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Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending March 31, 2006, Margaret N. Rees Mar 2006

Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending March 31, 2006, Margaret N. Rees

Interagency Science and Research Strategy

  • Interim (Phase I) Science and Research Strategy under development, with target
    completion by early May 2006.
  • Interagency Science and Research Team meetings conducted approximately every two weeks
  • Team extensively reviewed and approved plans, invitees, and timeline for two
    Ecosystem Health Assessment (Vital Signs) workshops scheduled for May and
    August 2006.


Imsa20: Bold Ideas, Illinois Mathematics And Science Academy Jan 2006

Imsa20: Bold Ideas, Illinois Mathematics And Science Academy

IMSA History

In the mid 1980s, the state of Illinois, recognizing a sharply increased need for highly skilled leaders in mathematics, science and technology, founded the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy®. Twenty years later, the national demand for mathematics, science and technology leaders has never been greater. The National Academies report - Rising Above the Gathering Storm and President Bush's American Competitiveness Initiative - address the growing concern that the United States is losing its competitive advantage as countries abroad invest heavily in the education and training of scientists and engineers. Both initiatives call for increased commitments in scientific research and in mathematics ...