Articles by: Federal Relations

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

FIU in DC update: Constructing the future of urban technology

FIU in DC update: Constructing the future of urban technology

Week in review: FIU started the month of October convening federal and local officials on smart technology initiatives; advocating for […]

Cancer Wars: Alumna and students tackle science, policy in New Honors Course

Cancer Wars: Alumna and students tackle science, policy in New Honors Course

    This fall, 20 students from FIU’s Honors College and one influential alumna are charting a new course for education […]

Record number of students landed D.C. summer internships

Record number of students landed D.C. summer internships

As summer came to a close, FIU in Washington, D.C. bid farewell to a record-breaking number of interns. Sixty-three students […]

Advocating for mobile pediatric hospitals

Advocating for mobile pediatric hospitals

It’s not every day that an iconic athlete joins FIU on Capitol Hill to advocate for pediatric health. Retired golfer Jack […]

Panelists left to right: Jean Morrow, Derek McGowan, Lisa McGill, Ke-ana Durham, Donnie Hale

Public-private partnerships produce student success

FIU in DC update: As winter comes to end and beautiful cherry blossoms bloom, FIU held an educational panel on the importance of public-private […]

MMC SGA President XXX was among 80 FIU students who spent their spring break exploring all the nation's capital has to offer and advocating for FIU initiatives.

Students tackle national challenges during spring break

Eighty students from five different FIU cohorts headed to Washington, D.C., March 12-16, for an educational experience that focused on […]

March Madness at FIU in D.C.

March Madness at FIU in D.C.

Although most students might kick back and enjoy their relaxing time off during spring break, many of FIU’s top-tier students […]

FIU leaders advocate for higher education funding

FIU leaders advocate for higher education funding

As the Trump Administration released its federal budget proposal and the Higher Education Act is considered, FIU students and leaders […]