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NEW REPORT

Investments in Antarctic and
Southern Ocean Science

Aug. 11 - A new Academies report recommends major research initiatives in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean as part of a strategic vision to guide NSF's U.S. Antarctic Program over the next 10 years.

  • NEW REPORT

    Investments in Antarctic and
    Southern Ocean Science

    Aug. 11 - A new Academies report recommends major research initiatives in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean as part of a strategic vision to guide NSF's U.S. Antarctic Program over the next 10 years.

  • NEW REPORT

    A Community-Based Option
    for Flood Insurance

    July 24 - A new Academies report discusses the pros and cons of offering collective flood insurance policies to communities, and identifies challenges that must be addressed if it were to be implemented.

  • NEW REPORT

    Establishing Standards for
    Psychosocial Interventions

    July 14 - A considerable gap exists between psychosocial interventions that are known to be effective to treat mental health and substance use disorders and those that are commonly provided, says a new Academies report.

  • ANNOUNCEMENT

    Marcia K. McNutt Nominated
    to Be Next NAS President

    July 6 - The Council of the National Academy of Sciences has approved the nomination of Marcia K. McNutt for election as president of the Academy.

'Next MacGyver' Competition Winners Selected

Five winners of The Next MacGyver competition were chosen July 28 for their TV series concepts starring a female engineer protagonist and paired with industry mentors to help them develop pilot screenplays. Watch a recording of the event held at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, Calif.

New Website to Support PreK-12 Engineering Education

LinkEngineering LogoThe National Academy of Engineering launched a new website, LinkEngineering, to help PreK-12 educators in the United States implement engineering education in classrooms and out-of-school settings. The project is motivated by efforts to highlight the engineering field, which have increased over the past 15 years, including the recent publication of the Next Generation Science Standards.

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