IDS Science, Technology and Society

Mar 15, 2017 | College of Humanities and Social Sciences News

Anil Dash: Toward an Ethical, Inclusive Tech Industry

Entrepreneur, activist and writer Anil Dash will give NC State's 2017 Rolf Buchdahl Lecture on Science, Technology and Human Values on March 22. Dash, who advised the Obama White House’s Office of Digital Strategy, today advises major startups and nonprofits.

Jan 5, 2015

The Devil’s in the Details: More Research Needed to Address Synthetic Biology Security Concerns

A new paper examines security risks and policy questions related to the growing field of synthetic biology.

Sep 9, 2014

STS Brown Bag Seminars: Fall 2014

All meetings are from 12:15 to 1:30 pm in Room 129 of The 1911 Building Please feel free to bring your lunch. September 11: STS Brainstorming Session This time will […]

Oct 10, 2013

Laban Coblentz: from the Amish to the Atomic Bomb

Laban Coblentz studied nuclear propulsion engineering in the US Navy and also holds an MA in English. He is fascinated "by the power of curiosity, the power of innovation, and the power of narrative." The former adviser to the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency and current entrepreneur, writer, educator and international civil servant will visit NC State on October 17 - 18 as a guest of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and its School of Public and International Affairs. He'll give a public talk, meet with graduate and undergraduate students to discus careers in international service, guest lecture in a U.S. Foreign Policy class, and confer with faculty engaged in interdisciplinary science and technology policy.

Apr 5, 2012

CHASS Student of the Month: April 2012

Rachel Barnum is a senior majoring in Science, Technology & Society. Rachel co-founded Roots & Shoots, an NCSU animal conservation club. She interns at Stop Hunger Now and Safari Professionals. She is in the process of completing an NCSU Global Perspectives Certificate, and she has been involved in the Health Occupation Student Association and the Nutrition Club.