Dominique Stump

USAID, Romanian Foreign Affairs Ministry Endorse Agreement to Strengthen Bilateral Development Cooperation

The U.S. Agency for International Development and Romania’s foreign ministry have entered into an agreement to promote development cooperation between the U.S. and Romania. USAID said Wednesday the agreement seeks to enhance U.S.-Romanian collaboration in agendas such as democracy, local governance, health, education, civil society and the European Union regional integration. USAID Associate Administrator Eric Postel …

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Obama to Nominate Thomas Atkin, Daniel Feehan for DoD Asst. Secretary Posts

President Barack Obama plans to nominate Thomas Atkin, a former Raytheon homeland security programs director, and Daniel Feehan, a former White House fellow in the Pentagon, for new positions within the Defense Department. Obama will nominate Atkin as assistant secretary of defense for homeland defense and Feehan as assistant secretary of defense for readiness, the White House …

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NGA Unveils New Geospatial Research Office in Reorg, Focus Shift

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has established a new internal organization that will serve to support geospatial research among national laboratories, commercial businesses and universities as part of an NGA-wide restructuring initiative. NGA started the new office to advance the agency’s research activities and provide other agencies in the intelligence community access to new technologies and other …

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NIH Selects UW-Madison’s Patricia Brennan as Director of National Library of Medicine

Patricia Flatley Brennan, a professor at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, has been appointed by National Institutes of Heath Director Francis Collins as the new director of the National Library of Medicine effective August. “Patti brings her incredible experience of having cared for patients as a practicing nurse, improved the lives of home-bound patients …

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