The Best Of Our Knowledge

Fridays, 3pm - 3:30pm

Every day, faculty members at schools and universities throughout the world are making discoveries that shape our ways of thinking and redefine our understanding of today's knowledge-driven society. Since 1990, The Best of Our Knowledge has highlighted breakthroughs across disciplines and across the globe, putting you in touch with the men and women at the forefront of their fields. Each week this program examines some of the issues unique to college campuses, looks at the latest research, and invites commentary from experts and administrators from all levels of education.

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Ways to Connect

Albany, NY – HISTORIC - FIRST NATIONAL SUMMIT ON THE ADVANCEMENT OF GIRLS IN MATH & SCIENCE -
The U.S. national report card in science was just released. While some
gains were seen in primary grades, middle grades and high school
showed little or no progress. More details next week on that topic.
Just days prior to those results, the first ever National Summit on the Advancement of Girls in Math and Science was held in Washington, D.C.

Albany, NY – NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION SERIES
POWERFUL SIGNALS: TRANSFORMING THE ROLE OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Albany, NY – EDUCATION EXCERPTS FROM STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS AND DEMOCRATIC RESPONSE ON EDUCATION -
In his recent State of the Union address before Congress, President Bush proposed spending billions of dollars over the next ten years on basic science research, and on math and science education. He also
called for 100-thousand new teachers. His comments run about 1:50.
Then, Virginia Governor, Timothy Kaine, delivered the Democratic response on education. His excerpted remarks last about 1:11.
Dr. Karen Hitchcock reports. (3:40)

Albany, NY – SHOW OPEN - Dr. Karen Hitchcock and Glenn Busby (1:30)

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