The nation must think through its contradictory attitudes toward academic achievement.
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Eamon M. Kelly, Bob H. Suzuki, Mary K. Gaillard
School management must be local, but national action is also essential.
Roland W. Schmitt
The Department of State must integrate science and technology expertise more completely into its staff and operations.
Frank E. Loy
Scientific expertise has too often been neglected in the making of U.S. foreign policy, but we are making a determined effort to expand its role.
George E. Brown Jr., James Turner
The U.S. economy is changing rapidly, and the Small Business Investment Research program must change with it.
Susan E. Cozzens
If properly implemented, the new requirements could strengthen science and enhance its public support.
We are in danger of undermining the value of research universities if we regard them simply as sources of technology.