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Congresswoman Johnson held the distinction as the first registered nurse elected to Congress and the first woman and African American to chair the House Science Committee.

Learn more about their distinguished careers of JoAnn Valenti and Lewis Branscomb, their accomplishments and their commitment to AAAS and the greater scientific enterprise.

AAAS and The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS), based in Trieste, Italy, are seeking candidates for the AAAS-TWAS Course on Science Diplomacy to be held in person in Trieste, Italy on 17-21 June 2024. For the fourth consecutive year, applications to attend the course are being invited from participant pairs.

Applications for the course are due 5 February 2024.

The National Institutes of Health is in good hands with newly confirmed Director Dr. Monica Bertagnolli.

The AI cohort is comprised of six scientists who will serve as expert staff in a congressional office or committee with most starting their yearlong placements this week to provide guidance on pressing issues such as AI ethics, information integrity, intellectual property, human rights and algorithmic risk.

AAAS’ Science & Technology Policy Fellowships and the U.S. Department of State have celebrated a milestone in the two organizations’ shared commitment to science-informed policymaking.

As organizations representing a wide range of scientific, engineering, and mathematical disciplines, we will not be deterred by the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on race considerations in college and university admissions.

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