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Kathryn A. DePalo: Florida’s term limits just aren’t working


Posted by Evelyn Perez × 07/15/2015 at 9:08 am As part of a new op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In this piece, Kathryn A. DePalo, a senior instructor in the Department of Politics and International Relations, addresses how Florida’s term limits have weakened the legislative branch. This article was originally published in the Orlando Sentinel on July 12.

At student-led workshops, children learn about Haitian roots


The intensive, two-week program intended to help these children reconnect or in some cases connect for the first time with their Haitian roots is the latest example of how FIU students are striving to make an impact on South Florida before they graduate.

Celebrating the TotalBank Distinguished Speaker Series in Spanish & Mediterranean Studies


On June 17, SIPA celebrated the collaboration between TotalBank and the Initiative for Spanish and Mediterranean Studies. TotalBank's generous gift of $75,000 over three years will go to sponsor a distinguished speaker series to be led by the initiative.

Upcoming Events

The Catholic Church in Cuba and the Diaspora

08/31/2015 07:00 PM

The purpose of this panel discussion is to examine the key role of the Catholic Church as the leading nongovernmental organization in Cuba and its efforts to promote understanding and reconciliation among Cubans on the Island and abroad.

American Indian Day Celebration by Miccosukee Tribe

09/26/2015 10:00 AM

Each September, The fourth Friday of each September is set aside to honor and celebrate all Native Americans, the first Americans who resided in the United States. At the Miccosukee Tribe Celebrates American Indian Day Event, you will discover that the focus of this wonderful celebration is to learn the way of life, appreciate the heritage and customs of the Miccosukees and of other Native American Tribes who will be joining us from around the country.

The Mariel Exodus, 35 Years Later: Impacts in the U.S. and Cuba

10/30/2015 01:30 PM

To commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Mariel boatlift, the Cuban Research Institute has convened several experts from various disciplines to reflect upon the significance of this historic event, both for the United States and for Cuba.

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