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MALACS Student Nicole A. Regalado Joins U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC)

11/18/2021

Congratulations to Nicole Regalado, a current graduate student in the M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program at FIU, who started her first job as a Program Assistant at the USGLC. Nicole also holds a B.A. in Public Administration and a B.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from FIU with a minor in Portuguese.

Science Panel for the Amazon Report Launched During United Nations Climate Change Conference

11/12/2021

The Science Panel for the Amazon Report is the first scientific report carried out for the entire Amazon basin and its biome. Over 200 scientists contributed to the preparation of the report, including LACC Brazilian Studies Program of Excellence Faculty Simone Athayde & Clinton Jenkins and LACC Affiliated Faculty Elizabeth Anderson. The report was launched at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Scotland.

LACC Affiliated Faculty Hilary Landorf Selected as Keynote Speaker for NCSS Conference

11/12/2021

The National Council for the Social Studies 2021 Conference will focus on solidarity in social studies and will feature Dr. Hilary Landorf, Executive Director of the Office of Global Learning Initiatives at FIU and LACC Affiliated Faculty, as the keynote speaker for the Jan L. Tucker Memorial Lecture. Dr. Landorf's presentation, "Illuminating Equity through Global Learning" will be part of the International Assembly at the NCSS Conference.

Upcoming Events

The Fading Pulse of Democracy in Central America?

12/07/2021 01:00 PM

Join us for a panel discussion on the pulse of democracy in Central America based on the results of Latin America Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) Lab’s Americas Barometer. Event in Spanish with simultaneous interpretation in English. Co-sponsored by LAPOP Lab and WOLA. Part of LACC's Governance and Security Program of Excellence and LACC's FLAC Lecture Series.

LACC/Inter-American Press Association Journalism Webinar Series

01/13/2022 12:00 PM

Second installment of the 2021-2022 Journalism Series is "How to Shield Journalism Against Cyber Espionage" featuring Erika Guevara. In partnership with LACC, the Inter-American Press Association and FIU Journalism. Free and open to the public. Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. In Spanish. Part of LACC's FLAC Lecture Series.

Green Treasures: My Food Story Student Workshop

01/19/2022 10:00 AM

Student workshop for 6-8 grade students at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden as part of The Fairchild Challenge. Students will explore how food eaten in their homes is representative of their heritage and how traditional recipes have been influenced by their surroundings. Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant.

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