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Religious Studies Chair talks Easter traditions with Miami Herald


In South Florida the arrival of spring is heralded with pastel-colored eggs, marshmallow Peeps and chocolate bunnies. In churches, Easter is met with blood-red eggs, incense-laden candles, lilies on the altar and fronds shorn from swaying palms. But where did these symbols of Easter come from? Religious studies chair Erik Larson spoke to the Miami Herald about the history behind the holiday’s most recognizable symbols.

Green School hosts Spring 2017 Awards Ceremony


The Green School recognized more than 50 undergraduate and graduate students at its Spring 2017 Awards Ceremony on April 13. Faculty nominated undergraduate students for awards in Academic Excellence and Service Excellence. Graduate students were selected for Best Thesis and Best Dissertation. An additional award was given for excellence in the Model UN Program. Click the link above for a list of all honorees.

Green School announces 2017-18 Broad Fellowship Recipients


The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs is pleased to announce the recipients of the Morris and Anita Broad Research Fellowship Awards for 2017-2018. The purpose of the fellowship is to provide FIU faculty members and doctoral students at early stages in their careers with an opportunity to supplement other resources for enhancing their research. The Broad Fellowship Awards are made possible through a generous gift from Morris and Anita Broad.

Upcoming Events

Transforming the Island Refuge: Jewish Photographers in Britain, 1860-2016

04/24/2017 07:00 PM

Lecture by Michael Berkowitz, Professor of modern Jewish history at University College London and most recently author of Jews and Photography in Britain (University of Texas Press, 2015).

Teaching Haiti's Language and Culture: Engaging Your Students with the Use of Technology

05/04/2017 09:00 AM

Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center for a 2-day workshop designed for Haitian-Creole instructors, led by Marlene Johnshoy, Online Education Program Director and web manager at the Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition.

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