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MONDAY: EPA, NASA Administrators to Discuss Science, Engineering Education at Howard University

Release Date: 04/23/2010
Contact Information: EPA Press Office , Press@epa.gov

WASHINGTON – NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will meet with Howard University and Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science (MS) students to discuss the importance of science and engineering education at 9 am on Monday, April 26.

The two administrators will also sign a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to promote collaboration between NASA and EPA for cooperation in environmental and Earth sciences and environmental management applications. This is a renewal of a broad MOA to promote collaboration between NASA and EPA to improve environmental and Earth science research, technology, environmental management, and the application of Earth science data, models and technology in environmental decision-making.

WHO: Lisa P. Jackson, EPA Administrator
Charles Bolden, NASA Administrator

          Paul Anastas, EPA Science Advisor and Office of Research and Development Assistant Administrator

WHAT: Meeting with students at Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science (MS) and Howard University and signing of MOA

WHEN: Monday, April 26, 2010, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Eastern

WHERE: Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science (MS)
405 Howard Place, N.W., Washington, D.C.

(Directly on the main campus of Howard University)