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(Left to right) Frances H. Arnold, Sally Jewell, Eric Schmidt Winners of the Engineering For You Video Contest ©iStock/Thinkstock ©iStock/Thinkstock
(Left to right) Frances H. Arnold, Sally Jewell, Eric Schmidt
ANNUAL MEETING

NAE -- Celebrating 50 Years

Sept. 29 - The National Academy of Engineering's 2014 annual meeting featured numerous distinguished speakers, including NAE President C.D. Mote Jr.; NAS/NAE/IOM member and a winner of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation Frances H. Arnold; Interior Department Secretary Sally Jewell; and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.

  • ANNUAL MEETING

    NAE -- Celebrating 50 Years

    Sept. 29 - The National Academy of Engineering's 2014 annual meeting featured numerous distinguished speakers, including NAE President C.D. Mote Jr.; NAS/NAE/IOM member and a winner of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation Frances H. Arnold; Interior Department Secretary Sally Jewell; and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.

  • PRIZE WINNERS

    NAE Announces Winning Videos;
    $55,000 Awarded

    Sept. 28 - At its annual meeting, NAE announced the winners of the Engineering For You Video Contest. The winning videos were selected from more than 600 submissions.

  • NEW REPORT

    Changes Needed to End-of-Life Care

    Sept. 17 - The U.S. health care system is not properly designed to meet the needs of patients nearing the end of life, and major changes are necessary, says a new Institute of Medicine report.

  • NEW REPORT

    Investing in Health Systems
    Across the Globe

    Sept. 16 - Without attention to the management, financing, and infrastructure that support health services in low- and middle-income countries, it will not be possible to maintain the progress of global health initiatives like PEPFAR, says a new Institute of Medicine report.

Communication Awards Ceremony

2014 Communication AwardsMeet and mingle with the winners of the 2014 Communication Awards, presented annually to recognize excellence in reporting and communicating science, engineering, and medicine to the general public. This year's winners are author Dan Fagin; NPR correspondent Rob Stein; New York Times science reporter Dennis Overbye; and Seattle Times reporter Craig Welch and photographer Steve Ringman. An awards ceremony begins at 5 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 15, followed by reception. Please RSVP here to attend.

WEBCAST: Henry and Bryna David Lecture Oct. 2

William D. Nordhaus, Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale UniversityWilliam D. Nordhaus, Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University, will deliver the lecture "Climate Clubs: How to Prevent Free-Riding in International Environmental Agreements." He will examine the club, with penalties for countries who are not participants, as an approach to international climate policy. Watch the lecture beginning at 5 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 2.

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