Green School students explore bold ideas in D.C.

Students from the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy were among 100 FIU students who visited Talent Lab at FIU in Washington, D.C., exploring career opportunities and the biggest ideas in government, industry and technology. They toured federal agencies like the Securities and Exchange Commission and the CIA, think tanks such as New America, […]

FIU Model UN team wins Best Large Delegation at Harvard Competition

FIU’s Model UN team has won Best Large Delegation at Harvard University’s Model United Nations competition. This is the most competitive Model UN simulation in the world! Congratulations to our incredible students and our talented program director, Michelle Rosario. FIU MUN is ranked #2 in North America by BestDelegate.com for the Fall 2018 semester. The […]

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 […]

Green School alumnus named to top Trump administration post

As the top U.S. representative to the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C., FIU alumnus Eliot Pedrosa has a hand in deciding which projects the organization will fund to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. President Donald Trump nominated Pedrosa to his post as alternate executive director of the IADB last year. He […]

FIU launches Next Horizon with community celebration

On Saturday, Jan. 26, the FIU Foundation, Inc. hosted a community-wide celebration in the Graham Center to commemorate the public launch of Next Horizon: The Campaign for FIU. With a goal to raise $750 million, this landmark campaign is the university’s largest to date and will support student success and research preeminence spanning the entire […]

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 […]

Green School students named Worlds Ahead Graduates for Fall 2018 Commencement

This semester two undergraduate students in the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs were named FIU Worlds Ahead Graduates for their dedication, compassion and commitment to helping make their communities a better place. An immigrant from Colombia and the first in her family to go to college in the U.S., Sara Bedoya, 22, […]

Spanish language students in Qingdao score 2nd in national contest

Students from FIU’s Spanish language program at Qingdao University placed second in a prestigious national contest in Beijing – the first time any university from Qingdao has earned an award at the event. The students – who are working toward a dual degree in Spanish – competed against 38 teams, ending just six points shy […]

Green School faculty, Advisory Council members share advice with new M.A. in Global Affairs students

By Maria Gil Every year, students starting in the Master of Arts in Global Affairs program are welcomed to the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs with a dinner and reception. This year, the new students also got to learn from successful professionals who shared their sage advice with these budding leaders during a […]

Doctoral students recognized as Worlds Ahead Graduates for Summer 2018

Commitment, passion and, yes, true grit. That’s what it takes to be named an FIU Worlds Ahead Graduate. This semester, two doctoral students in the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, Zenel Garcia and Andrea Marie Headley, earned the prestigious distinction and were recognized during their commencement ceremony. These two Panthers went […]