In this talk, Dr. Vasko will present her recent interdisciplinary work on exploring responsible innovation at the nexus of chemistry and design. She will focus on unpacking shifting notions of “responsible” and “innovation” through case-study based content analysis of trade journal advertisements for industries at this nexus. She will touch on the personal and professional dimensions, including the hows and whys, of looking at responsible innovation at the intersections of chemistry, history, design, and philosophy.
Dr. Rebecca Jordan, Professor of Environmental Education and Citizen Science, Departments of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources and Human Ecology, Rutgers University, will be on campus as a candidate for the STEM education faculty position being created by the MSU Global Impact Initiative. This morning session has been reserved for postdocs and graduate students to She will make a formal presentation at noon in Room 252.