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Jul 17 2017 | The Stanford Daily | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Staff, Students
STS 123: “Making of a Nuclear World: History, Politics, and Culture” explores the creation of nuclear weapons and its consequences. The class focuses on perspectives from ethnically and geographically diverse individuals on the local, national and global scale.  Taught by Science, Technology, and...
Jul 14 2017 | My Stanford Story | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Staff
This is the “gateway” course for the program in Science, Technology and Society. It means that I and two colleagues have the chance to introduce students to this interdisciplinary major that is committed to studying how the sciences and all aspects of technology affect, for better or for worse, the...
Jul 12 2017 | STS Intersect | Posted In: Announcements
The STS Intersect Journal released its Spring 2017 issue today. Content includes information about cyber attacks in the healthcare industry, an interview with Professor David Magnus about bioethics in science and medicine, and commentary about CRISPR and the future of genome engineering.
Jul 5 2017 | Posted In: In the News, Students
Ending food waste Stanford students Matthew Rusk, ’17, and Kaitlin Schroeder, ’19, partnered with Matt Rothe, the co-founder of Stanford’s FEED Collaborative, an academic program in sustainable food system education and innovation within the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences.
Jun 28 2017 | Posted In: Awards, Students
A recent ceremony honored 33 prize winners representing 26 departments from the three Stanford schools with undergraduate programs – Humanities and Sciences; Engineering; and Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences. Harry Elam, senior vice provost for education, hosted the June 17 event for the...