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FIU in DC Hosts Insider's View on the Trump Transition


On the eve of the 58th Presidential Inauguration, come hear from key influencers on the opportunities and challenges before the historic administration of President Donald J. Trump. FIU in Washington DC invites you to join us in an exclusive and timely dialogue led by our own alumna, Mercedes Schlapp ’94, which will include key presidential advisers and other thought leaders. The event will be streamed live at

International Relations Major Wins Inauguration Essay Contest


With preparations for the presidential inauguration in full swing in the nation’s capital, FIU hosted its first inauguration essay contest for students to win a fully-funded trip to Washington, D.C. The winner of the contest, international relations major Darlyn De La Rosa, will travel to D.C. for the 58th Presidential Inauguration to experience a week of events leading up to the historical moment. “It’s an honor to have been chosen to experience this historic inauguration,'' she said.

Faculty Release New Book on Security in the Americas


Brian Fonseca, director of the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy, and Eduardo Gamarra, professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations, have collaborated as editors on a new book, Culture and National Security in the Americas. With contributions from several FIU faculty experts, including a forward by Frank Mora, director of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, the book examines issues shaping national security policies throughout the Americas.

Upcoming Events

Conversations on Europe: "Locked up: Incarceration Policies & Practice in the US and Europe"

01/17/2017 12:00 PM

Join the European and Eurasian Studies Program for a virtual roundtable conversations on Europe: "Locked up: Incarceration Policies & Practice in the US and Europe"

Exploring Internships through The Washington Center

01/19/2017 03:30 PM

Join the Steven J. Green of International and Public Affairs and the Office of Student Affairs Career and Talent Development Department for an informational briefing on Exploring Internships through The Washington Center.

Tourism in Cuba: Riding the Wave toward Sustainable Prosperity

01/19/2017 04:00 PM

Together with the FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and CRI, the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center is sponsoring a panel discussion on the current status and future prospects of Cuba's tourist industry.

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