Media Advisory 06-002
National Science Foundation FY 2007 Budget Overview to Be Held Feb. 6
February 1, 2006
National Science Foundation Director Arden L. Bement, Jr., will present the foundation's fiscal 2007 budget proposal. NSF assistant directors will be available in designated locations to discuss details of their specific programs following the director's presentation. Locations will be announced at the event.
||Monday, Feb. 6, 2006
||National Science Foundation
||4201 Wilson Blvd.
||Arlington, VA 22230
||Orange Line, Ballston
Rochelle Spicer-Monroe, National Science Foundation (703) 292-7753 firstname.lastname@example.org
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