Posts tagged with: "Federal Relations"

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 […]

Satellite image of Hurricane Irma as it approached South Florida Sept. 8, 2017.
Photo Credit: NOAA

Researchers question effects of hurricanes on kids’ brains

FIU scientists are investigating the effects of hurricanes and other natural disasters on brain development in children. Preliminary findings suggest […]

My internship with the State Department

My internship with the State Department

Name: Isaiah Barrett Major: Communications Where did you intern? I interned for the Department of State, International Information Programs (IIP) Office of Design. […]

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 […]

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 […]

The future of apprenticeships, education in construction

The future of apprenticeships, education in construction

FIU in D.C. weekly update: The College of Engineering and Computing hosted the panel discussion “Education + Industry: Partnering for […]

Annie Thomas '18 and her supervisor Guy Johnson

My internship advancing education policy that benefits every child

  Name: Annie Thomas Major: Public administration Where are you interning? Partners for Each and Every Child What is your […]

Trump releases budget, possible consequences for FIU

Trump releases budget, possible consequences for FIU

FIU honors the newly appointed Secretary Acosta; President Trump releases his budget proposal for fiscal 2018; the Greater Miami Chamber […]

Gathering of international health experts in Washington, D.C. for GHC conference.

Health experts from 13 countries convene in Washington, D.C.

In advance of the upcoming 7th Annual Global Health Conference taking place at FIU this March, FIU’s Global Health Consortium brought […]

Professors talk teacher diversity, climate change at White House summits

Professors talk teacher diversity, climate change at White House summits

Last week was a busy one in Washington, D.C. for FIU’s academic leaders, two of which were invited to the […]

Ashoka U's renewal interview with representatives of George Mason University

When students become social entrepreneurs, change happens

This past week in Washington D.C., FIU convened a select coalition of Ashoka Universities to explore opportunities for impacting social […]

Inauguration of the first Capital Leaders cohort at the Frost Art Museum hosted by President Mark B. Rosenberg

Program connects students with thought leaders in Miami, D.C.

FIU kicked off the first year of the Capital Leadership Experience program this March with a cohort of students versed in […]

Hundreds turn out for White House astronomy night

Hundreds turn out for White House astronomy night

FIU’s Stocker AstroScience Center was standing room only for the White House Astronomy Night event Oct. 19. More than 200 astronomy […]

FIU to host White House astronomy night

FIU to host White House astronomy night

FIU joins President Obama’s efforts to expand access to STEM experiences for the next generation of scientists, engineers and inventors […]

Mastery Math recognized by White House

Mastery Math recognized by White House

The White House has recognized FIU’s Mastery Math model as one of its 150 Commitment to Action for increasing educational outcomes and […]