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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.

2000

A Celebration of Education
11th Annual Convocation Ceremony
Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, New York (12/6/2000)

Continental Divide: The Digital Divide and the Technology Pipeline
Forum 2000 NACME Annual Conference
Long Beach, California (10/26/2000)

Encouragement, Access, and Accountability
Challenges and Solutions For Women in Science and Engineering
GE Research and Development Center (10/4/2000)

Pursuit of the Endless Frontier
Convocation Ceremony
State University of New York at Farmingdale (9/28/2000)

Dreamers, Thinkers, and Doers
2000 Freshman Convocation
RPI, Troy, New York (8/27/2000)

Ethics In The New Millennium: The Foundation to Educate Leaders
Clemson University Convocation
Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina (8/23/2000)

Pursuing the Endless Frontier of Science, Engineering and Technology: The Challenges, the Solutions and the Opportunities
National Science Foundation 50th Anniversary Lecture Series
Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.
Monday, July 10, 2000

Galaxy Gala Celebration
Lally Digistar II Planetarium, Junior Museum
Winslow Building, Troy, New York (6/23/2000)

Toy Stores and Ethics: Resolving the Ethical Dilemmas of 21st Century Science and Commerce
Dartmouth College 2000 Commencement Exercises
Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire (6/11/2000)

State of the Institute Address
Reunion 2000
RPI, Troy, New York (6/3/2000)

The Future of Nuclear Power: Challenges and Opportunities
American Nuclear Society, Northeast New York Section & Health Physics Society, Northeast New York Chapter
RPI, Troy, New York (5/23/2000)

Leadership in the Millennium: The Legacy and the Promise
Spelman College Commencement
Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia (5/21/2000)

Greeting to the Class of 2000
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Commencement 2000
RPI, Troy, New York (5/13/2000)

Connecting with the Community
Rensselaer County Chamber of Commerce
Catholic Central High School, Troy, New York (4/27/2000)

A Celebration of Success
Dinner for the Albany Chapter of 100 Black Men
Desmond Hotel, Albany, New York (4/27/2000)

Girls of Promise
Women's Foundation of Arkansas
University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas (4/15/2000)

Science and Engineering Education of Women in the 21st Century
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Colloquium
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland (4/14/2000)

Education in a Networked World
TechEd 2000
Palm Springs, California (3/8/2000)

Girls in Technology
Girls & Technology
Albany Academy for Girls, Emma Willard School, Troy, New York (2/28/2000)

And Still We Rise: The Importance of Diversity in the 21st Century Workforce
Mid-Hudson Technical Societies
Casperkill Country Club, Poughkeepsie, New York (2/22/2000)

Global Economy, Global Workforce: The Importance of Diversity
East Fishkill Women's Network Group / IBM East Fishkill Diversity Council
IBM Microelectronics Division, East Fishkill, New York (2/22/2000)

Women for the 21st Century - Always Climbing and Reaching for that Next Star: Cracking the Darkened Glass Ceiling
Westchester Black Women's Political Caucus
Albany, New York (2/20/2000)

Engineering Bold Leadership for the 21st Century: A Blueprint for Full Participation in Academia, Government and Industry
26th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2/3/2000)

Information Technology: The New Infrastructure
Transportation Research Board Reception
Washington, D.C. (1/10/2000)

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