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The Program in Science, Technology, and Society is a dynamic interdisciplinary major that provides students with a liberal arts education for the twenty-first century.

 

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Featured Faculty Publication

The Intellectual Properties of Learning: A Prehistory from Saint Jerome to John Locke

Providing a sweeping millennium-plus history of the learned book in the West, John Willinsky puts current debates over intellectual property into context, asking what it is about learning that helped to create the concept even as it gave the products of knowledge a different legal and economic standing than other sorts of property.

Molly Mitchel
In my STS classes, I’ve learned the importance of considering a situation from various perspectives including the social, historical, cultural, technical, and economical. Using this STS mindset, I’ve been able to think about situations more critically and develop more nuanced arguments.
Molly Mitchel, STS Student and Peer Advisor