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Tag: Science Technology and Society

Headshot of Andi Barker

Mar 29, 2022

Fusing the Sciences, Humanities

Meet Andi Barker, a senior majoring in science, technology and society (STS) with minors in biology and biomanufacturing. 

Alisa Andrews visits Bodie lighthouse on the Thomas Jefferson Scholars retreat.

Feb 8, 2022

Jefferson Scholar Alisa Andrews Is Making Sustainable Differences

Alisa Andrews, a junior double majoring in science, technology and society (STS) and agricultural science, is no stranger to tackling challenges. 

headshot of Veljko Dubljevic

Feb 17, 2021

Dubljevic Receives NSF CAREER Award

Veljko Dubljevic, an assistant professor of philosophy and science, technology and society at NC State, has received a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award. 

x-ray shows electrodes implanted in a human brain

Nov 16, 2020

Studies Outline Key Ethical Questions Surrounding Brain-Computer Interface Tech

Brain-computer interfaces are becoming more common, but as College of Humanities and Social Sciences researchers explain, ethical questions remain. 

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Jul 14, 2020

What Ethical Models for Autonomous Vehicles Don’t Address – And How They Could Be Better

What happens if people use autonomous vehicles to do something bad? Philosophy and science, technology and society professor Veljko Dubljevic explains the ethical concerns. 

Christina Stathopoulos standing in front of water

Mar 5, 2020

My NC State Story: Christina Stathopoulos (Science, Technology and Society ‘12)

With a degree in science, technology and society, Christina Stathopoulos is an emerging thought leader in big data and advanced analytics. She says NC State allowed her to pursue her passions — and discover new ones. 

Sam Shain sits on a mountainside

Jan 9, 2019

Student Spotlight: Sam Shain

Interdisciplinary studies double major Sam Shain has taken full advantage of his time at NC State. 

An assortment of pills sit on a white table

Aug 20, 2018

Proposal Seeks to Improve Assessment of Drug Risks

In a new paper, philosophy professor Veljko Dubljevic proposes a suite of changes to overhaul the Multi-Criteria Drug Harm Scale, which informs drug policies across Europe. 

Sammy Sheaffer poses for the camera.

Aug 3, 2018

Study Abroad Spotlight: Sammy Sheaffer

Learn more about science, technology and society major Sammy Sheaffer's experience studying abroad in Leeds, England. 

May 16, 2017

Experts say using ‘morality drugs’ is a ‘terrible idea’

In a new study, researchers from North Carolina State University and the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM) assessed several different types of moral enhancement, including four pharmaceutical approaches and three neurostimulation techniques. Veljko Dubljevic, philosophy, featured.