Susan R. Singer, William B. Bonvillian
The future of universities may depend on blending the strengths of online education and those of face-to-face education—for the benefit of both students and the nation.
Jon M. Peha
The best way to make rapid and affordable progress in implementing the government's FirstNet plan is to start by taking advantage of the existing commercial infrastructure.
Louis S. Jacobson, Robert J. Lalonde
Education and training programs are falling far short of their potential. A competition among states to provide workers with better information may point the way forward.
Despite naysayers, the nation is producing more than enough quality workers in scientific and engineering fields—and policymakers and industry leaders should proceed accordingly.
Morgan Bazilian, Roger Pielke Jr.
The world's poor need more than a token supply of electricity. The goal should be to provide the power necessary to boost productivity and raise living standards.
David E. Winickoff, Mark B. Brown
Even talking about research on geoengineering stirs controversy. Creating an effective mechanism for such discussions will be an essential prerequisite to any scientific work.