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President Napolitano submits testimony to Congress on investing in research

University of California President Janet Napolitano submitted testimony yesterday (April 28) on behalf of the university to the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for a hearing entitled “Driving Innovation through Federal Investments.”

President Napolitano’s testimony highlights the critical role that UC and other research universities play in scientific discovery and the education of future generations.

“Through a strong partnership with the federal government, UC is educating the next generation workforce, advancing scientific breakthroughs in research, providing world-class medical training and generating economic growth through new jobs, start-up companies and spinoff industries,” Napolitano said in her testimony. “It is critical that our nation maintain its investments in education, scientific research and health care to ensure our nation’s economic prosperity continues to grow.”

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