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


Apr292015
Jefferson Science Fellows Distinguished Lecture Series
Smart Grid for All
National Academy of Sciences
(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

Assuring USAssuring the U.S. Department of Defense a Strong Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Workforce (October 2012)
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July 12, 2014
CBS: Census Data Show U.S. Doesn't Have Shortage of STEM Workers
Breitbart
That report was "consistent with research from Georgetown University, the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), the Rand Corporation, the Urban Institute, and the National Research Council, which have also found no evidence that America has a shortage of high-tech workers.

July 11, 2014
A Shortage of Scientists and Techies? Think Again
CBS News
The Chronicle of Higher Education, citing a National Academies report, concluded last year that an excess of university Ph.D. candidates has led to a glut of life scientists, lab workers and physical scientists.

May 20, 2014 
What STEM Shortage?
National Review Online
Reports by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), the RAND Corporation, the Urban Institute, and the National Research Council have all found no evidence that STEM workers are in short supply.

November 18, 2013
Is the STEM job advantage a myth?
CBS News
In an in-depth article this week, The Chronicle of Higher Education took a long look at this question and concluded that the STEM job advantage is a myth.

November 11, 2013
The STEM Crisis: Reality or Myth?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
A National Academies report suggests a glut of life scientists, lab workers, and physical scientists, owing in part to over-¬recruitment of science-Ph.D. candidates by universities.
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