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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NIMHD Leader at BU

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable addresses School of Public Health panel on health disparities.

Brown on Travel Ban

BU President pens op-ed against immigrant travel ban.

Get the Facts

Find out how BU’s research and students impact New England.

New England Innovates

Postponed: Feb. 7th event on the future of New England's innovation economy workforce.