Articles by: Federal Relations

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 […]

McNair Fellows and Fostering Panther Pride on Capitol Hill.

Students kick off semester in D.C. tackling national challenges

Just before Congress and the President reached an impasse, prompting a government shutdown and uncertainty on DACA, a group of FIU […]

Katerina Bryant, Helen Gonzalez, Kerrie Anne Montgomery, Isis Artze-Vega, Maria Rosado & Claudia Gonzalez

FIU in D.C.: Taxes and the future of the workforce

As tax policies affecting universities were debated, FIU welcomed student and faculty advocates to D.C. Tuition deductions at risk in […]

FIU in D.C.: Education, environmental and transportation advocacy in action

FIU in D.C.: Education, environmental and transportation advocacy in action

FIU strives to improve STEM education, secure hurricane supplement funding and leads Everglades conservation efforts.  Meeting the needs of Puerto Rican students  […]

FIU in D.C.: DACA solution in play, hurricane researchers share analysis

FIU in D.C.: DACA solution in play, hurricane researchers share analysis

FIU is working hard to ensure policy makers receive analysis of the impact of recent hurricanes directly from FIU researchers while […]

My internship with the World War One Centennial Commission

My internship with the World War One Centennial Commission

  Name: Samantha Marie Ensenat Major: Interdisciplinary Studies Where are you interning? World War One Centennial Commission What is your […]

My internship with the Bureau of Consular Affairs

My internship with the Bureau of Consular Affairs

Name: Luis Miguel Calvo     Major: International Business Where are you interning? U.S. Department of State What is your title? Intern […]

My internship with the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators

My internship with the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators

Name: Lucas Cabral Major: International Relations, Political Science, Italian Language & Culture (Minor) Where are you interning? National Hispanic Caucus of […]

EPA funding critical for the preservation of South Florida’s marine ecosystems

EPA funding critical for the preservation of South Florida’s marine ecosystems

By Sebastian Villanueva As FIU advocates urged Congress to restore important funding for EPA’s South Florida Geographic Initiative, President Mark […]