Science in Education: Choice and Challenges, February 2010

The conversation explored the issues pertaining to science education in America and the challenges ahead. Moderated by Jim Davis, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Washington University, and a panel featuring: Dr. Chris Nicastro, Missouri Commissioner of Education; Victoria May, Asst. Dean of Arts; Sciences and Director of Educational Outreach, Washington University; Bob Shaw, Chair, Pre-K through Grade 12 Science Dept. and Director of Sustainability, Mary Institute Country Day School (MICDS).

This program brings the viewer a series of in-depth discussions from leaders throughout the area on a variety of biotechnical and science subjects.

Science in Education: Choice and Challenges, February 2010

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The Future of Food in a Wealthier, Warmer World

Farmers worldwide are entering a period of increasing uncertainty as climate change compromises food production in areas already sensitive to food insecurity.

Big Ideas – Meeting Grand Challenges

Watch as three teams of Danforth Center scientists make a pitch for a grant that would extend their current research in agriculture and the environment.

Decreasing Food Waste - From Farm to Market

A discussion about preventing crop spoilage and reducing food waste, in order to feed a world population projected to grow to 10 billion people by 2050.

39 North_Cultivating An Innovation Ecosystem, May 2017

Join us for a discussion about 39 North, the 600-acre innovation district built to help strengthen St. Louis' innovation ecosystem through Ag Tech Innovation.


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