There is a clear and present danger that seques­tra­tion will damage America’s pre-​​eminence in sci­en­tific research and higher edu­ca­tion over the long-​​term,” said North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Pres­i­dent Joseph Aoun. “Given the impact we already have seen, we urge the mem­bers of the House and Senate who are nego­ti­ating funding for FY2014 and beyond to end seques­tra­tion, enable invest­ments in sci­en­tific research and higher edu­ca­tion, and restore the div­i­dends these invest­ments pro­duce for our economy and society.”

 

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