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Federal Council for Science and Technology, 1969 - 251 pages

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Page 216 - Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country!
Page 133 - ... that the moneys so invested shall constitute a perpetual fund, the capital of which shall remain forever undiminished, (except so far as may be provided in section fifth of this act.) and the interest of which shall be inviolably appropriated, by each State which may take and claim the benefit of this act, to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least 48 one college where the leading object shall be.
Page 103 - The strength of the research and development programs of the major agencies, and hence their ability to meet national needs, depends heavily upon the total strength of our university system. Research supported to further agency missions should be administered not only with a view to producing specific results, but also with a view to strengthening academic institutions and increasing the number of institutions capable of performing research of high quality.
Page 104 - All Federal agencies with substantial research and development programs have an interest and need to develop academic capabilities for research and scientific education as a part of their research missions.
Page 2 - That facilities for study and research in the Government departments, the Library of Congress, the National Museum, the Zoological Park, the Bureau of Ethnology, the Fish Commission, the Botanic Gardens; and similar institutions hereafter established shall be afforded to scientific investigators and to duly qualified individuals, students, and graduates of institutions of learning in the several States and Territories...
Page 2 - ... of this proposal for an advanced study center as a kind of rounding out of this sort of tradition. I might point out that in 1898, a committee of college presidents and Government scientists approached the Smithsonian, to promote what they called "an effective plan by which graduates of the college and other qualified persons should be guided by the Smithsonian Institution in advancing studies and research in connection with the facilities presented by the Government bureaus in Washington.
Page 199 - Sponsored by the Education Departments of the College of William and Mary, the University of Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Virginia State College, and the Research Service of the State Department of Education.
Page 201 - ... Contract with NASA, beginning in 1959. 2. Description and Purpose of Program; The purposes of the Associateship Program are: (1) To provide postdoctoral investigators of unusual ability and promise an opportunity for experience in basic and applied research in space-related sciences. (2) To enhance the exchange of scientific knowledge with other countries in the free world through the participation of non-US nationals.
Page 201 - Literacy, the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences, and the...

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