Posts tagged with: "Global Learning"

Jean Muteba Rahier, director of the African and African Diaspora Studies Program and professor of anthropology in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies.

Through the Eyes of the Diaspora

When Jean Muteba Rahier teaches his African Civilizations course, he already knows the common stereotypes he will have to break […]

U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Paul Zukunft meets with FIU students, faculty and administrators to discuss scholarships, internships and other opportunities.

U.S. Coast Guard partners with FIU on recruitment and research

Max Sherno describes the U.S. Coast Guard scholarship program – known as CSPI – as the best kept secret in […]

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Students Lorraine Apolis, Francesca Bocarossi, Raquel Decaso, Ashleigh Douglas and Carla Santamaria pictured at the inaugural Global Learning Medallion ceremony.

Five students earn first Global Learning Medallions

Five women made history at commencement this semester – they were the first in the university’s history to graduate with […]

Almost 200 students listened to Michael Slackman, international managing editor of The New York Times, describe why foreign correspondents put their lives at risk to affect change.

Why foreign correspondents risk it all

Being a foreign correspondent can be fraught with danger, but sometimes the opportunity to shed light on government wrongs or […]

Valerie Regis reads her Haitian-Creole children's book "Ti Ble" to peers and faculty at FIU.

Little blue crab and 3 siblings give voice to Miami’s Haitian children

When linguistics professor Melissa Baralt is not teaching in the classroom or conducting research in the community, she volunteers at […]

NYT’s Michael Slackman bears witness

NYT’s Michael Slackman bears witness

Some foreign correspondents seek assignments covering the news from glamorous cities such as Paris or Rome. Others seek to tell […]

Peace Corps participation jumps by 45 percent

Peace Corps participation jumps by 45 percent

The Peace Corps recently recognized FIU for having the biggest increase in Peace Corps volunteers among Florida’s large universities. The […]

Has free speech changed since the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ attack?

Has free speech changed since the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ attack?

“Charlie Hebdo,” a French satirical newspaper, was used to making headlines for its provocative cartoons – especially those featuring the […]

Global citizens in action: FIU turns out Peace Corps volunteers ready to save the world

Global citizens in action: FIU turns out Peace Corps volunteers ready to save the world

From Morocco to the Philippines, FIU graduates have served the Peace Corps in more than 60 countries around the world, […]

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Study abroad in a wheelchair: Tough travels teach a lesson

Study abroad in a wheelchair: Tough travels teach a lesson

It is FIU’s most unusual study abroad program. College of Education Professor Alexis McKenney took 10 students to Europe this […]

FIYou: Moses Shumow

FIYou: Moses Shumow

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 Name: Moses Shumow Hometown: Gila, New Mexico Job Title/Department: Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism and Broadcasting, School of […]

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Promoting health equity in Guatemala

Promoting health equity in Guatemala

In April of 2013, anthropology and physics major Camila Uzcategui spent a weekend with more than 100 people she had […]

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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