Articles by: Federal Relations

FIU talks federal funding as POTUS unveils budget request

FIU talks federal funding as POTUS unveils budget request

Dean Tomás Guilarte meets with congressional offices on the heels of President Donald J. Trump’s budget request; FIU Intelligence Fellows […]

Dean Acosta confirmation hearing scheduled for March 22

Dean Acosta confirmation hearing scheduled for March 22

To watch the hearing live, click here.  The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions has scheduled a […]

D.C. Update: FIU hosts 2017 Health Disparities Symposium

D.C. Update: FIU hosts 2017 Health Disparities Symposium

FIU and UM host a research symposium in DC; President Trump addresses a joint session of Congress highlighting University priorities; […]

Secretary DeVos meets with FIU President Rosenberg, other public university leaders

Secretary DeVos meets with FIU President Rosenberg, other public university leaders

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg joined 10 other public university presidents and Peter McPherson of the Association of Public and […]

Gathering of international health experts in Washington, D.C. for GHC conference.

Health experts from 13 countries convene in Washington, D.C.

In advance of the upcoming 7th Annual Global Health Conference taking place at FIU this March, FIU’s Global Health Consortium brought […]

President Rosenberg with FIU Trustees Claudia Puig, Jorge Arrizurieta and Alian Collazo join Doral Mayor Juan Carlos Bermudez and other FIU in front of the U.S. Capitol Building the day before the inauguration.

FIU advances federal priorities while new administration arrives

  Every presidential inauguration provides the FIU community an opportunity to commemorate history and analyze the potential impact of the […]

International relations major wins inauguration essay contest, trip to D.C.

International relations major wins inauguration essay contest, trip to D.C.

With preparations for the presidential inauguration in full swing in the nation’s capital, FIU hosted its first inauguration essay contest […]

FIU in D.C. debuts innovative bridge, high-rise design classes for professionals

FIU in D.C. debuts innovative bridge, high-rise design classes for professionals

For the first time last week, FIU in D.C. offered classes for engineering professionals and graduate students from around the country. “Design […]

Students hone career skills during D.C. visit

Students hone career skills during D.C. visit

After a historic election week in Washington, D.C., 20 FIU student leaders took to the skies to attend FIU in […]

President Rosenburg and Provost Furton meet with Dr. Perez- Stable, NIHMD Director.

President, provost meet with CIA and national health leaders

This post is part of an ongoing series that features the efforts of FIU in D.C., the team charged with […]

Professors talk teacher diversity, climate change at White House summits

Professors talk teacher diversity, climate change at White House summits

Last week was a busy one in Washington, D.C. for FIU’s academic leaders, two of which were invited to the […]

Ashoka U's renewal interview with representatives of George Mason University

When students become social entrepreneurs, change happens

This past week in Washington D.C., FIU convened a select coalition of Ashoka Universities to explore opportunities for impacting social […]

FIU Drs. Raul Gonzalez and Angie Laird reflect on their day on Capitol Hill advocating for the ABCD study.

Researchers petition Congress for support of landmark brain study

This week, researchers from universities across the country gathered at FIU in D.C. to discuss an unprecedented study on adolescent brain […]

U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Grover Chamberlain and United States Postal Service’s Jimmy Ortiz share their experiences working with FIU students

D.C. employers praise FIU students’ work ethic, leadership

Summer 2016 included not just the launch of FIU in D.C., but also several months of programming for the university’s […]

Henry Artigues, Ethan Starkey, Larissa Ramos, Helen Cornely, Mark Macgowan from FIU at the NIH headquarters

National Institutes of Health hosts FIU to explore employment partnerships

On Thursday, Aug. 18, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) hosted FIU leaders for a day-long series of meetings to explore internship, employment […]