Welcome to Federal Relations

We connect faculty with federal funders, share Boston University’s expertise with policymakers, work with national educational and scientific organizations, and increase BU’s visibility in Washington as the federal government considers policies affecting research universities.

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Looking for expert advice or testimony? Boston University is home to numerous faculty members who are nationally recognized leaders in their fields. Curious about our latest research or want to understand BU's position on education and scientific issues? We can help there, too.

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BU faculty: how to navigate DC

We know you have important things to contribute to the national discussion of science and education. From helping you work with government agencies to preparing Congressional testimony to identifying funding streams, we'll make sure your voice is heard.

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Join us for a special event on concussion on February 25.

Federal Funding Boosts BU Research

Stalled projects advance after December's budget agreement.

Initiative on Cities 2015 Survey

Find out what U.S. mayors want for their cities.

Inside ISIS

BU Pardee Prof. Jessica Stern testifies before the Senate on Jan. 20