Kevin Gubner working in the lab

Science, Medicine, and Society

Humans are innovators.

The telescope. The printing press. In vitro fertilization. Science, technology, and medicine have shaped society for millennia. Examining their complex history across the humanities, social studies, and STEM disciplines will help you develop your critical and creative thinking skills. You’ll pursue knowledge and your own interests in one of two tracks: science and technology studies or health, medicine, and society. You’ll also get ample opportunity to practice articulating your ideas and communicating clearly as you develop a public presentation based on work done for the concentration. All of which is great preparation for careers in many fields such as journalism, business, public health, medicine, and nonprofits.

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Mears Cottage
1213 6th Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

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