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Valuing diverse experiences & 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.

Research as Praxis: Examining the Possibilities and Constraints in Doing Ethical Academic Research

This workshop series is designed for Stanford graduate students interested in learning more about and developing their skills in community-engaged scholarship and community-based research. Invited speakers include leaders and practitioners across disciplinary fields. Sessions will be held over lunch. Please check the website for location confirmation: haas.stanford.edu.

Please RSVP here for an accurate headcount for food.

Graduate Resource Fair

All graduate students are invited to attend the Graduate Resource Fair, hosted by the Graduate Life Office and the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education.

Learn about resources and services available to support your graduate school journey while at Stanford!

Participating Departments will include:

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!

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