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Oct 11, 2014, 15:00 ET

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Inducts 234th Class of Members

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today inducted 157 members, from leading scientists, authors, and business executives, to the heads of...

Sep 08, 2014, 08:00 ET

New Report: The Humanities Weathered the Recession, but Still Struggle with Digital and Workforce Issues

 How did humanities departments fare during the recent recession? How are departments coming to terms with fast-changing technologies, and...

Jun 19, 2014, 00:01 ET

New Website, Publication & Data Forum Debut on Anniversary of The Heart of the Matter

One year following the release of its seminal report and film The Heart of the Matter, the American Academy of Arts & Sciences today rolls out...

Apr 23, 2014, 10:01 ET

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects National and International Scholars, Artists, Philanthropists, Business and Civic Leaders

 The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 204 new members. They include some of the world's most accomplished...

Dec 18, 2013, 08:02 ET

Former American Academy of Art Student, Jason Seiler, illustrated cover for TIME Magazine's 2013 "Person of the Year" - Pope Francis

 The prestigious American Academy of Art is thrilled to announce that former student Jason Seiler has illustrated the cover for TIME Magazine's...

Oct 12, 2013, 14:30 ET

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Inducts 233rd Class of Members

 The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today inducted 166 members, from leading scientists, authors, and business executives, to the heads...

Jun 19, 2013, 06:04 ET
The Heart of the Matter.  (PRNewsFoto/American Academy of Arts & Sciences)

Democratic and Republican Senators and Representatives Commend Release of Report on Education, International Security, Competitiveness, and Culture

 Democratic and Republican lawmakers today turned a spotlight on the urgent need to re-focus the country on maintaining national excellence in...

May 02, 2013, 11:50 ET

American Academy Calls For Reorganization Of The U.S. Scientific Enterprise To Meet 21st Century Challenges

 A new report from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences offers recommendations for academia, government agencies, and the private sector...

Apr 26, 2013, 10:50 ET

Glenn Hutchins Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2013 Class of Members

 Some of the world's most accomplished leaders from academia, business, public affairs, the humanities, and the arts have been elected...

Apr 24, 2013, 13:00 ET

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects National and International Scholars, Artists, Philanthropists, Business and Civic Leaders

 The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 198 new members. They include some of the world's most accomplished...

Jan 28, 2013, 10:00 ET

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Launches Initiative to Address Challenges to Public Higher Education

Robert J. Birgeneau to Lead American Academy Lincoln Project: Excellence and Access in Public Higher Education The American Academy of...

Jan 16, 2013, 08:00 ET

Societal Transition Needed to Address Climate Change

New Daedalus issue examines the Alternative Energy Future Limiting the effects of climate change will require a substantial transformation...

Jul 19, 2012, 09:00 ET

Science in the 21st Century: From studies of single-celled organisms to distant planets, Daedalus examines how science is changing our world

From the invention of new life forms to the discovery of life beyond Earth, science is reshaping our understanding of the universe in the...

Jun 11, 2012, 10:13 ET
American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Lessons Learned.  (PRNewsFoto/American Academy of Arts & Sciences)

Have Past Accidents Helped Make Today's Nuclear Plants Safer?

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Paper Assesses How Industry, Regulators Have Applied Lessons Learned Following each of the world's...

May 09, 2012, 09:13 ET

Industry's Leading Painted Comic Book Artist, Alex Ross, to Receive the 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award from Chicago's Prestigious American Academy of Art

 The American Academy of Art has named Chicagoan and 1989 graduate Alex Ross – one of today's most accomplished and famous comic-book...

Apr 25, 2012, 09:00 ET

Promoting strategies for U.S. energy policy: New Daedalus emphasizes local over global approaches

 Three forces will fundamentally shape America's energy future: climate change, national security, and global competition. A more effective...

Apr 17, 2012, 13:00 ET

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Clint Eastwood, and Melinda F. Gates Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Clint Eastwood, and Melinda F. Gates Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2012 class features national and...

Mar 27, 2012, 13:05 ET
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Strengthening the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Paper Examines Options Nearly all of the 190 signatories to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty...

Mar 08, 2012, 08:00 ET
The Back-End of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: An Innovative Storage Concept (PRNewsFoto/American Academy of Arts & Sciences)

American Academy Report Offers Fuel-Cycle Strategy to Deal With Spread of Peaceful Nuclear Energy

Increased multilateral collaboration on issues like spent fuel storage and disposal could alleviate nuclear proliferation risks arising from an...

Jan 17, 2012, 13:51 ET

Leading Authors and Scholars Examine the American Narrative in Daedalus

Competing American Narratives Frame the 2012 Presidential Election The viability of the American Dream – the belief that upward...