04.16.2018

Join us for FedByScience launch - April 18th

Join us for FedByScience launch - April 18th

In celebration of the FedByScience launch, please join us for Congressional briefings on Wednesday, April 18th —- Senate: Breakfast and House: Snacks.

FedByScience is a collaborative communications initiative to raise the visibility of the value of public investments in food and agricultural research. Participating universities are joining together to tell stories of compelling research with a goal of increasing funding for the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (capacity, extension, and competitive) as well as state-level research.  FedByScience is directed by its Advisory Committee. SoAR organizes FedByScience.

Please join us:

  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am: Breakfast - Senate Visitor Center, Room 201
  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Snack - 2203 Rayburn House Office Building

Presenters

  • Ronnie Green, Chancellor, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
  • Alan Leshner, Chief Executive Officer Emeritus, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Lisa Schulte Moore, Professor, Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Iowa Sta

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