […]

International panel discusses Balfour Declaration

A panel of experts from around the world recently came together at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU for an in-depth conversation exploring the legacy of the Balfour Declaration, a public statement issued by the British government during World War I. The declaration announced support for the establishment of a “national home for the Jewish people” […]