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Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce $500,000 in Grant Funding to UNR for Research into Advanced Manufacturing Competitiveness

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement applauding a grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) to the University of Nevada, Reno, to be used for research into innovative advanced manufacturing development.
 
“With advanced manufacturing jobs on the rise in our state and around the country, it is critical that Nevada help lead the way into new cutting edge technologies and methods of manufacturing,” said the...

During CES Week, Rosen Announces Slate of New Endorsements for Bipartisan Bill to Support Computer Science Educators

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen released the following statement announcing a slate of new endorsements for her bipartisan, bicameral Teacher Education for Computer Science Act (Teach CS Act), legislation that would support teacher training in computer science at institutes of higher education and enable teachers to educate K-12 students in computer science. Senator Rosen and Senators Roger Wicker, Maggie Hassan, and Mitt Romney introduced this bill during Computer Science...

Rosen Launches “Tech Time With Senator Jacky Rosen” Web Series

Watch The Premier Episode of “Tech Time With Senator Jacky Rosen” Here.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation, and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, announced the launch of “Tech Time With Jacky Rosen,” an informational series of web videos where Senator Rosen explains different aspects of modern technology.

BACKGROUND: Before coming to Congress, Senator Rosen worked as a...

Rosen Highlights 2019 Nevada Women in STEM Honorees, Encourages Submissions for Candidates for 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement highlighting last year’s Nevada Women in STEM honorees, women role-models who are making progress in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.
 
“I’m proud to highlight these incredible, barrier-breaking women who are making strides in the fields of STEM,” said Senator Rosen. “Having female role models succeed in science and tech gives young women the opportunity to see future success in...

Rosen’s Bipartisan Building Blocks of STEM Act Signed Into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation, and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, announced that her bipartisan Building Blocks of STEM Act has been signed into law by the President. Rosen introduced the bill with Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) earlier this year.
 
“I couldn’t be prouder that this bipartisan piece of legislation that I’ve introduced is now law” said Senator...

Rosen, Wicker, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Support Computer Science Educators

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) were joined by Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Mitt Romney (R-UT) in introducing the bipartisan, bicameral Teacher Education for Computer Science Act (Teach CS Act), legislation that would support teacher training and schools in educating students in the area of computer science. The Senators introduced this bill during Computer Science Education Week, which is observed each year during the week of December 9th,...

During Computer Science Education Week, Rosen Announces Donation of 25 Computers to Nevada Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation, and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), released the following statement announcing her donation of twenty-five computers to five Nevada schools. 
 
“It’s important that we work to provide our children with the tools they need to thrive in an increasingly technological world,” said Senator Rosen. “I’m proud to take part in this...

Rosen Releases Statement Celebrating Computer Science Education Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation, and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), released the following statement celebrating Computer Science Education Week, which is observed each year during the week of December 9th, to raise awareness about and encourage students to explore computer science. 

“Before coming to Congress I worked as a computer programmer,” said...

Rosen’s Bipartisan Building Blocks of STEM Act Passes House, Heads to President’s Desk to be Signed into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during National Computer Science Education Week, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation, released the following statement announcing that her bipartisan Building Blocks of STEM Act has passed the United States House of Representatives, and is now headed to the President’s desk to be signed into law.
 
“I’m glad to see that the legislation I’ve introduced is now one step closer to being signed into law,” said...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Applaud Over $500,000 in NSF Grant Awarded to University of Nevada Reno

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the National Science Foundation (NSF) for awarding a grant totaling $505,294.00 to the University of Nevada Reno (UNR) to improve air quality modeling and better address the threat of wildfires in the Western United States.
 
“Nevada is constantly on guard against the threat that wildfires pose to our state,” said the Senators. “We applaud NSF for awarding this...