Regis College Senior Honors Program
Thesis - Open Access
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The task I set for myself was to examine the relationship between science and society through the lens of Godzilla. In a play on the Regis motto, "How ought we to live?" I asked, "How ought we to live and work as scientists?" The ideas of relevance and socially-minded work I uncovered while writing will continue to guide me as I forge my career in chemistry. As I discovered, it is impossible to "un-know" something you have learned; I kept seeing Godzilla everywhere as I was working. I will always carry the memories of Godzilla and of this thesis with me.
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© Stefanie Maletich
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Maletich, Stefanie, "Godzilla and the Changing Contract Between Science and Society" (2011). Student Publications. 540.