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The History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science Student Association (HPSSA) was founded in January 2012 by students in Lyman Briggs, a residential college for the sciences at Michigan State University. History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science, often shortened HPS, plays an integral part in Lyman Briggs by bridging the sciences and humanities in student education.
msuhpssa has written 34 posts for The HPS Student Association

Paper Editing Par-tay!

Event Information. Join the HPS Student Association on Tuesday, November 3rd for a paper editing party! It is midterm paper season! Bring a hard or electronic copy of any paper or professional school personal statement draft to the Bamboo Room of the Holmes Hall Sparty’s on Tuesday, November 3rd. Fellow experienced peers, with a few … Continue reading

Cool and In Control: A Critical Investigation of Therapeutic Simulations

October 20th, 2015 Event Details Stop by and meet Dr. Marisa Brandt, one of the new HPS Lyman Briggs faculty at out meeting tonight. Dr. Brandt will be discussing therapeutic computer simulations! Intrigued? Us too! Join us tonight (October 20th) at 7pm in the Holmes Hall Sparty’s Bamboo Room! Refreshments Provided. No RSVP Required – … Continue reading

Movie Night: Wall-E

First Meeting of the Semester Join us for our first fall semester meeting. We will be watching Wall-E and discussing technological disasters, technological fears, the ‘technological fix’, and other effects garnered from our use or possibly overuse of technology. We will also talk a little bit about our student group, out executive board, and what … Continue reading

Meeting Schedule

Meetings: Bi-weekly meetings Tuesdays @ 7pm in C-101 of the Holmes Hall If we are meeting in another location it will be indicated in the schedule below. Schedule: January 19: Presentation and Discussion with Dr. Ward January 26: LBC Speaker Series – The Flint Water Crisis February 2: What are the Values of Exemplary Scientists? with Dr. Pennock … Continue reading

Collab Week!

TWO EVENTS This Week: TOMORROW, March 31st @ 6:30pm in C-104. We are collabing with the Briggs Women in Science (WIS) Group. We have invited Apryl Pooley; a MSU Neuroscience PhD candidate, author, and TEDXMSU 2015 speaker; to discuss her personal experiences, her research, and the path that led her to research on PTSD. For … Continue reading

Graduate & Medical School: The Experience

Meeting Details. Thursday, November 13th C-103 Holmes Hall 7:30 pm About. What do you do as graduate/medical student? Transitioning from undergraduate to graduate school, how tough is it really? How do grad/med students pick a mentor? Did they have a choice? Do they have a mentor? Social life? Marriage? How much time do you spend … Continue reading

Executive Board Positions

Looking for a leadership position? Enjoy HPS? We have E-board positions open and more opening up in the coming semester! Please contact us if you are at all interested! All MSU & Lyman Briggs students welcome!    

HPSSA E-Board Elections

“Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great.” – Orison Swett Mardon Event Information. The History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science Student Organization is holding elections Thursday, September 4th from 7-8pm in C-106 and we want to see you there. About Us. We are a Lyman Briggs student organization that holds … Continue reading

Open E-board Positions!

If you are looking for leadership experience and genuinely enjoy HPS we may have a position for you on our e-board for the 2014-2015 year! We typically have HPSSA meetings every other  week and e-board meetings on the weeks in between. Overall, it is a really great time. Come to our last meeting of the … Continue reading

The Red Pen Event

Our last event of the semester is today! We will have a ‘peer-editing party‘ where you will have a chance to connect with other well-written Briggs students as well as an HPS Learning Assistant to get the help you need finishing/editing your  medical/graduate school application personal statements, HPS final papers, or ANY other paper for … Continue reading

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