federal funding

(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Smithsonian’s Federal Funds Increasing by $14.5M

The Smithsonian Institution’s federal funding is increasing by $14.5 million in the 2015 fiscal year under legislation passed this month by Congress.


Chesapeake Bay. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

UMd. Studies Hormones in Chesapeake Tributaries

University of Maryland researchers are getting federal funds to study the concentration and effects of hormone pollution in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.


Photo Credit Thinkstock

U.S. Grants Aimed at Assisting Va. Schools, Students

More than $13 million in federal funding is headed to Virginia to improve mental health services for students and to expand school safety programs.


Florida Hospital Tunes In To Obama's Health Care Speech To Congress

Va. House, Senate Unveil Competing Budgets

The Virginia House and Senate continue to disagree on whether to accept federal funding to expanding health insurance coverage to lower income Virginians.


(Photo credit  MAURICIO LIMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Set To Announce Federal Initiative To Map The Human Brain

President Obama has announced a broad new research initiative to map and explore the human brain.


Research in lab. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study: Funding For Research Universities In Freefall

They’re the pride and backbone of American higher education, doing essential research and educating en masse the next generations of scientists and engineers.