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This edition of the Weekly Wrap-up features AAU's filing of an amicus brief on the U.S. travel ban, TFAI's letter to new OMB Director Mick Mulvaney on the importance of scientific research, and AAU's awarding of grants to 12 universities to support STEM education.


The Task Force urges OMB Director Mick Mulvaney to make basic scientific research a priority in the FY18 budget. 


The Association of American Universities (AAU) today filed an amicus curiae brief in the case of Darweesh v. Trump that details the impact of President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travel from seven countries on universities and their students and faculty, and on higher education and research nationwide.

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