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Spring 2017 Courses

Medicine and Society Minor Courses—Spring 2017 Coordinator: Dr. Monique Dufour (msdufour@vt.edu) Checksheet for the minor: https://blogs.lt.vt.edu/msoc/files/2014/10/msoc_checksheet_2018.pdf Curious about the minor? Questions about courses? Please contact Dr. Dufour (msdufour@vt.edu). She’s here to help.   Required Course Options in Spring 2017 NOTE:…

Looking for Fall 2016 Courses?

In addition to courses that already appear on the minor checksheet, there are three additional Fall 2016 courses for your consideration. For the course(s) to count toward your minor, please contact Dr. Dufour (msdufour@vt.edu) to file a substitution. Dr. Dufour is also…

Spring 2016 Courses

Spring 2016 Course Options Note: Some of these courses do not appear as official options on the minor checksheet. However, students are welcome use them as electives by request.  English 3534: Literature and Ecology English 4824: Science Writing (students are…

New Fall 2015 Course: Technology and Disability

STS 4984/5984: Special Study Technology and Disability Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00pm-3:15pm Dr. Ashley Shew (shew@vt.edu). Dr. Shew welcomes your questions. CRN: 88651/88653 Fall 2015 This graduate and advanced undergraduate course is designed to introduce students to the material cultures surrounding…

Upcoming Talks on Health and Race Disparities

Medicine and Society students will find the following two talks of great interest… These seminars will be given by Sharon and Craig Ramey, both from the Virginia Tech Carilion Institute.  The Rameys knew Martin Luther King and have been devoted…

New Course in the Medical Humanities: Spring 2015

Medical Humanities STS 4304 | SPRING 2015 Monday/Wednesday 2:30-3:45 OR Monday/Wednesday 4:00-5:15 Medical humanities is a major movement in medical education and practice that seeks to understand the human dimensions of treatment, disease, and health. In this seminar, we will…

Spring 2015 Research Opportunity

Student Research Project on the History of Tuberculosis This project will use citizen-science methods to develop a history of tuberculosis in the United States in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, using publicly available sources to create to a…

Spring 2015 Course Options

Spring 2015 Courses Important Notes: 1. The Timetable of Classes can change frequently. Check the VT timetable for the most up-to-date listings of available MSOC courses. 2. Please consult your checksheet to determine which courses you need to complete your…