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Chinese infiltration of US colleges results in massive theft of our research

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The coronavirus pandemic is just the latest chapter in the story of Chinese dishonesty and propaganda – but there is a different disease silently creeping through American society: China’s mass infiltration and theft of American research at our colleges and universities. America’s higher education system has long been regarded as a beacon of learning, creativity and academic excellence. Our colleg...

Waltz Announces $25 Million in Higher Education Funding via CARES Act

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DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – On Friday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) announced five higher education institutions in Florida’s Sixth Congressional District have received $25 million in grants from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Every college student deserves a shot at a great education but unfortunately, the coronavirus pandemic ha...

House Unanimously Passes Waltz Bill to Improve Minority Stem Opportunities

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Tags: Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill by Reps. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) and Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) to improve STEM participation and opportunities for students at minority-serving institutions (MSIs). H.R. 4372, the MSI STEM Achievement Act, would increase capacity for students in STEM curricula, encourage partnerships with industry and fe...

Waltz Introduces Legislation Leveraging University Research to Preserve Florida’s Coasts

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On Thursday, U.S. Reps. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) and Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) introduced legislation to sustain Florida’s coasts through research and education at public higher education institutions. H.R. 5102, the Coastal Resilience Research and Education Act, would provide the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the authority to designate public universities and colleges as Nat...

House Committee Unanimously Passes Waltz Bill to Improve STEM Opportunities for Minorities

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On Wednesday, the U.S. House Science, Space and Technology Committee unanimously passed a bill by Reps. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) and Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) to improve STEM participation and opportunities for students at minority-serving institutions. H.R. 4372, the MSI STEM Achievement Act, would increase capacity for students in STEM curricula, encourage partnerships with industry and fede...

Reps. Waltz, Johnson Introduce Bill to Improve STEM Opportunities for Minorities

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Tags: Education

On Wednesday, U.S. Reps. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) and U.S. House Science, Space and Technology Committee Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) introduced a bill to improve participation in STEM at minority-serving institutions (MSIs) by increasing capacity for students in STEM curricula, encouraging partnerships with industry and federal laboratories and establishing a liaison for MSIs within t...

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