To recognize the critical role the Consular Corps of Miami plays in advancing global dialogue throughout South Florida and beyond, the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs recently hosted a lunch in honor of the corps at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum. Nearly 60 members of the corps, along with others from FIU and the community, attended the event, including Secretary Nabil J. Achkar, Acting Dean Marsha Renfurm and Ambassador Volker Anding.
Richard Olson, a professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations and director of the FIU Extreme Events Institute, is featured in a special documentary on what ordinary people can do to make their homes more disaster-resilient.
Graduates of the Master of Arts in Global Affairs (MAGA) program have landed some prestigious jobs since graduation. The largest graduating class of the program, this year’s MAGA alum have found positions at Royal Caribbean, Rockwell Collins, U.S. Department of Justice and many other top organizations.
Now entering its 21st year, the Haitian Summer Institute is a six-week program in Miami and Haiti designed for those interested in acquiring basic conversational proficiency in Haitian Creole and students who wish to continue their Haitian Creole Language and Haitian culture training at the intermediate and advanced levels. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
Fulbright Scholar Dr. Anna Kaganiec-Kamieńska will focus on the linguistic situation and cultural identity in Puerto Rico.
CRI Visiting Scholar Estíbaliz Santamaría Cadaval will showcase one of the most important examples of the visibility achieved by the Galician song: "Cántiga, Unha noite," composed by the Galician poet Curros Enríquez and musicians Alonso Salgado and José Castro "Chané."
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