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It’s Official, We’re 200 Years Old this Month!

Academy Members are invited to a special celebration on January 29th.

Published January 04, 2017

It’s Official, We’re 200 Years Old this Month!

It all began just around the corner from our current offices, when there were no skyscrapers towering above or subways shuttling below. Our founder, our Members played key roles in each of those efforts.

Today, we pride ourselves on being the world's smartest network. But the point of saying that isn't just to highlight how amazing the people are who make up our community, it's to inspire everyone to harness the power of that network; to harness the power of science to help shape the future of society and address the major challenges we face. In 200 years, we've learned a lot about how to do that well, and we're excited to bring all that experience and knowledge to bear in tackling the challenges we all face in the next century.

Thank you for being part of the Academy's past, present, and future! We're excited to celebrate with you.

Members, we invite you to join us for a special birthday celebration on January 29, 2017. You also can learn more about the Academy's past, present, and future on our special Bicentennial website.