As lawmakers consider measures related to securing federally funded research data and intellectual property, it is important to understand the current state of play for research security in the country to avoid new requirements that are duplicative, unnecessary, or counterproductive
AAU President Barbara R. Snyder sent a letter to the leadership of the House and Senate Education and Labor Committees expressing concern “with the potential adverse consequences of the new Higher Education Act (HEA) Section 124 reporting requirement created by Section 6124(b) of S. 1260, the U.S.…
AAU joined 79 other organizations in resending a letter to House and Senate leaders of the appropriations subcommittees on energy and water to request a one-time appropriation of $31.5 million to establish the Foundation for Energy Security and Innovation at the Department of Energy.
AAU joined ACE and 20 higher education associations in a letter to Congress outlining priorities for provisions related to STEM education and scientific research and innovation in the America Creating Opportunities for Manufacturing, Pre-Eminence in Technology, and Economic Strength (COMPETES) Act…
President Snyder sent a letter to House and Senate leaders outlining priorities for several key provisions that Congress is discussing as part of the conference process for the Senate-passed USICA and the House-passed America COMPETES Act.
AAU has joined in endorsing a letter sent by ACE in responding to a U.S. Department of Justice Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking the clarification and modernization of the implementing regulations for the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 (FARA).
This week's newsletter features updates about an AAU letter urging Congress to pass FY22 appropriations and Build Back Better Act provisions crucial to our nation's health, competitiveness, and security; DHS's reestablishment of the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council; and more.
New guidance from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to federal agencies on implementing National Security Presidential Memorandum 33 (NSPM-33) is encouraging for America’s scientific research enterprise