March 16, 2020 / Foreign Influence, Government Activity

Foreign Gifts to U.S. Colleges and Universities: Why They Matter

From Inside Higher Ed.: The generosity of donors who are not even resident in this country yet who choose to support our colleges and universities should be celebrated, argues Sue Cunningham.
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December 18, 2019 / China, Government Activity

U.S. Finalizing Rules To Limit Sensitive Tech Exports To China, Others

From Reuters: The Trump administration is finalizing a set of narrow rules to limit exports of sophisticated technology to adversaries like China, a document seen by Reuters shows, in a boon to U.S. industry that feared a much tougher crackdown on sales abroad.
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December 16, 2019 / Foreign Influence, Government Activity

Congress Creates Two New Bodies To Tackle Foreign Influence On U.S. Research

From Science: As part of the 2020 NDAA, Congress set to establish two new high-level bodies aimed at preventing foreign governments from unfairly exploiting the U.S. research enterprise.
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December 16, 2019 / Deemed Exports, Foreign Influence, Fundamental Research, Government Activity

Keep US Research Open Amid Threat From China, Says Elite JASON Group

From Nature: Report says that US science agencies should strengthen and coordinate their conflict-of-interest policies.
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