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ASU STEM Initiative Named 'Best Emerging Partnership'

June 5, 2009

John Thieken with students A National Science Foundation-sponsored project driven by Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Institute and Graduate School of Education recently won the 2009 Arizona Business and Education Coalition "Best Practices" in Business-Education Award for the Best Emerging Partnership. Directed by Tirupalavanam Ganesh, the institute was recognized for its "Powering our Future: Renewable Energy Summer Internship" program. Full Story

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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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