By Penny Riggs, ASAS Public Policy Committee
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has released a report that details the impact of the shortfall of U.S. federal research funding. The report adds another voice to the resounding chorus of alarm over the decline in U.S. federal research funding, relative to other countries. Read more
On May 8, 2015 the ASAS Public Policy Committee submitted comments regarding the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services. As a committee we felt strongly that these guidelines were written on misinformation and incomplete facts. Read more
May 21, 2015 - If you are unable to attend Innovate 2015, you can still join us virtually!
The theme of this year’s program, to be held May 31-June 2 in Braselton, Ga., is “Innovations in Education: An Animal Science Curriculum for the 21st Century.” Register for the Innovate 2015 Virtual Meeting here. Registration for the virtual meeting is $450.
Please see the final program for more information, including the full schedule of events and speaker bios.