Posts tagged with: "FIU in DC"

Faculty bring environmental, health solutions to D.C.

Faculty bring environmental, health solutions to D.C.

    As part of FIU’s continued effort in asserting the university’s leadership in areas of research preeminence, faculty convened and […]

High school friendship inspires student to work toward world peace

High school friendship inspires student to work toward world peace

When religious studies major Ashley Ruttenberg was 17, a Muslim student enrolled at her high school in her hometown in […]

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse from Rhode Island met with FIU's Mike Heithaus and James Fourqurean during the 17th Annual Ocean Awards Gala at Capitol Hill Oceans Week in Washington D.C.

Scientists make waves in D.C. at Capitol Hill Oceans Week

Marine scientists Mike Heithaus and James Fourqurean hope to turn scientific solutions into policy for the world’s oceans. The marine […]

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Honors D.C. fly-in gives students first-hand experience in policymaking

Honors D.C. fly-in gives students first-hand experience in policymaking

Last week, FIU in Washington, D.C., hosted 12 Honors College Dean’s Scholars for a three-day visit to learn about public […]

Visit to nation’s capital inspires students to think globally

Visit to nation’s capital inspires students to think globally

FIU’s first ever DC Global Fly-In Week combined one established university tradition with a new initiative to bring eight students […]

Longstanding FIU partnership leads to legislative experience, full-time job

Longstanding FIU partnership leads to legislative experience, full-time job

Alfredo Oballos Diaz, a senior studying international relations, was one of 20 students to intern in Washington, D.C. this past […]

Students intersect with President’s Council, deans over health initiatives in D.C.

Students intersect with President’s Council, deans over health initiatives in D.C.

Before Congress adjourned for Spring recess, FIU students sparked innovation discussions with health leaders; FIU’s President’s Council met with the […]

Kate Yglesias Houghton '06 teaches a course with the FIU Honors College, titled: The Cancer Wars.

Tackling cancer in the classroom

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

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Students explored bold ideas across D.C. this Spring Break

Students explored bold ideas across D.C. this Spring Break

D.C. update: IDEASWeek 2019 opened doors of opportunity for FIU students and sparked conversations on blockchain and the future of […]

11 FIU graduate programs among the top 100 public universities

11 FIU graduate programs among the top 100 public universities

Graduate programs in six FIU colleges are ranked among the top 50 in public universities, according to U.S. News & […]

FIU celebrates its role as a solutions center with members of the 116th Congress

FIU celebrates its role as a solutions center with members of the 116th Congress

On March 5, FIU held a reception welcoming the 116th Congress. Members of the Florida Congressional delegation joined more than […]

President Rosenberg, engineering students energize the capital

President Rosenberg, engineering students energize the capital

Last week, President Mark B. Rosenberg took to Capitol Hill to meet with the South Florida congressional delegation to present […]

Student scholars offer solutions on Latin America, Caribbean to federal and congressional decision makers

Student scholars offer solutions on Latin America, Caribbean to federal and congressional decision makers

The Future of the Latin America Fly-In students meet with Eliot Pedrosa ’95, U.S. Alternate Executive Director to the Inter-American […]

Congressman Diaz-Balart with Dr. Georgakopoulos

Launch of Transforming Antennas Center means future jobs in groundbreaking technology

As a child, Nicholas Russo always loved science. In elementary school, his show-and-tell projects consisted of demonstrating electronics kits. It […]

Journalism opens bureaus in D.C., NYC

Journalism opens bureaus in D.C., NYC

The School of Communication + Journalism’s South Florida Media Network (SFMN) launched its new student-run, faculty-led news bureau program in […]

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