The Holtz Center is pleased to offer travel awards of up to $1000 to Holtz Center faculty and staff members presenting STS-related research at conferences. Two cycles of awards are made annually.
For the spring 2021 award cycle, the Holtz Center is also accepting requests for virtual conference funds.
The Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies is collecting various COVID-19 resources from our membership across the UW-Madison campus. We know that you, as experts in your field, will have a lot to share on this topic.
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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Visiting Lecturer, Christina Dunbar-Hester Talk title and details TBD Participate via ZoomFind out more »
In the spring of 2014, the Holtz Center initiated a new program to fund thematic clusters to advance research, teaching, and outreach on interdisciplinary topics within science and technology studies, and invited proposals from faculty…Find out more »
Facing the Environmental Mission: Small Farmers in Nicaragua and the Agro-Ecological Challenges of the Neoliberal Food Regime
April 20, 12-1 pm, via Zoom Nicaragua: Birgit Muller “Facing the Environmental Mission: Small Farmers in Nicaragua and the Agro-Ecological Challenges of the Neoliberal Food Regime” The efforts of small development NGOs to introduce agro-ecology…Find out more »
STS Lunch Seminar with Daniel Williford, PhD Assistant Professor, History Thursday, April 22, 12:30-1:30 pm, via Zoom Access via ZoomFind out more »
The Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies is active in enhancing undergraduate education through multiple activities, including its Certificate, Integrated Studies in Science, Engineering, and Society (ISSuES). One of…Find out more »
Have you written in the fall or are you writing a paper this spring on a theme related to how science and technology affect and are affected by social, political, cultural, or economic life? Are…Find out more »
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