Alumni Newsletter
March 9, 2022

Program News

Dr. Paul Edwards Named One of Nine AAAS Fellows from Stanford and SLAC


Nine researchers from Stanford University and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). STS Director Dr. Paul Edwards was recognized "for distinguished contributions to history of science, particularly history of environmental security and information infrastructures, and for public contributions to the understanding of climate change." Read the full article here.

STS Graduate Certificate Students


Our STS Graduate Certificate Students are high achieving scholars in an STS-related field who choose to expand their studies by taking at least four courses from among the areas of concentration or in another area of their choosing. This coursework contributes to the coherence of the STS perspective that students bring to their dissertation research. The pursuit of the certificate bolsters intellectual engagement with STS and allows students to signal competence in the field.  See our students here.

Alumni Events

Alumni Panel 2022

Zoom picture of the STS Alumni Panel
Thank you to everyone who participated in our Alumni Panel on February 24, 2022.  STS has many, very successful alums who gather to share the skills and talents they honed as part of their STS education. Each year, alums participate in Alumni Panels to talk about how they used their STS critical thinking, problem-solving and big picture thinking skills to their careers. This year's featured panelists were:
  • Jenny Kim ’19, User Experience Designer at Tesla
  • Duru Ahanotu ’99, Senior Director, Data Analytics and Data & Engineering at Tegus
  • Kate Walker ’14, Investor at Bessemer
We would love to hear from any STS alumni would like to join a panel. Contact our Student Services Officer to sign up!

Submit Your Alumni Story!


Are you an STS Alum? We'd love to hear your story! Share news about career changes, promotions, retirement, awards, and life milestones by filling out our Alumni Stories form and we'll feature your story on our website!
Submit Your Alumni Story!

STS Faculty Publications

Living in a Nuclear World: From Fukushima to Hiroshima

This volume presents a new perspective on nuclear history and politics by focusing on four interconnected themes–violence and survival; control and containment; normalizing through denial and presumptions; memories and futures–and exploring their relationships and consequences. Edited by STS Associate Director Kyoko Sato with Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent and Soraya Boudia, this book offers an important and valuable insight into other global and Anthropocene challenges such as climate change.  Read more here.

Athletic Achievements

  • Brendan Beck ’20 is a pitcher for the New York Yankees (MLB).
  • Tristan Beck ‘21 is a pitcher for the San Francisco Giants
  • Stephanie Grauer ‘21 was named to Canada's 2020 Olympic team in the women's coxless four boat
  • Davis Mills ‘20 is a quarterback for the Houston Texans (NFL).
  • Will Richmond ’21 is a midfielder for the San Jose Earthquakes (MLS)
  • Connor Wedington ’20 is a wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers (NFL).
  • Charles Wehan ‘20 plays as a forward for Real Monarchs (USLC).
  • Kiana Williams '21 plays for the Seattle Storm (WNBA).

Connect With Us

If you're not already a member of our LinkedIn group, please take a moment to visit our Stanford STS LinkedIn Group and request membership. Many of our majors use our group to find out what career paths our Alums have taken.
Do you have a job or internship opportunity you would like to share with STS majors? Please fill out our STS Opportunities Form and we will include it on our website and STS Wire e-newsletter.
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