Posts tagged with: "Global and Sociocultural Studies"

Students in FIU's field excursion course visit Camex, a building materials company, in the Florida Keys to observe a limestone blast.

Spring breakers rocked by Florida Keys

This spring break, undergraduates in FIU’s field excursion course got their hands dirty developing their geology skills in the Florida Keys. The […]

Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Academy Award-winning film Moonlight explores a Miami most never see. On Tuesday, April 4, the film will come to FIU. […]

2016 Cuba experts list

2016 Cuba experts list

FIU, located in the heart of Miami’s Cuban-American community, has a wide array of experts on Cuba and the U.S.-Cuba […]

Members of more than 300 Native American tribes are camped at the pipeline site in opposition to the project, creating the largest gathering of Native Tribes in the past 100 years.

What you should know about Standing Rock

In response to months-long protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline project in North Dakota, the Steven J. Green School of […]

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FIU 2016 Political Experts

FIU 2016 Political Experts

Florida International University has several experts on local, state, national and international politics, as well as other fields, available to […]

Poll results: Trump will need at least 30 percent of Latino vote to win

Poll results: Trump will need at least 30 percent of Latino vote to win

Watch FIU’s Latino Poll webcast discussion in its entirety here. A smartphone survey of more than 9,000 voters found most Latinos […]

Alumna takes on Alaska’s wild side

Alumna takes on Alaska’s wild side

When I tell Meredith Marchioni that I’ve just learned there may be a brown bear nearby, she immediately takes off. Not […]

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Should I stay or should I go: Timing affects hurricane evacuation decisions

As part of a new op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. […]

FIU leads sustainability conversation at  EXPO Milano 2015

FIU leads sustainability conversation at EXPO Milano 2015

FIU is one of four U.S. universities participating in the EXPO Milano 2015, a showcase where countries present their best […]

FIU 2016 hurricane season experts

FIU 2016 hurricane season experts

FIU has several experts who are available to discuss various issues related to hurricanes and their consequences. For help reaching FIU’s […]

Jean Muteba Rahier, director of the African and African Diaspora Studies Program and professor of anthropology in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies.

Through the Eyes of the Diaspora

When Jean Muteba Rahier teaches his African Civilizations course, he already knows the common stereotypes he will have to break […]

Alumni visit College of Education for Panther Alumni Week

Teaching isn’t always easy, but ask the alumni who visited the College of Education during Panther Alumni Week and they […]

Sea level rise in our backyard: How do we adapt?

Sea level rise in our backyard: How do we adapt?

Curious to know if flooding will destroy your house by the end of the century? Take a trip over to […]

D.C. alumnus works to build stronger cities, better government

D.C. alumnus works to build stronger cities, better government

How do we create cities of the future? How can we strengthen the American economy at a grassroots level? How […]

Professor Cassidy recognized with President’s Council Worlds Ahead Award

Professor Cassidy recognized with President’s Council Worlds Ahead Award

Beloved wine professor Patrick “Chip” Cassidy ’75 is the recipient of the 2014 President’s Council Worlds Ahead Award. Cassidy was […]