U.S. Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Mario Diaz-Balart joined hundreds of FIU students on Friday at a rally in support of human rights and democracy in Venezuela.
The FIU Model United Nations (MUN) team earned first place at the West Point Security Conference in February.
Christian Gonzalez, a second-year student in the Master of Arts in Global Governance program (MAGG), was selected for his essay response to “The Greatest Challenge Facing Agriculture over the Next Five Years.” Gonzalez earned a bachelor’s in international relations from FIU in 2012.
On Monday, February 10, 2014, Ambassador Maen Rashid Areikat, Chief Representative of the Palestine Liberation Organization to the United States, visited FIU for a presentation about current Palestinian and Israeli relations
On Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2013, the Global Energy Security Forum at FIU’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) hosted the Global Energy Outlook.
On Feb. 13, Dr. Victor Uribe –Uran, History Dept. Chair, Dr. Ana Maria Bidegain, Religious Studies and defendant in a case currently before the Court, and Manuel Gomez, College of Law hosed Dr. Viviana Kristecevic , Defense lawyer for the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL).
The Center for Labor Research and Studies (CLRS), together with Global Learning and the FIU Libraries, was pleased to cosponsor a showing of the film “Inequality for All” on Feb. 20, 2014. The film was followed by a live webcast with Dr. Robert Reich, author, former US Secretary of Labor and current professor.
On Feb. 21, 2014, Dr. Michael Conniff, professor of history at San José State University and previous director of the Global Studies Initiative, presented his research on Panama, "What Happens when the United States Gives a Small Country What It Wants."
On Feb. 24, 2014, The Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) hosted a seminar about the Feb. 2 presidential election in Costa Rica and El Salvador.
On Feb. 25, 2014, the Latin American and Caribbean Center presented a teach-in event on the unfolding situation in Venezuela.