The FIU Model UN team, comprised of 12 delegates, earned Best Small Delegation honors, the equivalent of first place, beating out small delegations from the University of Florida, Florida State University and Princeton University. The victory is the first of the new academic year, and comes off the heels of the FIU Model UN team’s ranking of fifth “Best Delegation” in North America in 2013-2014.
Howard University, in cooperation with the U.S. Agency for International Development, invites outstanding individuals interested in international development and careers in the USAID Foreign Service to apply for the 2015 Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship.
FIU’s African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Program has been awarded a Title VI-Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) grant by the U.S. Department of Education.
The National Security Education Program awards scholarships to U.S. students for study of world regions and languages critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East)
The Middle East Studies Program is hosting a lecture by Dr. Mehmet Gurses, associate professor of Political Science at Florida Atlantic University. He will lecture on "Chaos in Iraq: Implications and Opportunities for the Kurds and the Region".
"Poetry for the People" is a series of poetry events that will be held at FIU and other colleges in the South Florida area to voice our concerns about the recent killing of Mike Brown in Ferguson, John Crawford in Ohio, Eric Garner in New York, and to link those deaths with historical violence against Black and Brown bodies and communities.
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