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.
OLPA consists of: the Business Operations Branch, the Government Affairs Branch, the Public/Media Affairs Branch, the Creative Services Branch, and the History Branch.
If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions about web pages managed by OLPA, please contact the webmaster.
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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 Days Website
NSF & Congress Archive
Contact Congressional Affairs
News, Discoveries, Impacts and More
For the News Media
News From the Field
OLPA News Archive
Understanding NSF Research
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
In Their Own Words: NSF and NSB Leaders
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
Other Website Information
If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions concerning these web pages, please contact email@example.com.