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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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  • Induction 2015 - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Academy of Arts and Sciences inducted some of the world s most distinguished scholars artists and institutional leaders on Saturday October 10 2015 The Induction Ceremony was part of a three day series of events welcoming the 235th class of new Fellows and Foreign Honorary Members into the Academy 2015 New Members PDF Academy Members 1780 present Video highlights of the Induction 2015 activities are included below For information and videos from past years click here 2023rd Stated Meeting A Celebration of the Arts and Humanities October 9 2015 Welcome Don M Randel Chair of the Board American Academy of Arts Sciences Introduction Jonathan F Fanton President American Academy of Arts Sciences Reading Anne Fadiman David Woods Kemper 41 Essayist and Reporter Francis Writer in Residence Yale College Performance George Lewis Composer and Musicologist Edwin H Case Professor of American Music Columbia University At Work Holland Cotter Co Chief Art Critic The New York Times At Work Jay Xu Director Asian Art Museum of San Francisco Reading Françoise Meltzer Edward Carson Waller Distinguished Service Professor in the Humanities Professor in the Divinity School and the College and Chair of Comparative Literature University of Chicago Reading Edward Mendelson Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities and Professor of English and Comparative Literature Columbia University At Work Thomas Cummins Artistic Director Dumbarton Oaks Professor of the History of Pre Columbian and Colonial Art Harvard University Reading Annie Proulx Short Story Writer and Novelist Adjournment Jonathan F Fanton President American Academy of Arts Sciences 2024th Stated Meeting Induction Ceremony October 10 2015 Call to Order Don M Randel Chair of the Board of the Academy Welcome Jonathan F Fanton President of the Academy Greeting to Foreign Honorary Members James Cuno International Secretary of the Academy Traditions of Membership Jerrold Meinwald Secretary of the Academy

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  • Upcoming Meetings and Events - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    and Castelnuovo Tedesco March 2016 Friday March 4 2016 Register House of the Academy Cambridge MA Friday Forum Symbols from History What is the Intellectually Honest and Morally Right Way to Deal with Inflammatory Symbols from our Past Featuring Daniel R Coquillette Charles Warren Visiting Professor of American Legal History Harvard Law School Thursday March 10 2016 Register House of the Academy Cambridge MA Lunch and Book Discussion Featuring John Browne L1 Energy formerly BP author of Connect How Companies Succeed by Engaging Radically with Society Tuesday March 15 2016 Register House of the Academy Cambridge MA Chamber Series in collaboration with the Cantata Singers A Circle of Friends Chamber Music by Johannes Brahms and Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn Thursday March 24 2016 Register Friend Center Room 004 William Street Princeton Prospects for Change in Cuba Friday March 25 2016 Register Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania 202 S 36th Street Philadelphia Science and the Legal System Wednesday March 30 2016 House of the Academy Cambridge MA Howl Settings of Poetry by Allen Ginsberg and Walt Whitman for Voice and String Quartet Featuring Bonnie Costello Professor of English Boston University David Kravitz baritone Arneis String Quartet April 2016 Friday April 1 2016 Register House of the Academy Cambridge MA Friday Forum Featuring Robert A Weinberg Massachusetts Institute of Technology Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research Thursday April 14 2016 House of the Academy Cambridge MA Awarding of the Sarton Poetry and Rumford Prizes Featuring award recipients Vanesha Pravin Lecturer Merritt Writing Program University of California Merced Federico Capasso Robert L Wallace Professor of Applied Physics and Vinton Hayes Senior Research Fellow in Electrical Engineering Harvard University Alfred Cho Adjunct Vice President of Semiconductor Research Alcatel Lucent s Bell Labs May 2016 Friday May 6 2016 Register House of

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  • Friday Forum 2015–2016 Schedule - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    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 Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule House of the Academy Cambridge MA 12 30 p m The Friday Forum series brings together academic and cultural leaders from the greater Boston area to discuss issues of timely concern new books and recently completed research Typically on the first Friday of the month we gather at the House of the Academy for lunch a short presentation by a featured speaker and a group discussion All Academy members are invited to come and bring a guest Registration is required For February 5 please visit this registration page For subsequent events please contact Laura Wong at LWong amacad org or 617 573 5032 Upcoming Friday Forums Friday March 4 2016 Register Symbols from History What is the Intellectually Honest and Morally Right Way to Deal with Inflammatory Symbols from our Past Daniel R Coquillette Charles Warren Visiting Professor of American Legal History Harvard Law School Friday April 1 2016 Register Robert A Weinberg Professor of Biology Massachusetts Institute of Technology Member Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research Friday May 6 2016 Register Benjamin Friedman William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy Harvard University Friday June 3 2016 Register Anne Poulet Emeritus Director The Frick Collection Past Friday Forums Friday November 6 2015 Lincoln and the Jews A Surprising History Jonathan Sarna Joseph H and Belle R Braun Professor of American Jewish History Brandeis University Friday December 4 2015 Heroic Concrete Architecture and the New Boston Michael Kubo and Mark Pasnik Co directors pinkcomma gallery Friday February 5 2016

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  • Past Meetings and Events - 2016 - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    President Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands Author of Let the People Rule Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary Friday February 5 2016 House of the Academy Cambridge MA Friday Forum Did Dark Matter Kill the Dinosaurs Featuring Lisa Randall Frank B Baird Jr Professor of Science Harvard University Thursday February 4 2016 University of California Los Angeles From Local to Global Public Research Universities in the Twenty First Century Video Featuring Gene Block Chancellor UCLA Marcelo Suárez Orozco Wasserman Dean UCLA Graduate School of Education Information Studies Kim A Wilcox Chancellor University of California Riverside Thursday February 4 2016 Caltech Pasadena CA Discussion with Academy Members on Public Understanding of Science Tuesday February 2 2016 Stanford University Water California in a Global Context Video A discussion of global challenges related to water and the solutions for water sustainability Featuring Christopher B Field Founding Director Department of Global Ecology Carnegie Institution for Science Melvin and Joan Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Stanford University Anna M Michalak Faculty Member Department of Global Ecology Carnegie Institution for Science Associate Professor Department of Earth System Science Stanford University Joya Banerjee Senior Program Officer Stephen D Bechtel Jr Foundation Holly Doremus Associate Dean Faculty Development and Research James H House and Hiram H Hurd Professor of Environmental Regulation Faculty Co Director Center for Law Energy the Environment UC Berkeley School of Law Isha Ray Associate Professor of Energy and Resources University of California Berkeley Annie Maxwell President Skoll Global Threats Fund Monday February 1 2016 UCSF Mission Bay San Francisco CA Discussion with Academy Members on Public Understanding of Science Monday February 1 2016 University of California Berkeley Morton L Mandel Public Lecture Consensus Controversy in Science Genes GMOs Climate Video A discussion of public engagement on controversial scientific topics from

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