Summer 2023

News and achievements at the Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs

Public Affairs in Top 50 of U.S. News Graduate School Rankings

Graduate programs in the Green School landed in the top 50 among public universities in U.S. News & World Report's 2023-2024 edition of Best Graduate Schools. Public Affairs ranked No. 46 overall among public schools (No. 63 nationally). Programs that did well among public universities included global policy at No. 2 (No. 11 nationally), homeland security at No. 7 (No. 8 nationally), public finance at No. 20 (No. 26 nationally), and leadership at No. 27 (No. 35 nationally). The online master’s in criminal justice was ranked No. 10. (No. 14 nationally).

Graduates awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Two Green School graduates – Dylan Brown and Jonathan Estrella, who both received bachelor’s degrees in International Relations in 2021 – have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Scholarships. Brown will be returning to Slovakia, where she has traveled previously, and Estrella will be heading to Taiwan; both will be serving as an English teaching assistants.

Future international leaders compete on campus

The Green School hosted the World Affairs Council Academic WorldQuest Competition on campus – which tests players’ knowledge of current international politics, geography, global economics, history, and world cultures – for Miami-Dade and Broward County high school students. Now in its 21st year, the winning team, Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School, advanced to the final competition in Washington, D.C.