On October 17, 2017, FIU in DC will be hosting a unique conversation about resilience in Miami Dade County as part of the Miami Foundations My Miami Story initiative. Serving as our university’s bridge to federal resources and influence, we will be assembling a multi-disciplinary group of stakeholders with ties to Miami and a genuine interest to see our country be more resilient. We are thankful to be a leader in this conversation, both in Washington D.C. and back at home, through our post-storm damage assessments and recommendations.
The conversation will be recorded live and uploaded to our FB page. We will be posting more information on this as the month progresses.
Meet faculty, staff, alumni, and current students of the MBA program, and tour our state-of-the-art facility on Brickell Avenue
Come meet with an MBA advisor to ask questions and to learn more about our MBA options at the FIU Chapman Graduate School of Business. Please bring a copy of your resume.
Calling all Fashion Revolutionaires! Join us for the first ever Fashion Revolution event in Miami!
Fashion Rev is a global movement where cities around the world raise awareness of the fashion industry and prompt the question #WhoMadeMyClothes? It is a way to promote sustainable and ethical practices within the industry and help people become more conscious of where their clothes come from, how it was made and who made them.
*COMPLIMENTARY VEGAN BITES & ORGANIC WINE WILL BE SERVED*
SUSTAINABLE FASHION PANEL DISCUSSION:
Bring up to 5 pieces of gently worn or unused clothes and swap it for something you will love and value
POP UP SHOP
Shop local, sustainable and ethical brands that are leaders in the fashion movement in Miami.
Code for Miami, the Sea Level Solutions Center, and the School of Communication and Journalism are pleased to host Jane Gilbert, newly appointed Chief Resiliency Officer of the City of Miami, for an invigorating discussion about how data and technology may be used to help citizens and local agencies mitigate against and adapt to impacts of sea level rise and climate change.
This event is free, please RSVP here.
Celebrate the historic mixed-use Miami River’s unique culture and natural environment at the free annual Miami Riverday festival, featuring free Miami River boat tours, live music, historic re-enactors, environmental education, children activities, food, drinks and more
The Career and Talent Development Office will be partnering with Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 38 H.O.T. Miami, Leadership Miami, United Way, and South Florida Progress Foundation to present this professional development session for our veterans!
For additional information, reach out to Mercedes Dericho at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 305-919-5770.
Cuba in the Post-Fidel and Trump Era
Roundtable with FIU faculty experts on the Impact of Castro’s Death on the Cuban-American Community in Miami
Thursday, December 8, 2016 | 10AM – 12 PM | FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | GC 150
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs for the third in a series of roundtable discussions on Cuba in the Post-Fidel and Trump Era.
This session will focus on how Castro’s death will impact Miami and the Cuban-American community, including effects on inter-generational relations, immigration and the Cuban Adjustment Act.
Expert panel featuring:
- Eduardo Gamarra, professor, Department of Politics and International Relations and founder of the Latino Public Opinion Forum, the first university initiative in Florida to study the impact of Hispanic voters on U.S. politics
- Sebastián A. Arcos, associate director, Cuban Research Institute and former advisor to the U.S. State Department on human rights issues in Cuba
- Michael Bustamante, assistant professor of Latin American history, specializing in modern Cuba, Cuban America and the Caribbean and former research associate for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations in D.C.
This program is free and open to all. For more information, call 305-348-7266.
Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center • Cuban Research Institute • Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy • Office of Global Learning Initiatives • FIU Honors College.