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October 4, 2018

A Look Back at the March for Science S|GNS summit

Authorship of this guest post is credited to Robby Goldman, who is a second year PhD student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, in the Department of Geology. Robby’s research focuses on how stresses within volcanic systems influence the movement of magma and location of eruptions. How can scientists and science enthusiasts become more effective science advocates? Answering this question is the central goal of the “Advocacy Committee” that I …

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February 13, 2018

President’s FY19 Request Proposes Continued Cuts to Science

On 12 February 2018, the Trump Administration released the FY19 Budget Proposal, outlining their priorities for the upcoming fiscal year. Similar to last year, the budget outlined several drastic cuts to science. This year’s budget proposal is quite unique, however, because Congress has not yet finished negotiations for final FY18 spending levels. As we reported last week, Congress passed a topline budget deal on 9 February that lifted the FY18 …

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August 23, 2017

Q&A with Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum, Research Physical Scientist at NASA Goddard 

  Women’s Equality Day is August 26th! To celebrate, AGU will be highlighting several prominent women working in Earth and space science. We’ll be posting Q&A’s on The Bridge and to our various social media platforms including Twitter and Instagram!  Today’s featured scientist is Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum. Dr. Kirschbaum is a Research Physical Scientist in the Hydrological Sciences Lab at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. She received her M.S. and …

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District Days Series: “Is There a Future for Science in America?”

This Bridge post is a part of AGU’s District Days Series. Throughout August, Members of Congress will be back in their home states and districts meeting with constituents. As a part of August recess, The Bridge will highlight voices of AGU members that have been engaged with their legislators both in DC and back at home. Check back with us next Wednesday to hear more stories of AGU members standing …

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August 16, 2017

District Days Series: Have You Talked to your Legislators about Science?

This Bridge post is a part of AGU’s District Days Series. Throughout August, Members of Congress will be back in their home states and districts meeting with constituents. As a part of August recess, The Bridge will highlight voices of AGU members that have been engaged with their legislators both in DC and back at home. Check back with us next Wednesday to hear more stories of AGU members standing …

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August 9, 2017

District Days Series: My Experience Having my Congressman Visit my Laboratory

This Bridge post is a part of AGU’s District Days Series. Throughout August, Members of Congress will be back in their home states and districts meeting with constituents. As a part of August recess, The Bridge will highlight voices of AGU members that have been engaged with their legislators both in DC and back at home. Check back with us next Wednesday to hear more stories of AGU members standing …

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August 2, 2017

District Days Series: Lab Coats and Lobbyists – Your Role in Advancing Science

This Bridge post is a part of AGU’s District Days Series. Throughout August, Members of Congress will be back in their home states and districts meeting with constituents. As a part of August recess, The Bridge will highlight voices of AGU members that have been engaged with their legislators both in DC and back at home. Check back with us next Wednesday to hear more stories of AGU members standing …

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July 26, 2017

District Days Series: Blame Congress? Try Reaching Out First

This Bridge post is a part of AGU’s District Days Series. Throughout August, Members of Congress will be back in their home states and districts meeting with constituents. As a part of August recess, The Bridge will highlight voices of AGU members that have been engaged with their legislators both in DC and back at home. Check back with us next Wednesday to hear more stories of AGU members standing …

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July 19, 2017

District Days Series: August is Coming!

It’s that time of year again. Winter August is coming! Throughout next month (also known as “August Recess”), members of Congress will be home in their state and district offices to host events at home and meet with constituents to talk about their priorities. This is a prime time for you to meet with your legislators and tell them about the value of science to your local community. We know …

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May 31, 2017

USGS Sees 15% cut in President’s FY18 Request

USGS’ topline budget saw a 15% cut in President Trump’s FY18 budget request, which would fund the agency at $922.2 million. Large Cuts to USGS Climate Programs The largest cut came out of the Land Resources mission area, which also received a title change from its previous name, “Climate and Land Use Change”. According to a USGS press release, this name change reflects the mission area’s “actual problem-solving focus on …

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