CGS sends Higher Education Priorities letter to Congress

This week, CGS sent a letter to Members of Congress regarding issues of importance to the association. Specifically, CGS called upon Members of the 117th Congress to support federal legislation and policies that improve access to graduate education, promote the United States as a global leader, and create a more equitable and prosperous society for all. Read more. 

Department of Energy Announces $1.5 Million for Research Development and Partnership Pilots

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced plans to provide $1.5 million in new grants to colleges and universities, that are underrepresented in DOE’s climate, Earth, and environmental science investments, to help provide technical assistance to build capacity and achieve the goal of broadening institutional participation. Read more. 

NSF: Data Collection on the Violation of Sexual Harassment Policies

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget to collect data on the violation of sexual harassment or other forms of harassment policies. Read more.

Recruiting International Students in a New Era

Inside Higher Ed and ETS have issued a new report titled “Recruiting International Students in a New Era”. The articles in the report explore the challenges facing colleges in recruiting talent abroad. Read more.

Language Resource Centers Program Application for New Awards

The Department of Education announced this week the application of new awards for the Language Resource Center Program (LRC). Read more.