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  • Norton's Woods Conference Center - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Dædalus Journal of the Academy Bulletin Magazine of the Academy Books Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Norton s Woods Conference Center Norton s Woods Conference Center at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences offers a unique experience for retreats corporate meetings and celebratory dinners Conveniently located in the heart of Cambridge on a five and a half acre wooded site Norton s Woods offers privacy as well as the perfect setting for any special event The conference facility offers Wi Fi throughout and includes executive meeting rooms equipped with high quality AV and a 225 seat Auditorium The Atrium and Hearth are ideal for receptions offering guests private access to Academy exhibits Overlooking the gardens at Norton s Woods the dining rooms offer ample opportunity for intimate dinners large or small The gourmet food served at Norton s Woods prepared by

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  • Employment Opportunities
    and Technology Global Security and International Affairs American Institutions and the Public Good Publications Overview Dædalus Journal of the Academy Bulletin Magazine of the Academy Books Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Employment Opportunities The American Academy of Arts and Sciences founded in 1780 is one of the country s oldest and most prestigious scholarly organizations The Academy is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems For information about Academy Fellowships please visit https www amacad org content about about aspx d 103 Position Description 2016 Events Coordinator Membership Research Assistant Part Time Internship Program Director for Humanities Arts Education and American Institutions Our Projects Academy projects develop new knowledge and concrete recommendations that influence both scholarship and policy making Learn more Our Members Academy Members include more than 200 Nobel Prize laureates and 100 Pulitzer

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  • Projects - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Projects Timely research and publications are central to the Academy s mission to promote useful knowledge and advance the public good As an independent research center the Academy is known for multidisciplinary nonpartisan research that provides pragmatic solutions for complex challenges Drawing from every field of research and professional practice the Academy brings together scholars artists policy makers business leaders and other experts to examine the most pressing problems facing our world Often the Academy s influential studies help pioneer new fields that transcend disciplinary boundaries Active outreach efforts ensure that Academy findings and proposals reach policy makers and leaders in government higher education business and philanthropy The Academy shares its research and recommendations through publications meetings and events and domestic and international policy forums The Academy conducts projects in four areas The Humanities Arts and Education Advocating for the humanities and arts in America and strengthening our education system Science Engineering and Technology Examining how new scientific knowledge and technological change can enhance U S productivity and public well being Global Security and International Affairs Advancing multilateral measures to promote a safer more secure world and to ensure a sustainable energy future American Institutions and the Public Good Fostering good citizenship and a civil society and proposing innovative solutions for critical social problems Project Areas The Humanities Arts and Education Science Engineering and Technology Global Security and International Affairs American Institutions and the Public Good Considerations for Selecting Academy Studies Project Publications Academy projects often generate publications from

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  • and occupations of humanities majors Among the key findings The gender gap i More Looking Beyond Earnings as a Measure of the Humanities At a time of rising college debt and efforts to assign value to a college education in dollars the humanities often find themselves on the defensive In an effort to clarify these i More Rediscovering the Vitality of the Humanities Not for Profit Sector Most Americans have been touched by private not for profit humanities organizations either knowingly or unknowingly If an American has enjoyed a Fourth of July parade sponsored by More Are Certifications and Degrees Sufficient Measures of Teacher Qualification After the Humanities Indicators released reports on teacher qualifications at the middle and high school levels last week responses on social media and the blogosphere tended to tak More What Do Changes in the Intended Majors of College Bound Seniors Portend for the Humanities Worries about the declining number of college students majoring in the humanities have become a recurring theme in recent articles and reports from several four year institutions 1 T More A Check up on the Health of the Humanities in Higher Education The health of the humanities in higher education has been a topic of considerable discussion since the Academy issued The Heart of the Matter in 2013 To provide some cont More A Question for Study What Are the Humanities Good For On November 14 2014 in Washington DC the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in partnership with Phi Beta Kappa and the National Humanities Alliance convened twenty three exp More Danger Signs for the Academic Job Market in Humanities Each year PhD candidates and others interested in the academic job market closely examine the employment ads posted with the scholarly societies to assess job prospects and draw bro

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  • The Humanities, Arts, and Education - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Humanities Arts and Education Throughout its history the Academy has advocated for the humanities arts and education in American society Today the Academy conducts research and develops policy recommendations to strengthen our education system to advance the humanities in academic scholarship and in the workforce and to support the arts This work also examines public perceptions of these fields of study and their broader impact on the nation The Academy brings together scholars artists and leaders from both the public and private sectors to consider ways to strengthen the humanities arts and education By working with colleges and universities learned societies libraries state humanities councils museums industry and government the Academy seeks to advance the humanities arts and education as prerequisites for a functioning democracy Oversight Committee Advisors Rolena Adorno Yale University Robert M Berdahl formerly Association of American Universities Norman M Bradburn National Opinion Research Center University of Chicago Denis Donoghue New York University Gerald Early Washington University in St Louis Carol Gluck Columbia University Anthony Grafton Princeton University Francis C Oakley Williams College Carl H Pforzheimer III Carl H Pforzheimer and Co Patricia Meyer Spacks University of Virginia Explore Our Projects in the Humanities Arts and Education Review our projects in the Humanities Arts and Sciences from the 1950s through today For a full listing visit our project page Projects Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education Drawing upon expertise from national leaders to project future needs of the nation s undergraduate education system to benefit all students Commission on Language Learning Initiating a national conversation about

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  • Science, Engineering, and Technology - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Science Engineering and Technology Academy projects in Science Engineering and Technology explore how best to employ science and technology to enhance the human condition Activities focus on increasing public understanding of current research and technological change and on helping society adapt effectively and make meaningful use of new scientific knowledge Drawing on the expertise of scientists humanists social scientists legal professionals and others the Academy analyzes the impact of advances in science and technology and develops policy recommendations to ensure the sustainability of the nation s research enterprise Areas of interest include U S productivity in science and technology the evolution of the Internet and its influence on social norms and institutions and public understanding of and trust in science and medicine Projects within this research area are conducted under the guidance of the Science Engineering and Technology Initiative and its Oversight Committee Oversight Committee Chair Neal Lane Rice University Advisors Norman R Augustine Lockheed Martin Corporation ret John E Bryson formerly U S Department of Commerce formerly Edison International Claude Canizares Massachusetts Institute of Technology Thomas R Cech University of Colorado at Boulder formerly Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gerald Fischbach Simons Foundation Marye Anne Fox University of California San Diego John L Hennessy Stanford University Richard A Meserve Covington Burling LLP formerly Carnegie Institution for Science C D Mote Jr National Academy of Engineering University of Maryland Explore Our Projects in Science Engineering and Technology You can review the Academy s projects from the 1950s through today For a full listing visit our project page Projects New Models for U S Science and Technology Policy Studying how the nation can

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  • Global Security and International Affairs - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Global Security and International Affairs The Academy is advancing multilateral measures to promote a safer more secure world and to help ensure a sustainable energy future With the involvement of experts from academia government agencies and industry the Academy explores how the international community can devise cooperative structures that use existing knowledge lessons learned and new research to develop manage and share effective policies for energy and security Projects within the Global Security and International Affairs research area are conducted under the guidance of the Committee on International Security Studies CISS For more than thirty years CISS has addressed the impact of energy and security technologies on society and ultimately on the global prospects for peace and prosperity Explore Our Projects in Global Security and International Affairs You can review the Academy s projects from the 1950s through today For a full listing visit our project page Projects The Global Nuclear Future Bringing

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  • American Institutions and the Public Good - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Public Good Publications Overview Dædalus Journal of the Academy Bulletin Magazine of the Academy Books Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password American Institutions and the Public Good Since its founding the Academy has worked to promote a strong and virtuous nation Today this effort involves projects designed to advance the state of scholarship about our democracy and to develop innovative solutions to problems facing American society Current activities and studies focus on the role of American institutions in fostering good citizenship and a civil society Other recent topics focus on immigration policy the independence of the judiciary incarceration in America the future of the media race and inequality and challenges to business in the twenty first century The Academy shares this research through publications conferences and active outreach Explore Our Projects in American Institutions and the Public Good You can review the Academy

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