As of January 19, the United States reached its statutory debt limit of $31.381 trillion. In response, the Department of Treasury has undertaken “extraordinary measures” to pay off debt held by the federal government, which will last until June 5, 2023. Read more.
What’s Happening in Washington: Capitol Hill, the White House, and Supreme Court
According to recent committee press releases Chairwoman Foxx will be focused on oversight of the federal government, including President Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan. Read more.
NSF Fall 2021 Survey Finds Increases in Graduate Students Studying Science and Engineering
On January 17, the National Science Foundation’s National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) released their Fall 2021 Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering. Read more.
Applications Open for Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program
This week the Department of Education issued a notice inviting applications for the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad program. The purpose of the program is to promote, improve, and develop the study of modern foreign languages and area studies in the United States. Read more.