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FIU stands ready to partner with the federal government and national partners to advance solutions that address our greatest challenges.

As the largest producer of minority STEM graduates, we are creating the next generation of our nation’s tech workforce. The education we make possible adds more than a billion dollars of economic impact to the Greater Miami Area. The research we lead is developing answers to global challenges: sea level rise, natural disasters, defense systems and infrastructure are just some of the areas in which FIU makes a difference.

At FIU, our talent, influence and reputation as a preeminent university of the future will have a consequential impact on decisions in our nation’s capital and beyond. Learn more about our work.

Take a look at our Federal Priorities

FIU Federal Priorities for FY 2020


Honors College student gets policymaking experience with Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Desiree Gonzalez is a participant in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute fall internship program.

Panthers in D.C.: Stempel College unveils Alzheimer’s framework, students meet with members of Congress

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

In the last two weeks in D.C., Panthers discussed Alzheimer’s research and met with members of Congress.

Record number of students gain policymaking experience in Congress this fall

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Seven FIU students and alumni are working at five congressional offices this fall—a new record for FIU.