April 2011

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Academy News

2011 Class of Fellows and Foreign Honorary Members Announced

The Academy announced today the election of leaders in the sciences, the humanities and the arts, business, public affairs, and the nonprofit sector. The 212 new Fellows and Foreign Honorary Members come from 29 states and 11 countries.

The new class will be inducted at a ceremony on October 1, 2011, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Click here to view an alphabetized list of the newly elected Fellows and Foreign Honorary Members, with their affiliations at the time of election; click here to view the list by class and section.


Calendar

Selected upcoming events include:

  • Thursday, May 5, 2011
    Founders' Day and Annual Meeting- House of the Academy, Cambridge
    An Evening of Chamber Music
    Performers:
    Edward Arron, cello; Ronald Arron, viola; John Marcus, violin; and Jeewon Park, piano.


  • Saturday and Sunday, October 1-2, 2011
    2011 Induction Ceremony and Sunday Symposium Cambridge

For a complete schedule of upcoming Academy Events, go to: http://www.amacad.org/event.aspx.
For more information or to make reservations for Academy events, email: mevents@amacad.org.
To view video of past Academy Events, go to: http://www.amacad.org/multimedia.aspx.


New and Forthcoming Publications

Nuclear Reactors: Generation to Generation, edited by Stephen M. Goldberg and Robert Rosner, Winter 2011, http://www.amacad.org/publications/nuclearReactors.aspx

Daedalus
Race, Inequality, and Culture, guest edited by Lawrence Bobo (Harvard University), Spring 2011, http://www.amacad.org/publications/daedalus/11_spring_cover.pdf

Bulletin
The Spring 2011 issue includes presentations by presidents and other university leaders from New York University, Stanford University, Brown University, Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University, and the Association of American Universities on prospects for the American research university.