February 3, 2006
The National Science Board (NSB) will hold its 390th meeting on Feb. 10 at the University Memorial Center (UMC) of the University of Colorado, Boulder. This is one of NSB's regular meetings related to general national science and engineering policy issues of interest and specific NSF activities.
Media representatives are invited to attend all open sessions, subject to provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act. The full meeting agenda is available at http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/meetings/2006/0210/
Highlights of open sessions include:
Friday, Feb. 10 (11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Eastern time)
In addition, NSB will hold two other public events that week. More information about these events is located at http://www.nsf.gov/nsb.Tuesday, Feb. 7 (10:00 a.m.-7:15 p.m. Eastern time)
Friday, Feb. 10 (2:30 p.m. Eastern time)
Please register for the Webcast at https://stemcommissionfebruary.on.raindance.com/confmgrevent_register.jsp?eventld=7231&invitationld=38293
Leslie Fink, National Science Foundation, (703) 292-5395, email@example.com
Jean Pomeroy, National Science Board, (703) 292-7000, firstname.lastname@example.org
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2016, its budget is $7.5 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 48,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards. NSF also awards about $626 million in professional and service contracts yearly.
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