Articles by: Melissa Burgess

International officials visit FIU to announce operation against transnational crime

International officials visit FIU to announce operation against transnational crime

Over the past six months, the Department of Justice has been taking action to defeat the gangs that are threatening […]

Constance Lee, who graduated this summer, is the first recipient of the Rebecca Salokar Scholarship and will enter the College of Law in the fall.

Salokar Scholarship helps first generation student pursue law school dream

First generation college student Constance Lee never imagined her dream of attending law school would come true. She always felt […]

Professor honors mentor and international relations icon

Professor honors mentor and international relations icon

FIU students are used to having accomplished professors teaching their classes. Some have the privilege of calling them mentors. Harry […]

One of Carl Juste's photos of a Haitian man wearing a red t-shirt as a mask. Photo courtesy: Carl Juste

Haiti through Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Carl Juste’s eyes

Carl Juste could not silence his inner voice calling him to become a photographer. For the past three decades, Juste has […]

My internship at The Washington Center

My internship at The Washington Center

Name: Jose-Andres Camacho Major: International Relations Where did you intern? I interned at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute in Fall 2016 What did […]

Rep. Eliot Engel discusses Trump, U.S. policy toward Latin American

Rep. Eliot Engel discusses Trump, U.S. policy toward Latin American

As a ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel has seen relations between the U.S. […]

From drill sergeant to beloved professor

From drill sergeant to beloved professor

  Friends, family, students and colleagues gather to remember Rebecca M. “Becky” Salokar Back in 1985, Amaryllis Garcia remembers taking […]

Model United Nations team ranked second in North America

Model United Nations team ranked second in North America

FIU’s Model United Nations team has achieved its highest ranking ever, landing second place in North America and beating out […]

My internship at the White House

My internship at the White House

Name: Daniela Cediel Major: Public administration Where you interned: This past summer, I was part of the Official White House Internship […]