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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Congratulations to our Econ student, Diana Baross who is the Green School’s Spring 2023 Real Triumphs graduate! The full new release can be accessed here.
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 […]
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 […]
Jesse Bull, Associate Professor of Economics, is featured in the Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Spring 2023 newsletter.
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 […]
“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 […]