Colleges Hold Out Hope of Avoiding Steep Cuts in Funds

Will Owens, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Jian Liu, a professor at the U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, says he will have to lay off a technician and a graduate student if his research money from the National Institutes of Health is cut.
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Deep federal spending cuts that both Democrats and Republicans had hoped to avoid were set into motion March 1, as Congress failed to act in time to prevent or postpone the reductions. The $85-billion cut to the federal budget, known as...

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