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  • Science and Technology Enterprise
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    Science and Technology Enterprise

    Science and technology leaders from the academic and business world testified on the economic impact of research and development. They said that investment leads to innovation and supports the…

  • Data Sharing in 2013
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    Data Sharing in 2013

    Panelists talked about the opportunities and challenges of data analysis. Some of the topics they discussed included ways that data was being used to help save lives, such as evacuations in portions of…

  • Women in Leadership
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    Women in Leadership

    Andrea Mitchell, Nancy-Ann Deparle, and Shirley Ann Jackson talked about women in leadership. They shared their experiences on the various challenges they underwent early in their careers,…

  • Local and State Innovation
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    Local and State Innovation

    Panelists talked about the importance of developing local level economies. This program was part of a Brookings Institution day-long discussion on U.S. economic growth through innovation.

  • Political Unrest and Violence in Syria
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    Political Unrest and Violence in Syria

    A panel of experts on Syria talked about violence and political unrest in the country. Some of the topics they discussed were the importance of Syria, the unrest in relation to overall…

  • Future of the Smithsonian
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    Future of the Smithsonian

    The Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents held their first annual public meeting to discuss how the Smithsonian could better serve a changing U.S. population and attract more diverse…

  • Math and Science Education
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    Math and Science Education

    Shirley Ann Jackson talked about math and science education. The Senate continues debate on S. 761, a bill that would that help the U.S. become more globally competitive in math and science. It would…

  • QA with Shirley Ann Jackson
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    Q&A with Shirley Ann Jackson

    Shirley Ann Jackson was interviewed in the Q and A Studio. She was the president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a former chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Among the…