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  • New Member Profile: Todd Allen

    In 2017, Dr. Todd Allen returned to the UW-Madison campus after a series of admirable roles and accomplishments in the field of science and technology.  Allen was previously on the faculty from 2003-2012 and is currently …

  • New Member Profile: Kole Binger

    After graduating with her bachelor’s degree in Biology from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2017, Kole Binger joined the Social Media and Adolescent Health Research Team (SMAHRT), led by Dr. Megan Moreno. As an Associate Research …

  • Maynard is Recipient of 2018 Cooley-Mead Award

    Doug Maynard has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Cooley-Mead Award from the Social Psychology section of the American Sociological Association (ASA). At this year’s meetings in Philadelphia, he will be giving the …

  • Holtz Center Seeks Lecturer in Science and Technology Studies

    The Holtz Center is seeking a lecturer to teach STS 201 this fall.  To view the PVL and to apply for this position, please view the full position announcement. Deadline for applications: June 15, 2018 http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/498183/lecturer-in-science-and-technology-studies …

  • New Member Profile: Brad Kerr

    Brad Kerr, MS recently returned to UW-Madison as an Administrative Program Specialist in the Department of Pediatrics. He provides assistance and training to new research. As a member of the Social Media and Adolescent Health …

  • SMAHRT Undergraduate Research Symposium Technology Project Experience

    Studies conducted by the Social Media and Adolescent Health Research Team rely on the work of an interdisciplinary team. Team members have varying backgrounds in biology, psychology, english and journalism. SMAHRT’s PI, Dr. Megan Moreno, …

  • WELCOME – New Holtz Center Members

    WELCOME – New Holtz Center Members: Todd Allen, Ph.D., Engineering Physics Caroline Gottschalk Druschke, Ph.D., English Bradley Kerr, Pediatrics

  • New Member Profile: Caroline Gottschalk Druschke

    Caroline Gottschalk Druschke is Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric in the Department of English, who regularly collaborates with a variety of humans and fish. Druschke’s research and teaching fuse ecological field methods, feminist science studies, and Amerindian …

  • Summer Teaching Opportunity in STS/History of Science at Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

    Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is a summer program for gifted and talented middle- and high-school students who are looking to enrich their educations in a fast-paced academic setting over the summer.  We …

  • ISSuES certificate experience central to student’s career ambitions and future

    While I made valuable memories and explored a variety of subjects over the course of my academic career in Madison, my certificate experience undeniably pointed me in the direction of my future. Focusing in ethics, I completed …

  • Holtz Center Welcomes Ian Baird, Geography

    Associate Professor of Geography, Ian G. Baird, recently joined the Holtz Center after wanting to collaborate with other scholars in science and technology studies on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Baird, who has been a …

  • Job Posting at McGill Biomedical Ethics: Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in Ethics and STS of Pediatric Cancer Research and Precision Medicine

    Job Posting at McGill Biomedical Ethics Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in Ethics and STS of Pediatric Cancer Research and Precision Medicine We are seeking an individual interested in contributing to a project exploring barriers, opportunities, and …

  • Summer Data Science Fellowship Opportunity – R1

    Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and …

  • Faculty & Staff Outreach Fellowship – Deadline set for April 18

    HOLTZ CENTER MEMBERS Faculty & Staff Outreach Fellowship Applications due April 18, 2018 The Holtz Center offers an annual Outreach Fellowship for UW-Madison Faculty and Staff. The Holtz Center seeks, as one of its key …

  • Alatout’s article selected to appear in E&P special anniversary collection

    Professor Samer Alatout’s (2008) article, “States of Scarcity: Water, Space, and Identity Politics in Israel, 1948-1959”, has been selected by the editors of Environment and Planning Journals to appear in a special collection celebrating their 50th Anniversary. It …

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