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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


Students advocate for defense research funding, career opportunities

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The Talent Lab brought 25 students to the nation’s capital.

Students enjoy a career-focused spring break in the nation’s capital

Monday, March 02, 2020

Nearly 100 students visited the nation’s capital last week to cultivate ideas and research employment opportunities

A visit to D.C. marks the start of the semester for many in the university community

Monday, January 27, 2020

College of Engineering and Computing students visited D.C. to participate, network and present research at two national conferences.