Vanessa Gilbert named Outstanding Graduate for Fall 2023

Every semester, FIU honors select individuals for their extraordinary academic, professional and personal achievements as they graduate from FIU. The Outstanding Graduate honor is bestowed upon students who have unique accomplishments that show excellence, perseverance, and impact. Vanessa Gilbert ’23 BA in Global Studies, exemplifies the personal spirit of making a difference. Read her profile.

LACC graduate student Gisela Sarabia attends USAID conference in El Salvador

Gisela Sarabia is a second-year dual degree MA/Ph.D. candidate pursuing her master’s in Latin American & Caribbean Studies at the FIU Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and her Ph.D. in International Relations. Gisela’s master’s degree focus is organized crime, migration, refugees, Mexico, and Central America. This fall (2023), she is writing her master’s […]

History alumnus receives prestigious DAAD scholarship to study in Germany

Franco Batista Garcia, who received his BA in history in Spring 2023, has been awarded a prestigious DAAD Scholarship (DAAD-German Academic Exchange Services) to pursue graduate study in Germany. He has been accepted into the Free University of Berlin and Humboldt University of Berlin joint MA in Global History program. “The FIU History Department facilitated […]

Claudia Suarez named Green School Real Triumphs Graduate for Summer ’23

Real Triumphs Graduates are a diverse group of graduates in background, nationality, interests and ambitions who have accomplished extraordinary things during their time at the university and are shining examples of what makes FIU students so special. A history scholar and performing artist, Claudia Suarez deeply appreciates how the arts reflect and are impacted by […]

FIU Students Recognized at the 21st Annual Tri-University Graduate Student Conference on Latin America and the Caribbean

Congratulations to the FIU students who presented on Monday, March 27that the 21st Annual South Florida Tri-University Graduate Student Conference on Latin America and the Caribbean.  Students presented abstracts for papers, poster presentations, Ted-style talks and short films on issues of significance to the people and societies of Latin America and the Caribbean and their diasporic […]

Global Affairs students travel to India to generate economic opportunities for women and fund educational initiatives

Four Master of Arts in Global Affairs students traveled to India with a team of undergraduate business students during spring break to work on an innovative microenterprise project. The Bandhwari Women’s project seeks to empower local women in a poor village near New Delhi by generating employment opportunities in the handicrafts sector. College of Business […]

Duolingo Haitian Creole Awarded Silver Recognition at 2023 Anthem Awards

The Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) is pleased to announce that Nicolas André and Nyya Flores Toussaint, creators of the Duolingo Haitian Creole course, have been recognized at the 2023 Annual Anthems Award. The Anthem Awards celebrates purpose and mission-driven work from people, companies and organizations worldwide across seven core causes: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Education, Art and Culture; Health; Human and Civil […]

Film by Green School Doctoral Student to Premiere at Miami Film Festival

“Havana Stories,” the latest film by FIU doctoral student Eliecer Jiménez Almeida, will have its world premiere at the 40th Annual Miami Film Festival. Jiménez Almeida, a student in the Department of Modern Languages in the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, was invited to compete for the prestigious annual Knight Made in MIA Feature Film […]