1. Senator Gary Peters receives Champion of Science Award at UM

    Mark Rivett posted March 12, 2018
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    Senator Gary Peters

    The Science Coalition presented U.S. Senator Gary Peters, D-Mich., with its Champion of Science Award, recognizing his commitment to funding the basic research that keeps the United States and the state of Michigan at the forefront of scientific and medical discovery and technological innovation. Brittany Greeson | MLive.com(Brittany Greeson | MLive.com)

    ANN ARBOR, MI – The Science Coalition presented U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., with its Champion of Science Award on Monday, March 12, recognizing his commitment to funding research that keeps the U.S. and Michigan at the forefront of scientific and medical discovery and technological innovation.

    “Federal investments in basic science research are the cornerstone of our nation’s innovation economy, and I’ve been proud to champion stronger investments in research in the U.S. Senate,” Peters said. “I am honored to be recognized by The Science Coalition, the University of Michigan, and Wayne State University, and I look forward to continue working to maximize research opportunities and encourage scientific entrepreneurship for future generations.”

    Peters said the research conducted by universities in Michigan and across the country generate new technologies and advancements that will save lives and create jobs.

    Author: Martin Slagter

    mslagter@mlive.com