Association Affairs

Association Affairs

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  • The Council of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has approved the nomination of Marcia K. McNutt, editor-in-chief of the Science family of journals — published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) — for election as president of the Academy. McNutt, who on 1 June...
  • Communicating climate change will be the initial focus of a new institute — supported by more than $500,000 in donations so far-honoring the association's retired CEO, Alan I. Leshner. "Alan has been a tireless advocate of public engagement with science," said current CEO Rush D. Holt, as part of a...
  • [The following article appeared in the 27 March 2015 edition of Science , as part of the AAAS News & Notes column.] Rush Holt is, by all accounts, an unfailingly nice guy. He is so considerate of others that during an interview at a restaurant he will interrupt himself to wonder how one of the...
  • Investing in technology that turns tidal energy into clean power has paid off for the state of Maine. | COURTESY OF OCEAN RENEWABLE POWER COMPANY At the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, just off the coast of Maine, a tidal power system built and operated by the Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) draws...
  • Barbara A. Schaal, Ph.D., dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences and the Mary-Dell Chilton Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has been chosen as AAAS president-elect. Her three-year term as an officer and member of...
  • Trellis, the scientific community's new communications platform, will debut in 2015. | AAAS [The following article appeared in the 19 December 2014 edition of Science , as part of the AAAS News & Notes column] By Alan I. Leshner, AAAS Chief Executive Officer and Executive Publisher of Science,...
  • AAAS members have elected 401 AAAS Fellows for 2014, honoring them for their contributions to innovation, education, and scientific leadership. The accomplishments of the new Fellows will be celebrated at the 2015 AAAS Annual Meeting, convening this year under the theme "Innovations, Information,...