Posts tagged with: "Modern Languages"

Buenos dias, Qingdao: FIU helps bring Spanish language to China

Buenos dias, Qingdao: FIU helps bring Spanish language to China

!Exito! Success! FIU’s Spanish-language program in Qingdao, China, has helped turn students there into standouts. FIU several years ago worked […]

2017 Outstanding Student Life Award winners with Larry Lunsford, vice president for Student Affairs.

Students recognized at annual Outstanding Student Life Awards

On Thursday, April 6, more than 40 finalists competed for 15 awards, varying from service and spirit to leadership and […]

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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 […]

New year, new you? FIU can help

New year, new you? FIU can help

  The start of Spring semester looms close, but don’t let a busy schedule of work and studying keep you […]

Drop-in series: Break language barrier with 100 million people by learning Swahili

Drop-in series: Break language barrier with 100 million people by learning Swahili

Inspired by the late Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University where he shared how auditing a calligraphy class in […]

University celebrates Shakespeare and Cervantes

University celebrates Shakespeare and Cervantes

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” –William Shakespeare, Hamlet William Shakespeare and Miguel de […]

FIU professor targets ‘word gap’ in Hispanic children

FIU professor targets ‘word gap’ in Hispanic children

  Linguistics professor chosen as one of 10 “Word Gap Challenge” winners When Melissa Baralt started looking into the “word […]

Fulbright scholars share language, culture with FIU

Fulbright scholars share language, culture with FIU

FIU was recently selected to host three foreign language instructors as part of the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FTLA) Program. […]

Terrorism expert list

Terrorism expert list

Florida International University has a number of professors who study ISIS, international relations, foreign policy and other issues related to […]

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5 tips for parents of bilingual children

  With the use of Spanish language in American politics gaining recent national media attention, the use of the two […]

New Spanish-language website for hurricane preparation

New Spanish-language website for hurricane preparation

Florida International University’s (FIU) International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC)  in partnership with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Hurricane Center […]

President Rosenberg blogs from China: Buenos dias, Qingdao

President Rosenberg blogs from China: Buenos dias, Qingdao

This is President Rosenberg’s sixth annual blog chronicling the TUC-FIU partnership, the annual China Commencement and our students in the China […]

Valerie Regis reads her Haitian-Creole children's book "Ti Ble" to peers and faculty at FIU.

Little blue crab and 3 siblings give voice to Miami’s Haitian children

When linguistics professor Melissa Baralt is not teaching in the classroom or conducting research in the community, she volunteers at […]

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Linguist explores neurodevelopment in bilingual preterm infants

Researchers are teaming up to examine bilingualism as a potential strategy to improve memory, reasoning, problem-solving and other executive functions […]

FIU builds cooperative ties to the East

FIU builds cooperative ties to the East

FIU’s relationship with the world’s largest continent continues to grow. As the center of global economic power shifts and as […]