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New Book Argues that Social Sciences Are Critical to Climate Conversation: Climate Change is a "People Problem"

August 20, 2015
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Pope Francis recently made an impassioned plea for a “cultural revolution” to combat climate change, calling for collective action and “a conversation which includes everyone.” Thus far, the climate conversation has often neglected the contributions...

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STS graduate students, Mel Jeske and Britt Salen, recognized at Graduate Student Day

June 01, 2015
STS Student Melanie Jeske

Two STS students were honored at Drexel's 2015 Graduate Student Day.  Mel Jeske received a 2015 Research Excellence Award and Britt Salen was recognized as Highly Commended in the 2015 Research Award Competition.

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Gwen Ottinger, PhD, Wins Rachel Carson Prize for her Book, “Refining Expertise”

April 15, 2015
Gwen Ottinger, PhD

Gwen Ottinger, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Politics and the Center for Science, Technology, and Society, was awarded the Rachel Carson Prize for her latest book....

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Jonson Miller on "Engineers as Servant-Leaders of the Old South: The Southern Military Schools and the Foundation of the New South"

March 03, 2015
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Miller reports on his project, “Engineers as Servant-Leaders of the Old South: The Southern Military Schools and the Foundation of the New South” for the Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine where he was a research fellow for 2014-2015....

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Five Things to Know about the Role of 'Place' in Asthma Research

February 24, 2015
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A recent study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology claims that the long-held belief that asthma is more common in urban areas is not accurate....

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