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Spicing up STS

  Much like a chef prepares an elaborate meal with diverse ingredients, Allison Carruth ’04 M.A. ’08 Ph.D., the new associate director of Stanford’s Science, Technology and Society program (STS), has returned to campus to concoct a dish of her own. However, instead of a gourmet meal, this dish comes in the form of spicing…

Writing of the past, reading into the future

Turner’s shelves are stacked with books from graduate school, books he has taught from and others he is referencing for the book he is writing. The topics in his collection range from social psychology to 1930s Germany to World War II and the Cold War–and then move into the 1950s and 1960s, where there “was a lot of art oriented around perception, and about changing your perception so as to free your soul,” he said.