Articles by: Federal Relations

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 […]

White House selects FIU to host climate resilience seminar

White House selects FIU to host climate resilience seminar

D.C. weekly update in a nutshell: FIU is chosen by the White House to work with FEMA to help better […]

President Rosenberg visits D.C.

President Rosenberg visits D.C.

During his annual summer visit on July 8, FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg met with several members of Congress and governmental agencies […]

D.C. Update: Pell Grants receive boost; congrats for 50 years

D.C. Update: Pell Grants receive boost; congrats for 50 years

With the final appropriations bill markups nearing a close, FIU works with officials, agencies and organizations to advance the South […]

Follow future leaders interning in D.C. this summer

Follow future leaders interning in D.C. this summer

This summer, as FIU celebrates its 50th anniversary, more than 50 of FIU’s brightest and most distinguished students have secured internships […]

D.C. Update: STEM education, Greater Miami Chamber and LACC

D.C. Update: STEM education, Greater Miami Chamber and LACC

With the help of a bipartisan amendment, FIU helped Hispanic-serving institutions receive a boost in STEM-related grants. Members of the Greater […]

FIU receives national honor, leads on urban education

FIU receives national honor, leads on urban education

With the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act on the horizon, FIU made the case for greater focus on urban […]

FIU sea level rise experts visit White House

FIU sea level rise experts visit White House

The Cherry Blossoms were in full bloom this week in Washington, D.C. as FIU’s researchers briefed the White House and […]