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Government Shutdown delays work by Jamie Rowen

Last fall, Legal Studies professor, Jamie Rowen, was awarded a $500,000, 5-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to research and write a book about veterans in the criminal justice system. Funding was to begin in early February, but since the shutdown, Rowen's and others' grants have not been processed on schedule, resulting in a major delay in her work schedule. Read more about her work, the grant, and the government's shutdown on the American scientific enterprise in the Huffington Post