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Interview with Kelly Joyce, PhD, director of the Center for Science, Technology and Society

December 01, 2014
Kelly Joyce

Joyce talks about her first three years as Director of the Center, highlighting the collaborations it has fostered, as well as what is on the horizon. Joyce also recounts what she has gleaned from her STS students, Drexel faculty and Drexel’s community.

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How to Write True Stories about Science and Society: The 'Godfather of Creative Nonfiction' Joins Drexel for Workshop

October 24, 2014
Lee Gutkind

Have you ever written a report or scholarly paper and struggled with how to share your findings outside of your academic field? Or have you had to translate other people's research for the general public and found it to be challenging?...

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Gwen Ottinger, PhD, Receives CAREER Award from NSF for Project on Air Monitoring and Environmental Justice

September 30, 2014
National Science Foundation

Gwen Ottinger, assistant professor in the Center for STS, has been awarded a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for her project, "Environmental Justice and the Ethics of Science and Technology."  The study focuses on the efforts of community groups, non-profits, regu...

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Gwen Ottinger, PhD, to Co-host NSF-funded Workshop on Civic Science

September 29, 2014
Gwen Ottinger, PhD

On October 2 and 3, academics, foundation and non-profit leaders, and high-level policy makers will convene in Washington, D.C. to advance "civic science". Civic science addresses the most important, intractable challenges of our age-including health care, education, and the environment-through tran...

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Meet STS Professor Chloe Silverman

September 25, 2014
Chloe Silverman, PhD

Chloe Silverman, PhD, joined the College last fall as an associate professor in the Center for Science, Technology and Society. In this Q&A, the social scientist reveals why she's recently been sporting a beekeeper suit and what she hopes to add to the CoAS community....

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