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The sciences and medicine affect almost every facet of our lives: our bodies, daily routines, physical surroundings, self-understanding, intellectual life, economic prospects, and political possibilities. The Science in Society Program is a dynamic interdisciplinary major that examines the sciences, medicine and technology as integral to society and culture. Our students explore the history, philosophy, and social studies of science and medicine together with advanced work in a science, to prepare themselves for a world that respects no clear boundary between nature and culture.

Upcoming SiSP Events

March 27, 2014 Joseph Dumit "Maximum Prescriptions and Drugs for Life: Growing Health through Facts and Pharmaceuticals"

April 2, 2014 SiSP Student/Faculty Reception

April 3, 2014 Jack Kloppenburg "Toward Open Source Seeds: Free as in Speech, not as in Beer"

April 30, 2014 SISP Thesis Presentations

 

Please see our Events page for event details