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The AAAS Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Lecture
“...to promote a broader and more complete understanding of agriculture as the most basic human endeavor and... to enhance agriculture through increased scientific knowledge.”
Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Foundation
Read the proceedings of the 2012 AAAS Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Lecture.
The 2012 AAAS Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Lecture
The 2012 AAAS Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Lecture was held on June 14 at the AAAS Headquarters. Dr. Rob Horsch, Deputy Director for Research & Development for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, gave the keynote address.
Following his lecture, Dr. Horsch was then joined by Dr. Catherine Woteki, Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics at the U.S. Department of Agriculture; The Honorable Bill Northey, Iowa's Secretary of Agriculture; and Dr. Steven G. Pueppke, Director of Michigan State University's AgBioResearch, for a panel discussion.
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Entry Point! Alumnus Gives Back
Schuyler Kaye, an alumnus of AAAS’s Entry Point! program for scientists and engineers with disabilities, has named Entry Point! and AAAS the recipient of charitable contributions from his new business, T4Execs. Kaye indicates that the Entry Point! program has made a significant impact in his life, providing not only opportunities to overcome the many barriers he once saw in the world, but also the inspiration for the T4Execs business model. Through his gifts, he hopes to create more opportunities within the program and, in turn, attract more people with disabilities to science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Read more.
Two AAAS Donors Honor Their Physics Teacher With a Generous Pledge
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