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Nexus: Where Science Meets Society
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Nexus: Where Science Meets Society
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By Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.
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In an age of discovery and innovation, how can benefits be passed along?
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Science and scientists play a vital role in society. The degree of influence wielded by scientific opinion, the reputation of scientific bodies for impartially rendered insight, the priority accorded to scientific research and education all have contributed to the success of nations.
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As published in the IAEA Bulletin, the flagship publication of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
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Speeches by Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.

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2008

The Search for Our Mysterious Origins: The New York Center for Astrobiology
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
RPI, Troy, New York (11/24/2008)

Beyond the Price at the Pump: A Comprehensive Energy Security Roadmap
Museum of Science and Industry
Chicago, Illinois (11/20/2008)

Bridging Cutting-Edge Architectural Design and Sophisticated Technological Experimentation: The Center for Architecture Science and Ecology
7 World Trade Center, 52nd floor
New York, New York (11/14/2008)

The 2008 Presidential Fall Town Meeting
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
RPI, Troy, New York (10/14/2008)

EMPAC Building Dedication
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
RPI, Troy, New York (10/3/2008)

Inaugural Concert: Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
RPI, Troy, New York (10/3/2008)

Leadership for a Comprehensive Energy Roadmap: The First 100 Days
National Press Club
Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, September 9, 2008

First-Year Convocation
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
‘86 Field
Sunday, August 24, 2008

You Cannot Get There From Here: Why the U.S. Needs a Comprehensive Energy Security Roadmap
Commonwealth Club
San Francisco, California
Tuesday, July 22, 2008

The Gift of New Learning
DePaul University School for New Learning
Chicago, Illinois
Saturday, June 14, 2008

Innovation and Human Capital: A Renewable Resource for a Secure Energy Future
The Ralph Coats Roe Lecture of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Orlando, Florida
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Pathways to Progress: Enhancing Engineering Education
WEPAN 2008 Annual Conference
St. Louis, Missouri
Monday, June 9, 2008

Embracing the Challenges of a New Age: The Rensselaer Transformation Continues
State of the Institute 2008
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Saturday, June 7, 2008

L’Oreal For Women in Science Luncheon Keynote
L’Oreal For Women in Science
American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York
Thursday, May 22, 2008

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s 202nd Commencement | Transcript of the 202nd Commencement Addresses
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, New York
Saturday, May 17, 2008

Accepted Student Celebration Welcome Remarks
Accepted Student Celebration
Alumni Sports and Recreation Center (Armory)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Saturday, April 12, 2008

The 2008 Presidential Spring Town Meeting: “New Directions for Rensselaer”
Spring 2008 Town Meeting
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Monday, March 17, 2008

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