Posts tagged with: "Asian Studies"

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 […]

Above, the Sensoji Temple in Tokyo's Asakusa district. It is the oldest temple in Tokyo. Institute participants will study the avant-garde and arts counterculture of Asakusa and Shinjuku, one of the 23 city wards of Tokyo.

Asian Studies to host National Endowment for the Humanities summit

FIU will host a summer institute exploring the literary, religious and philosophical movements that have contributed to the construction of […]

Interest in Asian Studies at FIU explodes

Interest in Asian Studies at FIU explodes

Growing up in Miami far from any cultural connection to Asia, Jennifer Garcia ’09, MA ’11, became enchanted with the […]

Editor’s picks for Best of FIU Magazine 2013

Editor’s picks for Best of FIU Magazine 2013

In 2013, FIU Magazine was filled with stories success and struggle, levity and poignancy, reflection and dreams. We traveled around […]

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Global learning expands undergraduates’ worldviews with experiences in and out of the classroom

Global learning expands undergraduates’ worldviews with experiences in and out of the classroom

The child in the wheelchair could have been 4 years old or 9, boy or girl. All you could see […]

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FIU, Japan Foundation launch The South Florida Partnership in Japanese Studies

FIU, Japan Foundation launch The South Florida Partnership in Japanese Studies

The Asian Studies Program will launch The South Florida Partnership in Japanese Studies (SFPJS) starting this fall semester. Funded for more […]

16-year-old graduate is more than just brains

16-year-old graduate is more than just brains

FIU’s youngest known graduate has found his passion and a career to match. Sky Choi’s usually sunny demeanor transforms into […]

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FIU hits graduation milestones: first class of physicians, youngest to date and 200,000th graduate

FIU hits graduation milestones: first class of physicians, youngest to date and 200,000th graduate

Spring graduation at FIU will make history this year, as the first class of physicians walks across the commencement stage. […]

FIU to graduate thousands ready to make their mark

FIU to graduate thousands ready to make their mark

More than 4,000 students will receive their bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees next week during three days of graduation ceremonies […]

Japan’s nuclear crisis: A family’s odyssey

WHAT: Students at Florida International University’s Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies are helping one family displaced by the recent […]

FIU to hold teach-in on crisis in Japan

FIU to hold teach-in on crisis in Japan

Recent tragic events in Japan – a magnitude-9 earthquake, a tsunami and the threat of a nuclear meltdown – have  combined the […]

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Japanese ambassador addresses students during FIU visit

Japanese ambassador addresses students during FIU visit

Japan’s Ambassador to the United States Ichiro Fujisaki presented a handwritten cipher to a standing-room only crowd of FIU faculty […]

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Nihao!

Nihao!

FIU student Karen Cespedes will spend the next three weeks in Taiwan, where she will attend and participate in the […]

FIYou: Dr. Matthew Marr

FIYou: Dr. Matthew Marr

Name: Dr. Matthew Marr Hometown: Long Beach, Calif. Job Title/Department: Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies, […]

Gorillas in the Mist

Gorillas in the Mist

Through her work with the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, world traveler Bryna Griffin MS ’04 develops land conservation programs […]