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IB Department Chair and LACC Affiliated Faculty Newburry Honored by AIB for Scholarship

04/16/2019

William Newburry, chair, Dept. of International Business and Ryder Eminent Scholar of Global Business, is the first co-recipient of the Cuervo-Cazurra & Newburry Award for contributions to the scientific capacity of academics in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Latin America and Caribbean Chapter of the Academy of International Business (AIB) delivered the first-time award in Cochabamba during its AIB-LAT 2019 conference.

Fairchild Challenge Middle School Winners Announced

04/02/2019

Middle School students from 30 Miami Dade County schools submitted podcasts as part of the Fairchild Challenge at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Judges included co-sponsor LACC and garden volunteers. Winners are 1)understanding of ethnobotany, 2) reflection of the theme, 3)research, and 4) creativity. Winners were La Scuola Cutler Bay and Miami Country Day School.

Fairchild Challenge Ethnobotany Winners Announced

04/02/2019

Middle School students from 30 Miami Dade County schools submitted podcasts as part of the Fairchild Challenge at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Judges included co-sponsor LACC and garden volunteers. Winners are 1)understanding of ethnobotany, 2) reflection of the theme, 3)research, and 4) creativity. Winners were La Scuola Cutler Bay and Miami Country Day School.

Upcoming Events

Hurricanes and Development 1700-1960: Evidence from Sugar Exports in the Caribbean

04/22/2019 02:00 PM

Lecture on April 25th as part of the weeklong workshop presented by UWI's Dr. Preeya Mohan, Research fellow at Salises St. Augustine, Trinidad. Topic: Economics and Disaster in the Caribbean. Free and open to the public. Part of the LACC/UWI International Linkage Program. Made possible with the support of the Green Family Foundation. Co-sponsored by LACC and the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC). For more information please contact gabriela.aguirrechu@fiu.edu

Venezuela: Transition Interrupted

04/25/2019 05:00 PM

The Inter-American Dialogue's Venezuela Working Group presents its second report, titled "Venezuela: Transition Interrupted". Free and open to the public. Part of LACC's Security and Governance Program of Excellence. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and the Inter American Dialogue. More information at (305) 348-2894.

Global Security and Public Policy Executive Certificate Program

05/01/2019 09:00 AM

A two-day professional certificate program for government and security professionals in the private and public sectors that places participants in contact with public policy and security experts to develop solutions. Co-sponsored by LACC, the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy, New America and Microsoft. Registration required. Discounts available at http://gordoninstitute.fiu.edu/executive-education/gspp

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