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

Speaking truth to power: Please don’t call them natural disasters

Speaking truth to power: Please don’t call them natural disasters

The following article by Richard Olson appeared on the web site of the Natural Hazards Center as part of its Research […]

People are willing to pay more to protect Everglades when they know these two things

People are willing to pay more to protect Everglades when they know these two things

People are willing to pay up to $18 annually for the next 10 years to avoid restrictions on how and […]

Losing trust in the world: Holocaust scholar on war, genocide

Losing trust in the world: Holocaust scholar on war, genocide

Auschwitz survivor Jean Améry said that Nazi torture destroyed his trust in the world. “Every morning when I get up, […]

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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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MS-13 is considered one of the most violent youth gangs in the Western Hemisphere.

FIU researcher: ‘Trump is wrong about MS-13. His rhetoric will make it worse.’

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the diverse perspectives of members of the university community. This piece first appeared […]

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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 […]

City Manager Jimmy Morales  in his American Government classroom

City manager, police chief teach FIU dual enrollment courses

  Imagine taking a U.S. government class with a current city manager who is a Harvard-trained lawyer and has nearly 20 years of […]

Calling all change makers, do gooders

Calling all change makers, do gooders

For a recent graduate, a three day trip to Washington, D.C., was all it took to spark a new passion. […]

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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 […]

Memoirs of a Critical Language Scholar

Memoirs of a Critical Language Scholar

Eager to learn what the world has to offer, Margarita Rentis embarked on a global journey at FIU. Rentis, who is […]

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Son directs tribute to renowned Cuban music professor

Son directs tribute to renowned Cuban music professor

When Carlos Averhoff Jr. was only nine years old, he began playing music. His instrument of choice was the saxophone […]

World Bank Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean Carlos Végh met with students and shared insights and tips to help them with their research topics.

World Bank economist offers research advice, talks fiscal policy

Ever wonder what it would be like to get one of the most distinguished professionals in your field to give […]

October 2017 in photos: Halloween, Irma cleanup and football

October 2017 in photos: Halloween, Irma cleanup and football

Trick or treat! Fall is in full swing and October has been an exciting month filled with exciting events and […]

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FIU in D.C.: Education, environmental and transportation advocacy in action

FIU in D.C.: Education, environmental and transportation advocacy in action

FIU strives to improve STEM education, secure hurricane supplement funding and leads Everglades conservation efforts.  Meeting the needs of Puerto Rican students  […]

Faculty honored for achievements at annual convocation

Faculty honored for achievements at annual convocation

  Each year, FIU’s Faculty Convocation and Awards Ceremony provides the university the opportunity to recognize faculty members for their […]

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