Tim McKay, professor of physics, astronomy, and education, and director of the LSA Honors Program, speaks with National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France Córdova during an event Tuesday in Washington, D.C., organized by the Coalition for National Science Funding. At the event, Professor McKay discussed his science, technology, engineering and mathematics education projects, which receive funding from the NSF. He also met with congressional aides about the importance of investing in NSF research and education programs.