September 14, 2018

The Science Coalition Congratulates 2018 Golden Goose Award Recipients For Their Groundbreaking Work

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Award Recipients Performed Their Fundamental Research At TSC Institutions WASHINGTON – The Science Coalition (TSC) joined the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)…

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September 13, 2018

The Science Coalition Commends Congress for Approving Increased FY 2019 Appropriations for Fundamental Energy Research Programs

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WASHINGTON – The Science Coalition (TSC) released the following statement in response to this week’s Senate and House votes to approve the conference agreement for…

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September 12, 2018

Funding basic science research critical for a scorched Colorado and a warming world

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During my 16 years serving Coloradans as a congressman and senator, I met with folks from all walks of life — from ranchers on the…

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August 17, 2018

How should higher ed address the problem of losing faculty members to industry?

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Dive Brief: As the economy shifts and certain industries become more lucrative to work in, there are cycles of “pressure” with “faculty being recruited by…

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July 24, 2018

The Science Coalition Presents Awards To Three New Champions of Science All-Stars

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The Science Coalition Honors MVP Members of Congress WASHINGTON – The Science Coalition (TSC) presented its Champion of Science Award to Senator Gary Peters (D-MI),…

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July 24, 2018

Seeking culture change: How to effectively communicate the benefits of institutional R&D

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The economic narrative of postsecondary education is well known to most: Students get a degree, they have more skills, they can therefore contribute more to…

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July 23, 2018

University Experts Agree: Federal Funding For Fundamental Science Research Reaps Economic Benefits

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Member Institutions of The Science Coalition Highlight the Economic and Societal Impacts of Fundamental Science Research WASHINGTON – Last week, The Science Coalition (TSC) and…

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July 3, 2018

George Nethercutt Jr.: Why Washington needs research in the 2018 Farm Bill

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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is visiting Washington state on his “Back to Our Roots” tour around the country. His visit coincides with the…

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May 9, 2018

In Case You Missed It: Experts Agree That Federal Funding For Science Research Is Critical For America’s Position...

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The Science Coalition and Bipartisan Policy Center Call For A Renewed Commitment to Federal Science Funding WASHINGTON – Yesterday, The Science Coalition (TSC) and the…

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May 8, 2018

TSC President on SiriusXM POTUS podcast

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TSC President Anna Quider spoke with SiriusXM POTUS podcast host Tim Farley on the need for robust federal funding of basic science research. The interview was part…

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May 7, 2018

Opinion: America Needs to Recommit to Investing in Science

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When it comes to science, the United States is getting its lunch handed to it by countries such as China, which not only invests more…

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May 3, 2018

Brain science to benefit from unexpected windfall in research funds

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Autism researchers are no longer fretting over a shrinking pool of funds for the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). Instead, they are awaiting news…

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April 27, 2018

Leading Science Advocate To Deliver Graduation Address At Doctoral Ceremony

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Rush D. Holt, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, will deliver the graduation address at Northeastern’s doctoral hooding and graduation ceremony…

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April 3, 2018

What Others Are Saying: The Passage of the FY 2018 Omnibus Bill and its Impact on Scientific Research

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“We thank Congress and President Trump for investing in scientific research and development by signing the FY 2018 omnibus funding bill into law. Many Members…

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March 23, 2018

The Science Coalition Applauds Congress for Passing FY 2018 Omnibus That Supports Science and Promotes Innovation

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WASHINGTON – The Science Coalition (TSC) released the following statement in response to Congress’ passage of the fiscal year (FY) 2018 omnibus appropriations bill: “The…

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March 20, 2018

In Case You Missed It: Experts Agree That Federal Funding For Basic Science Research Is Critical For America’s...

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Princeton University, Third Way, ClearPath, Bipartisan Policy Center and Siemens Support Federal Investment in America’s Energy Research WASHINGTON – Yesterday, The Science Coalition (TSC) hosted…

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March 19, 2018

American Energy: How Research Powers Today and Tomorrow

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Please join The Science Coalition for a special discussion on American Energy: How Research Powers Today and Tomorrow WHEN: Monday, March 19th, 2018 2:00 – 3:00pm ET WHERE:…

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March 16, 2018

Remembering Louise Slaughter, 1929–2018

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US Congresswoman Louise Slaughter died on Friday, March 16, after having been hospitalized for a fall at her Washington, D.C. residence last week. Slaughter represented New…

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March 16, 2018

The Science Coalition Mourns the Loss of Science Champion Rep. Louise Slaughter

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WASHINGTON – The Science Coalition (TSC) released the following statement in response to the news that Representative Louise Slaughter (D-NY-25) passed away early Friday morning:…

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March 12, 2018

Sen. Gary Peters receives Champion of Science Award at UM

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ANN ARBOR, MI – The Science Coalition presented U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., with its Champion of Science Award on Monday, March 12, recognizing his commitment to…

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March 12, 2018

Senator Gary Peters Receives Champion Of Science Award For Leadership On Basic Science Research & Innovation

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The Science Coalition Recognizes U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Basic Scientific Research WASHINGTON, DC – The Science Coalition (TSC)…

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February 12, 2018

The Science Coalition: President’s Budget Request Fails to Grow Key Research Agencies

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WASHINGTON – The Science Coalition (TSC) released the following statement in response to the President’s budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2019: “Despite the recent…

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February 12, 2018

Basic science research powers historic Space X rocket launch

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WASHINGTON. Earlier this week, the launch of the Space X Falcon Heavy proved to be a successful scientific feat that reignited American interest in our mission…

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February 9, 2018

The Science Coalition: Budget Deal Produces Much-Needed Stability for Scientific Research

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WASHINGTON – The Science Coalition (TSC) released the following statement after Congress approved an agreement to increase federal spending caps for fiscal years 2018 and…

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January 24, 2018

Anna Quider elected president of D.C.-based Science Coalition

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NIU’s Anna Quider will play a leading role this year in advocating for federal research funding to the nation’s universities.

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January 20, 2018

The Science Coalition: Government Shutdown Could Cripple Critical American Scientific Research Funding

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WASHINGTON – The Science Coalition (TSC) released the following statement after Congress failed to pass a short-term continuing resolution to fund the federal government: “The…

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January 16, 2018

America must get out of the woods on medical research funding

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Congress is finally (hopefully) about to vote on the 2018 federal budget and in doing so, will determine funding levels for critical medical research infrastructure.

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October 25, 2017

American-made innovation begins with federally funded research

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Members of Congress return to Washington this week with a daunting task in front of them: reaching agreement on funding the federal budget for the…

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October 13, 2017

Science Coalition to Host Congressional Briefings Featuring Companies Created from Federally Funded Research

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On October 25, The Science Coalition will host two briefings on Capitol Hill with the researcher-entrepreneurs and CEOs of companies spun out of federally funded…

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August 1, 2017

The Science Coalition Issues Request for Proposals

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The Science Coalition (TSC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of more than 50 leading American public and private research universities. Our mission is to…

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July 12, 2017

Media Advisory: The State of American Science

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The Science Coalition and the Association of American Universities will host an on-the-record discussion with senior research officers from top U.S. universities about the state…

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May 23, 2017

Extreme Funding Cuts Would Harm America’s Research Enterprise

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The Science Coalition released the following statement on the President’s FY18 budget request. The statement can be attributed to Anna Quider, Ph.D, Science Coalition Vice…

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May 4, 2017

Statement on Passage of FY2017 Omnibus Spending Bill

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The Science Coalition released the following statement on passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 omnibus spending bill. The statement can be attributed to Science Coalition…

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April 26, 2017

Science Coalition: Federal Funding Sparks Innovation

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One company has created an artificial pancreas that automatically regulates blood sugar levels in people with type 1 diabetes. Another is developing novel therapeutics to…

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April 25, 2017

American-Made: Companies Created from Federally Funded University Research Fuel U.S. Innovation and Job Creation

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New report highlights big return on federal government’s investment in basic scientific research. Washington, D.C. – As Congress determines the funding levels for the federal…

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March 16, 2017

Reducing America’s Investment in Scientific Research Risks U.S. Global Leadership and Economic Growth

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The following statement from The Science Coalition can be attributed to TSC President Glynda Becker: March 16, 2017 – “The Science Coalition is deeply concerned…

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March 16, 2017

Science and medicine leaders say Trump budget would be dire for U.S.

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President Trump’s budget blueprint calls for massive cuts to federally funded research. The leaders of the scientific and medical establishment woke up to that startling…

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November 29, 2016

Science Coalition Letter to Congressional Leadership on Continuing Resolution

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The Science Coalition sent the following letter to congressional leaders:  Dear Speaker Ryan and Leaders McConnell, Pelosi and Reid: On behalf of The Science Coalition,…

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October 6, 2016

Next president must value funding scientific research

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WHETHER you hail from the state of Washington, Kansas or anywhere else in the United States, you should care deeply about the presidential candidates’ positions…

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September 21, 2016

Media Advisory: Sept. 22 – 12 Scientist to be Recognized at 5th Annual Golden Goose Award Ceremony

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Award Highlights Unusual Research that Resulted in Major Health, Economic Impact Scientists’ federally funded research revolutionized our understanding of adolescent health and behavior, led to…

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August 8, 2016

Science Coalition Presents Two Awards

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Washington, DC, Aug. 8, 2016 –The Science Coalition today presented Champion of Science Awards to Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS) and Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL). The…

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July 12, 2016

Press Event: All Things Research 2016

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The Science Coalition and the Association for American Universities will host “All Things Research 2016” on Tuesday, July 12, at 12:30 p.m. at the National…

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May 5, 2016

Media Advisory: May 5 Roundtable with PECASE Recipients

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MEDIA CONTACT:  jmanley@qga.com or 202-255-3736 THE SCIENCE COALITION TO HOST ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION FOR JOURNALISTS WITH EMERGING LEADERS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING Participants are recipients of the Presidential…

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March 1, 2016

Putting the Science in Super Tuesday; New Video Series Asks: Why Should Science Matter to the Presidential Candidates?

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WASHINGTON, March 1 – Today, as voters in 14 states answer the question of who they want to be their party’s nominee for president of…

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March 1, 2016

Think science when voting on Super Tuesday

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Voters weigh many things when deciding who would make the best president: integrity; position on health care, economic, and security policies; and the like. But…

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December 18, 2015

TSC Joins Groups In Thanking Congress for Strong Research Funding in FY16 Omnibus Spending Bill

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The Science Coalition joined with a dozen other coalitions, representing over 500 combined member organizations— incorporating the voices of industry, scientists, and higher education in the…

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October 7, 2015

Members of Congress Who Have Made Funding for Basic Scientific and Medical Research a Top Priority Celebrated at...

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Washington, D.C., Oct. 7, 2015 – University leaders from across the country, joined by representatives from scientific societies, research organizations and higher-education associations, today gathered…

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August 20, 2015

Science Coalition Comments to Senate Commerce Committee on COMPETES Reauthorization

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Dear Senators Gardner and Peters: We appreciate the opportunity to provide input to the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation as it considers reauthorization of…

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July 28, 2015

Andrew Merluzzi: It’s time to prime the pump for young scientists

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After graduating with a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UW-Madison, Joanne Yew hit the job market, optimistic. She wanted her own laboratory, where she could mentor…

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July 16, 2015

SCIENCE 2034 LIVE: New Podcast Gives Listeners a Window to the Future; Previews Discoveries and Advancements in Six...

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WASHINGTON – What happens when you invite six scientists from across the country to share their vision of what science will make possible in the…

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June 23, 2015

The Science Coalition Joins Over 250 Groups and Business Leaders in Call to Action for American “Innovation Imperative”

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The Science Coalition today joined scores of other organizations as well as leaders of American business, industry, higher education, science, and engineering in an urgent…

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June 2, 2015

Golden Goose Award: Taxpayer-Funded Research To See If Children Could Resist Marshmallows Has Led To Advances In Understanding...

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Dr. Walter Mischel was once told he should seek funding for his “Marshmallow Test” from a candy manufacturer, not the National Institutes of Health (NIH)….

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May 6, 2015

The Science Coalition Honors U.S. Senator Richard Shelby for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Basic Scientific Research

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Washington, DC, May 6, 2015 –The Science Coalition today presented U.S. Senator Richard Shelby with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of his commitment…

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March 16, 2015

The Science Coalition Honors U.S. Senator Dick Durbin for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Basic Scientific Research

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Washington, DC, March 16, 2015 –The Science Coalition today presented U.S. Senator Dick Durbin with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of his commitment…

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February 3, 2015

The Science Coalition Comments on President Obama’s FY 2016 Budget Proposal

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Amanda Arnold, 2015 president of The Science Coalition, made the following statement: The Science Coalition is pleased that the President’s proposed budget blueprint moves beyond…

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January 21, 2015

The Science Coalition Comments on the State of the Union Address

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Amanda Arnold, 2015 president of The Science Coalition, made the following statement following President Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address: The Science Coalition…

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November 12, 2014

133 Groups Urge Congress to Close the Innovation Deficit

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  The Science Coalition joins more than 130 business, science, health, and university organizations today in a letter addressed to Members of Congress urging them…

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October 21, 2014

The Science Coalition Honors Congressman John Culberson (R-TX) for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Scientific Research

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The Science Coalition today presented Congressman John Culberson with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of his commitment to funding the basic research that…

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October 8, 2014

The Science Coalition Honors Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Scientific Research

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The Science Coalition today presented Senator Chris Coons with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of his strong commitment to funding the basic research…

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October 7, 2014

Needed: Buckets of Research

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Two seemingly unrelated items of medical news: Ebola is devastating West Africa and may spread around the world, and the entertaining ice bucket challenge has…

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September 18, 2014

Third Annual Golden Goose Awards Ceremony Honors Researchers Whose Unusual Work Produced Big Results

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Eight researchers from several disciplines will be celebrated tonight at the third annual Golden Goose Award ceremony for their roles in improving the health of…

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September 11, 2014

Where Will Science Take Us in 20 Years? New Blog Provides Predictions for the Year 2034

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The Science Coalition today unveiled a new blog featuring predictions of what science and innovation will yield for the future. The blog – SCIENCE 2034…

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September 4, 2014

Taxpayer-Funded Massaged for Baby Rats Lead to Vastly Improved Outcomes for Premature Infants

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What could we possibly learn from massaging rat pups? The answer is, a lot. Just ask the millions of families whose prematurely born infants have survived…

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July 31, 2014

Closing the Innovation Deficit One Year Later: Some Progress But Much More Needed

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WASHINGTON, DC – One year after they launched a campaign to urge Congress and the President to close the nation’s innovation deficit, a group of…

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July 17, 2014

Economists Behind the FCC’S Spectrum Auction to Receive Golden Goose Award

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Robert Wilson, Paul Milgrom and R. Preston McAfee, whose basic research on game theory and auctions enabled the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to first auction…

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July 11, 2014

The Scientific Research Community Is Still Freaking Out About Sequestration

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WASHINGTON — Months after Congress restored some of the deep spending cuts it had made to scientific research budgets, scientists are warning that the fix…

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July 9, 2014

Panel: Federal Science Cuts Hurt U.S. Competitiveness

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A panel of research executives from 10 universities in the U.S. told of the harmful impact of Federal spending cuts on science in the past…

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May 19, 2014

Science Coalition Letter to House Committee on Space, Science and Technology on the FIRST Act

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Dear Members of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology: As your committee prepares to markup the FIRST Act, The Science Coalition urges you…

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April 29, 2014

The Science Coalition Testimony – Senate Appropriations Hearing on “Driving Innovation through Federal Investments”

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Testimony for the Record Submitted to the United States Senate Committee on Appropriations Hearing on “Driving Innovation through Federal Investments”

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April 29, 2014

The Science Coalition Submits Testimony in Advance of Senate Hearing on Driving Innovation Through Federal Investments

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“If America wants to maintain its innovative edge, create meaningful jobs and realize economic growth, then investment in scientific research must be given a higher…

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April 28, 2014

50 Organizations Urge Senate Appropriations Committee: Close the Innovation Deficit

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On the eve of an unprecedented U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee hearing in which the heads of the nation’s major research agencies will jointly testify on…

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April 17, 2014

The PECASE Winners Offer Advice

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WASHINGTON—In town this week to receive their awards, the winners of the most prestigious U.S. government prize for young scientists had some advice for anyone…

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April 16, 2014

America’s Top Young Scientists Warn Of Systemic Brain Drain: Colleagues ‘Sort Of Disappear’

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WASHINGTON — Every three years, a diverse group of top scientists from around the world convenes at the International Conference of Gas Hydrates. The meetings,…

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April 14, 2014

The Science Coalition Honors Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Scientific Research

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The Science Coalition today presented Senator Jerry Moran with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of his strong commitment to funding the basic research…

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March 19, 2014

The Science Coalition Honors Congressman Charlie Dent (R-PA) for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Scientific Research

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The Science Coalition today presented Congressman Charlie Dent with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of his strong commitment to funding the basic research…

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March 4, 2014

Obama’s Budget Proposal Fails To Calm The Science Community’s Freak Out

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WASHINGTON — In his budget released Tuesday, President Barack Obama proposed setting the funding for the National Institutes of Health at $30.2 billion this upcoming…

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March 4, 2014

The Science Coalition Comments on President Obama’s 2015 Budget Proposal

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Jon Pyatt, 2014 president of The Science Coalition, made the following statement: The Science Coalition applauds the emphasis the President has placed on maintaining a…

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February 27, 2014

Fourteen Business, Higher Education, Scientific Organizations Launch Creative Video Urging Congress to Close the Innovation Deficit by Supporting...

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With President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget proposal due next week and the appropriations season starting on Capitol Hill, a coalition of 14 business, higher…

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January 29, 2014

The Science Coalition Comments on the State of the Union Address

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Jon Pyatt, 2014 president of The Science Coalition, made the following statement following President Barack Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address: We couldn’t agree…

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January 17, 2014

The Science Coalition Comments on Passage of the FY 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

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Jon Pyatt, 2014 president of The Science Coalition, made the following statement:  We are pleased to see the FY14 omnibus appropriations bill pass the House…

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December 12, 2013

Representative Chaka Fattah to Receive Champion of Science Award from The Science Coalition

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The Science Coalition today announced that it has named Congressman Chaka Fattah a Champion of Science in recognition of his strong commitment to funding the…

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December 11, 2013

The Science Coalition Comments on the Bipartisan Budget Agreement Act of 2013

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Tim Leshan, 2013 president of The Science Coalition, made the following statement:  The Bipartisan Budget Agreement Act of 2013 unveiled last night is a positive…

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December 3, 2013

The Science Coalition Honors Representative Jim Cooper for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Basic Research

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The Science Coalition presented Congressman Jim Cooper with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of his strong commitment to funding the basic scientific research…

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November 26, 2013

U.S. Rep. Lipinski, research leaders link innovation to economy

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The leaders of Illinois’ top research institutions called on the U.S. government Tuesday to provide funding for the kind of science work they say leads…

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November 26, 2013

The Science Coalition Honors Representative Daniel Lipinski for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Basic Research

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The Science Coalition today presented Congressman Daniel Lipinski with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of his strong commitment to funding the basic research…

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November 18, 2013

The Science Coalition Honors Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Scientific Research

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The Science Coalition today presented Congresswoman Nita Lowey with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of her strong commitment to funding the basic research…

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November 12, 2013

Sequester Woes for Research

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WASHINGTON — The automatic federal budget cuts, known as sequestration, that took effect in March have forced universities to lay off research-related personnel, delay projects…

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November 12, 2013

The Science Coalition Honors Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Basic Research

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The Science Coalition today presented Senator Patty Murray with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of her strong commitment to funding the basic research…

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November 12, 2013

Universities continue to lobby against sequester’s cuts of research funding

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At many research universities, the deep federal budget cuts known as the sequester continue to cloud the future of laboratories and the scientists who staff…

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November 11, 2013

Seven Months of Sequestration already Eroding America’s Research Capabilities

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As congressional budget leaders continue negotiations over Fiscal Year 2014 spending levels, three organizations representing the nation’s leading public and private research universities today released…

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November 7, 2013

The Science Coalition Honors Representative Sam Farr (D-CA) for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Scientific Research

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The Science Coalition today presented Congressman Sam Farr with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of his strong commitment to funding the basic research…

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November 4, 2013

On My Wish List for Budget Negotiations in Congress: Let’s Sequester the Sequester

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Hooray! It’s time for budget negotiations. Again. My plea to our lawmakers is: please read the Science Coalition’s timely report that illustrates how federal investment in…

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October 31, 2013

U research-based startups honored

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Two startup companies that rely on University of Minnesota research projects are being recognized for their innovative use of federal funding. The Science Coalition, a…

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October 30, 2013

Report spotlights two NU spin-off companies

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Two Northwestern University spin-off companies, one based in Evanston, are among those spotlighted in a new national report issued this week by The Science Coalition.

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October 29, 2013

Nobels and $125M Exits: Report Tells Tales of Two Colorado Startups

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A startup commercializing Nobel Prize-winning research and the software startup that kicked off Colorado’s year of $100 million-plus exits were highlighted in a new report…

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October 29, 2013

Budget Negotiations Give Scientists Hit By Sequester Reason To Hope

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WASHINGTON — With budget negotiations beginning in earnest, top scientific research institutions are pressuring Congress to spare them the continued pain of sequestration cuts.

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October 29, 2013

Report highlights companies with roots in UIC research

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Seven companies that can trace their start back to the University of Illinois at Chicagowere highlighted in a report released Tuesday designed to illustrate the…

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October 29, 2013

Companies created from federally funded university research fuel American innovation, economic growth

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A new report released today by The Science Coalition illustrates one of the many returns on investment of federally funded scientific research: the creation of…

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October 29, 2013

Two NU spinoffs featured in coalition’s report

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Two businesses that emerged from research done at the University of Nebraska are among those featured in the latest report by The Science Coalition illustrating…

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October 29, 2013

New Report: Companies Created from Federally Funded University Research Fuel American Innovation, Economic Growth

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A new report released today by The Science Coalition illustrates one of the many returns on investment of federally funded scientific research: the creation of…

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October 17, 2013

The Science Coalition Comments on Agreement to End Shutdown and Lift Debt Limit

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The Science Coalition is pleased that Congress has acted in a bipartisan manner to end the government shutdown and lift the nation’s borrowing limit. This…

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October 11, 2013

Shutdown halts university research

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Congress can only shut down the federal government. It can’t stop time. The first 10 days of the shutdown passed with only hints of progress on…

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October 1, 2013

Sparking Economic Growth 2.0: Quotes from Company Founders

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“Federally supported university research has enabled Nobel–caliber discoveries in ultracold matter science to emerge as a far-reaching technology likely to have impact comparable to the…

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September 19, 2013

Second Annual Golden Goose Awards Ceremony Honors Odd, Obscure Research That Led to Kidney Exchange, Diabetes Medicine, Biotech...

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Six researchers, including two Nobel Prize winners, will be honored today at the second annual Golden Goose Award ceremony, celebrating researchers whose seemingly odd or…

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September 17, 2013

Decades on, bacterium’s discovery feted as paragon of basic science

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Over time, the esoteric and sometimes downright strange quests of science have proven easy targets for politicians and others looking for perceived examples of waste…

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September 12, 2013

Golden Goose Awards to Researchers Behind Marriage Algorithm and National Kidney Exchange and the Discoveries of Bacterium That...

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The creators of the Golden Goose Award announced today two more sets of award winners whose federally funded research may not have seemed to have…

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July 30, 2013

Dr. John Eng to Receive Golden Goose Award

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The creators of the Golden Goose Award announced today that the next award will go to Dr. John Eng, a medical researcher and practicing physician…

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July 11, 2013

‘Slow-Growing Cancer’

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WASHINGTON — When Steven Warren, the vice chancellor for research at the University of Kansas, sought on Wednesday to describe the effects of several months…

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July 10, 2013

Sequestration Cuts To Research ‘Like A Slowly Growing Cancer’

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WASHINGTON — Research leaders at some of the top American universities have held an annual gathering in Washington the last four years to discuss science,…

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May 10, 2013

Science Coalition names Visclosky a ‘Champion of Science’

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WASHINGTON | The Science Coalition, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of more than 50 U.S. research universities that advocate for federal investment in scientific research has named…

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May 9, 2013

Slaughter, Schumer on Wheaties box

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Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport has a new distinction — her face on a box of Wheaties, honoring her as “Champion of Science.” She was among…

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May 9, 2013

Honoring Research Supporters in Congress

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EVANSTON, Ill. — Northwestern University Provost Daniel Linzer joined representatives of some 50 American research universities Wednesday (May 8) for a Science Coalition event honoring…

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May 8, 2013

Keeping America’s Research Engine Running Requires Strong Federal Investment

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When it comes to putting our economy on a path toward expansion and growth, and ensuring America’s global competitiveness, one of the smartest things we…

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May 8, 2013

Twenty-Eight Members Of Congress Recognized For Commitment To Maintaining America’s Leadership In Science And Innovation At Science Coalition...

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The Science Coalition today recognized 28 members of Congress for their support of funding for basic scientific research and commitment to keeping America at the…

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April 16, 2013

The Science Coalition Honors Representative Ron Kind (D-WI) For Commitment To Maintaining America’s Leadership In Basic Research

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The Science Coalition today presented Congressman Ron Kind with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of his strong commitment to funding the basic research…

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March 1, 2013

The Science Coalition Comments On The Implementation Of The Sequester

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The Science Coalition is extremely disappointed that the deadline for sequestration has come and gone with no plan for mitigating the harm of these indiscriminate…

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February 13, 2013

The Science Coalition Comments On The State Of The Union Address

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The Science Coalition was very pleased to hear the President emphasize in his State of the Union address the fundamental role that science and innovation…

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February 5, 2013

Members Of America’s Research Community Urge Congress: Stop The Sequester

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With only a month remaining before the across-the-board cuts to the nation’s discretionary spending known as the sequester take effect, researchers across the country are…

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February 5, 2013

University Research Leaders Urge Congress to Head Off Automatic Cuts

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Leaders of academic research institutions across the nation urged Congress on Tuesday to take action to head off automatic spending cuts that are scheduled to…

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February 1, 2013

The Return of the Sequester

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For federally funded higher education programs, it’s been an uncertain couple of years. Colleges have navigated and lobbied their way through a near-government shutdown, the…

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January 31, 2013

The Science Coalition Honors Representative Rosa Delauro (D-CT) For Commitment To Maintaining America’s Leadership In Basic Research

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The Science Coalition today presented Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of her strong commitment to funding the basic research…

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January 28, 2013

The Science Coalition Honors Representative Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) For Commitment To Maintaining America’s Leadership In Basic Research

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The Science Coalition today presented Congresswoman Louise Slaughter with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of her strong commitment to funding the basic research…

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January 3, 2013

The Science Coalition Comments On Sequester Delay

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The Science Coalition remains very concerned about the impact the indiscriminate spending cuts required by the sequester will have on scientific research if it is…

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November 19, 2012

Website Highlights Importance Of Federally Funded University Research To Innovation, Economy, Society

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Three organizations representing America’s research universities today launched a website that aims to inform policymakers and the public of the impact that the upcoming budget…

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November 5, 2012

The Science Coalition Honors Congressman Edward J. Markey (D-MA) For Commitment To Maintaining America’s Leadership In Basic Research

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The Science Coalition today honored Congressman Edward Markey with its Champion of Science award in recognition of his strong commitment to funding the basic research…

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October 12, 2012

The Science Coalition Honors Representative Randy Hultgren (R-IL) for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Science and Innovation

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The Science Coalition today honored Congressman Randy Hultgren with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of his strong commitment to funding the basic research…

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October 10, 2012

The Science Coalition Honors Congressman Brian Bilbray (R-CA) for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Basic Research

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The Science Coalition today honored Congressman Brian Bilbray with its Champion of Science award in recognition of his strong and enduring commitment to funding the…

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September 13, 2012

First Annual Golden Goose Awards to go to Scientists for Their Work on Glowing Jellyfish, Radiation Waves, and...

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Eight scientists, including four Nobel Prize winners, will be honored today with the first annual Golden Goose Awards, celebrating researchers whose seemingly odd or obscure…

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July 17, 2012

New Video Series Highlights the People Who Fuel America’s Innovation Pipeline

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What is the payback on federal funding for scientific research? It is discoveries and new insights that lead to innovations like the laser, GPS and…

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July 12, 2012

Where Will the Money Come From?

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WASHINGTON — With the possibility of broad budget cuts to discretionary programs, including scientific research, looming from Congressional sequestration early next year, research officers from…

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April 25, 2012

Rep. Jim Cooper, Broad Coalition Hatch “Golden Goose Award”

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U.S. Representatives Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.), Charlie Dent (R-Pa.), and Robert J. Dold (R-Ill.) today joined several business, university, scientific and public policy organizations at a…

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March 28, 2012

Why Science Funding Matters To Worcester

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The next President must solve tough problems — starting with the serious economic crisis the U.S. is facing. At first glance, science would seem to…

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February 13, 2012

2012 Budget Release Statement: America Must Maintain Strong Funding of Scientific Research

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The Science Coalition supports President Obama’s commitment to scientific research and innovation as outlined in his FY 2013 budget submitted to Congress today. The President’s…

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October 6, 2011

Science Coalition to Host Media Roundtable with Early-Career Scientists

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Recipients of Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) to discuss their research, its impact, and the role federal funding has played in…

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July 14, 2011

University lab chiefs confront innovation challenges

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Good morning! Welcome to the morning read: 1) University lab chiefs confront innovation challenges Leaders of some of the nation’s largest university research institutions gathered in Washington on…

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June 24, 2011

Science Coalition Lauds President’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership

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President Obama today announced an Advanced Manufacturing Partnership among federal research agencies, universities and industry to identify relevant research agendas and technological opportunities that will…

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June 13, 2011

President’s NC Trip Showcases the Role Scientific Research Plays in Driving the Economy

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Today President Barack Obama and the members of his Jobs and Competitiveness Council will visit Durham, North Carolina-based Cree, Inc., a leading manufacturer of energy-efficient…

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March 31, 2011

University Presidents, Senators Discuss Importance of Scientific Research to Economy

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Scientific Research to Economy University leaders and U.S. Senators gathered for a roundtable discussion today at the Capitol on the vital role university-based scientific research…

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February 28, 2011

Federal funding of research crucial

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President Barack Obama has pledged to help the United States “reach a level of research and development we haven’t seen since the height of the…

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February 14, 2011

The Science Coalition Praises Support for Science, Innovation in President’s Budget

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The Science Coalition issued the following statement today from current President Chris Carter, associate director of Princeton University’s Office of Government Affairs, after President Obama…

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December 21, 2010

The Science Coalition Lauds House, Senate Passage of America COMPETES

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On behalf of The Science Coalition’s 46 member universities, we thank the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate for reauthorizing this vital piece of legislation…

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September 21, 2010

Vice President Biden, University Leaders Discuss Impact of Stimulus on Research and Innovation

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The presidents of six leading research universities and two higher-education associations joined Vice President Joe Biden and White House science advisor Dr. John Holdren this…

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August 4, 2010

For Future Prosperity, Sow Seeds Now

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With the nation in the midst of the most job-killing recession in many decades, the US Senate should plant the seeds for the next generation…

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June 29, 2010

New York State the Focus of Congressional Hearing on How Research and Innovation Fuel Local Economies

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At a hearing today on Capitol Hill, experts discussed how federally funded university research drives innovation that contributes to local economies. The hearing, “Fueling Local…

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June 19, 2010

3 UVa-related firms get national honor

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Three local companies rooted in research conducted at the University of Virginia have been named by a national organization as among the country’s top university-related…

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June 17, 2010

U.VA. Start-Ups Highlighted In National Report On Sparking Economic Growth

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Three companies with roots at the University of Virginia are among the successful University-related ventures showcased in a national report on economic development. Adenosine Therapeutics LLC,…

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June 7, 2010

University research sparks economic growth

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Why is the scientific research within Georgia’s universities so important to the health of our economy? A new national report from The Science Coalition provides…

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May 14, 2010

Local companies make university research list

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Three companies from Lincoln and one from Blair are among 100 featured in a new campaign by the Science Coalition, a lobbying organization, as prime…

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May 12, 2010

Morning tech tip sheet: Wed., May 12: Online budget cutting, FTC (still) reviewing Google/AdMob

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More tech news: Google-AdMob deal gets more time (NYT) — From Brad Stone: “Google may have gotten some help from its rival Apple in its attempt…

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May 11, 2010

Science group recognizes 3 research cos.

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Three medical technology companies that were spawned via federal research funding and aided by the University at Buffalo have been noted on a list of…

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May 11, 2010

Roundup 5/11: Mutants and Moolah Edition

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A challenger to Texas Governor Rick Perry is questioning whether the $50 million awarded in 2005 to create the Texas Institute for Genomic Medicine, which…

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May 11, 2010

Federal Investment in Basic Research Yields Outsized Dividends – Innovation, Companies, Jobs New Report Traces Origins of 100...

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How can the United States foster long-term economic growth? A new report suggests that one of the best ways is through investment in the basic…

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May 6, 2010

The Science Coalition Thanks Chairman Obey for his Service and Commitment to Enhancing America’s Leadership in Science and...

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Upon announcement that House Appropriations Committee Chairman David Obey (D-WI) will retire at the end of his current term in Congress, The Science Coalition issued…

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February 17, 2010

Universities Highlight Benefits of Stimulus Research Funding

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On the first anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) – the economic stimulus – the nation’s research universities today provided nearly 100…

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February 10, 2010

The Science Coalition Thanks Rep. Ehlers for his Service and Commitment to Enhancing America’s Leadership in Science and...

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Upon announcement today that Rep. Vernon Ehlers (R-MI), will retire at the end of his current term in Congress, The Science Coalition issued the following…

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February 2, 2010

The Science Coalition Lauds the President’s Commitment to Funding Research & Innovation in the FY11 Budget

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“The Science Coalition applauds President Obama for including strong funding for basic research in his proposed FY11 budget,” said Deborah Altenburg of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute…

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December 14, 2009

The Science Coalition Praises Chairman Gordon for his Decades of Service and Commitment to Enhancing America’s Leadership in...

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Upon announcement today that Rep. Bart Gordon (D-TN), Chairman of the House Science and Technology Committee, will not seek reelection to a 14th term in…

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November 17, 2009

Members of Congress, University Leaders, Scientists Launch ScienceWorksForUS

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Representatives of the nation’s leading public and private research universities, joined by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Members of Congress, today announced the launch of…

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September 29, 2009

Stimulus-Funded University Research Addressing Issues from Climate Change to Cancer, Creating Jobs and Training a New Generation of...

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The Association of American Universities (AAU), the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), and The Science Coalition (TSC) today released highlighted examples of the…

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September 21, 2009

Science Coalition Commends President’s “Strategy for Innovation”

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The Science Coalition (TSC) strongly supports President Barack Obama’s efforts to increase investment in basic research as a means to spur innovation and fuel the…

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September 16, 2009

The Science Coalition Honors Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA) for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Basic Research

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The Science Coalition today gave Congresswoman Anna Eshoo its “Champion of Science” award in recognition of her strong commitment and continued advocacy for basic research…

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September 9, 2009

Stimulus-Funded University Research Addressing Issues from Climate Change to Cancer, Creating Jobs and Training a New Generation of...

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Attached you will find a joint press release distributed today by The Science Coalition (TSC), the Association of American Universities (AAU) and Association of Public…

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July 30, 2009

Recovery Act-Funded Research Projects Aid Communities Across the Country – Money at work funding jobs, construction, education and...

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July 30, 2009

Recovery Act-Funded Research Projects Aid Communities Across the Country

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In the five months since passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), thousands of research-related awards have been made, supporting important…

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July 27, 2009

The Science Coalition Congratulates International Biology Olympiad Winners

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The Science Coalition, representing 46 of the nation’s leading public and private research universities, congratulates Team USA for its outstanding achievement at the International Biology…

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July 15, 2009

Press Release: On The 40th Anniversary Of The First Manned Moon Landing

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Forty years ago, on July 20, 1969, the United States achieved an historic first when Apollo 11 Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the…

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July 15, 2009

Full Summary: On The 40th Anniversary Of The First Manned Moon Landing

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Forty years ago, on July 20, 1969, the United States achieved an historic first when Apollo 11 Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the…

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April 29, 2009

House R&D Caucus and Science Association Leadership Link

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Science Leadership Link Science Research to Economic Recovery Representatives Rush Holt (D-NJ) and Judy Biggert (R-IL), Co-Chairs of the House Research and Development Caucus, joined with…

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April 28, 2009

Science Coalition Lauds President’s Commitment to Boost R&D Funding

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The Science Coalition (TSC) strongly supports President Barack Obama’s pledge to increase spending for research and development to more than 3 percent of the nation’s…

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February 11, 2009

Basic Research Critical to America’s Economic Recovery

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The Science Coalition (TSC) today urged Congress to move swiftly to pass economic recovery legislation that includes strong funding for key science agencies including the…

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February 11, 2009

TSC Local Economic Examples

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Federally funded, university-based basic research is an essential component of America’s economic recovery. As these examples show, basic research stimulates the economy, drives innovation and…

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January 31, 2009

The Science Coalition Honors Representative Brad Miller (D-NC) for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Basic Research

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The Science Coalition today gave Congressman Brad Miller its “Champion of Science” award in recognition of his strong commitment and continued advocacy for basic research…

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January 26, 2009

Basic Research is Integral to Economic Recovery and Revitalization

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Bill Andresen, President of the Science Coalition (TSC) issued the following statement today in response to the release by the Senate Appropriations Committee of highlights…

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January 15, 2009

The Science Coalition Applauds House Economic Stimulus Package Proposal, Notes Commitment to Innovation and Research

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The Science Coalition applauds the House for recognizing the vital need to include research funding in the economic stimulus and recovery efforts. Funding for targeted…

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December 18, 2008

Research and Innovation Essential to Economic Recovery

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The Science Coalition (TSC) today urged Congress and the incoming Obama Administration to include funding for research in legislation currently being developed to aid in…

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October 6, 2008

The Science Coalition’s “Ten Questions” for the Presidential Debate: Where do the candidates stand on expanding our nation’s...

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As the ongoing financial crisis has clearly illustrated, the top priority for the next President will be addressing the nation’s severe economic crisis. Believing that…

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September 27, 2008

Science sound investment

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It is critical that voters in Massachusetts and the nation understand where candidates stand on the issue of funding for research. What priority would they…

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September 17, 2008

Prominent Business, Academic and Scientific Groups Call on Next President to Invest in Basic Research and Make U.S....

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More than 70 business, higher education, and scientific organizations today released a petition to be delivered to both Presidential campaigns calling on the next President…

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September 11, 2008

Scientists Offer Next President Advice on Filling Science Posts

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A new report offers the presidential candidates some advice on filling key scientific and technological posts after the election. The report, jointly issued by the National…

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September 10, 2008

The Science Coalition Honors Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Basic Research

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The Science Coalition today gave Senator Charles Schumer its “Champion of Science” award in recognition of his strong and continued advocacy for basic research funding….

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June 26, 2008

TSC Honors Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Basic Research

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The Science Coalition today gave Senator Lamar Alexander its “Champion of Science” award in recognition of his strong and continued advocacy for basic research funding….

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April 28, 2008

Gaining ground on cancer

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IN 1971, President Nixon launched the War on Cancer, with the optimistic goal of defeating the disease in eight years with $100 million. More than…

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March 28, 2007

TSC Applauds Strong Commitment to Science Funding in FY 2008 House Budget Resolution

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The Science Coalition commends the strong affirmation of science funding in H.Con.Res.99, the House Budget Resolution. The resolution provides a $2 billion increase, $150 million…

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February 6, 2007

The Science Coalition Commends President Bush’s Commitment to Science Funding in FY 2008 Budget

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The Science Coalition today applauded President Bush’s continued commitment to spur new ideas and keep America competitive by significantly increasing funding for science research in…

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