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NAS Annual Meeting Begins
MEETING

NAS Annual Meeting Begins

April 28 - The National Academy of Sciences will hold its 154th annual meeting April 29 to May 2. NAS will video webcast selected presentations and ceremonies. Follow the annual meeting activities on Twitter @theNASciences and join the conversation #NAS154.

  • MEETING

    NAS Annual Meeting Begins

    April 28 - The National Academy of Sciences will hold its 154th annual meeting April 29 to May 2. NAS will video webcast selected presentations and ceremonies. Follow the annual meeting activities on Twitter @theNASciences and join the conversation #NAS154.

  • NEW REPORT

    Partnership Makes Significant Progress;
    Some Challenges Remain

    April 25 - The U.S. DRIVE Partnership has made significant progress in many technical areas, says a new report from the National Academies.

  • NEW REPORT

    Grand Challenges to Better
    Prepare for Volcanic Eruptions

    April 19 - To improve eruption forecasting and warnings to save lives, a new Academies report identifies research priorities for better monitoring of volcanic eruptions and grand challenges facing the volcano science community.

  • ANNOUNCEMENT

    NAS Receives $10.5 Million Gift
    From Kavli Foundation

    April 17 - The National Academy of Sciences has received a $10.5 million gift from The Kavli Foundation to establish the Fred Kavli Endowment Fund. The auditorium of the historic NAS building has been renamed in Kavli's honor.

NAS Honors New Members and Award Winners

On Saturday, April 29, NAS members elected in 2016 will be introduced to their colleagues in the Academy and sign the "Registry of Membership." Watch the presentation ceremony live from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. EDT.  

On Sunday, April 30, NAS will present the 2017 Public Welfare Medal to Jane Lubchenco as well as honor 21 other award recipients for their outstanding scientific achievements. Watch the awards ceremony live from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT.

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