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Nexus: Where Science Meets Society
Nexus: Where Science Meets Society
By Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.
In an age of discovery and innovation, how can benefits be passed along?
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.

Speeches by Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.

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


America's Need for Diverse Leadership
Gates Millennium Scholars Leadership Conference
Los Angeles, California
Saturday, November 20, 2004

Stretch Your Wings and Fly to the Sky
Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students
Dallas, Texas
Wednesday, November 10, 2004

Leading the Modern College or University: Engaging Higher Education in Social Change
American Council on Education: "Validating Our Strengths: Exercising Leadership through Participation and Achievement"
A Summit for Women of Color Administrators and Faculty
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island
Tuesday, November 2, 2004

Renaissance at Rensselaer: The Campaign for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Fall 2004 Town Meeting
Darrin Communications Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Thursday, October 28, 2004

The View Above the Earth: A Global Perspective
Compact for Faculty Diversity
Institute on Teaching and Mentoring
Atlanta, Georgia
Sunday, October 24, 2004

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Living Legacy Award
Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center Annual Awards Dinner
Albany Marriott Hotel
Albany, New York
Tuesday, October 12, 2004

The Legacy of Ron McNair
Black Alumni/ae of MIT 25th Anniversary Conference
Great Accomplishments - Great Expectations: Celebrating Over a Century of Impact
Ronald E. McNair PH '77 Legacy Gala Dinner
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Saturday, October 9, 2004

Rensselaer at Hartford: 50 Years of Innovative and Collaborative Education for Working Professionals in Connecticut
MetroHartford Alliance Rising Star Breakfast
Hartford, Connecticut
Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Engineering the Renaissance
NAE Engineer of 2020 National Education Summit
National Academy of Engineering - Refectory
Washington, D.C.
Thursday, July 22, 2004

Championing the Champions
The Science Coalition’s Breakfast of Champions
Cannon House Office Building, Room 345
Washington, D.C.
Thursday, July 15, 2004

Funding the Foundation: Basic Science at the Crossroads
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, June 29, 2004

Security, Innovation, and Human Capital in the Global Interest
Center for Strategic and International Studies
1800 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C.
Thursday, June 17, 2004

Sustaining our National Capacity for Discovery and Innovation
Business Roundtable
Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, June 16, 2004

Your World Is As Big As You Make It
Remarks at Commencement
Emma Willard School
Troy, New York
Saturday, May 29, 2004

Rensselaer’s 198th Commencement Address
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Harkness Field
Troy, New York
Saturday, May 15, 2004

Remarks to the Graduates
Clarkson University
Potsdam, New York
Sunday, May 9, 2004

Remarks, Accepting Honorary Degree
Bennett College for Women Commencement
Greensboro, North Carolina
Saturday, May 8, 2004

Leadership to Sustain Our National Capacity for Innovation
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Center for Public Leadership
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Monday, May 3, 2004

Commencement Address
Augsburg College
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Saturday, May 1, 2004

Welcome Remarks
29th Annual AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy
Washington, D.C.
Thursday, April 22, 2004

St. Philip's Academy Role Model Lunch
Newark, New Jersey
Tuesday, April 20, 2004

Breaking Barriers / Exceeding Standards
College Bound Presidents' Forum
Los Angeles, California
Saturday, April 17, 2004

Remarks at the Annual Memorial Service for Faculty and Staff
Annual Memorial Service for Faculty and Staff
Chapel and Cultural Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Wednesday, April 7, 2004

Welcome Remarks
Undergraduate Accepted Student Celebration
Alumni Sports and Recreation Center (Armory)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Saturday, April 3, 2004

Design Your Future Day
Darrin Communications Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Saturday, March 20, 2004

Keeping the Connection
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Albany Chapter — Founders Day Event
Albany, New York
Saturday, March 20, 2004

Exchanging Old Ways for New: the Evolution of the NYSE
WINGS Luncheon - Securities Industry Automation Corporation
New York, New York
Wednesday, March 10, 2004

Renaissance at Rensselaer
Town Meeting on Fiscal Year 2005 Budget
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Thursday, March 4, 2004

The Perfect Storm: A Weather Forecast
American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting
Seattle, Washington
Saturday, February 14, 2004

The Inspiration of the Challenge
Cedar Crest College Convocation
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Thursday, January 29, 2004

Keeping the Legacy Alive: Celebrating the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
"Embrace the Dream," A Rensselaer Communiversity Event
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Monday, January 19, 2004

The Beauty of Diverse Talent
Impact of U.S. Supreme Court Affirmative Action Rulings on Programs to Promote Underrepresented Minorities in Science and Engineering: Next Steps, Next Decade
AAAS Headquarters, Washington, D.C.
Thursday, January 15, 2004

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