Articles by: Federal Relations

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, […]

D.C. back in session: Advancing global health and job opportunities

D.C. back in session: Advancing global health and job opportunities

September means back to school and back in session season. The U.S. Congress came back to session this Monday after […]

D.C. update: Rosenberg, students attend U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

D.C. update: Rosenberg, students attend U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

As Congress raced toward the finish line before summer recess, FIU was advocating for important financial aid measures, and President Mark […]

D.C. Update: FIU asserts leadership in STEM education, disaster-related solutions

D.C. Update: FIU asserts leadership in STEM education, disaster-related solutions

With our world-class research on center stage in our nation’s capital, FIU asserted its leadership in STEM education, disaster-related solutions […]

FIU brothers Champions for Change at White House

FIU brothers Champions for Change at White House

Tuesday, June 17, FIU students and brothers Nicolas and Esteban Wulff will be attending a Champions for Change event at […]

Student loans, education innovation addressed as interns take the Hill

Student loans, education innovation addressed as interns take the Hill

Like many to come this summer, this was a big week in Washington D.C. for the FIU community. Issues like […]

FIU in D.C. Summer Internship Experience launches

FIU in D.C. Summer Internship Experience launches

More than 45 of FIU’s brightest minds are interning in federal agencies, private firms, non-profit organizations and national organizations across […]

D.C. Update: Congressional champions promote FIU

D.C. Update: Congressional champions promote FIU

As the appropriations process in Congress moved forward, FIU submitted its 2014 federal agenda to the South Florida delegation, and […]

D.C. update: FIRST Act receives markup, Executive MPA students visit D.C.

D.C. update: FIRST Act receives markup, Executive MPA students visit D.C.

While the House deliberates on the FIRST Act and the appropriations process began on the Hill, FIU Executive MPA students […]

D.C. Update: Biomedical engineering, veterans success and Education Effect

D.C. Update: Biomedical engineering, veterans success and Education Effect

With debate moving on a veterans in-state tuition bill, FIU promoted its transformative research to federal partners in Washington, D.C., […]