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Student researchers tackle U.S. immigration policy with forum


Three doctoral students in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies have organized a half-day public forum on immigration reform in collaboration with the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs. These students are researching numerous aspects of the topic, from immigration policies in Miami and youth migration experiences to the well-being of men transferred between immigrant prisons in the U.S. Learn more about these students by clicking on the link above.

Religious Studies professor recognized for community garden project in Brownsville


Religious Studies professor Iqbal Akhtar and his wife were recently selected as one of the winners of Miami Foundation’s sixth annual Public Space Challenge. They plan to transform a vacant lot and dumping site in their neighborhood into a community garden. The garden will be used to educate the community about urban farming. It will also provide access to healthy foods for low-income households while promoting healthy eating habits.

Asian Studies announces Omar K. Carrion scholarship recipients for 2018-2019


This year's Omar K. Carrion Award winner is Asian Studies major Sofiya Burmistrova. The runner-ups are Adriana Schiavo and Hedda Stokkland. The scholarship will help the recipients cover costs related to academics, such as tuition and course materials. Congratulations to all the winners! This scholarship program started in memory of an outstanding Asian Studies alumnus, Omar K. Carrion, after he passed away in a car accident several years ago. Learn more by clicking on the link above.

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Changing Gender and Sexuality Norms in Germany and the US

10/15/2018 07:00 PM

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Conversations on Europe: World's Fairs & International Expositions

10/16/2018 12:00 PM

"Conversations On Europe" connects top experts from around the United States and Europe to discuss contemporary issues facing Europe and the Transatlantic relationship.

World Economic Outlook: Challenges for Central Banks in Emerging Economies

10/16/2018 03:30 PM

Join us for a special presentation by International Monetary Fund (IMF) Economist Francesco Grigoli for a discussion of the global financial situation and the role of central banks in emerging economies.

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