The Department of Religious Studies welcomed 15 Saudi Arabian scholars to FIU last week to participate in “The First Symposium: Religions, Human Rights and Global Ethics” from Aug. 18-20.
Maureen Donnelly, associate dean of graduate studies in the College of Arts & Sciences and professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, has been named president elect of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH).
FIU associate professor of physics Angela Laird has been named one of the world’s most highly cited researchers by Thomson Reuters in its “The world’s most influential scientific minds of 2014” report.
The Model UN program will be holding a simulation open to outside observers as well as participation the weekend of August 30-31. Students will represent their interests and work together or in opposition to achieve solutions to a specific topic. In order to participate please fill out an application and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible as there are limited openings. Details concerning the topic and location will be released August 23.
The twentieth anniversary of the "balsero" crisis is a propitious occasion to reexamine several key issues raised by the contemporary Cuban diaspora. The Cuban Research Institute has invited a distinguished group of scholars, artists, and professionals who were directly involved with this crisis.
Please join us to reconnect with AADS Core and Affiliate Faculty, new AADS Graduate Students, our undergraduate and graduate certificate students, learn about AADS new and continuing initiatives, and the exciting events we have lined up for the fall semester.
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