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Apr16-172015
Federal Research Regulations and Reporting Requirements: A New Framework for Research Universities in the 21st Century Meeting
Second committee meeting (Washington, DC)

Apr222015
Jefferson Science Fellow Lecture:
How the Brain and Liver Rule the Heart: Impact by the New “Magic Bullets” on Heart Disease

National Academy of Sciences
(Washington, DC)

Apr282015
2015 Henry and Bryna David Lecture: “Communicating the Value and Values of Science”
NAS Keck Center
(Washington, DC)


Apr292015
G7 science academies
Release of 3 statements on global health and on oceans
(Berlin, Germany)


Apr
29-302015

Pathways to Urban Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities
Second meeting
(Long Beach, CA )


Media Coverage
 
cover imageExpanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America's Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads (June 2011)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
July 17, 2014
What It Takes to Help Students Succeed
Chronicle of Higher Education
All you need to do is look at the report that I chaired for the National Academy of Sciences, and you'll see 20 percent of blacks and Hispanics, but only 32 percent of whites, and 40 percent of Asian-Americans who begin with a major in science and engineering graduate with a major in those areas.

May 18, 2012
The 100 Most Influential People in the World: Freeman Hrabowski, Educator
Time.com
Now, as an adviser to the National Academies, he's devoted to helping others succeed, in school and beyond...

 May 4, 2012
Grant Funds STEM Program for American Indian, Hispanic Youth
UA News
The National Academies Press's "Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America's Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroad," which was...

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