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Growing civic-minded technologists

May 19, 2020
“This was a game-changer for us,” said Kwaku Osei, the CEO of Farmacy, a food app startup focused on user’s dietary needs. Osei was one of five social entrepreneurs of color in the Detroit metro area matched with Masters students from the Ford...
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Reflections on an Internship with the U.S. Climate Alliance

Apr 6, 2020
By Laura Grier, MS in Environmental Justice and Policy and STPP Graduate Certificate alum On any given day of the past winter semester, I got to work as a policy researcher, data tracker, event planner, team builder, and climate advocate. It is...
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Science, technology, and society… Oh my!

Oct 2, 2019
Professor Shobita Parthasarthy and a colleague have launched “The Received Wisdom”, a new podcast that will explore the potential of science and technology by challenging commonly held wisdom.On Monday, September 23, “The Received Wisdom” launched...
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Bike sharing research by Hampshire wins EURO Award

Jun 26, 2019
Robert Hampshire was part of the author team that won the EURO Award for the Best EJOR Paper announced today during the annual European Conference on Operational Research in Dublin. Conveyed by EURO, the Association of European Operational Research...
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Graduate Student Lobby Day in Lansing

May 8, 2019
by Lucca Henrion, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Candidate and STPP Certificate Student On May 8th, a coalition of 20 University of Michigan graduate students from Rackham Student Government, Graduate Rackham International, and Engaging Scientists...
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Consensus Conference on Water Quality

Apr 20, 2019
by Nocona Sanders, Materials Science & Engineering Ph.D. Candidate and STPP Certificate Student Across Michigan and throughout Washtenaw County, issues related to water safety, access, and usage have become prominent topics of public discussion....
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Capitol Hill with the American Physiological Society

Apr 16, 2019
by Elizabeth A. Ronan, Molecular and Integrative Physiology Ph.D. Candidate and STPP certificate student Political lobbying is not an activity I would have initially thought to associate with a STEM career. Yet this past October I found myself, a...
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Reflections on the MIT Energy Conference

Apr 15, 2019
by Akin Olumoroti, MPP and STPP certificate student Thanks to the STPP career development grant, I was able to attend the student-led MIT Energy Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. Attending the conference was a very useful experience, since the...
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Shobita Parthasarathy’s book wins Robert K. Merton Book Award

Jun 13, 2018
Professor Shobita Parthasarathy’s book, Patent Politics: Life Forms, Markets, and the Public Interest in the United States and Europe, has been awarded the prestigious Robert K. Merton Book Award. The award, given by the Science, Knowledge, and...