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(Washington, DC) – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas released a statement today on the appointment of Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier as Acting Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Droegemeier is taking over from Dr. France Córdova whose term has ended. Droegemeier will continue to serve as the Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) during this time as the Senate considers the nomination of Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan to lead NSF.
House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas shared a statement honoring Katherine Johnson, who passed away today.
The Securing American Leadership in Science and Technology Act addresses both international competitiveness and climate change by doubling basic research over ten years and prioritizing world-class research infrastructure, a skilled STEM workforce, and a focus on critical technologies.
Today, the House of Representatives passed two bipartisan Science Committee bills: H.R. 4704, the Advancing Research to Prevent Suicide Act and S.153, the Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act.
To direct the National Science Foundation to support STEM education research focused on early childhood.
S. 737 Signed into Law
To direct Federal science agencies and the Office of Science and Technology Policy to undertake activities to improve the quality of undergraduate STEM education and enhance the research capacity at the Nation’s HBCUs, TCUs, and MSIs