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 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, […]

Study Examines What Prosecutors Think About Success, Racial Disparities, and Community Engagement

FIU, in partnership with Loyola University Chicago, is implementing a two-year projectwith four prosecutor’s offices in Chicago, Jacksonville, Milwaukee, and Tampa. The project stems from a growing recognition that prosecutors need to become more data-driven and strategic to ensure effectiveness and fairness. The work will help prosecutors improve data and analytical capacity, develop and implement new performance […]

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 […]

FIU team to study the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico’s health care system

In September of 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, leaving loss, pain and destruction in its wake. It also led to the collapse of Puerto Rico’s health care system. This massive collapse in health care services and technology is thought to have significantly impacted the lives of many Puerto Ricans who survived the hurricane but […]

Student researchers tackle U.S. immigration policy with forum

Three doctoral students in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies have organized a half-day public forum on immigration reform in collaboration with the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs. The students hope the event, “Forum for Inclusive Immigration Reform,” will shed light on the real-life stories behind the immigration debate and plan […]

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 […]