Articles by: Federal Relations

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 […]

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, […]