Articles by: Federal Relations

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 […]

D.C. Update: Federal budget proposal puts Pell grants in peril

D.C. Update: Federal budget proposal puts Pell grants in peril

This week in D.C., Congress passed a troubling budget proposal for federal financial aid, but FIU advocates were not deterred from promoting FIU […]

Defining FIU’s federal priorities

Defining FIU’s federal priorities

Several snowfalls didn’t stop FIU Panthers this week in the capital city as President Mark B. Rosenberg and advocates presented the university’s priorities to […]

Workshop with all participants to seek solutions to Water-Energy-Climate Nexus cases.

D.C. Dispatch: Sea level rise, Caribbean energy security and Presidential budget

As President Obama prepared to release his FY16 Presidential budget request to Congress, FIU researchers were on global and environmental […]

D.C. Update: New Congress convenes, transportation advocates take the lead

D.C. Update: New Congress convenes, transportation advocates take the lead

The new year marked the beginning of the 114th Congress in Washington, D.C., and the release of new educational legislation […]

Alumna introduces Vice President Biden at White House college summit

Alumna introduces Vice President Biden at White House college summit

D.C. weekly update: While FIU made historic commitments in Washington D.C. to expand college access, an FIU alumna introduced Vice […]

D.C. Update: Immigration, higher education back on the front burner

D.C. Update: Immigration, higher education back on the front burner

As the dust settles from the midterm elections and Congress returned to Washington, immigration, higher education and Ebola were center […]

FIU in D.C. update: FIU Ebola expert visits White House

FIU in D.C. update: FIU Ebola expert visits White House

In the week leading up to the mid-term elections, FIU’s strength in global health response, coastal ecosystems and local educational […]

The White House comes to campus

The White House comes to campus

This week, President Obama’s top science adviser was on campus, FIU research was on center stage –both in Miami and Washington, […]