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

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 […]

FIU, Miami-Dade State Attorney partner on LGBTQ hate crimes

FIU, Miami-Dade State Attorney partner on LGBTQ hate crimes

U.S. Department of Justice-funded study seeks to boost reporting and prosecution Hate crimes against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer […]

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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Russia expert named senior fellow at FIU’s Green School

Russia expert named senior fellow at FIU’s Green School

David Kramer’s latest book details rise of Putin regime, aggression toward U.S. and the West Former assistant secretary of state […]

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

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 Trick or treat! Fall is in full swing and October has been an exciting month […]

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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

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 Each year, FIU’s Faculty Convocation and Awards Ceremony provides the university the opportunity to recognize […]

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Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan, features traditional Afghan woodwork, ceramics, jewelry and other crafts. 
The exhibit is the first showing of the work since it premiered at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. in 2016.

Turquoise Mountain tells story of Afghanistan’s artistic revival

FIU hosts first showing of Afghan art exhibit since its premiere at the Smithsonian in D.C. in 2016. Abdul Matin […]

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Reza Aslan visited FIU to discuss way to confront Islamophobia.

Religious scholar Reza Aslan: Confront Islamophobia, overcome fear

Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiments are widespread. From politics to media to entertainment, misinformation about Muslims is pervasive. To share ways to confront Islamophobia […]

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 […]

Muslims and Islamophobia: Taking back the narrative

Muslims and Islamophobia: Taking back the narrative

By: Mohamed Ghumrawi, Ph.D. student in International Relations Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world. Yet here in the […]