Green School hosts second annual lunch for Consular Corps of Miami

Consular Corps of Miami
The Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs recently hosted an honorary lunch for the Consular Corps of Miami in recognition of the group’s integral role in advancing diplomacy in the South Florida region.   Dean John F. Stack Jr. opened the event by acknowledging the destruction and lives lost after Hurricane Dorian […]

LACC and MALOKA student organization collect donations for Dorian relief

Hurricane Dorian struck the northern Bahamas as a Category 5 hurricane and stalled over the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama Island for two days. The storm destroyed more than 10,000 homes, wiping out everything in its path. At least 20 people have died and the death toll is expected to rise. FIU’s Kimberly Green Latin […]

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 […]

Green School faculty publish op-ed on CNN about Venezuela

In this piece, Brian Fonseca, director of the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy; David J. Kramer, senior fellow in the Václav Havel Program for Human Rights & Diplomacy; and Frank O. Mora, director of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center explore Russian President Vladimir Putin’s reaction to Venezuelan National Assembly speaker […]

FIU’s 2018 Cuba Poll reveals some shifts in Cuban-American attitudes toward U.S.-Cuba relations

Researchers surveyed Cuban Americans on U.S.-Cuba policy, including the embargo, travel restrictions and U.S. investment in the island nation WHAT: For more than two decades, FIU has led the way in capturing the pulse of the Cuban-American community in South Florida with its Cuba Poll, the longest-running research project measuring political attitudes of Cuban-Americans. Since […]

Gordon Institute hosts cybersecurity training program in Argentina

To help build a global cybersecurity workforce ready to meet the challenges of the cyber world head-on, the Gordon Institute broke ground and, in partnership with the Organization of American States and the Argentine Ministry of Security, created and organized its first cybersecurity certificate training program specifically targeted for professionals outside of the U.S. and […]

Green School co-hosts program with Florida Grand Opera and Coral Gables Congregational Church

By Maria Gil Opera voices echoed through the halls of the Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ as they gave the audience a glimpse of Daniel Catán’s critically acclaimed opera, Florencia en el Amazonas. “Metamorphosis: Reflections on the Human Journey” featured a unique spoken word program set against the vibrant and luminous music of Catán’s […]

Consular Corps of Miami recognized at Green School lunch

To recognize the critical role the Consular Corps of Miami plays in advancing global dialogue throughout South Florida and beyond, the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs recently hosted a lunch in honor of the corps at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum. “In a globalized and globalizing metropolis, our consuls general, consuls, […]

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 […]