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AAAS, in partnership with EducationCounsel, has released new and updated resources for higher education institutions to guide them as they seek to boost diversity and equity in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) while adhering to standards in a shifting and challenging legal landscape.

Some of the nation’s top experts and decision-makers on public policy matters impacting the science, engineering, and academic communities convened for the 46th Annual AAAS Science & Technology Policy Forum in October.

Being a scientist is about pursuing knowledge. But is there also a responsibility upon scientists to communicate or apply that knowledge in a way that contributes positively to society? The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to confront this question head on.