Michelle Rosario, a political science and philosophy major, is interning at Washington Premier Consulting in Washington, D.C. In her role, she has organized events with various organizations, including Mid-Tier Advocacy. She is currently assisting her firm establish its partnership with the General Services Administration to change the way procurement agencies draft and evaluate federal contracts.
At the annual Faculty Book Authors’ Reception this summer Steven Heine, Ulrich Oslender, Okezi Otovo, Victor Uribe-Uran and Susanne Zwingel were honored along with a group of faculty from across campus who published books during 2016. From Afro-Colombian mobilization and religious and Asian studies to spousal murder, our faculty explored a wide variety of topics. Their books are available at the Barnes and Noble bookstore on campus.
International relations major Jocelyn Woolbright shares her experience working as an intern at the Office of Management Policy and Resources in the International Organizations Bureau for the U.S. Department of State. As an intern, she works with many international organizations, attending events and improving her networking skills.
For the past three decades, photojournalist Carl Juste has traveled the world using photography to tell meaningful stories and shed light on the struggles of Haitians in the United States and abroad. He recently spoke at FIU to discuss the struggles of Haitians experiencing racial, social, political and economic oppression.
LACC is pleased to announce the launch of a fully online Bachelor's degree beginning this Fall 2017. The degree joins LACC's nationally recognized undergraduate and graduate degrees, joint degrees, and certificates of specialization. To learn more about the online BA, click on the title above.
During her final semester at FIU, international relations major Natalia Kolbjornsen faced her fears. Self-described as “a little shy,” Kolbjornsen was a bit anxious about networking opportunities. When she landed an internship through The Washington Center, she decided she wanted to step outside of her comfort zone.
Is it possible to work with the Putin regime? The answer to that question is decidedly “no.” A brief look at recent events ought to convince any open-minded individual that Russia simply can’t be a partner—and indeed has no desire to be one. Check out David Kramer's new essay in The American Interest magazine.
FIU's Modern Languages Department has a one-of-a-kind partnership with Qingdao University to offer a dual degree in Spanish. Students take lower-division courses with that university’s teachers and then can apply to take upper-division classes with FIU faculty. Upon graduation, they receive degrees from both institutions. The results have already confirmed the value of the program. Six FIU students earned top scores recently on a standardized Chinese Spanish exam.
Check out the latest news from the Green School, including groundbreaking new research on Central American gangs, the latest ranking for our Model UN team, student accomplishments and much more!
Kevin Hill was known for his southern charm, sharp wit and keen sense of humor. Friends, family, colleagues and students from around the university recently gathered to remember and celebrate Hill, an associate professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations, who passed away unexpectedly at 51 on May 29, 2017.