Science, technology, and medicine in their cultural contexts

The John J. Reilly Center at the University of Notre Dame offers graduate and undergraduate programs and fosters scholarly conversation at the intersections between the humanities and social sciences, and the sciences and medicine.

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Health, Humanities and Society

Gain a better understanding of medical ethics and the social and historical background of medicine through specialized coursework and enrichment opportunities.


GLOBES Program

Become part of an engaged community of graduate students and faculty who seek new and innovative ways to address environmental challenges facing humankind and the planet.

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Minor in Science, Technology, and Values

Become an STV minor, and learn how science, technology, and medicine shape the modern world.

History and Philosophy of Science

History and Philosophy of Science

Notre Dame's History and Philosophy of Science (HPS) program offers an integrated Ph.D. in History of Science, Philosophy of Science, or Theology and Science. Our program has particular strengths in philosophy of physics, science and values, medieval and early-modern science, the history of the philosophy of science, and science and policy.