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Gwen Ottinger, Ph.D., 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
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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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Kelly Joyce, PhD, Receives NSF Grant for Research in Public Policy Project

July 17, 2014
Kelly Joyce, PhD

Kelly Joyce, PhD, professor and director of the Center for Science, Technology and Society, will serve as the co-principal investigator—along with Roberta Spalter-Roth, PhD, director of the American Sociological Association’s Research Department—on a $70,000 NSF grant to explore a Relational Model f...

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