Office of Legislative & Public Affairs
The Office of Legislative and Public Affairs communicates to external audiences information
about the activities, programs, research results and policies of
the National Science Foundation. OLPA employs a wide variety of tools and techniques to engage the general public and selected audiences including Congress, the news media, state and local governments, other Federal agencies, and the research and education communities. More about OLPA
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OLPA is responsible for the following content on NSF's website:
About NSF Home
NSF at a Glance
Who We Are
What We Do
How We Work
NSF & CONGRESS
NSF & Congress Home
Hearings - Testimony and Summaries
Program Awards by State/District
NSF & Congress Toolkit
NSF Days Website
NSF & Congress Archive
Contact Congressional Affairs
For the News Media
News From the Field
Overviews of NSF Research
Discoveries (Research Results) Home
SPEECHES & LECTURES
Speeches & Lectures Home
Speeches by the NSF Director
Speeches by the NSF Deputy Director
Multimedia Gallery Home
Multimedia in the News
NSF Executive Staff
More (features including screensavers, slide shows)
Business & Industry
Other Federal Agencies
Directorate and Office Advisory Committees
A Timeline of NSF History, 1940s - 2010s
NSF Sensational 60 (for 60th anniversary)
Mosaic Magazine (online archive)
50th Anniversary Web Site
NOW SHOWING: FILM, TV, MUSEUMS & MORE
Now Showing Home
Classroom Resources Home
For Arctic & Antarctic
For Astronomy & Space
For Chemistry & Materials
For Earth & Environment
For People & Society
NSF FREE MOBILE APPS
You can download these apps free from the App Store on iTunes or from the Google Play Store.
Science360 for iPad and for Android tablets
Science360 Radio for iPhone/iPad and for Android.
OTHER WEBSITES MANAGED BY OLPA
Science360 News Service
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