Category Archives: Experience Global Learning
Stories of FIU students who found their callings through Global Learning courses.
Students in one of FIU's global learning courses, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems, recently had an opportunity to meet with a group of police officers from Germany. The officers, who are enrolled in the German... read more
[caption id="attachment_3946" align="alignnone" width="700"] Abbeygale Chen-See and Semira Sanchez pose for a picture with... read more
[caption id="attachment_3918" align="alignnone" width="650"] Students Lorraine Apolis, Francesca Bocarossi, Raquel Decaso, Ashleigh Douglas and Carla Santamaria pictured at the inaugural Global Learning Medallion ceremony.[/caption] Five women... read more
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
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
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
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