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AAAS will bring together a diverse group of professionals in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) to tackle the barriers to individuals entering and staying in careers in those fields.

It was another time of great learning, sharing and networking at the 2023 AAAS Annual Meeting. And this year, it was even better because the STPF program celebrated its 50th anniversary and five STPF directors (current and past) were on hand!

Members of AAAS elected Willie May, Ph.D., to serve as the association’s president-elect. Members also elected Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Ph.D., and Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis, Ph.D., to the AAAS Board of Directors.

A partnership of 50 organizations announced the formation of The Coalition for Trust in Health & Science.

A scientific enterprise centered on humanity must be open to all, must benefit all and must build trust among scientists and their communities, AAAS President Gilda Barabino told attendees of the 2023 AAAS Annual Meeting, which convened March 2-5 in Washington, D.C., under the banner “Science for Humanity.”

The bony signs of “horsemanship syndrome” point to riding in the region that is now Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria between 4,500 and 5,000 years ago.

The awards honor individuals and teams for a range of achievements, from advancing science diplomacy and engaging the public in order to boost scientific understanding to mentoring the next generation of scientists and engineers.