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recognizing and appreciating a wide range of cultural and global perspectives

What Is A Public Intellectual Today: Tressie McMillan Cottom

Tressie McMillan Cottom, PhD, is an assistant professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University and is nationally recognized for both her academic and her popular writing. She is co-editor of two volumes on technological change, inequality and institutions: Digital Sociologies (2016, UK Bristol Policy Press) and For-Profit Universities: The Shifting Landscape of Marketized Higher Education (2017, Palgrave MacMillan).

Today's Technologies, Tomorrow's Humans

PANELISTS: 2019-20 CASBS fellows Rene Almeling and R. Alta CharoMODERATOR: H&S dean and 2017-18 CASBS fellow Debra SatzEmerging biomedical technologies – particularly those involving genome editing and human reproduction – carry the power to cure illness and alleviate suffering. They also pose challenges. They are expensive, often beyond the limits of insurance and most people’s pocketbooks. Some require complex equipment and facilities, which many countries don’t have.

First Friday: Opening Party

7 – 7:30 PM:

Artist Jordan Casteel in conversation with Susan Dackerman, John and Jill Freidenrich Director, Cantor Arts Center.

7:30 – 10 PM:

First Friday: Opening Party

Stay for the opening party! Watch performances by Stanford students, get creative with art activities, learn more about our awesome exhibitions, grab a free snack (or two), oh, and don't forget to take more free stuff.

RSVP today!

Compelling Communication: Application Deadline

This two-session Compelling Communication workshop gives you the skills and practice you need for your next important presentation, such as a qualifying exam, conference presentation, research meeting, or job talk.

Compelling Communication will take place on the following two Mondays: Oct. 7 & 14 from 4:45 - 6:15 PM. Due to the workshop's interactive format, full participation in both sessions is required.

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