Media Advisory 05-022

National Science Board to Meet Nov. 30 - Dec.1

November 25, 2005

The National Science Board (NSB) will hold its 389thmeeting Nov. 30-Dec.1 at the National Science Foundation (NSF) headquarters, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va.  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

Highlights of open sessions include:

Nov. 30
  • Committee on Programs and Plans, 1:15-3:00 p.m., room 1235 (hurricane science and engineering)
Dec. 1

Visitors to the sessions should register at the security desk, 9th & Stuart Streets entrance.  Directions are posted at


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Media Contacts
Fink Leslie, NSF, (703) 292-5395,

Program Contacts
Jean Pomeroy, NSB, (703) 292-7000,

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) 2017, 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.

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