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Presidential Science Advisor Visits Museum

June 29, 2012

Dr. John Holdren, US presidential science advisor, paid a visit to the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History recently. Dr. Holdren is the Assistant to the President for Science and Technology. While at the Museum, Holdren spoke to a number of special guests at a breakfast hosted by the Technology Ventures Corp.
Holdren also counseled kids in the Museum’s “Science is Everywhere” Summer Camp program to continue learning math and science in order to consider career opportunities in the STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) fields.
Dr. Holdren's two-day visit to New Mexico included meetings at Sandia National Laboratories, the Los Alamos National Laboratory, and the Air Force Research Lab at Kirtland Air Force Base. His remarks included his vision for public-private partnerships and technology transfer.

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