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<2010 CSPO-The Rightful Place of Science

Below is the Powerpoint presentation of the 2nd day Keynote Address by Mons. Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo. For a pdf version of the text of Monsignor Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo’s keynote talk, The Truth of Science for Justice and Peace, click this: Sorondo_truthofsciencearizona

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CSPO Prizes from CSPO-CNS At the opening of the conference on Monday morning (May 17), CSPO presented its first-ever CSPO Prizes to the six Exemplars participating in the conference, acknowledging their approaches to scientific research and technology development and its application in society. ASU President Michael Crow presented a medallion to Margaret Davidson, director of  [ Read More ]

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by Heather Douglas, Associate Professor, Philosophy, University of Tennessee Heather Douglas was one of two respondents who spoke after Mons. Sorondo’s talk, and joined the Monsignor and the other respondent, Carl Mitcham of the Colorado School of Mines, for discussion with the audience.  Here is the text of her response: [see additional links at bottom]  [ Read More ]

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by Sean Hays (CNS, ASU) During the closing plenary session, a, more or less, representative panel of the conferences participants attempted to provide some final context to the conversation of the last three days. The question of the rightful place of science, still unresolved, served as the backdrop to a conversation that was really about  [ Read More ]

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10-Minute Plays were written to the theme of “the rightful place of science” by MFA Playwriting and MFA Theatre for Young Audiences in professor Jeff McMahon’s Playwrights’ Workshop at ASU’s School of Theatre and Film.

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10-Minute Plays were written to the theme of “the rightful place of science” by MFA Playwriting and MFA Theatre for Young Audiences in professor Jeff McMahon’s Playwrights’ Workshop at ASU’s School of Theatre and Film.

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Margaret Davidson, Director, NOAA Coastal Services Center

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By Shirley Laska, Professor Emerita of Sociology, Center for Hazards Assessment, Response & Technology, University of New Orleans, commenting from the last day of TPRS conference; Laska is one of the six conference Exemplars, and a recipient of the CSPO Prize. Thank you very much for inviting me to this very important conversation about the  [ Read More ]

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Laura Helmuth, Senior Editor, Smithsonian

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Susan Fitzpatrick, Vice President, James S. McDonnell Foundation