Posts tagged with: "Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs"

High school friendship inspires student to work toward world peace

High school friendship inspires student to work toward world peace

When religious studies major Ashley Ruttenberg was 17, a Muslim student enrolled at her high school in her hometown in […]

Admiral Craig Faller, head of U.S. Southern Command, speaks with Frank Mora, director of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center.

Security officials assess hemispheric challenges, solutions

Top minds in regional security issues gathered at FIU for the fourth annual Hemispheric Security Conference to discuss how to […]

Online student awarded Global Learning Medallion, Peace Corps Prep certificate

Online student awarded Global Learning Medallion, Peace Corps Prep certificate

Aleta Neilson is someone who cares deeply about others. Even though she has experienced a number of personal challenges, including […]

FIU Model UN is No. 1 in North America

FIU Model UN is No. 1 in North America

For the past half dozen years, FIU’s Model UN team has held steady in the Top 5 of Model UN […]

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Longstanding FIU partnership leads to legislative experience, full-time job

Longstanding FIU partnership leads to legislative experience, full-time job

Alfredo Oballos Diaz, a senior studying international relations, was one of 20 students to intern in Washington, D.C. this past […]

LACC at 40: Director Frank Mora on the center’s accomplishments—and the work ahead

LACC at 40: Director Frank Mora on the center’s accomplishments—and the work ahead

Frank O. Mora is the director of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and a professor in the […]

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The Patron: Kimberly Green on her work in Haiti and the center that bears her name

The Patron: Kimberly Green on her work in Haiti and the center that bears her name

When Kimberly Green was in first grade, her teacher asked a simple question: What would you do if you were […]

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From left to right: Michael Camilleri of the Inter-American Dialogue; author Raul Stolk; Tamara Taraciuk of Human Rights Watch; Michael Shifter of IAD; and Frank Mora, director of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center.

Policymakers unveil report on next steps in Venezuela crisis

As the crisis in Venezuela continues to dominate headlines, a team of prominent policy experts from the region recently came […]

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Dorysped Mancebo shared her story at an FIU Next Horizon kickoff event in January.

Student who is blind on mission to serve, inspire others to have heart

    When international relations major Dorysped Mancebo was 8 years old, she decided she would attend FIU. At the […]

Kenneth Blanco, head of the financial crimes unit of the U.S. Department of the Treasury listens to Brian Fonseca, director of the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy during an event on financial crimes in Latin America.

International security experts discuss efforts to fight financial crime in Latin America

Money laundering and financing of terrorist organizations continue to plague the region   When Kenneth A. Blanco first visited FIU […]

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Drop-in Series: Hands-on learning from the life of a president

Drop-in Series: Hands-on learning from the life of a president

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

Paula Mora turned her extensive internship experience as an undergraduate in international relations into a first job with the World Bank in Washington, D.C.

Got my first job! Working at the World Bank in D.C.

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first professional job out of college. After years of […]

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VIP: Vivian Zumot Dimond ’80

VIP: Vivian Zumot Dimond ’80

Vivian Zumot Dimond ’80 • Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, 1980 • Managing broker and principal, Brown Harris Stevens • […]

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg welcomes the Colombian community and other attendees to “PorColference 2019”.

Colombian leaders urge unity, action at PorColference

By Maria Pinero Every year, PorColombia – the largest organization of Colombian students and professionals in the United States – […]

Panelists at the "Who is Indigenous?" event, from left to right: Bina Sengar; Vanessa Leon; Candy Hurtado Bonilla; and Janice Bowen.

Forum provides a space for indigenous perspectives on campus, leads the way in scholarship

There are many indigenous studies centers and offices at universities across the country. But the Global Indigenous Forum at FIU […]