The Wire: STS e-Newsletter

The Wire is our e-newsletter sent out quarterly  to STS majors and other members of our STS community. Content includes program news, featured classes, faculty and student spotlights, events, internships and career opportunities, scholarship information, and more. 

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Rod Searcey

Message from the Director

Fall, 2020

It’s the beginning of the holiday season: a time for celebration, reflection, and looking ahead.
We all deserve to celebrate, just for surviving the first quarter of academic year 2020-21. All Zoom, all the time, is exhausting! I know that some celebrations will be tempered by deep personal losses. By now, some students, faculty, and staff have seen family members laid low by the pandemic. Some have endured long-haul recoveries, while others have died. We sincerely hope that most of you have escaped these effects, and our hearts go out to those who did not. 
The STS Program has been busy since last summer. We’ve been reflecting on the horror of the George Floyd killing, police violence against Black people, and the rise…