Science and Technology Studies (STS)
Science and technology studies (STS) is a growing field of study that seeks to understand how science and technology shape human lives and livelihoods and how society and culture, in turn, shape the development of science and technology.
History of The Holtz Center
In the 1990s, Bob and Jean Holtz made an initial commitment that created the Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies at UW-Madison.
The Ph.D. minor (Option A) in STS is offered to graduate students who are candidates for a Ph.D. degree in another department or program. The minor is open to students in all campus departments, including the humanities, social sciences, natural scie
ISSuES offers undergraduate students an opportunity to interact with the social sciences and humanities in a way that emphasizes the relationship between science, technology, engineering and society.
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The La Follette School will host its second annual La Follette Forum, funded by the Kohl Initiative, on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. The daylong conference on climate policy will feature policymakers, practitioners, community leaders, and…Find out more »
Visiting Lecturer Nancy Langston, PhD Distinguished Professor of Environmental History, Social Sciences, Michigan Technological University Climate Ghosts: Migratory Species in the Anthropocene Thursday, October 14, 4:00-5:30 pm (central) Zoom Access Environmental historian Nancy Langston explores…Find out more »
Panel on HEAL (Humanities Education for Anti-racism Literacy in the Sciences and Medicine) Panel members: Cheryl Bauer Armstrong, Justin Hougham and Cleo Woelfle-Erskine Thursday, October 28, 12:30-1:30 pm, via Zoom Access via Zoom The Andrew…Find out more »
STS Lunch Seminar with Professor Pilar Ossorio, Professor of Law and Bioethics Thursday, November 4, 12:30-1:30 pm, via Zoom Ethics-law advising for a national longitudinal study involving persons who use substances during pregnancy Access via…Find out more »
STS Lunch Seminar with Dr. Krishanu Saha, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering Governing CRISPR and a Genome Editing Observatory Thursday, November 18, 12:30-1:30 pm, via Zoom Access via Zoom Saha Poster (PDF) Emerging biotechnologies enable new…Find out more »
STS Lunch Seminar with Ian Baird, Professor, Geography Going Organic: Agrarian Change and Challenges for Government-Supported Organic Rice Promotion in Thailand Thursday, December 2, 12:30-1:30 pm, via Zoom Access via Zoom Baird Poster (PDF) There…Find out more »