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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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For additional information or transcripts, please contact Theresa Bourgeois at (518) 276-2840.

2005

A Powerful Convergence: Energy Security and Intellectual Security
NACME Symposium 2005
Sheraton Premier at Tysons Corner
Vienna, Virginia
Thursday, December 15, 2005

Intellectual Security in the 21st Century
National Intelligence Council/U.S. Department of State
Airlie Conference Center
Warrenton, Virginia
Thursday, December 8, 2005

Intellectual Security and the Quiet Crisis
Addressing Achievement Gaps: Developing High Potential Youth
Goldman Sachs Foundation & ETS Symposium
Princeton, New Jersey
Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Powering Excellence Through Diversity
Achieving Excellence through Diversity
Academic Symposium and Inaugural Event
University of California Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California
Thursday, November 3, 2005

Inspector Gadgets: Gaming the Future of Nuclear Verification
Safeguards Tools of the Future
Workshop/Seminar of the International Atomic Energy Agency
Brookhaven National Laboratories
Upton, New York
Monday, October 10, 2005

Innovation and Human Capital: Energy Security and the Quiet Crisis
American Petroleum Institute
The Westin La Cantera Resort
San Antonio, Texas
Wednesday, October 5, 2005

Rensselaer and Tech Valley: Sharing the Future
The 50 Group
Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Monday, October 3, 2005

Reaching Toward the Infinite
Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
Denver, Colorado
Friday, September 30, 2005

Engineering for a New World
11th Annual NAE Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
GE Global Research Center
Niskayuna, N.Y.
Thursday, September 22, 2005

The Quiet Crisis and the Future of American Competitiveness
Presidential Symposium
"The Business Case for Diversity in the Chemical Enterprise"
American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall National Meeting
Washington, D.C.
Monday, August 29, 2005

Women and Science: The Talent Imperative
Association for Women in Science
A National Conference for Women in the STEM Disciplines
Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts
Thursday, June 23, 2005

Gala 2005: "Opening New Doors, Inspiring Young Minds"
Children's Museum of Science and Technology
Troy, New York
Thursday, June 16, 2005

Meeting Our Energy Security Needs
Opening of Center for Future Energy Systems at Rensselaer
Heffner Alumni House — Great Room
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Tuesday, June 7, 2005

Remarks
Commencement Exercises
Rensselaer at Hartford
Hartford, Connecticut
Tuesday, June 7, 2005

Finding an Ethical Balance
Baccalaureate Service
Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts
Sunday, May 22, 2005

Commencement Address
199th Commencement
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Harkness Field
Troy, New York
Saturday, May 21, 2005

Ethical Leadership for the 21st Century
Coca Cola Lecture
The Sale Hall Chapel, Morehouse College
Atlanta, Georgia
Thursday, April 21, 2005

Welcome Remarks
OMSA Awards Ceremony
Heffner Alumni House, Great Hall
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Sunday, April 17, 2005

Remarks
Class of 2006 Ring Premiere
Russell Sage Dining Hall
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Saturday, April 16, 2005

Remarks
RPI Players Seventy-fifth Season Luncheon
McNeil Room of the Rensselaer Union
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Saturday, April 16, 2005

Welcome Remarks
Design Your Future Day
Darrin Communications Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Saturday, April 16, 2005

The Journey to Leadership
Medtronic - MECCA
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Wednesday, April 13, 2005

Welcome Remarks
Undergraduate Accepted Student Celebration
Alumni Sports and Recreation Center (Armory)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Saturday, April 9, 2005

Energy: Elements for the Future
American Chamber of Commerce
Beijing, China

Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Energy: Elements for the Future
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing, China
Monday, March 28, 2005

Renaissance at Rensselaer: Staying the Course — Town Meeting on Fiscal Year 2006 Budget
Spring 2005 Town Meeting
Darrin Communications Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Thursday, March 3, 2005

Nexus: Where Science Meets Society
AAAS Annual Meeting
Washington, D.C.
Thursday, February 17, 2005

Elements For The Future
Skadden Arps Women's Retreat 2005
The Breakers
Palm Beach, Florida
Saturday, February 5, 2005

Embrace the Dream
Rensselaer Diversity Week
Rensselaer Union – McNeil Room
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Monday, January 17, 2005

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