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September 13, 2018
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Report Impact: Securing the Vote
Georgia, Pennsylvania, and other states are scrutinizing their November 2018 election processes in response to the concerns about election security and the call for paper ballots in The Future of Voting.

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November 9, 2018
Event
A National Convocation for Leaders in Academia on Preventing Sexual Harassment
On November 9, join us for a convocation on developing and implementing policies, procedures, and practices to prevent sexual harassment in academia building on the recommendations from a recent report. More information...

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September 19, 2018
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Impact of Report on Sexual Harassment
On Wednesday, September 19th, NSF announced an update to their harassment policy consistent with recommendations from the report "Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine."

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October 26, 2018
Event
World War I and the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council: A Research Competition
Five grantees will present their papers to a review committee on October 26th for the World War I and the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council: A Research Competition. The winning paper and author will be awarded $10,000. View more information...

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September 2018
News
NRC Research Associateship Program Accepting Applications
Applications for the 2019 NRC Research Associateship Program are now open. Read more...

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September 2018
News
Science Article on New Voices in Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Project
On September 7th, Science provided an editorial piece about the launch of the National Academies "New Voices in Sciences, Engineering and Medicine". Read the article...

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September 2018
Publication
Protecting the Rights of Individuals Fleeing Conflict: Proceedings of a Symposium—in Brief
On December 7-8, 2017, the Committee on Human Rights (CHR) convened a symposium on the role scientists, engineers, and health professionals can play in addressing rights-related challenges confronting forcibly displaced persons. Read more.

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September 20, 2018
Webinar
Scientific Integrity Principles and Best Practices Across the Scientific Enterprise
On September 20th, the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR) will host "Scientific Integrity Principles and Best Practices Across the Scientific Enterprise," a webinar to discuss the agreed upon principles and best practices and the recommended actions that will help implement them. Learn more...

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September 4, 2018
News
Ford Foundation Fellowship Program Accepting Applications
Applications for the 2019 Ford Foundation Fellowship Program are now open. Learn more...

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October 17, 2018
EVENT
Upcoming workshop on Reducing Food Loss and Waste
On October 17th, the Science and Technology for Sustainability Program will host a public event, Reducing Food Loss and Waste: A Workshop on Impacts. Registration is now open. Learn more

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Nov. 27-29, 2018
Event
Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing
Registration is now open for the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing which will take place Nov. 27-29 in Hong Kong. Learn More

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NEWS
Introducing the New STS Director, Franklin A. Carrero-Martínez
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Franklin A. Carrero-Martínez to be the Director of its Science and Technology for Sustainability (STS) Program in the Policy and Global Affairs Division (PGA), effective August 13, 2018. Learn more...

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August 1, 2018
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Jefferson Science Fellowship Program Accepting Applications
Applications for the 2019 Jefferson Science Fellows Program are now open. Up to ten Jefferson Science Fellowships will be available at the U.S. Department of State and up to five Jefferson Science Fellowships will be available at USAID. Learn more...

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July 23, 2018
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Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program Accepting Applications
Applications for the 2019 session of the Christine Mirzayan Fellowship Program are now open. Learn more...

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July 17, 2018
Event
Report Release: Open Science By Design
On July 17th, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Board on Research Data and Information hosted a public release of a consensus study report, Open Science by Design: Realizing a Vision for 21st Century Research. Learn more...

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July 11, 2018
Event
Report Release: Housing, Health and Homelessness
On July 11th, the Science and Technology for Sustainability Program and the Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice hosted a public release of a new joint report, Permanent Supportive Housing: Evaluating the Evidence for Improving Health Outcomes among People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness. Learn more...

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June 26, 2018
Event
Discussion and Responses to the Sexual Harassment of Women Report
How can academic institutions improve in the #MeToo era? On June 26, 2018, there was a discussion with leaders in higher education and those in entertainment, technology, medicine, and politics, about what actions can be taken to prevent sexual harassment. Watch the recording.

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Introducing PGA's New Executive Director, Vaughan Turekian
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Vaughan C. Turekian to be the Executive Director of the Policy and Global Affairs Division (PGA), effective May 12, 2018. Learn more...

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Application deadline: July 1, 2018
News
Arab-American Frontiers program is accepting applications for its 2018 symposium
The Arab-American Frontiers program is accepting applications for its 2018 symposium, held Nov. 4-6 in Kuwait. This event will feature five plenary sessions on Big Data, Water Systems, the Microbiome, Air Quality, and Next Generation Buildings and Infrastructure. Young researchers based at US and Arab institutions are invited to submit an application to attend. The application deadline is July 1, 2018.  Learn more...

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May 29, 2018
Event
Public Report Release: Graduate STEM Education for the 21st Century
On Tuesday, May 29, join the Board on Higher Education and Workforce (BHEW) for a public meeting for the release of the new report, Graduate STEM Education for the 21st Century, a consensus study revisiting a 20-year-old report on the state of graduate education in the United States. Register Today!

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June 19, 2018
Event
Moving Forward: Pathways to Building Community  Resilience
Join the Resilient America Roundtable on Tuesday, June 19, as they bring together experts, practitioners, and other stakeholders from a variety of communities to learn and share information relevant to building resilience to floods and other disasters in the Cedar Rapids area. More info.

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May 7, 2018
Event and Video
Public Report Release: Branches from the Same Tree
On May 7, the Board on Higher Education and Workforce (BHEW) held a public meeting for the release of the new report, The Integration of the Humanities and Arts with Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Higher Education, which analyzes the benefits of undergraduate and graduate experiences that effectively integrate STEM, Arts, and Humanities. Dr. David Skorton, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and Chair of the study, also sat down with us to discuss why institutions should shift toward a more integrated curriculum. View the full video here!

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March 26, 2018
Meeting
International Pathways for Women in STEM: A Women's History Month Celebration
On Monday, March 26, 2018, the Committee on Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine, hosted a conversation exploring the intersection of international and women's issues in STEM fields. This meeting featured a keynote talk from Dr. Rita Colwell, a panel discussion and conversation with the audience. More info.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Workshop
Advancing Economic Development and Workforce Readiness in Micropolitan Areas
Join Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton, and IU Provost Lauren Robel, along with experts, leaders, and officials to explore the challenges and opportunities for expanding innovation-led job growth and economic dynamism to smaller communities across Indiana. View Agenda | Register

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February 6, 2018
PUBLICATION
Improving Forensic Science
The February 26, 2018 edition of The Nation investigates flaws in forensic sciences. The investigation takes impetus from the 2009 CSTL report Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward. Read More.
 
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