Posts tagged with: "Global and Sociocultural Studies"

Analyzing Latin American history through heavy metal music

Analyzing Latin American history through heavy metal music

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

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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FIU 2018 Political Experts

FIU 2018 Political Experts

Florida International University has several experts on local, state, national and international politics, as well as other fields, available to […]

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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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 […]

Florida International University is being recognized for its efforts in internationalizing the campus through its Global Learning for Global Citizenship initiative.

Fully-online student hasn’t let distance hinder global learning experience

Aleta Neilson hasn’t let being a fully-online student stop her from being involved with campus life and global learning at FIU. Neilson […]

Students in FIU's field excursion course visit Camex, a building materials company, in the Florida Keys to observe a limestone blast.

Spring breakers rocked by Florida Keys

This spring break, undergraduates in FIU’s field excursion course got their hands dirty developing their geology skills in the Florida Keys. The […]

Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Academy Award-winning film Moonlight explores a Miami most never see. On Tuesday, April 4, the film will come to FIU. […]

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 […]

Members of more than 300 Native American tribes are camped at the pipeline site in opposition to the project, creating the largest gathering of Native Tribes in the past 100 years.

What you should know about Standing Rock

In response to months-long protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline project in North Dakota, the Steven J. Green School of […]

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Poll results: Trump will need at least 30 percent of Latino vote to win

Poll results: Trump will need at least 30 percent of Latino vote to win

Watch FIU’s Latino Poll webcast discussion in its entirety here. A smartphone survey of more than 9,000 voters found most Latinos […]

Alumna takes on Alaska’s wild side

Alumna takes on Alaska’s wild side

When I tell Meredith Marchioni that I’ve just learned there may be a brown bear nearby, she immediately takes off. Not […]

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Billy Metcalf Photography, CC BY-NC-ND

Should I stay or should I go: Timing affects hurricane evacuation decisions

As part of a new op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. […]

FIU leads sustainability conversation at  EXPO Milano 2015

FIU leads sustainability conversation at EXPO Milano 2015

FIU is one of four U.S. universities participating in the EXPO Milano 2015, a showcase where countries present their best […]