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U.S. and Indian Science Academies Examine Challenges Posed by Emerging Infections
This week the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the Indian National Science Academy are holding a three-day workshop in New Delhi to explore emerging infections, global health, and biological safety in the United States and India. In particular, the workshop will address challenges posed by infectious diseases, both within the countries and across national borders. The overall goals are to share challenges and lessons learned in these areas and to encourage collaborative partnerships between Indian and American scientists. A summary of the workshop will eventually be available from the National Academies Press.  

  
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Happening Now on Fox News Highlights the Risk and Resilience Idea Lab exhibit at the Koshland Museum
On April 24, 2014, the Koshland Science Museum launched a new Idea Lab that focuses on community resilience and our ability (collectively) to come together to prepare for, absorb, recover from, and adapt to adverse events. Watch the video of how Happening Now recently highlighted the exhibit and spoke with Lauren Augustine, the director of the Resilient America Roundtable.

  
FreemanFreeman Hrabowski on Student Success with STEM in Chronicle of Higher Education Video
Freeman Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland – Baltimore County and chair of the committee that wrote the 2011 National Academies  report Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America's Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads, discusses how to give students the support they need to persist in their studies in STEM fields and in all disciplines.  Watch the video here
  
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Science Fellows Celebrate 10 Years
The Jefferson Science Fellowship program convened a gathering July 15 at the National Academy of Sciences building to celebrate the program's 10-year anniversary. Administered by the National Academies, the program supports university faculty on one-year assignments at the U.S. Department of State or USAID, where they serve as science and technology advisers on foreign policy issues, often traveling to U.S. embassies and missions overseas.

 

 

 

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GUIRR Webinar: BRAIN Initiative 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
1pm EST/ 10am PST

Dr. Thomas Insel will discuss the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative which spans multiple government agencies and seeks to engage a variety of other stake holders. View more information and the registration...


 


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