Posts tagged with: "FIU in DC"

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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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 […]

Marcus Frias at the Russel Senate Office Building

My internship with Sen. Charles E. Schumer

Name: Marcus A. Frias Hometown: I was born in the Bronx, New York, but have lived in seven different states. […]

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 […]

My internship with United Way Worldwide

My internship with United Way Worldwide

Name: Alexandra Thulin Hometown: Miami, FL What is your major? Master of Arts in Global Affairs Where are you interning? […]

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