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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Hurricane Irma and ASTC Members

  Updated Saturday, September 16 Fewer than two weeks after Hurricane Harvey hurtled into Houston and the surrounding region, Hurricane Irma is pounding the Caribbean and marching up Florida. ASTC is in touch with some member institution in the region, though many are now without power, phone lines, or mobile phones. Most institutions prepared for... Read More

Science and Museum Programs Advance in U.S. Senate

On Thursday, September 7, the U.S. Senate’s Appropriations Committee voted for funding bills that advance many science and museum programs for the 2018 fiscal year that begins on October 1, rejecting the Administration’s proposals for drastic cuts and eliminations. While this is just one step in a complex, ongoing process supported by the advocacy efforts of... Read More