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"The mechanisms to [keep local] the benefits of [urban reclamation] are not only known; they have been proved effective in the few places that have shown the political will to enact them. Land banks, truly cooperative housing development, and participatory budgeting are just a few of the tools that can help equitably distribute the gains of economic development. Such programs are not only morally just; they are most likely the only things standing in the way of a dismal history repeating itself."

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Professors Kim Fortun & Mike Fortun were awarded a 2-year grant from the National Science Foundation for "Environmental Health Governance in Six Cities: How Scientific Cultures, Practices and Infrastructure Shape Governance Styles." 

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Karin Patzke has been invited by Taylor Dotson, Assistant Professor and RPI STS alum (2015), to give a presentation of preliminary findings regarding her dissertation fieldwork to New Mexico Tech on Feb 8th, jointly sponsored by the Department of Communication, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences (CLASS) and Earth & Environment Science.

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We welcome 300 word proposals for projects of all sorts, ranging from dissertation projects and classic talks to interdisciplinary workshops and roundtables. Please submit your proposals to Colin Garvey (garvec@rpi.edu) by February 29th. We look forward to seeing you!

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STS Graduate Student discusses what it would take to democratize social media on Fusion news. 

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STS Professor is joined by group of international scientists in letter to editor of Science Magazine

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The School of Humanities, Arts and Socials Sciences is seeking candidates for several Faculty positions.  Candidates must possess an appropriate terminal degree (e.g., PhD, DMA, MFA, or foreign equivalent) by the start of the appointment.  The positions will remain open until filled.  

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