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  • Science, Technology, and Global Security - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    These activities are grouped under the Initiative for Science Engineering and Technology Launched in 2006 this major Academy initiative explores how science and technology are changing how to help the public understand those changes and how society can better adapt to those changes Current Program Activities The Alternative Energy Future Legal Social and Economic Considerations Population growth the growth of the global economy and the threat of global climate change call for a renewed focus on energy sources that have a reduced carbon footprint The American Academy is undertaking a comprehensive consideration of the legal social and economic issues surrounding the alternative energy future The Global Nuclear Future This project seeks to generate an integrated set of policy recommendations for balancing the growing global demand for civilian nuclear power with the need to promote nuclear security and strengthen the nuclear nonproliferation regime International Agreements on Internet Protection This study will examine the technical and political feasibility of international agreements to limit cyberattacks Protecting the Internet as a Public Commons Free and unrestricted public use of the Internet involves the fundamental building blocks of Internet communication trust identity power and control This project considers the social political economic legal and technical factors that affect the evolving design of the Internet The Role of Academia Industry and Government in the 21st Century ARISE II The cyclical nature of federal funding the specialized goals of industry and global competition pose risks to the vitality of science and technology research at American universities The Academy is investigating the sustainability and systemic effects of current funding and conflict of interest policies of science engineering and medicine on universities Past Projects and Publications Alternative Models for the Federal Funding of Science With the United States preeminence in science engineering and technology being challenged in the new

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  • The Lincoln Project: Excellence and Access in Public Higher Education - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    will release a series of five publications that present key facts about public research universities examine the challenges facing higher education funding at the state level discuss current and changing financial models of public research universities and consider the myriad impacts of the research conducted at these institutions The Lincoln Project will offer substantive policy recommendations for sustaining these institutions and advancing their growth for the benefit of the states they serve and the nation as a whole in its final report Project Chairs Robert J Birgeneau University of California Berkeley Mary Sue Coleman University of Michigan Advisors Lawrence S Bacow Harvard Kennedy School Gene D Block University of California Los Angeles APLU Board of Directors Henry E Brady University of California Berkeley Philip Bredesen Jr former Governor of Tennessee Nancy Cantor Rutgers University Newark John T Casteen III University of Virginia Jonathan R Cole Columbia University Gray Davis former Governor of California J Patrick Doyle Domino s Pizza Inc David B Frohnmayer University of Oregon E Gordon Gee West Virginia University Matthew Goldstein The City University of New York Donald Graham Graham Holdings Company Carl Guardino Silicon Valley Leadership Group Robert D Haas Levi Strauss Co Jim Hackett formerly Steelcase Ann Weaver Hart University of Arizona Michael Hout New York University Kay Bailey Hutchison former United States Senator Texas Jim Leach University of Iowa Earl Lewis The Andrew W Mellon Foundation Ann Marie Lipinski Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard George Miller former United States Representative California William Powers Jr University of Texas at Austin John Rogers Ariel Investments Thomas Siebel C3 First Virtual Group Shirley M Tilghman Princeton University Phyllis M Wise University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Frank Yeary CamberView Partners LLC formerly University of California Berkeley Pauline Yu American Council of Learned Societies Project Staff Samantha Carney Eliza Berg Deceased Related Publications Published from year 1800 1899 1900 1976 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 thru year 1800 1899 1900 1976 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Type All publication types Bulletin i i Bulletin i Dædalus i i Dædalus i Annual Report Books Newsletter Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Spotlight SUSSTAIN Article Title and Synopsis To Order Public Research Universities Understanding the Financial Model American Academy of Arts Sciences 2016 Buy from the Academy Free Download PDF document Public Research Universities Changes in State Funding American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2015 Buy from the Academy Free Download PDF document Public Research Universities Why They Matter American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2015 Buy from the Academy Free Download PDF document Project Chairs Robert J Birgeneau University of California Berkeley Mary Sue Coleman University of Michigan New Publications Public Research Universities Understanding the Financial Model Read more and

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  • 2015 Class of New Academy Members - 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 2015 Class of New Academy Members For the 235th time the American Academy of Arts and Sciences will induct its newest class of members One of the nation s oldest learned societies and independent research centers the Academy includes among this year s more than 150 inductees prominent scientists artists literary figures and leaders of academic business philanthropic and cultural institutions from across the United States and internationally Members of the 2015 class include winners of the Nobel Prize the Wolf Prize the Pulitzer Prize the National Medal of Arts the National Humanities Medal and the National Book Award a knighthood in the French Legion of Honor MacArthur Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellowships and Academy Emmy Grammy Screen Actors Guild and Tony Awards This weekend as it has 234 times before the Academy welcomes into its membership a group of leaders from across the nation and the world said Don Randel Chair of the Academy s Board of Directors We are honored to include these inductees in our Book of Members They have demonstrated not only excellence in their fields but also a commitment to serving society through their accomplishments As members these new inductees will carry on a long tradition of collaborating across disciplines on Academy research projects and other initiatives Academy President Jonathan Fanton added We welcome the participation by each new member in this work which is intended above all to advance the common good Members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Class of 2015

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  • Commission on Language Learning - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Home Humanities Arts and Education Project List Commission on Language Lear Commission on Language Learning In response to a bipartisan request from members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives the Academy is creating a national commission to examine the current state of language education project what the nation s education needs will be in the future and offer recommendations for ways to meet those needs The Commission on Language Learning will be composed of national leaders in education scientific and humanistic research business and government Their primary task will be to suggest a range of options for improving and making more widely available a set of educational approaches services and technological innovations The commission will work with scholarly and professional organizations to gather available research about the benefits of language instruction at every educational level and will help to initiate a nationwide conversation about the need for greater investment in languages and international education Initial support for the Commission is provided by a 220 000 grant from the Andrew W Mellon Foundation along with resources from the Academy s New Initiatives Fund Members of the Commission on Language Learning Chair Paul LeClerc Columbia Global Center in Paris Columbia University Members Martha Abbott American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Mark Aronoff Stony Brook University Jessie little doe Baird Wôpanâak Language Reclamation Project Dan E Davidson American Councils for International Education Bryn Mawr College Nicholas Dirks University of California Berkeley Karl W Eikenberry Oksenberg Rohlen Distinguished Fellow Stanford University Ambassador and Lieutenant General United States Army Retired Rosemary G Feal Modern Language Association Carol Gluck Columbia University Nancy McEldowney Foreign Service Institute U S Department of State Hunter R Rawlings III

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  • The Future of Food, Health & the Environment of a Full Earth - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    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 Submit a Question Date 12 5 2012 Name Email Needed only if you expect a reply Subject Message Home Publication Overview Dædalus The Future of Food Health the Environment of a Full Earth Dædalus Fall 2015 The Future of Food Health the Environment of a Full Earth Published by MIT Press Cambridge MA 2015 Order from the Publisher Table of Contents Food Health of a Full Earth David Tilman Food Agriculture the Environment Can We Feed the World Save the Earth David Tilman and Michael Clark Invisible Women Catherine Bertini Food Health the Environment A Global Grand Challenge Some Solutions Jaquelyn L Jahn Meir J Stampfer and Walter C Willett Closing Yield Gaps Consequences for the Global Food Supply Environmental Quality Food Security Nathaniel D Mueller and Seth Binder Land for Food Land for Nature Andrew Balmford Rhys Green and Ben Phalan A Sustainable Agriculture G Philip Robertson The Ethics of Food Fuel Feed Brian G Henning Find Dædalus Issues

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  • Morton L. Mandel - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Business School Club of Cleveland 1986 George S Dively Award for Corporate Leadership in Urban Development 1988 Presidential Award Ronald Reagan for Private Sector Initiatives 1991 Business Executive of the Year Sales Marketing Executives Club of Cleveland 1992 Newton D Baker Distinguished Alumni Award Case Western Reserve University 2000 MidTown Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award 2006 Honorary Fellow Bezalel Academy of Arts Design 2009 Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity National Award Man of the Year 2011 Elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences 2014 Samuel Rothberg Prize for Jewish Education Hebrew University Honorary Degrees 1984 Doctor of Humane Letters Gratz College Philadelphia PA 1986 Doctor of Humane Letters Hebrew Union College Cincinnati OH 1989 Doctor of Humane Letters Brandeis University Boston MA 1993 Doctor of Humane Letters Cleveland College of Jewish Studies 1993 Doctor of Humane Letters Hebrew University Israel 1993 Doctor of Humane Letters Yeshiva University New York NY 2005 Doctor of Humane Letters Ben Gurion University Israel 2007 Doctor of Humane Letters Case Western Reserve University Cleveland OH 2008 Doctor of Humane Letters Cleveland State University Cleveland OH 2013 Doctor of Humane Letters Hebrew College Boston MA 2013 Doctor of Humane Letters Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland OH Education 1939 40 Case Western Reserve University Academic Scholarship 1943 Pomona College U S Army 1944 University of California at Berkeley U S Army 2013 Case Western Reserve University Major Chemistry Minor Social Work Bachelor s Degree Directorships 1960 1996 Premier Industrial Corporation Chairman and CEO 1968 1979 Central National Bank of Cleveland 1969 1979 Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co 1996 2002 Premier Farnell PLC Deputy Chairman 1998 Parkwood LLC Chairman and CEO Cleveland Activities 1952 1957 Jewish Community Center of Cleveland President Life Trustee 1974 1977 Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland President Life Trustee 1977 1992 Case Western Reserve University

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  • New Models for U.S. Science and Technology Policy - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Sen Gary Peters D Mich convened the first in a series of bipartisan Senate Commerce working groups to identify priorities for the Senate version of the 2015 America COMPETES Act Restoring the Foundation cochairs Norman R Augustine and Neal Lane were invited by the Commerce Committee to participate on behalf of the project committee The cochairs also submitted a letter addressing the Commerce Committee s questions on how to maximize the impact of basic research If you are interested in hosting or participating in a Restoring the Foundation event or if you have suggestions for future activities please contact restoringthefoundation amacad org The Academy looks forward to further engaging with both members of the organization and the public about the state of the U S science and engineering research system Project Chairs Norman R Augustine Lockheed Martin Corporation ret Neal Lane Rice University Project Committee Nancy C Andrews Duke University School of Medicine John E Bryson formerly U S Department of Commerce formerly Edison International Thomas R Cech University of Colorado Boulder formerly Howard Hughes Medical Institute Steven Chu Stanford University formerly U S Department of Energy Jared Cohon Carnegie Mellon University James J Duderstadt University of Michigan Mark C Fishman Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research Sylvester James Gates Jr University of Maryland Bart Gordon K L Gates formerly U S House of Representatives M R C Greenwood University of Hawaii System ret John L Hennessy Stanford University Charles O Holliday Jr Bank of America formerly E I du Pont de Nemours and Company Peter S Kim Stanford University formerly Merck Research Laboratories Dana Mead MIT Corporation Richard A Meserve Covington Burling LLP formerly Carnegie Institution for Science C D Mote Jr National Academy of Engineering University of Maryland Venkatesh Narayanamurti Harvard University Maxine L Savitz Honeywell Inc ret Robert F Sproull University of Massachusetts Amherst formerly Oracle Corporation Subra Suresh Carnegie Mellon University Shirley M Tilghman Princeton University Jeannette Wing Microsoft Research Elias Zerhouni Sanofi Project Staff John Randell Dorothy Koveal Keerthi Shetty Alison Leaf Shalin Jyotishi Project Advisors John C Crowley Charlottesville VA Kirstin Matthews Rice University Related Initiatives Innovation An American Imperative event in Washington D C On Tuesday October 20 members of the American Academy and leaders representing U S engineering higher education industry and science will host a public symposium on Innovation An American Imperative This meeting with bipartisan sponsorship from members of Congress will discuss the policies and investments that promote innovation stimulate economic growth and prosperity bolster trade ensure our health and national security and safeguard the American Dream Read more about the Innovation Imperative here Rescuing Biomedical Research A group of Academy members along with other prominent scientists and educators have launched a collaboration entitled Rescuing Biomedical Research Their effort seeks to bring knowledge from the scientific community to confront the dangers to the U S biomedical science enterprise To learn more about Rescuing Biomedical Research please visit their website Related Publications Published from year 1800 1899 1900 1976 1988 1989 1990

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  • Nuclear Collisions: Discord, Reform & the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    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 Submit a Question Date 12 5 2012 Name Email Needed only if you expect a reply Subject Message Home Publication Overview Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Nuclear Collisions Discord Reform the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Nuclear Collisions Discord Reform the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime Authors Steven E Miller Wael N Al Assad Jayantha Dhanapala C Raja Mohan and Ta Minh Tuan Published by American Academy of Arts and Sciences Cambridge MA 02138 2012 Order from the Academy Or download the PDF Table of Contents Preface Chapter 1 Nuclear Collisions Discord Reform the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime Steven E Miller Chapter 2 A Different Point of View on Reform of the Nonproliferation Regime Wael Al Assad Chapter 3 The NPT A Bear Pit or Threshold to a Nuclear Weapons Free World Jayantha Dhanapala Chapter 4 Living with an Imperfect NPT C Raja Mohan Chapter 5 How Do We Read the NPT Ta Minh Tuan Contributors Find Dædalus Issues

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