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 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 […]

Jaffer Center for Muslim World Studies celebrates first year at FIU

Taking on tough issues like Islamophobia and bullying; the role of the Jewish community in fighting anti-Muslim racism; and prospects for peace in the Middle East, the Mohsin and Fauzia Jaffer Center for Muslim World Studies at FIU has reached its one-year anniversary and several important milestones, including the expansion of undergraduate and graduate certificate programs in […]

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 […]

Support for the embargo on the rise among Cuban-Americans, reveals FIU Cuba Poll

A strong majority of Cuban-American voters in Miami-Dade County supported Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections, giving Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott a significant boost in tight statewide races. Seventy percent of Cuban-Americans surveyed said they voted for DeSantis and 69 percent said they voted for Scott, according to the 2018 FIU […]

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, […]