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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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  • 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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  • Public Trust in Vaccines - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    and Technology Project List Public Trust in Vaccines Public Trust in Vaccines Vaccines represent a significant scientific triumph and remain a powerful tool for preventive childhood health As the communal health benefits of vaccination rely upon high rates of immunization coverage lapses in coverage caused by lack of acceptance can have severe consequences for society The erosion of public trust in vaccines reduces the effectiveness of vaccination programs and presents potentially severe public health consequences for communities worldwide In order to craft evidence based communication strategies that will improve public understanding of vaccines this Academy initiative is examining what research is needed to better understand how public perceptions of childhood vaccines are formed This work is being undertaken by a multidisciplinary committee of experts drawn from medicine behavioral science communications science history and journalism Download the Report PDF Science editorial Press Release Project Chairs Barry Bloom Harvard School of Public Health Edgar Marcuse University of Washington Seth Mnookin Massachusetts Institute of Technology Project Staff John Randell Dorothy Koveal 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 Trust in Vaccines Defining a Research Agenda American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2014 Buy from the Academy Free Download PDF document Project Chairs Barry Bloom

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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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  • The Heart of the Matter: Around the Country - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    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 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 The Heart of the Matter Around the Country Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications The Heart of the Matter Around the Country Published by American Academy of Arts and Sciences Cambridge MA 2016 Order from the Academy Or download the PDF Table of Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Members of the Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences The Heart of the Matter around the Country The Heart of the Matter around the World Preamble to Master Teacher Corps Bill Request from Congress for a New Study of the Nation s Language Education Needs Commission Member Activities Find Dædalus Issues View and order copies of Dædalus from 2001 to the present Earlier issues can be found on the

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  • The Internet - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    highly contingent on design decisions made at the birth of the network David Clark explores these decisions and forecasts design decisions the Internet will face in the near future including their profound political economic social and technological consequences Degrees of Freedom Dimensions of Power Yochai Benkler Harvard Law School One of the most remarkable features of the early Internet was the success of anarchies as functioning organizational bodies But once the Internet s massive political and economic potential became apparent governments and corporations targeted Internet control points as a means of securing power over the Internet and exploiting profits from its uses putting at risk the free and democratic promise of the early Internet Edge Networks Devices for the Internet of Things Peter T Kirstein University College London The Internet is fast becoming the Internet of Things incorporating hundreds of billions or trillions of devices that can sense or control myriad aspects of our lives Existing Internet protocols however are insufficient to meet this demand and our move toward the Internet of Things will overturn fundamental assumptions we have held about Internet architecture Reassembling Our Digital Selves Deborah Estrin Cornell Tech and Weill Cornell Medical College and Ari Juels Cornell Tech The explosive growth of personal sensors like Fitbit products and digital trackers has stirred enormous interest in harnessing and exploiting small data the digital traces we create in our day to day lives But who owns this data and how can users unlock it to create actionable recommendations about health productivity and lifestyle while preserving individual security and privacy Choices Privacy Surveillance in a Once Future Internet Susan Landau Worcester Polytechnic Institute With increasing government and corporate surveillance as well as an Internet ecosystem funded by the sale of user information for targeted advertising user privacy is an endangered

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  • The State of the Humanities: Higher Education 2015 - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    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 The State of the Humanities Higher Education 2015 Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications The State of the Humanities Higher Education 2015 Published by American Academy of Arts and Sciences Cambridge MA 2015 Order from the Academy Or download the PDF Table of Contents Introduction Estimated Number of Departments in Surveyed Humanities Disciplines Fall 2007 and Fall 2012 Percentage of Humanities Departments Ceasing to Grant Degrees at Some Level by Control of Institution and Discipline Fall 2007 Fall 2012 Degree Completions in the Humanities as a Percentage of All Degree Completions at That Level 1987 2013 Humanities Bachelor s Degrees Earned as Second Majors 2001 2013 Associate s Degree Completions in Selected Fields as a Percentage of All Associate s Degree Completions 1987 2013 Humanities Bachelor s Degree Completions as a Percentage of All Bachelor s Degree Completions by Control of Institution 1987 2013 Advanced Placement Exams Taken in Major Fields 1996 2013 Median Number of College Credits Earned in Selected Subjects by 2008 Graduates by Student Major Median Annual Earnings of Full Time Workers with Bachelor s Degrees in Selected Fields by Highest Degree Earned and Undergraduate Major 2012 Occupations of Humanities Majors by Highest Degree Earned and Undergraduate Major 2012 Number of Postsecondary Faculty Teaching in Selected Academic Fields 1999 2012 Percentage of Humanities Faculty Members Employed Part Time or Off the Tenure Track by Discipline Fall 2012 Percentage of Humanities Departments Engaged with Digital Activities by Carnegie Classification and Activity Type Academic Year 2011 2012 Academic Research and Development Expenditures in Selected Fields Fiscal Year 2012 Sources of

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  • Nuclear Liability: A Key Component of the Public Policy Decision to Deploy Nuclear Energy in Southeast Asia - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    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 Liability A Key Component of the Public Policy Decision to Deploy Nuclear Energy in Southeast Asia Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Nuclear Liability A Key Component of the Public Policy Decision to Deploy Nuclear Energy in Southeast Asia Author Mohit Abraham Published by American Academy of Arts and Sciences Cambridge MA 02138 2014 Order from the Academy Or download the PDF Table of Contents Acknowledgments Prologue Introduction Brief Historical Context International Law and Nuclear Liability Domestic Approaches Supplier Community Approach Challenges to the Liability Framework Possible Solutions India s Nuclear Liability Act Conclusion Appendix A Summary of Provisions of International Nuclear Liability Conventions Appendix B Summary of Liability Limits by Country Appendix C Analysis of the Provisions Relating to Supplier Liability under India s Civil Liability for Nuclear Damages Act CLNDA Contributors Find

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