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Archive 2011

Environmental sociologist Michael Mascarenhas interviewed in ScienceLine's "Urban Scientist" blog

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Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) in Brooklyn will open the exhibit "Feed Your Head," a collaboration between RPI Professor Ron Eglash (STS), theoretical physicist Sylvester  Gates, and artists Pamela Sunstrum and Tanea Richardson.

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Linda Layne, has been researching choice moms, conducting ethnographic research, monitoring social scientific research, newsletters, blogs, chat rooms, published memoirs, and pop culture portrayals since 2008.

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If you've ever wondered what happened to the trailer homes FEMA issued to victims of Hurricane Katrina – trailers that became the subject of scrutiny and recrimination amidst allegations of formaldehyde contamination – now is your chance to take stock.

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International relations expert Steve Breyman, associate professor in the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been awarded the U.S. State Department William C. Foster Fellowship.

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Although he is still analyzing the data from his doctoral research on cyber-bullying, Nathan Fisk has already reached a personal conclusion: the real culprit in cyber-bullying isn't the Internet.

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Assistant Professor Abby Kinchy will discuss local perspectives on shale gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale region of New York and Pennsylvania on Feb. 20 during the 2011 American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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