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STS Events Fall 2014

Thurs. Nov. 13 at 4:00 pm in Lovejoy 215, Lynda Walsh, Professor of English, University of Nevada Reno speaking on the Visual composition processes of STEM researchers and the implications for civic scientific literacy,  http://wolfweb.unr.edu/~lwalsh Fri. Nov. 14 at 12 noon … Continue reading

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Lecture: Risky Genes: Genetics, Breast Cancer, and Jewish Identity

Risky Genes: Genetics, Breast Cancer, and Jewish Identity Dr. Jessica Mozersky Date/Time/Location: 4:00 p.m., April 10, Lovejoy 215 Ashkenazi Jews have the highest known population risk of carrying specific mutations, known as the “Ashkenazi mutations,” in the high risk breast cancer … Continue reading

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Pressing Issues: The History of Technology Meets Public Policy

  Monday, October 7 – Wednesday, October 9 at Colby College On October 7th to 9th the STS Program, with support from the Goldfarb Center, is hosting an international conference at Colby on technology and public policy.  This meeting, scheduled just before … Continue reading

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STS Banquet April 29, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS STS SENIORS, CLASS OF 2013

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Thank You.

Thank you to everyone who took part in the bicentennial celebration. It was a wonderful day and we hope you had fun!

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STS Bicentennial Scroll

STS is placing a commemorative scroll into the Bicentennial Time Capsule listing all advisory committee members, staff, founder’s awardees, and student names and thesis titles from 1813-2013. The scroll will be on display Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 10 am at … Continue reading

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Event of Interest: Body Tinkering and Moral Thinking in Experimental Transplant Science

Please join us to listen to Lesley Sharp speak about her experience as an anthropologist among bioengineers. The event is sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and will be in Diamond 122 on March 7th at 7pm.

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STS Theses from 1813-2013

Take a look at work Colby STS students have done over the years here.

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Spring Course Selection

Spring course selection is now available. The STS classes that will be available in the spring are: ST245 Science, Race and Gender, 4 Credits, Josephson. ST261 Sociology of Organizations, 4 Credits, Archibald. ST364 Environmental and Health History in Africa, 4 … Continue reading

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Professor Fleming at Geddes W. Simpson Lecture Event

Professor Fleming spoke at the Geddes W. Simpson Lecture event at UMaine. Watch the entire lecture here:

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Congrats to our STSers who submitted to the OCS Photo Contest!

Charlie Spatz First Place: Landscapes and Streetscapes Ata Whenua Waterfall Jayson Ito-Adler Honorable Mention: Portraits Getting a Good Angle Honorable Mention: People and Society Bull-fighting Through a Cultural Lens   Victoria Feng Second Place: Portraits A Happy Dane 

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