This year’s Department of History Graduate Student Association’s Fourteenth Annual History Conference took place on April 4, 2014, at Florida International University. The conference theme, “Conversations in History: Currents in the Atlantic World,” aimed to connect the scholarship of a wide variety of topics and disciplines and explored the multifaceted currents shaping our Atlantic World.
Rather than spending Spring Break on the beach, FIU student Barbara Ruiz, a international relations and political science major, decided to spend her time this semester pursuing her interest in politics and government. She landed a position as an intern for U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford and describes it as a highlight of her career at FIU.
This summer FIU will host 25 young fellows from sub-Saharan nations in a public management institute as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). FIU is the only university in Florida selected this year for a $100,000 grant to host the fellows and is among 20 U.S. universities selected to participate.
This summer FIU will host 25 young fellows from sub-Saharan nations in a public management institute as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).
Five graduate students in the FIU Master of Public Administration (MPA) program are heading to Washington D.C. to compete in the national championship of the Policy Solutions Challenge USA, March 22-23.
Ana Podcameni enters the studio in yoga pants and a loose-fitting shirt; 30 eyes stare at her waiting to begin. She leads them to their mats, sits cross-legged, and places her hands at her heart center. The class begins with the sacred mantra, “Om.”
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