Congress Passes Short-term Continuing Resolution

To avoid a federal government shutdown on October 1, 2022, Congress passed H.R. 6833, the Continuing Appropriations and Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2023. This continuing resolution (CR) would fund the government through December 16, 2022. Read more.

CGS and Science Community Call for $8.1 Billion for DOE-Office of Science

The Energy Sciences Coalition recently sent a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to encourage an appropriation of at least $8.1 billion in Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 for the Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Read more

UPDATE: Student Debt Relief Plan

Earlier this week, the Department of Education released updated FAQs for the Administration’s Student Debt Relief Plan. The FAQs can be found here. Read more 

Dr. Arati Prabhakar Confirmed as OSTP Director

By a vote of 56-40, the Senate confirmed Dr. Arati Prabhakar to be the next Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). Dr. Prabhakar is the first woman and person of color to be confirmed by the Senate to lead the OSTP. Read more

Analysis of Earned Doctorates by American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences released new analysis of the Survey of Earned Doctorates. The survey is an annual census conducted since 1957 of individuals receiving a research doctorate at an accredited U.S. institution. Read more

Request for Information: Designation as Eligible Institutions Under Titles III, V, and VII Programs

The Department of Education recently released a federal register notice requesting information collected for the Secretary to determine eligibility for funding under Titles III, V, and VII of the Higher Education Act. Read more