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STS Wire 5/9/2017

In this Issue
  • STS Honors Theses Presentations
  • Capturing and Sharing Video Gaming's Best Moments
  • Why So CSRErious?
  • Career Panel: How to Make an Environmental Impact in Any Sector
  • Gallery Talk Series: Creativity on the Line: Design for the Corporate World, 1950-1975
  • SLOrktastic Chamber Music 2017 
 STS Honors Theses Presentations
The Program in Science, Technology and Society invites you to watch our Honors Program students share their theses presentations. Topics include harp design, ride sharing technology, national parks, and medical marijuana. Lunch will be provided.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | 11:00am-3:00pm | Mendenhall Library (120-101)

Capturing and Sharing Video Gaming's Best Moments
Interactive media and games increasingly pervade and shape our society. In addition to their dominant roles in entertainment, videogames play growing roles in education, arts, science and health. This seminar series brings together a diverse set of experts to provide interdisciplinary perspectives on these media regarding their history, technologies, scholarly research, industry, artistic value and potential future. As the speakers and title suggest, the series also provides a topical lens for the diverse aspects of our lives. Read more.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 12:00PM-1:00PM | SAPP Center, Room 114
Why So CSRErious?
Want food from off campus? Looking for a spot to talk about school, life, identity, or race and get to know some folks?  Join the program in Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity for the quarter's FIRST Why So CSRErious? a casual conversation over lunch.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | 12:30PM-1:20PM | 360-361D
Career Panel: How to Make an Environmental Impact in Any Sector
Have you ever asked yourself, how am I actually going to make a difference with my education in the sciences? How can I turn knowledge into positive change? And is it possible to make a living at the same time?
In this informal career panel, representatives from different fields will answer your questions about entering the job market, making an impact, and finding meaning in work after Earth Systems. Panelists include: Deborah Sivas (Environmental Law), Andrea Martinez (Land Management Technology), Erika Check Hayden (Journalism & Science Communication), Chris Hopper (Business & Entrepreneurship), and Amy Brierley (Stanford BEAM Career Specialist). Read more.
Lunch provided. Please RSVP here
Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 12:00PM-1:00PM | Hartley Conference Room, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building
Gallery Talk Series: Creativity on the Line: Design for the Corporate World, 1950-1975
Please join Wim de Wit, curator of Creativity on the Line: Design for the Corporate World, 1950-1975, for a series of Gallery Talks. The first of the gallery talk series.
Gallery Talk: Corporate Identity and Logo Design
This talk explores the work of graphic designers who were hired by corporations to create unique visual identities as part of their efforts to stand out in the increasingly competitive environment of the post-World War II period. Read more.
Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 6:00PM-6:30PM | Pigott Gallery
SLOrktastic Chamber Music 2017
The Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk) presents new works for electronic chamber music by members of the SLOrk ensemble and seminar. You are cordially invited to join us in exploring new sounds and musical spaces crafted for laptops, humans, hemispherical speaker arrays, feedback networks, a 7-foot pole, transcendental numbers, mobile phones... and introducing the Yamaha DX7! Read more.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 7:30PM-9:00PM | CCRMA Stage, The Knoll
Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program
Each year the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program will identify a group of 100 high-achieving students from around the world with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment to receive full funding to pursue a wide-ranging graduate education at Stanford, with the goal of developing a new generation of global leaders. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars is the largest fully endowed scholars program in the world. Read more.
Cape Town Summer Fellowship
Through this program a limited number of summer fellowships up to $4,500 will be offered to students who have participated in the BOSP Cape Town program (Winter and/or Spring Quarters) and seek to continue their research or service-learning in Cape Town over the summer months. The goal of the program is to enable these students to continue their BOSP-sponsored research or service in order to make substantial contributions to their partner organizations and communities with which they work. Read more.
 Health Policy Intern/Fellow
This position is located in the Office of Former Assistant Surgeon General of the United States, Rear Admiral Susan Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.A (ret.). Dr. Blumenthal currently serves as a Senior Fellow in the Health Policy Program at New America where she focuses on health care reform implementation, women’s health, obesity, food insecurity, and global health issues. New America is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute that invests in new thinkers and new ideas to address the challenges and opportunities facing the United States and world.

In this position, the health policy intern or fellow will work closely with Rear Admiral Blumenthal (ret.) on issues including national health policy and reform implementation under the Affordable Care Act, global health, women’s health, the application of health information technology, obesity prevention, food insecurity, global health issues including HIV/AIDS, and other important health concerns. Read more.
BEAM Job Postings

Policy and Legal Research Intern -  UNO Charter School Network
Montezuma Castle Natural Resource Management Intern -  American Conservation Experience
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