Robust support for federal student aid is key to strengthening the nation’s skilled workforce, innovative capacity, and economic competitiveness. The federal government has long played a pivotal role in ensuring individuals from all backgrounds are able to pursue their postsecondary education goals…
For over 60 years, NASA has captivated the public with accomplishments that have revolutionized our understanding of space sciences, the life sciences, and aeronautics, and have led to new technologies that will enable space travel beyond low-Earth orbit and scientific discoveries.
The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science is critical to advancing U.S. science and energy frontiers. DOE is the leading source of federal investment in basic physical science research, providing nearly 47 percent of total funding.
To provide quick, easy-to-use information on the role of U.S. research universities in conducting basic research, AAU has published a new data and policy brief, Basic Scientific and Engineering Research at Universities.