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Gwen Ottinger, PhD, Receives CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation

September 30, 2014
National Science Foundation

Gwen Ottinger has been awarded a CAREER award for her project, Environmental Justice and the Ethics of Science and Technology. Her project aims to create bridges between engineering professional communities and the public through community collaboration and the exchange of expertise....

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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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New Winter Courses

September 23, 2014

Study the history of witchcraft, understand the politics of disability, or learn about sleep and its disorders in these new courses....

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BS/MS Student Justin Carone Awarded Second Place in ANSI Student Paper Competition

September 02, 2014

Justin Carone, BS psychology ’12, MS science, technology and society ’15, was awarded second prize from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for the Annual Student Paper Competition. Carone's paper, “Standards as Social Design Practice: From the Americans with...

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