STS.014 Embodied Education: Past, Present, and Future, an experimental new course, was offered for the first time this fall.
Learn more about the course here
Dr. Jennifer L. Mnookin named new chancellor of UW-Madison
In the latest issue of the MIT Faculty Newsletter, a short note written by Ruth Perry, professor emerita of literature, in memoriam to Leo Marx, professor emeritus (STS): https://fnl.mit.edu/march-april-2022/leo-marx/.
One thing nuclear power plants weren’t built to survive: War
Military strategists commonly target the enemy’s electrical grid. That’s a problem when combat is in a nuclearized country like Ukraine.
National Cancer Act Legacy Still Debated, 50 Years Later
BY ERIC BOCK
Dr. Robin W. Scheffler
PHOTO: JONATHAN SACHS
When President Richard Nixon signed the National Cancer Act on Dec. 23,…
FEBRUARY 24, 2022
Russia Just Seized Chernobyl. Here’s Why It Matters.
“A nuclear reactor is a vulnerable source of energy because it relies on peace and stability.”
Senior FellowBio …
What does Russia’s invasion of Ukraine mean for Chernobyl?
A worst-case scenario is unlikely
By Justine Calma@justcalma Feb 24, 2022, 8:00pm EST
Conflict between Ukrainian and Russian forces near Chernobyl raised…
by Prof. Sherry Turkle
Sociologist Emile Durkheim coined the phrase anomie to describe a destabilized and destabilizing state when rules and rule givers lose legitimacy. It’s what…