News Alert: Making Global Learning Universal Reaches New Milestone!

The Chronicle of Higher Education, one of the most renowned news outlets in the field of higher education, has selected Making Global Learning Universal: Promoting Inclusion and Success for All Students as a new must read book! The book, which was published in the Fall of 2018, is co-authored by our very own Executive Director, Dr. Hilary Landorf, […]

What I’m Reading: ‘Making Global Learning Universal’

This article was initially published in The Chronicle of Higher Education by Ilir Miteza.  There is no shortage of universities with internationalized curricula and excellent study-abroad programs. When our campus started thinking about global education more than a year ago, that is what we had in mind. But we realized we should be thinking more […]

Alumna embraces her potential thanks to GL program

This story was written by Gisela Valencia before the coronavirus pandemic began and before the “new normal” started. Cindy Makita-Dodd ’18 has seen firsthand the damage gender inequality can cause. Originally from South Africa, she came to FIU with a vision to empower women in her home country and in her new home, Miami. Thoughts […]

The OGLI Team Presents at AAC&U Virtual Conference on Global Learning

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Pre-conference Workshop | Rising to the Challenge: Designing and Assessing Global Learning Online through Virtual Exchange This hands-on workshop will empower participants to design and assess global learning online through virtual exchange. Participants will engage in a backward design process of developing a hypothetical virtual exchange. Jennifer L. Wiley, Research Fellow—James Madison University […]

Developing Students into Global Leaders

September 9, 2020 Touted for their role in infusing international perspectives into the U.S. college experience, global leadership programs are now an important tool to keep internationalization at the forefront as travel remains limited. In the era of the novel coronavirus pandemic, global leadership programs seem to have even greater relevance. Born in London and […]

News Alert: Dr. Doscher Discusses the Future of Internationalisation in University World News!

In a recent piece published by University World News, Office of Global Learning Initiatives Director, Dr. Stephanie Doscher argues that the future of internationalisation of higher education is bright. While acknowledging that the golden era of internationalisation has ended, she argues that internationalisation is not “a nice thing to do” but rather a collective venture we […]

FIU Hosts Inaugural Changemaker Week – GLM Students Shine!

During the week of March 26, 2019, FIU hosted its inaugural Changemaker Week, an opportunity to learn about driving social change through innovation and entrepreneurship. The initiative, which attracted 400 participants, was spearheaded by the Office of the Provost in partnership with The Center for Leadership and Service, the Honors College, the Office of Engagement, […]

Global Learning & COVID-19 Update

Dear Global Learners, As of today, FIU has transitioned to remote learning and all events have been cancelled effective through at least April 4, 2020.  In view of this change, we wanted to keep you up-to-date on the latest information pertaining to Global Learning. Frequently Asked Questions:I have travel plans for this spring/summer to satisfy my Capstone […]

Be Relentless, Be Accurate, Be Fair – A Reporter’s Plea to the New Generation

On February 21 and 22, we welcomed New York Times journalist, Liz Robbins, to Florida International University to deliver keynote lectures at both the Modesto Maidique and the Biscayne Bay campuses. Over 100 students attended her lectures entitled “Truth and Immigration: Reporting on the Most Volatile Topic in the US Today.” Throughout her presentations, Liz […]

Highlights from an International Student Exchange in Hong Kong!

This post was written by Allison Moyer, a junior majoring in International Business and Marketing. Allison is also a Global Learning Medallion student! Doing my exchange last fall in Hong Kong was an incredible decision. Going on an exchange was a very different experience from a faculty-led, short-term program in that you are on your own […]