Category Archives: Experience Global Learning

Stories of FIU students who found their callings through Global Learning courses.

Global Learning leaders profiled in new book

Leaders of FIU’s comprehensive Global Learning for Global Citizenship initiative are featured in a new book on engaging diverse student populations: “International Student Engagement: Strategies for Creating Inclusive, Connected, and Purposeful Campus Environments. Authors Chris... read more

Banking for the Future

After learning about microfinancing in ECS 3021, Women Culture, and Economic Development, student Andrew Hofmeyer applied for an internship with the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, eventually meeting the bank's founder, Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus.... read more

Doors Open to a Dream Career

In the fall of 2012, student Florencia Dominguez took the global learning course ECS 3021, Women, Culture and Economic Development taught by Dr. Irma Alonso.  The course equipped her with an awareness of global... read more

Mapping Miami’s Cultures

By Moses Shumow, Ph.D.
Miami is often called a center of globalization, a crossroads of different cultures, ethnicities, and nationalities - even the “capital” of Latin America.  But what does it mean to live in... read more