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American Science Alumni Book

New Book by HSTM Program Alumni


A Companion to the History of American Science, edited by HSTM alumi Georgina M.

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Kohlstedt Wins HSS Hazen Prize


Sally Gregory Kohlstedt Wins History of Science Society’s Hazen Prize

Our congratulations to HSTM graduate student Nicholas Lewis, who recently won an award for best poster at the Los Alamos National Laboratories student symposium in early August.

Award-winning Poster for Grad Student


HSTM graduate student Nicholas Lewis recently won an award for best poster at the Los Alamos National Laboratories student symposium in early August.  He will also present "Increasing the Yield: Nuclear Testing, Weapons Strategy, and Supercomputer Selection at Los Alamos" at the SHOT-SIGCIS program in mid-October.  He notes: "The poster itself wasn't very flashy, but I had a lengthy talk to go with it that the judges seemed to like."  Nic is supported by LANL's high-performance computing division to research its history with unprecedented inside access to arch

elcome to Julia Knoll, new History of Science and Technology program administrator!

New Staff Member Joins Program in HST


Welcome to Julia Knoll, new History of Science and Technology program administrator!

Photographs can be deceiving!  This relaxing scene masks the bustling summer environment of the university, as the wheels of research and teaching keep turning.

Deceptive Photograph! Summer 2015 at the U


Photographs can be deceiving!  This relaxing scene masks the bustling summer environment of the university, as the wheels of research and teaching keep turning.

We are pleased to announce that Program in HSTM graduate student Macey Flood has been awarded a highly coveted National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Recipient


We are pleased to announce that Program in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine graduate student Macey Flood has been awarded a highly coveted National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

Open house to celebrate the publication of two books.  3:30-5:30pm, Room 211, Anderson Library, West Bank.  NOTE LOCATION!

HSTM Open House, November 14


Celebrating the Publication of Two Books!
OPEN HOUSE, 3:30-5:30 PM, Room 211, Anderson Library, West Bank

Digital State: The Story of Minnesota’s Computing Industry
Thomas Misa
Charles Babbage Institute
University of Minnesota

Computer: A History of the Information Machine, 3rd ed.
Jeffrey Yost
Charles Babbage Institute
University of Minnesota

HSTM Ph.D. Candidate Jessica Nickrand has been awarded a prestigious Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship by the National Academies of Science.

NAS Graduate Fellowship Recipient


Our congratulations to Jessica Nickrand, Program in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine Ph.D. Candidate, who has just been awarded a prestigious Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship by the National Academies of Science. Jessica will spend the spring semester at the National Academies in Washington, D.C.

"Visualizing the Body: The Convergence of Art, Cadaver, & Medical Knowledge."  1:00-5:30pm, 555 Diehl Hall.  Detailed schedule at http://www.hstm.umn.edu/vesalius-symposium

Vesalius Symposium, Friday, Oct. 24


 "Visualizing the Body: The Convergence of Art, Cadaver, & Medical Knowledge"
1:00-5:30pm, 555 Diehl Hall.  Reception immediately following, Wangensteen Historical Library.

DDF Recipients 2014-2015

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