Articles by: Amy Ellis

FIU team to study the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico’s health care system

FIU team to study the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico’s health care system

The National Institutes of Health grant will focus on individuals with chronic diseases In September of 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated […]

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The Hon. Maria Elena Torano, a member of the Dean's Advisory Council at the Green School, introduces keynote speaker Anne C. Richard at the Forum on Inclusive Immigration Reform.

No easy answers in U.S. immigration debate

Advocates, scholars and students come together to discuss the future of immigration reform in the U.S. When Anne C. Richard […]

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Student researchers tackle U.S. immigration policy with forum

Student researchers tackle U.S. immigration policy with forum

Three doctoral students in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies have organized a half-day public forum on immigration reform […]

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Linguistics professor Melissa Baralt leads a professional workshop as part of LACC's Title VI grant.

Latin American and Caribbean Center earns national designation — again

The U.S. Department of Education award includes a grant of more than $2 million The Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean […]

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My internship with United Way Worldwide

My internship with United Way Worldwide

Name: Alexandra Thulin Hometown: Miami, FL What is your major? Master of Arts in Global Affairs Where are you interning? […]

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Dr. Jorge Familiar Calderon, Regional Vice President, Latin America and Caribbean Region, World Bank, speaks at the 24th Inter-American Conference of Mayors and Local Authorities hosted by FIU.

World Bank unveils flagship report on Latin America at FIU mayor’s conference

With a worldwide audience in the tens of thousands, the World Bank unveiled a pivotal report on the future of […]

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by Eduardo Merille

Former president of Costa Rica to teach at Green School

Former Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera has been named a distinguished visiting professor at FIU’s Kimberly Green Latin […]

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‘Madam Secretary’ captivates audience with talk on new book

‘Madam Secretary’ captivates audience with talk on new book

  Madeleine Albright was just two years old when the Nazis marched into her hometown of Prague. She didn’t understand […]

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U.S. Department of Commerce selects FIU as partner in cybersecurity education outreach

U.S. Department of Commerce selects FIU as partner in cybersecurity education outreach

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) granted FIU, and its partner New America, a […]

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MacArthur Foundation awards FIU $1.7 million to study prosecutor behavior

MacArthur Foundation awards FIU $1.7 million to study prosecutor behavior

Research aims to improve efficiency while reducing racial and ethnic disparities In the criminal justice system, prosecutors wield considerable power […]

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Master’s in Global Affairs ranked among best in the world

Master’s in Global Affairs ranked among best in the world

Foreign Policy magazine has named FIU’s Master of Arts in Global Affairs one of the top 40 programs in the […]

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FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg, Fauzia Jaffer and Mohsin Jaffer at the 8th Annual COSMOS Community Appreciation Dinner.

Jaffer family endows Center for Muslim World Studies at FIU

Mohsin and Fauzia Jaffer donate $2 million to fund scholarship, research and dialogue on the global Muslim experience To promote […]

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Former Congressman Patrick Murphy named senior fellow at FIU’s Green School

Former Congressman Patrick Murphy named senior fellow at FIU’s Green School

Former Congressman Patrick Murphy has been named a senior fellow at FIU’s Steven J. Green School of International and Public […]

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Losing trust in the world: Holocaust scholar on war, genocide

Losing trust in the world: Holocaust scholar on war, genocide

Auschwitz survivor Jean Améry said that Nazi torture destroyed his trust in the world. “Every morning when I get up, […]

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The five Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland) are at the vanguard of sustainable or "green" economic policies.

What is the green economy and why should you care?

  The five Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland) are often considered at the forefront of adopting “green […]

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