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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.

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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.

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Congratulations to our inaugural class of graduates in Qingdao, China! Through the Green School's Department of Modern Languages and in partnership with Qingdao University, FIU offers a dual degree program in Spanish that focuses on business and cultural issues in Latin America and Spain. Click above to read President Rosenberg's blog post on the inaugural commencement ceremony in Qingdao!

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Check out the latest news from the Green School, including a visit by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, our MAGA program ranking as one of the top programs of its kind in the world and our incredible graduates making it to the finish line at commencement this week! Click the link above to learn more.

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Years ago, art educator Rebecca Hinson realized there was a problem with the way she was teaching. The textbooks she was using only touched on European art. But most of her students were from Latin America and the Caribbean. She decided to write her own art books, exploring the art of the region. Recently, the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center brought Hinson to FIU to discuss ways teachers can help their students learn by connecting the material with their native culture.

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Telemundo featured an associate professor from the Modern Languages department and her innovative app that helps bilingual parents preserve their children’s Spanish.

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For a conference celebrating 100 years of Polish-American relations, Polish Ambassador Piotr Wilczek visited FIU and delivered a presentation exploring the topic.

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With wit, humility and candor, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright captivated a standing room only crowd in Coral Gables last week during a stop to promote her new book, “Fascism: A Warning.” Albright’s visit was co-hosted by the Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy in collaboration with Books & Books, HarperCollins and the Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ.

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U.S. Senator Marco Rubio cited the Metropolitan Center’s Prosperity Study in a recent statement about the new federal tax law that he says will help Miami’s low-income working families. Click the headline above to read the article.

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Social media has revolutionized communication. But, it has the potential to affect much more. Do these platforms help increase democracy? How can social media sites’ collection of user data impact society? And what can we do to protect our privacy? To explore these complex topics, the Green School hosted a star-studded panel discussion featuring a former deputy editorial page editor at The New York Times, the current president of the Business and Human Rights Group and FIU experts.

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