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Presentations will examine the impact of intelligent machines on the workplace and labor market

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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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Events

Networked counterpublics and hashtag activism are increasingly complementing offline counterpublic spheres to change the terms of mainstream public debates about state violence and racial justice in America.

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Panel discussion featuring experts across the domains of social and emotional machines, the politics of computing, and implications for the future of work.

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RPI Earth Week 2016: Friday Events

Various Locations
April 22, 2016 10:00 AM

Rensselaer’s 2016 Earth Week celebrates INTERCONNECTIONS between communities, across generations and geography, and between local and global issues: water and air pollution, climate change, policy, and law.

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