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Responding to the Black Lives Matter movement and the killings of several Black people at the hands of police, professor and Director of Science, Technology & Society (STS) Paul Edwards has…
Antiracism in Biomedical Research and Medicine  Dr. Ibram X. Kendi and Dean Ayodele Thomas Wednesday, September 30 at 11:00 am   The Departments of Genetics, Developmental…
The Program in Science, Technology & Society announces two new concentrations:    Catastrophic Risks and Solutions (CRS) Catastrophic Risks and Solutions will let students explore…
What are the roles of race and racism in science, technology, and medicine?The STS Program and 17 other Stanford centers, programs and departments are collaborating to host a weekly speaker…
This coming year will be like no other, so let’s get ready together. This is where you’ll find information for undergraduates and families about the 2020-21 academic year.
We're preparing for the 2020-21 academic year with your health and education as top priorities.  Grad Updates has current information for new and continuing graduate students,…
by Sandra Feder Teaching students about the existential threat of a pandemic as they are living through one can help make the danger feel less hypothetical and much more real. Rashid Al-Abri did not…
STS launched a new Catastrophic Risks and Solutions (CRS) concentration for the 2020-2021 school year!     This concentration allows students to focus on understanding,…
 STS is pleased to announce that Mark Granovetter,  the Joan Butler Ford Professor of Sociology in the School of Humanities and Sciences and longstanding member of the STS…
Article Written by Katie Brown Walter Vincenti, professor emeritus of aeronautics and astronautics at Stanford University, laid the engineering groundwork for flight at the speed of sound and helped…
Article Written by Carrie Spector For years, one of the highest-rated comedy series on television was The Big Bang Theory, a show whose central characters portray “old, tired images of the…
Adam Banks, STS Affiliated Faculty and professor of education in the Graduate School of Education, is the new faculty director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA). In addition…
Cardinal football player CONNOR WEDINGTON has been recognized for service to the community through the organization Hope Given By. Wedington is one of 22 student-athletes and one honorary…
ARTICLE WRITTEN BY TAYLOR KUBOTA "Barely hidden from his study participants, William Jou, a former graduate student in mechanical engineering at Stanford University, pulled off a ruse straight…
Congratulations to Elle Billman, 2019 STS graduate, on winning the Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research for her thesis, “Uncovering How Childhood Cancer Survivors Learn About…