Exciting News! – STS is starting a club!
Currently we are underway in establishing our first STS club here at Butler University. It will be called, “STS Connect.” This is really exciting because STS is becoming a well-known major at Butler. Because it is a growing major, more and more people are beginning [...]
I just realized that we had failed to share with you another course for spring 2014 that can serve as an STS elective. This looks very interesting — especially for those of you interested in environmental studies.
EN393: Into the Wild – Literature and the Environment
This class will explore wilderness and its relationship to [...]
A common and important question for STS majors is: what counts towards my STS degree? In theory, the best way to answer this and other questions about graduation requirements is by reviewing your academic requirements (what everyone calls your degree audit) in the Student Center of My.Butler. I say, “in theory” because in order the [...]Continue Reading →
‘Even Me—a film about HIV
There’s going to be a terrific short film on campus this Saturday. It’s called “Even Me” and it’s about the HIV/AIDS crisis among people ages 50 and older, especially in communities of color. The film was made by Megan Ebor, who works with older adults in southern California. She will [...]Continue Reading →
Below is an e-mail snippet about a paid internship opportunity in Science Policy this summer in Washington D.C. To qualify you must be a member of a group “underrepresented in (science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines” and you must be a STEM major. STS itself is not obviously a STEM major, but if you [...]Continue Reading →
You can now look up STS courses on Course Search. When you get there:
Select the browse tab Select “College of Liberal Arts and Sciences” or “Interdisciplinary Studies” in the first drop-down Select “Science, Technology and Society” in the second drop-down Select Spring 2014
This should match [...]Continue Reading →
Butler’s new core includes the Indianapolis Community Requirement, which requires you to take a course that meets certain requirements for active engagement in the community. You may well have already taken one. Please check your degree requirements to see where you stand. If you haven’t, you need this to graduate, so juniors (and especially seniors!!!) [...]Continue Reading →
At this link you will find STS courses Spring 2014, both core course and electives. You should use this list for your planning. (Course search currently lists some STS courses incorrectly; I will let you know when I’ve got that fixed.)
As you plan your schedule, here are some things to keep in mind:
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We are very pleased to announce that we will, for the first time, be hiring a full-time faculty member with a primary appointment in Science, Technology and Society. A full-time faculty member will allow us to increase the regularity and variety of course offerings.
The search for a new person is already underway. We [...]Continue Reading →