Skip all navigation and go to page contentSkip top navigation and go to directorate navigationSkip top navigation and go to page navigation
National Science Foundation
News
design element
News
News From the Field
For the News Media
Special Reports
Research Overviews
NSF-Wide Investments
Speeches & Lectures
Speeches & Presentations by the NSF Director
Speeches & Presentations by the NSF Deputy Director
Lectures
Speech Archives
Speech Contacts

NSF Current Newsletter
Multimedia Gallery
News Archive
 


Speech Archives
Speeches by Former NSF Director Rita R. Colwell

Dr. Colwell's Biography

2004 SPEECHES

February 16, 2004
"Oceans and Human Health: A Symbiotic Relationship Between People and the Sea"
Remarks, Special Session on "Oceans and Human Health", American Society of Limnology and Oceanography and The Oceanography Society, 2004 Ocean Research Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii
Also see: the slides.

February 15, 2004
"Limitless Opportunities: Dynamic Partnerships - Universities and Schools Making a Difference in K-12 Education"
Remarks, AAAS Annual Meeting/Forum for School Science, Seattle, Washington
Also see: the slides.

February 14, 2004
"Cholera and the Environment: A Classic Model for Human Pathogens in the Environment"
Remarks, Symposium: From Outside to Inside: Environmental Microorganisms as Human Pathogens, American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington
Also see: the slides.

February 14, 2004
"Oceans In Our Solar System"
Remarks, American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington
Also see: the slides.

February 11, 2004
Testimony
Before the House Committee on Science, on the National Science Foundation's FY 2005 Budget

February 3, 2004
Remarks
President's FY 2005 Budget Request for the National Science Foundation
Also see: the slides.

February 2, 2004
Director's Statement
President's FY 2005 Budget Request for the National Science Foundation

January 21, 2004
"The Emerging Science of Learning"
Remarks, Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida
Also see: the slides.

January 4, 2004
"Using Remote Sensing in the Bay of Bengal to Predict Cholera Epidemics"
Plenary Speech, Session on Challenging Frontiers in Biomedical Research, The 91st Indian Science Congress, Chandigarh, India
Also see: the slides.

 

2003

December 11, 2003
"Changing Perspectives on the Ecology of Infectious Disease: The Case of Cholera"
Plenary Talk, U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program, 8th International Conference on Emerging Infections in the Pacific Rim, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Also see: the slides.

December 8, 2003
"Concentric Circles: A Twenty-first Century Context for Climate and Health"
Keynote Lecture, 10th Asian Conference on Diarrhoeal Diseases and Nutrition (ASCODD), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Also see: the slides.

November 6, 2003
Statement on the Groundbreaking for the Atacama Large Millimeter Array

October 30, 2003
Roundtable Discussion
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC

October 22, 2003
"The New Science: Imagining the Unimaginable"
Lecture to Dallas Museum of Natural History
Also see: the slides.

October 20, 2003
Keynote Address
The International Life Science Summit of Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Also see: the slides.

October 7, 2003
"Illuminating the New Science: Research and Education in the 21st Century"
Distinguished Visiting Professor Colloquium Series, Marymount University, Arlington, Virginia
Also see: the slides.

October 6, 2003
"The Oceans and Human Health"
Remarks, COMPASS Forum hosted by the House Oceans Caucus, Washington, DC
Also see: the slides.

September 22, 2003
"Marine Biotechnology: A Confluence of Promise"
Marine Biotechnology Conference 2003 Keynote Lecture, Chiba, Japan
Also see: the slides.

September 8, 2003
"EPSCoR: Strengthening the Nation's Convergent Connections"
Remarks, National Conference Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, Las Vegas, Nevada
Also see: the slides.

August 12, 2003
Welcome and Opening Remarks
National Science Board Committee on Education and Human Resources, Workshop on Broadening Participation in Science and Engineering Research and Education

July 9, 2003
Testimony
Before the Committee on Science, Basic Research Subcommittee, on H.R. 2183, Minority Serving Institution Digital and Wireless Technology Opportunity Act of 2003

June 27, 2003
Talking Points: National Caucus of Biomedical Science Chairs
George Washington University, Washington, DC

June 26, 2003
"Convergent Connections: IT Enabling the Future"
Carnegie Mellon University Workshop, "Information Technology and Sustainable Development," The World Bank, Washington, DC
Also see: the slides.

June 25, 2003
"The Flag of Biotechnology"
US-EC Task Force on Biotechnology Research, Arlington, Virginia
Also see: the slides.

June 23, 2003
"Genomics in an Era of Transforming Technologies"
Remarks, USDA Ministerial Conference and Expo on Agricultural Science and Technology, Sacramento, California
Also see: the slides.

June 12, 2003
Testimony
Before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Research Subcommittee, on Plant Biotechnology Research and Development in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities

June 4, 2003
"SARS: Lessons Learned for the Future"
Remarks to a Workshop Sponsored by the Strategic Assessments Group of the CIA, Arlington, Virginia

June 3, 2003
Remarks
American Meteorological Society 2003 Summer Policy Colloquium, Washington, DC
Also see: the slides.

June 3, 2003
Remarks
NSF's Director's Award for Distinguished Teaching Scholars, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC

May 16, 2003
"Converging Scientific Frontiers: Bioscience to Biocomplexity and Beyond"
A Trans-Atlantic Dialogue on Genetics and Health: Research Frontiers and Ethical, Economic, Legal, and Social Issues, A Symposium Co-hosted by The Royal Norwegian Embassy through its Research and Technology Forum and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington, DC
Also see: the slides.

May 14, 2003
Testimony
Before the U.S. House of Representative, Committee on Science, on the Cyber Security Research and Development Act of 2003

May 6, 2003
Remarks
2003 Sigma Xi Initiation and Awards Banquet -- 75th Anniversary, University of Maryland Sigma Xi Chapter
Also see: the slides.

April 30, 2003
"Radiant Equations for Learning and Leadership in the 21st Century"
Dedication of The Joan and James Leitzel Center for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Education, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire
Also see: the slides.

April 9, 2003
"Climate, Health and Complexity: Converging Frontiers"
Remarks at BioVision 2003, The World Life Sciences Forum

March 26, 2003
Remarks
Fourth Annual Texas Higher Education Summit, Washington, DC
Also see: the slides.

February 24, 2003
"Converging Frontiers: Research and Education for the 21st Century"
Remarks in the Legislative Council Chamber - New Zealand "Beehive", Wellington, New Zealand
Also see: the slides.

February 20, 2003
"Crossing All Boundaries"
Knowledge Wave 2003: The Leadership Forum, Auckland, New Zealand
Also see: the slides.

February 17, 2003
"LIGO - A New Window on the Universe"
Session on "Probing the Universe for Gravity Waves: A First Look with LIGO" (Laser Interferometer Gravity Wave Observatory), Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Denver, Colorado
Also see: the slides.

February 14, 2003
"Changing Science Teaching in the 21st Century"
Panel on Making Science Relevant to Undergraduates, Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Denver, Colorado
Also see: the slides.

February 3, 2003
Remarks
The National Science Foundation's FY 2004 Budget, Investing in the Nation's Future

February 3, 2003
Welcoming Remarks
Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training (IGERT), Principal Investigators' Meeting

January 30, 2003
"Scientific Freedom and National Security: Devil's Bargain or Dual Responsibility"
Annual Meeting, Universities Research Association, Washington, DC
Also see: the slides.

 

2002

December 4, 2002
"How Far We Are to Look: A Context for Climate Change Research"
U.S. Climate Change Science Program: Planning Workshop for Scientists and Stakeholders, Washington, DC
Also see: the slides.

November 19, 2002
"Computing: Getting us on the Path to Wisdom"
SC2002: From Terabytes to Insights
Baltimore, Marylan
Also see: the slides.

November 11, 2002
"Science in a Twenty-First Century World"
Address at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

October 23, 2002
"The Spiral of Complexity: Connecting Climate and Health"
Lecture at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden
Also see: the slides.

October 19, 2002
"Bridging the Cultures: Celebrating Science and the Liberal Arts"
Dedication of the Hodson Science and Technology Center, Hood College, Frederick, Maryland

September 26, 2002
Remarks
BEST (Building Engineering and Science Talent) Kickoff Panel Education Committee or Science Committee, U.S. House of Representatives

September 25, 2002
Remarks
Interagency Meeting on Disease and Homeland Security, National Science Foundation
Also see: the slides.

September 4, 2002
Remarks
Knowledge Discovery and Dissemination Meeting
Also see: the slides.

August 18, 2002
"NSF's Investment in Converging Frontiers"
American Chemical Society Presidential Symposium, Boston, Massachusetts
Also see: the slides.

August 18, 2002
"Rethinking the Rules to Promote Diversity"
American Chemical Society Presidential Symposium on Diversity, Boston, Massachusetts

July 26, 2002
Remarks
RISE Symposium University of Maryland - College Park

July 10, 2002
"Math Matters"
Keynote Address, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 50th Anniversary Meeting, Philadelphia, PA
Also see: the slides.

June 29, 2002
"From Cholera to Complexity to Society: A Journey to New Dimensions"
DIMACS International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Epidemiology, Rutgers University
Also see: the slides.

June 21, 2002
"NSF's Investment in Converging Frontiers"
Lecture: University of California-Santa Cruz
Also see: the slides.

June 19, 2002
"Science: Before and After September 11"
Science and Technology Issues, Policies and Debates: A Leadership Forum, Brookings Institution

June 19, 2002
Testimony
Before the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, U.S. Senate, on the National Science Foundation Fiscal 2003 Budget Request

May 22, 2002
Testimony Before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space

May 22, 2002
"From the Chesapeake Bay to the Bay of Bengal"
Commencement Address: University of Maryland Life Sciences

May 21, 2002
"Protecting Society from Bioterrorism: Scientists and Their Societies to the Forefront"
American Society for Microbiology 2002 Annual Meeting
Also see: the slides.

May 19, 2002
"A Global Passport for Microbiology"
Plenary Lecture, American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah
Also see: the slides.

May 16, 2002
"The Arctic as a Biocomplex System"
Keynote Address to the Arctic Forum, Arlington, Virginia
Also see: the slides.

May 15, 2002
Testimony
Before the VA, HUD, and Independent Agencies, Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, U.S. Senate, on FY 2003 Appropriations

April 11, 2002
Testimony Before the VA, HUD, and Independent Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee

March 25, 2002
Remarks
HRD Diversity Focused Programs PI/PD Meeting

March 11, 2002
Remarks
BEST (Building Engineering and Science Talent) Leadership Dinner, Washington, DC

March 9, 2002
"Biocomplexity: A New Paradigm for Infectious Disease"
Harvard/MIT Conference on Infectious Disease, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Also see: the slides.

February 20, 2002
"Our Scientific Future: Turbulent, Convergent, Emergent"
Plenary Lecture - 2002 FDA Science Forum, Washington, DC
Also see: the slides.

February 13, 2002
Testimony Before the House Science Committee on the President's Budget Request for the National Science Foundation

February 12, 2002
"National Science Foundation Initiatives for FY 2003"
The Engineering Deans Council Public Policy Colloquium, National Academy of Engineering, Washington, DC
Also see: the slides.

February 11, 2002
Remarks
CRA-sponsored Computing Leadership Summit, The leaders of ACM, IEEE Computer Society, SIAM, AAAI, USENIX, and CRA

February 4, 2002
Remarks
The National Science Foundation's FY2003 Budget: Sustaining U.S. Leadership Across the Frontiers of Scientific Knowledge
Also see: the slides.

January 30, 2002
"Science As Patriotism"
Annual Meeting Universities Research Association

January 25, 2002
"A Global Thirst for Safe Water: The Case of Cholera"
2002 Abel Wolman Distinguished Lecture, National Academy of Sciences
Also see: the slides.

January 24, 2002
Remarks
Reception Celebrating the Premiere of the PBS Series
"The Secret Life of the Brain", Library of Congress, Washington, DC

January 18, 2002
Remarks
Dedication of Gemini South Telescope at Las Campanas Observatory La Serena, Chile

 

2001

December 17, 2001
Remarks
University of Alabama Commencement Celebration

December 14, 2001
Remarks
Balancing National Security and Open "Scientific Communication: Implications of September 11th for the Research University"
Session: Defining Needed New Areas of Study and Research, National Academy of Sciences
Also see: the slides.

December 3, 2001
Keynote Address
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

December 1, 2001
"Quantitative Literacy Goals: Are we making progress?"
Remarks to Quantitative Literacy Forum

November 27, 2001
"Crossing Borders: Science, the Public, and New Policies"
5th Annual Shannon Lecture, National Institutes of Health

November 22, 2001
"A Voyage of Discovery: Cholera, Climate and Complexity"
The Eighth Lecture of "The Anatomy Lesson", Amsterdam Concertgebouw
Also see: the slides.

November 19, 2001
Remarks
Council of Scientific Society Presidents (CSSP), American Chemical Society Building, Washington, DC

November 8, 2001
Remarks
NSF Director's Award for Distinguished Teaching Scholars Ceremony for 2001 Awardees, National Academy of Sciences

November 7, 2001
"Science: Before and After September 11"
Director's Forum Lecture Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC

October 19, 2001
"Science and Policy: New Perspectives For an Era of Angst"
Keynote Address to the Association for Women in Science 30th Anniversary Leadership Conference, Washington, DC

October 17, 2001
"Barriers to and Opportunities for Women in Science"
Remarks at Washington College
Also see: the slides.

September 25, 2001
Remarks
Presidents Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC)

September 14, 2001
Remarks
A National Day of Prayer and Remembrance, National Science Foundation

September 6, 2001
Testimony Before the House Science Committee's Subcommittee on Research, Hearing on Major Research Equipment

August 1, 2001
"Science and Technology in a Global Society: Crossing Boundaries to New Frontiers"
Remarks at The International Forum on Science Funding System Oriented to the 21st Century, Beijing, China
Also see: the slides.

July 12, 2001
Testimony
Before the House Committees on Resources and Science on Ocean Exploration and Ocean Observations

June 28, 2001
Remarks
News Conference Via "Access" Grid, NSF-Funded Report On Urban Systemic Initiatives

June 6, 2001
Testimony
Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Veterans, Housing and Urban Development, on The NSF FY 2002 Budget Request

May 22, 2001
Remarks
5th National Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education

May 21, 2001
Remarks
NSB Symposium on Allocation of Federal Resources for Science & Technology

May 16, 2001
Testimony
Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on VA, HUD and Independent Agencies on the NSF FY 2002 Budget Request

April 25, 2001
Testimony
Before the House Science Committee on the NSF FY 2002 Budget Request

April 9, 2001
Remarks
NSF 2002 Budget Briefing
Also see: the slides.

April 9, 2001
"From Glass Ceiling to Crystal Ball: A Vision of Women in Science"
Remarks at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Also see: the slides.

April 4, 2001
Remarks
TIMSS-R Benchmarking Report Press Conference

March 24, 2001
"World Enough, and Time: 'A Global Investment for the Environment'"
Remarks at Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Biological Sciences, Arlington, VA
Also see: the slides.

March 20, 2001
"Science, Technology and Education at the Frontiers"
Remarks at SUNY-Stony Brook, Millennium Technologies: Converging on Growth
Also see: the slides.

March 6, 2001
"Science as the Frontier and Frontiers within Science"
Remarks at Howard University Lecture Series On Graduate Education, Washington, DC
Also see: the slides.

February 18, 2001
"Uncommon Knowledge to Common Ground: A New Frontier for Scientific Literacy"
Remarks to American Association for the Advancement of Science, San Francisco, California
Also see: the slides.

February 14, 2001
"NSF Policy Trends and Funding Opportunities"
Remarks to California State University Presidents' Retreat, Long Beach, California
Also see: the slides.

 

2000

December 13, 2000
Remarks
Arabidopsis thaliana Genome Sequence Completion Press Conference
Also see: the slides

December 5, 2000
Remarks
Third International Mathematics and Science Study-Repeat (TIMSS-R) Press Conference

December 4, 2000
"NSF: Looking Ahead"
Remarks to Consortium of Social Science Associations
Also see: the slides.

November 29, 2000
Remarks
MITRE Corporation, MEDEA Fall 2000 Plenary Meeting, Science and National Policy, McLean, Virginia
Also see: the slides.

November 10, 2000
"Innumerable Connections"
Remarks to the Board on Mathematical Sciences 2000 Colloquium, National Research Council
Also see: the slides.

October 4, 2000
"What Is NSF Doing for Industry?"
Remarks to the International Council on Management of Innovation and Technology, The Conference Board

September 25, 2000
Remarks
Luncheon Address, Middlebury College

August 25, 2000
Remarks
Dedication of the Green Bank Telescope

August 23, 2000
Remarks
Very Large Array 20th Anniversary

July 12, 2000
Testimony
Before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee

June 19, 2000
"Polar Connections"
UCAR/NCAR 40th Anniversary and Recognition of NSF's 50th Anniversary

June 9, 2000
"The Wellspring of Discovery"
University of Washington

May 21, 2000
"Your Future: The Opportunities and The Challenges"
Commencement Address, University of Connecticut

May 4, 2000
Testimony
Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on VA/HUD and Independent Agencies

May 2, 2000
"Biocomplexity and the Environmental Portfolio"
Remarks at the US-Japan Joint High Level Committee Meeting

April 17, 2000
"The New Sociology of Science"
Remarks to the State University of New York-Albany

April 11, 2000
"The Wellspring of Discovery"
25th Anniversary American Association for the Advancement of Science Colloquium on Science and Technology Policy

April 4, 2000
Testimony
Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on VA/HUD and Independent Agencies

March 13, 2000
Remarks
National Medals of Science and Technology Awards Dinner

March 1, 2000
Testimony
Before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Subcommittee on Science, Space and Technology on Next Generation Internet and Large Scale Networking

February 16, 2000
Testimony
Before the House Basic Research Subcommittee on the NSF FY 2001 Budget Request for Research and Related Activities Research and Major Research Equipment

February 7, 2000
Remarks
NSF Director Rita R. Colwell to FY 2001 Budget Briefing

January 27, 2000
"Looking to 2001 and Beyond"
Remarks at University Research Association, Inc.

January 24, 2000
"The National Science Foundation: Turning 50 at the Turn of the Century"
Remarks to the 92nd Street Y

 

1999

December 13, 1999
"Complexity and Connectivity: A New Cartography for Science and Engineering"
Remarks, AGU Fall Meeting

November 16, 1999
"Teachers, Partners, and Prosperity: A Formula for the Future"
Remarks at Marshall University

November 12, 1999
"LIGO: Flagship for Our Future Course"
Remarks at the Inauguration of LIGO

October 28 1999
"Information Technology: Ariadne's Thread Through the Science and Technology Labyrinth"
Remarks at EDUCASE '99

October 27, 1999
"Information Technologies and the New Sociology of Science"
Remarks at California Institute of Technology

October 20, 1999
Remarks
NSF50 Kick-Off Event: Special Director's Award Ceremony

October 12, 1999
Remarks
Research!America Board of Directors Meeting

October 8, 1999
Remarks
Before the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

September 30, 1999
"The National Science Foundation at 50"
Remarks to the New York Academy of Sciences

September 28, 1999
Testimony
Before the Subcommittee on Basic Research of the House Science Committee on The Benefits of Basic Research

July 30, 1999
Remarks
The National Science Board Task Force on International Issues in Science and Engineering

July 24, 1999
Remarks
The Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Physiologists, Baltimore, MD

July 13, 1999
Briefing
On South Pole Medical Emergency

June 28, 1999
Remarks
The 1999 Northeastern Massachusetts Economic Summit, Haverhill, Massachusetts

June 25, 1999
Remarks
The Gemini North Dedication Ceremony in Mauna Kea, Hawaii

May 30, 1999
"A Vision for Microbiology in the Next Century"
Remarks at the 99th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Chicago, Illinois

May 8, 1999
"Another Einstein Equation"
Remarks at Coastal Carolina University Commencement

April 29, 1999
"Beyond Barcodes: Wisdom in the Age of Information"
Remarks at the National Press Club

April 28, 1999
Testimony
NSF Director Rita Colwell Before the House Science Committee, on K-12 Math and Science Education, Washington, DC

March 23, 1999
Remarks
The Tenth Anniversary of Coalition of EPSCoR States

March 21, 1999
Remarks
The American Physical Society Centennial Symposium, Atlanta, GA

March 18, 1999
"Meeting the Challenge: Education and Research for the Next Generation"
Remarks to the National Educational Research Policy and Priorities Board, Department of Education, Washington, DC

March 4, 1999
Testimony
NSF Director Rita Colwell Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on VA/HUD and Independent Agencies, Washington, DC

March 3, 1999
"Investing in Federal Science and Technology: Integrating our Research Portfolio"
Remarks to the Senate Science and Technology Caucus

February 9, 1999
"Turning the Clock Forward: Not Just Faster but Wiser"
Remarks to the Association of American Publishers, Professional/Scholarly Publishers Annual Meeting

February 9, 1999
Remarks
NSF Director Rita R. Colwell at the American Society for Engineering Education, Engineering Deans Colloquium, Washington, DC

February 6, 1999
"Law and Science: Two Cultures or Happy Marriage?"
Cosmos Club Legal Affairs Committee Luncheon, Millennium Event

February 1, 1999
FY 2000 Budget Briefing

January 22, 1999
Remarks
NSF Director Rita Colwell at the Panel Discussion on Science and Technology: Priorities for the 21st Century, AAAS Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California

January 9, 1999
"A New Era of Exploration: First Light for the Next Millennium"
Remarks by NSF Director Rita Colwell before the American Astronomical Society, Austin, Texas

 

1998

December 12, 1998
"The Goal Versus the Process of Getting There"
Commencement Address by NSF Director Rita Colwell at the University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

December 2, 1998
"An Alchemy of Disciplines "
Remarks by NSF Director Rita Colwell at the Materials Research Society Annual Meeting

October 26, 1998
"Trailblazing: One Woman's Trek in Science"
Remarks by NSF Director Rita Colwell at the Association for Women in Science-Alaska Chapter Luncheon

October 30, 1998
"NSF's Commitment to the Deep"
Remarks by NSF Director Rita Colwell at NRC Symposium on Fifty Years of Ocean Discovery

October 12, 1998
"Global Scientific Cooperation in the 21st Century: Keystone of Scientific Progress and World Peace"
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

September 28, 1998
Testimony
Before the Basic Research Subcommittee of the House Science Committee, on Remote Sensing as a Research and Management Tool

September 20, 1998
"The Genomic Genie and Its Promise to Both Science and Society"
Remarks at The Institute for Genomic Research

September 16, 1998
Remarks
AAAS Science Policy Seminar Series

September 10, 1998
Opening Remarks
Presidential Awards For Excellence In Science, Mathematics & Engineering Mentoring, The White House

September 8, 1998
Remarks
DC Science Writers Association, Washington, DC

September 3, 1998
"The National Science Foundation's Role in the Arctic"
Remarks, Opportunities in Arctic Research: A Community Workshop, Arlington, Virginia

August 23, 1998
"The Berries and the Branch"
Symposium on Chemistry and the National Agenda: The Contribution of Research to the Nation, American Chemical Society National Meeting

August 2, 1998
"Balancing the Biocomplexity of the Planet's Living Systems: A 21st Century Task for Science"
American Institute of the Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland

July 30, 1998
"The Status of Oceanographic Monitoring and Assessment Efforts on Global and Local Scales"
Testimony of Dr. Rita Colwell, Director Designate, National Science Foundation, Before the Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans

July 29, 1998
Welcoming Remarks
Workshop, The U.S. Science, Engineering and Technology Workforce of the Future: National Strategy, National Portfolio, National Resource Base, Washington, DC

July 27, 1998
"Turning the Clock Forward"
Computing Research Association Conference, Snowbird, Utah

 

 

Email this pagePrint this page

Back to Top of page