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A new joint study by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the Russian Academy of Sciences is examining technical and strategic aspects of ballistic missile defense systems and options for cooperation between the two countries. The study committees held their first meeting last week. Learn more...
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A new National Research Council study will examine the effectiveness and coordination of U.S. programs – such as apprenticeship programs and technical education at community colleges -- to prepare Americans for technically oriented, skilled positions that don’t require a bachelor’s degree. The study will offer recommendations for improving the nation’s education and training system for these jobs. Learn more...
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An expert committee under the STS Program will conduct a study by using examples from metropolitan regions to understand how sustainability practices can contribute to the continued growth and regeneration of major metropolitan regions in the U.S. The first committee meeting was held on February 12. Learn more...
University Federal Research Regulations and Reporting Requirements
PGA’s Committee on Science, Technology, and Law and Board on Higher Education and Workforce will soon begin a study of federal regulations and reporting requirements directed at research universities. The committee will develop a new framework for regulations that addresses the needs of Congress, federal agencies, and the broader public while advancing to the greatest extent possible the missions of research universities. Learn more about the project
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Study Examines Ballistic Missile Defense
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New Study Will Assess U.S. Training System for Technical Jobs
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Pathways to Urban Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities
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New NAS Committee on University Federal Research Regulations and Reporting Requirements
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Federal Research Regulations and Reporting Requirements: A New Framework for Research Universities in the 21st Century Meeting
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