Mathematical Digest

Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

"Money for Science Makes a Comeback," by Patrick Healy. Boston Globe,19 September 2000.

Harvard mathematics professor and former AMS president, Arthur Jaffe, providesthe lead for this article's opening, "Can we get Arthur Jaffe into thatDomenici meeting?" The article concerns the Science Coalition---a collection of62 universities that lobbies to increase research funds for agencies such asthe National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health and theDepartment of Energy---and the efforts of its members on Capitol Hill duringScience Day 2000.

--- Michael Breen