Founding Dean John F. Stack, Jr. was honored this weekend by his alma mater, Stonehill College, with a Doctor of Humane Letters during its 2018 Commencement ceremonies. Dean Stack was recognized as a "teacher and scholar, leader and innovator" who has "devoted his career to the highest principles of education, service, and global engagement." Read more by clicking the headline above.
The Green School’s Cuban Research Institute established an agreement with Shanghai University to explore the current and emergent educational needs of students in the field of Cuban, Caribbean and Latin American Studies. This partnership will allow the possibility of hosting faculty and graduate students from both institutions in conducting research, presenting papers and other academic activities.
Leading security officials gathered for the 3rd Annual Hemispheric Security Conference to analyze and discuss U.S policies toward Latin American and the Caribbean. Read the five key take-aways from the event.
This collection of essays by Jorge Sanguinetty focuses on the misery of political economy and the institutions that have managed recent changes in Cuba's economy, as well as provides glimpses of future solutions based on solid realism.
The Lummi Nation of Washington State will come to Miami to end their 23-day journey transporting a 16-foot totem pole to bring attention to their kin relationship with killer whales. It is a journey about the trauma and resilience of the killer whale, their unique place in the cosmology of the indigenous peoples and their importance to the natural order. This event is organized by the FIU student club, the Global Indigenous Group.
A one-hour documentary, inspired by the book ‘Resilience-The Ultimate Sustainability’ and featuring FIU Extreme Events Institute Director Dr. Richard Olson, communicates what ordinary people around the world can do to make their homes safe and hazard-resilient. The film will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Olsen; former FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate; Julie Rochman, former CEO of Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety; and Aris Papadopoulos, EEI Expert in Resilience.
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