Scholars and Aid Officers Brace for Looming Budget Cuts

Matt McLoone for The Chronicle

Francis Collins (center, standing), director of the National Institutes of Health, discusses the potential impact of forced budget cuts on medical research with Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, Democrat of Maryland.
February 25, 2013

With only days remaining till steep federal spending cuts take effect, colleges and students are bracing for painful reductions in research, student-aid, and job-training programs. Some researchers say federal grant making has slowed already, as the…

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