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Enhancing trust in science and democracy in an age of misinformation

An op-ed in Issues in Science and Technology co-authored with Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Finding Collective Advantage in Shared Knowledge

An Issues in Science and Technology podcast interview on the historical impact of U.S. investment in science.

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Morning Scoop: A Conversation with Arizona's Presidents

A panel conversation with the three presidents of Arizona's public universities hosted by the Arizona Capitol Times.

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Arizona is ready to become the Silicon Desert

A podcast examining with the passage of the CHIPS and Science Act could mean for the future of Arizona.

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America once dominated the semiconductor industry. Here's why we must win again.

An op-ed exploring how the US lost its preeminence in semiconductor manufacturing and what actions can be taken to regain it.

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Morning Scoop: New Economy Initiative

An interview on the New Economy Initiative.

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Common sense immigration reform is popular and will drive economic security. Congress must act quickly.

An op-ed calling for Congressional action to enact meaningful immigration reform.

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The next 75 years of U.S. science and innovation policy

An article examining how the future of scientific research needs to be restructured to meet the increasingly complex needs and challenges facing society.

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Semiconductor investment is a win for Arizona, but also not a reason to relax

President Crow shares his opinion about the vital impact of federal investment in microchip research, development and fabrication, and introduces ASU's new School of Manufacturing Systems and Networks, along with the caveat that Arizona cannot lose its momentum if it wants to remain globally competitive.

Michael Crow and Eric Schmidt speak side-by-side on-screen via Zoom

The need for a new international technological alliance

A conversation with Eric Schmidt about the opportunities and risks facing the US without a coordinated, strategic plan related to artificial intelligence.

Disruptive Innovation Where You Least Expect It

Disruptive innovation where you least expect it

A video discussion with President Crow and Union Pacific CEO Lance Fritz on the need for adaptability in complex organizations.

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Science institutions for a complex, fast-paced world

An article about why the time has come to move beyond the post- World War II model of organizing science.