Posts tagged with: "Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy"

Clean water and water bubbles in blue

FIU and UNESCO tackle global water issues

To address address local, national and global water security issues, FIU and UNESCO have partnered to establish the UNESCO Chair on […]

Frank Mora, LACC director and deputy assistant secretary of defense for Western Hemisphere affairs under President Barack Obama, and Juan Cruz, special assistant to President Donald J. Trump and senior director for Western Hemisphere affairs.

Historic gathering of security officials sheds light on hemispheric issues

The crisis in Venezuela. Oppression in Cuba. Russia’s and China’s influence on Latin America. There’s a lot going on in […]

FIU a major presence at eMerge Americas

FIU a major presence at eMerge Americas

FIU came on like gangbusters this week at eMerge Americas, the international tech conference that annually gathers thousands of movers […]

What you need to know about social media, privacy and democracy

What you need to know about social media, privacy and democracy

Social media has revolutionized communication. But, it has the potential to affect much more. Do these platforms help increase democracy? […]

Educating a generation of cyber warriors

Educating a generation of cyber warriors

Leaping wizards: Graduate student Rene Balbuena, left, and senior Andrew Sanzetenea are studying computer science in pursuit of jobs that will put them […]

MMC SGA President XXX was among 80 FIU students who spent their spring break exploring all the nation's capital has to offer and advocating for FIU initiatives.

Students tackle national challenges during spring break

Eighty students from five different FIU cohorts headed to Washington, D.C., March 12-16, for an educational experience that focused on […]

U.N. Ambassador Haley meets community, students on campus

U.N. Ambassador Haley meets community, students on campus

Fresh from a trip to Central America, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley made a stop on Friday […]

FIU experts analyze gun violence

FIU experts analyze gun violence

The tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left Florida grieving. It also jumpstarted debates – both local […]

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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Peter Baker, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Elliot Abrams, Paula Dobriansky and Karen Donfried kick off the first panel of the State of the World 2018 conference.

Foreign policy leaders discuss state of the world in 2018

From leaders of nationally renowned think tanks to former ambassadors and journalists from The New York Times, The Washington Post […]

Experts talk cyberattacks on business, lead live ‘hack’

Experts talk cyberattacks on business, lead live ‘hack’

With cyberattacks increasingly targeting consumers shopping online, private businesses and public organizations, the cyber world – and its vulnerabilities – are […]

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 […]

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 […]

My internship with the State Department’s Office of Policy Coordination and Public Affairs

My internship with the State Department’s Office of Policy Coordination and Public Affairs

Name: Paola Santiago Major: Interdisciplinary studies Where are you interning? The State Department in the Bureau of Consular Affairs What […]