Posts tagged with: "Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs"

Son directs tribute to renowned Cuban music professor

Son directs tribute to renowned Cuban music professor

When Carlos Averhoff Jr. was only nine years old, he began playing music. His instrument of choice was the saxophone […]

World Bank Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean Carlos Végh met with students and shared insights and tips to help them with their research topics.

World Bank economist offers research advice, talks fiscal policy

Ever wonder what it would be like to get one of the most distinguished professionals in your field to give […]

October 2017 in photos: Halloween, Irma cleanup and football

October 2017 in photos: Halloween, Irma cleanup and football

Trick or treat! Fall is in full swing and October has been an exciting month filled with exciting events and […]

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FIU in D.C.: Education, environmental and transportation advocacy in action

FIU in D.C.: Education, environmental and transportation advocacy in action

FIU strives to improve STEM education, secure hurricane supplement funding and leads Everglades conservation efforts.  Meeting the needs of Puerto Rican students  […]

Faculty honored for achievements at annual convocation

Faculty honored for achievements at annual convocation

  Each year, FIU’s Faculty Convocation and Awards Ceremony provides the university the opportunity to recognize faculty members for their […]

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Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan, features traditional Afghan woodwork, ceramics, jewelry and other crafts. 
The exhibit is the first showing of the work since it premiered at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. in 2016.

Turquoise Mountain tells story of Afghanistan’s artistic revival

FIU hosts first showing of Afghan art exhibit since its premiere at the Smithsonian in D.C. in 2016. Abdul Matin […]

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Reza Aslan visited FIU to discuss way to confront Islamophobia.

Religious scholar Reza Aslan: Confront Islamophobia, overcome fear

Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiments are widespread. From politics to media to entertainment, misinformation about Muslims is pervasive. To share ways to confront Islamophobia […]

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 […]

Muslims and Islamophobia: Taking back the narrative

Muslims and Islamophobia: Taking back the narrative

By: Mohamed Ghumrawi, Ph.D. student in International Relations Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world. Yet here in the […]

Two former Congressmen discuss Washington gridlock, how to end it

Two former Congressmen discuss Washington gridlock, how to end it

Politics in the U.S. has become increasingly partisan over the years – and the ensuing gridlock in Washington, D.C., too […]

September 2017 in photos: Hurricane Irma, Costa Rican president visits

September 2017 in photos: Hurricane Irma, Costa Rican president visits

The month of September for FIU and much of South Florida can be summed up in two words: Hurricane Irma. […]

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Costa Rican president leads candid conversation, receives university’s Presidential Gold Medallion

Costa Rican president leads candid conversation, receives university’s Presidential Gold Medallion

Spending time at FIU was a homecoming of sorts for Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera. A former researcher […]

Alumnus John Galardi, principal of South Dade Middle School, worked with custodians, staff and national guardsmen to shelter 2,500 people during Hurricane Irma.

Alumni principals help turn their schools into last-minute hurricane shelters

  As Hurricane Irma aimed for South Florida, two alumni were pressed into duty to open their schools for about […]

Disaster expert rates Irma planning and response

Disaster expert rates Irma planning and response

Richard Olson researches the political fallout from natural disasters and has been involved in more than 20 field responses and […]

Advocating for America’s parks

Advocating for America’s parks

For FIU Magazine Jacqueline Crucet MPA ’16 looks over the railing of a pontoon boat meandering past the mangrove-lined shores […]