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  • Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Cornell University Summer Session will be held entirely online.
  • All regular Summer Session online courses will proceed as scheduled. More will be added to the roster throughout the spring.
  • On-campus courses through August 16 are cancelled. We are working to convert a number of these on-campus courses into online offerings. Please check the online course roster frequently for updates.

Course description

From global warming to surveillance of citizens to health-care reform, issues in science, technology, and medicine are also political issues. This course uses contemporary scientific controversies to explore the intersections of science and politics. Issues explored may include the role of the military and private sector in funding research, the politics of experts and expertise, computer privacy and national security, and environmental politics.

Classes

Summer 2020: Online course

Section ID:STS 1101 001-LEC
Number:1253
Class dates:June 22-July 10, 2020
Due date:Friday July 10, 11:59 PM (see Final exams)
Time / room:
Mode of instruction:Online learning
Credit:3
Grade:Graded
Instructor:Abrams, E. (ema85)
Max. enroll:80
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The STS 1101 201-DIS section of this course has been canceled.

The STS 1101 202-DIS section of this course has been canceled.

The STS 1101 203-DIS section of this course has been canceled.

The STS 1101 204-DIS section of this course has been canceled.

The STS 1101 205-DIS section of this course has been canceled.

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