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Gwen Ottinger, PhD

Gwen Ottinger, Ph.D., Receives CAREER Award from NSF for Project on Environmental Justice and the Ethics of Science and Technology

September 30, 2014

Gwen Ottinger has been awarded a CAREER award for her project, Environmental Justice and the Ethics of Science and Technology. Her project aims to creat... Read More »


Gwen Ottinger, PhD

Gwen Ottinger, Ph.D., to Co-host NSF-funded Workshop on Civic Science

September 29, 2014
On October 2 and 3, academics, foundation and non-profit leaders, and high-level policy makers will convene in Washington, D.C. to advance "civic science". Civi... Read More »
Chloe Silverman, PhD

Meet STS Professor Chloe Silverman

September 25, 2014
Chloe Silverman, PhD, joined the College last fall as an associate professor in the Center for Science, Technology and Society. In this Q&A, the social scie... Read More »

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Events

  • Dean's Seminar: Honey Bee Health, Uncertain Illnesses, and Medical Care

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    3:30 PM-5:00 PM

    Disque Hall, Room 109, 32 South 32nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19135

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Public
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    • Parents & Families
    Learn about the exciting research being done by faculty in all departments of the College of Arts and Sciences!
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  • True Stories Well Told--About Science and Society

    Monday, November 3, 2014

    2:00 PM-6:30 PM

    Drexel University ExCITe Center Suite 100 3401 Market Street Philadelphia

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Public
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class

    True Stories Well Told--About Science and Society is a workshop, discussion and double magazine launch featuring Lee Gutkind, Think Write Publish Fellows Gwen Ottinger, David Schleifer, Brian Kahn and Emily Fertig, and the special “Think Write Publish” issue, entitled “Telling Stories That Matter,” of Creative Nonfiction and the summer issue of Issues in Science and Technology.

    Schedule for November 3rd:

    2:00 pm - Writing True Stories: Turning Research into Real Life Through Narrative

    Lee Gutkind, Arizona State University, provides a tutorial on the art, the craft, the challenges and the techniques of creative/narrative nonfiction.

    3:30 pm - How We Collaborate and Connect—The Process and the Impact of Infusing Policy into Narrative

    Think Write Publish Fellows Gwen Ottinger, David Schleifer, Brian Kahn and Emily Fertig discuss their work and experiences about writing their recently published pieces, What Fish Oil
    Pills Are Hiding: One woman's quest to save the Chesapeake Bay from the dietary supplement industry
    and Ice, Ice Maybe Glaciers are growing in the Himalayas. What does that mean for climate policy?

    5:00 pm - Launch of the Two Collaborating Magazines

    Mix and mingle with the wonks and the writers. Complimentary copies of "Telling Stories That Matter," the special "Think Write Publish" issue from Creative Nonfiction and the summer issue of Issues in Science and Technology.


    This event is co-sponsored by Drexel's Center for Science, Technology and Society and the ExCITe Center, and Arizona State University's Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes. This project is funded in-part by the US National Science Foundation (Award#1149107). Any findings, observations or opinions expressed are those of the principal investigators.

    This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP by emailing your name
    and contact info to Irene Cho at irene.cho@drexel.edu.

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