A guest essay in the New York Times highlights the original work and unique insights of the Academy's Commission on Reimagining Our Economy. Rooted in the Commission's listening sessions, helps answer a pressing question: why are standard economic indicators—including unemployment, GDP growth, and retail sales—positive while the sentiment of Americans about the economy is persistently negative?
On October 24, 2023, the Academy released Forging Climate Solutions: How to Accelerate Action Across America, the final report of the Commission on Accelerating Climate Action. Prompted by a statement by the Academy’s Board in 2021, the report addresses the need for a climate strategy that breaks through the divisions that characterize politics in the nation today.
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences has named Kwame Anthony Appiah - author, philosopher, and public intellectual - the recipient of the Academy's award for outstanding contributions to humanistic scholarship.
Stem cell biologist Haifan Lin to receive Francis Amory Prize - awarded in recognition of outstanding scientific achievements in reproductive biology and medical care - from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.