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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


High school friendship inspires student to work toward world peace

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

When religious studies major Ashley Ruttenberg was 17, a Muslim student enrolled at her high school in her hometown in […]

Scientists make waves in D.C. at Capitol Hill Oceans Week

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Marine scientists Mike Heithaus and James Fourqurean hope to turn scientific solutions into policy for the world’s oceans. The marine […]

Honors D.C. fly-in gives students first-hand experience in policymaking

Monday, June 03, 2019

Last week, FIU in Washington, D.C., hosted 12 Honors College Dean’s Scholars for a three-day visit to learn about public […]