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Two STS students were recently drafted to the National Football League. Harrison Phillips was selected to the Buffalo Bills, and tight end Dalton Schultz was selected to the Dallas Cowboys.  …
Article Written by  Bruno Martín "Todos los días crece el conocimiento científico. En las próximas 24 horas se publicarán cientos de estudios con los descubrimientos más recientes, pero la mitad…
Article written by Katy Gabel "Scott D. Sagan, the Caroline S.G. Munro Professor of Political Science, has been named a 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. Sagan is an STS affiliated faculty member, a…
Article Written by Melissa De Witte "Nine Stanford faculty members are among the 213 new members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which honors exceptional scholars, leaders,…
A digital map created by Stanford undergraduates is helping to reveal what social change looks like by tracking the geospatial footprint of decades of activism on campus.   Read the full…
Article Written By Taylor Kubota Three Stanford University scholars have been awarded 2018 Guggenheim Fellowships. This prestigious honor recognizes mid-career scholars, artists and scientists who…
Aritcle written by Alex Shashkevich "Artificial intelligence systems and machine-learning algorithms have come under fire recently because they can pick up and reinforce existing biases in our…
STS Writing Specialist, Kevin DiPirro, is highlighted in the March edition of Instrutor News for Stanford's TeachingWriting. He discusses his upcoming works and inspiration: "Kevin will prepare a…
We are looking for energetic, knowledgeable and responsible STS majors who are able to work 3 hours per week and the occasional student event such as Major’s Night.  This is a great opportunity to…
STUDENT LIAISON POSITION DESCRIPTION This position is a 1 year appointment. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the liaison for the program in Science, Technology, and Society…
Intersect: The Stanford Journal of Science, Technology, and Society releases its Autumn 2017 issue. Articles include 3D Printing and the Law and an interview with Professor Drew Endy on The Future of…
Article written by Barbara Wilcox The move toward “open access” to research and scholarship, far from being a modern digital-age creation, has roots in the West that date back to medieval times,…
During the Summer Quarter of 2018, the STS Program will be participating in Stanford’s Summer Research College. STS will be able to provide six STS affiliated faculty members with a full-time…
In Winter 2017, Adithi R. Iyer, was a freshman student in STS 1 and coming out of her interests associated with the class, Professor John Willinsky's Public Knowledge Project sponsored her…
The launch of BioMed Central and the Public Library of Science (PLOS) in the early 2000s ushered in a new era in scientific publishing. For the first time, the publishers of top-tier biomedical…