Posts Tagged: American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Union of Concerned Scientists to Explore Science and Democracy in Turmoil

The nonprofit Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) will hold a conference on "Science and Democracy in Turmoil" on Thursday, May 17, at the Norton Woods Conference Center of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) in Somerville, Mass.The UCS will also launch a new Center for Science and Democracy designed to strengthen American democracy by restoring the essential role of science, eviden...

Amid Focus on Science Literacy and Business Ed, Liberal Arts Blossoms

"Science courses belong in the liberal arts curriculum for the benefit of both science and non-science majors."That's one of the main findings in a study released by the Cambridge, Mass.-based American Academy of Arts and Sciences.Science and the Educated American: A Core Component of Liberal Education warns that the pace of scientific and technological change means all adults should be prepared ...