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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.

2002

Power for a Clean Planet: The Uncertain Promise of Nuclear Energy
American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting
San Francisco, California (12/9/2002)

A Critical Mass for Making a Difference
Pan-Organizational Summit on the U.S. Science and Engineering Workforce
The National Academies, Washington, D.C. (11/12/2002)

Managing the Reservoir of Nuclear Knowledge and Expertise: A Three-Way Collaboration
ADOE/NEI/Rensselaer Conference: Enhancing Nuclear Industry, Government and University Education and Research Partnerships
Troy, New York (10/27/2002)

The Process of Academic Transformation
Aspen Symposium of the Forum for the Future of Higher Education
Aspen, Colorado (10/1/2002)

Dedication of the George M. Low Gallery
George M. Low Center for Industrial Innovation
George M. Low Center for Industrial Innovation, RPI, Troy, New York (9/27/2002)

Rensselaer Town Meeting Address
Rensselaer Town Meeting
RPI, Troy, New York (9/18/2002)

A Day of Remembrance
Alumni Sports & Recreation Center, RPI, Troy, New York (9/11/2002)

A Day of Remembrance Interfaith Service
Alumni Sports & Recreation Center, RPI, Troy, New York (9/11/2002)

Aristotle, Darwin, September 11th, and Leadership
Director's Colloquium
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland (9/5/2002)

A Bridge to the Future: The New Engineer: Demographic Issues and BEST Practices
Engineer of 2020
National Academies Conference Center, Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Tuesday, September 3, 2002

Freshmen Convocation: Class of 2006
Alumni Sports & Recreation Center, RPI, Troy, New York (8/25/2002)

Welcome to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
New Faculty Welcome Dinner
RPI, Troy, New York (8/18/2002)

Communiversity
Briefing for Local Officials
Troy, New York (6/11/2002)

State of the Institute Address
Reunion 2002
RPI, Troy, New York (6/7/2002)

Shaping a New Vision for Leadership
Rensselaer at Hartford Commencement
Rensselaer at Hartford, Connecticut (6/1/2002)

Finding Affirmative Opportunity in Information Technology
Fifth Annual National IT Workforce Convocation
Arlington, Virginia (5/6/2002)

An Introduction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce Executive Institute
RPI, Troy, New York (4/25/2002)

Remarks to 10th Annual Awards of Excellence Luncheon
Russell Sage Dining Hall, RPI, Troy, New York (4/20/2002)

Presentation of The President's Award of Excellence
10th Annual Awards of Excellence Luncheon
Russell Sage Dining Hall, RPI, Troy, New York (4/20/2002)

Remarks to Key Executive Dinner
Heffner Alumni House, RPI, Troy, New York (4/4/2002)

Introduction of Eugene DeLoatch, Ph.D.
12th Annual Garnet D. Baltimore Lecture
Low Center for Industrial Innovation, RPI, Troy, New York (4/1/2002)

Lighting the Fire Within
Biomedical Science Careers Student Conference
(3/2/2002)

Research in the National Interest: The Imperative
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Boston, Massachusetts (2/16/2002)

On Being Well Educated
Alumni Association Career Day
Pingry School, Martinsville, New Jersey (1/25/2002)

Leadership During Crisis
U.S. Naval Academy
Annapolis, Maryland (1/18/2002)

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