Articles by: Federal Relations

President Rosenberg meets with Congressman Curbelo

FIU in D.C.: Possible Pell grant increase, Rosenberg advocates for research grants

In the same week that the House Appropriations committee signaled a potential increase to Pell grant awards, President Mark B. […]

Panelists and employees of FIU in D.C. after the panel

FIU in D.C. panel: ‘Find what makes you unique in a very sharp town’

On June 29, FIU students, alumni and friends gathered at FIU in D.C. to network and speak with established professionals […]

Dr. Azizinamini discusses transportation solutions with leaders on Capitol Hill

FIU in D.C.: Accelerated bridge construction findings presented

Last week, while FIU joined the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Innovation: An American Imperative (#InnovationImperative) initiative to […]

FIU leadership and South Florida Congressional delegation gather to cut the inaugural ribbon for FIU in D.C

Historic week in Washington: FIU in D.C. opens

From June 6-10, FIU inaugurated its dynamic new hub in the nation’s capital with a series of receptions with alumni, […]

Students take on prominent D.C. internships

Students take on prominent D.C. internships

Approximately 40 FIU students are now living in the nation’s capital to complete summer internships in governmental agencies, media outlets […]

FIU success highlighted at National Press Club

FIU success highlighted at National Press Club

FIU bridged the gap between Miami and D.C. recently as U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) officials made their way down […]

Interning in D.C. this summer? Registration open for internship experience program

Interning in D.C. this summer? Registration open for internship experience program

Want real-world work experience in our nation’s capital this summer? Locked in an internship already, or interested in doing so? […]

Inauguration of the first Capital Leaders cohort at the Frost Art Museum hosted by President Mark B. Rosenberg

Program connects students with thought leaders in Miami, D.C.

FIU kicked off the first year of the Capital Leadership Experience program this March with a cohort of students versed in […]

National Security fellows were hosted at the White House by alumnus Darren Martin ‘12, Office of Legislative Affairs

Nat’l security students engage with intelligence agencies in D.C.

Flying a cohort of students up to Washington, D.C. to meet with various U.S. intelligence agencies every year, The Gordon […]

Rep. Ros-Lehtinen cheerfully poses next to her newly unveiled Foreign Affairs Chairman portait

Portrait of first alumna elected to Congress unveiled

D.C. Weekly Update: The FIU network in D.C. celebrates the Foreign Affairs Chairman portrait unveiling of Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen ’75, ’86 […]

Alumni, friends give back to FIU students

Alumni, friends give back to FIU students

D.C. Weekly Update: FIU hosts a fundraising reception for first generation students and aspiring D.C. interns – and the university’s South […]

Building bridges to the White House

Building bridges to the White House

D.C. Weekly Update: FIU’s Atorod Azizinamini was named a 2015 White House Transportation Champion Change on the same week that legislation […]

Dr. Heithaus goes to Washington

Dr. Heithaus goes to Washington

D.C. Weekly Update: As Congress passed a continuing resolution funding the government until Dec. 11, FIU’s research was center stage at […]

Dean’s Sept. 29 testimony before Congress to be webcast

Dean’s Sept. 29 testimony before Congress to be webcast

Every week FIU’s Office of Governmental Relations shares with FIU News what’s happening in Washington, D.C., and how it impacts the university.  Watch […]

Panelists discuss the importance of increasing the amount of Hispanics in STEM fields. Pictured (left to right): Carlos Becerra (FIU), Dr. Antonio Flores (HACU), Ted Wells (STEMConnector), Cris Turner (Dell)

FIU kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month in Washington, D.C.

D.C. weekly update: As Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off in Washington, D.C., FIU’s strengths in STEM education and educating minorities […]