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

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 […]

FIU 2017 hurricane season experts

FIU 2017 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 […]

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 […]

DAFX5X Aerial view of hundreds of homes destroyed by Hurricane Andrew August 24, 1992 in Dade County, FL.

As Florida looks back on Andrew, Texas prepares for Harvey

Social and Political Impact Richard S. Olson, Professor, Politics and International Relations Director, Extreme Events Institute Director, International Hurricane Research […]

Drop-in series: Virtual reality course brings Asia to students

Drop-in series: Virtual reality course brings Asia to students

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

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 […]

My internship consulting for businesses, government agencies

My internship consulting for businesses, government agencies

Name: Michelle Rosario Major: Political science and philosophy Where are you interning? Washington Premier Consulting What is your title? Client […]

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 […]