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									The International Journal of Science, Society, and Law

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The International Journal of Science, Society, and Law

Overview
• About the organization • About the journal • Getting involved

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Who We Are
• The Triple Helix, Inc. is an international non-profit organization

• We have 25 chapters spanning 4 continents at the world’s top universities • Our organization is comprised of nearly 750 undergraduates.
• The Triple Helix has a Advisory Board with individuals coming from professional businesses, medical fields, and media.

• We have already obtained sponsorship from a variety of sources, including Intuit, Pittsburgh Life Sciences, and The Princeton Review. • The first and only international undergraduate non-profit corporation and
journal.

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Our Mission
• To provide a forum for the discussion of science, society and law • To inspire interest in and awareness of the interdisciplinary nature of our modern world
• To provide leadership and management experience to aspiring leaders • To allow like-minded undergraduates who are serious about their future to network and meet each other

• Inspire entrepreneurship and innovation through participation in an organization that continuously builds upon and reinforces those ideals

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October 2004 – Local journal founded at Cornell
November 2004 – Instant Success

Brief history

– First General Meeting – highest turnout (50+) in Cornell’s recent history

– 37 interested writers for 14 spots; 21 interested assoc. editors for 7 spots
– Unprecedented level of funding for 4-week old organization • • • December 2005 – Developed plan, organization, structure, and growth strategy for national organization January 2005 – First national expansion to Berkeley and UPenn March 2005 – Local Cornell issue published

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Summer 2005 – Continued national expansion October 2005 – Expansion to Carnegie Mellon
November 2005 – First national issue published Spring 2006 – Second national issue published

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Spring and Summer 2006 – International expansion

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About the print journal
• Interdisciplinary topics – Science, Society, Law, Ethics, Business • For both science and non-science majors
• Academic in nature • Each chapter has their own edition • International features • Chapter articles

• 60-80 pages
• Published once each semester

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Example Article Topics
• Trespassing with Transgenics

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Have Childhood Vaccinations Fuelled the Autism Epidemic? Seeing Green: Nurturing A Brave New World Of Sustainability
2005, A Space Odyssey: A new space exploration plan is proposed, but will NASA follow through?

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MGM v. Grokster and the Future of P2P Filesharing Applications of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology in the Product Tracking Industry Bioremediation: Getting Help from Nature to Clean Up After Ourselves

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The Literary Process
Writers/Editors Meeting
10/5

Article Topics Due
10/5

Article Abstracts Due
10/12

International Feature Selection

Second Draft Due
12/4

First Draft Due
11/8

Final Draft Due

Layout and Design

Print and Distribution

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International Feature Article Pool System
All Chapter 2nd Draft Articles
SLE Approves All Pool Articles

Chapter EiC Chooses 2nd Draft Articles

Article Pool Online Anonymous ~3 Per Chapter

Chapter Edition 50% Feature 50% Local

SLE Approval of Final makeup

Final Draft
Production

The International Journal of Science, Society, and Law

Electronic Publishing
• Interdisciplinary topics – Science, Society, Law, Ethics, Business

• Types of articles – • News Briefs – report & analysis of current events (100-200 words) • Features – review & analysis of recent scientific issue or breakthrough (5001000 words) • Op-Eds – similar to features but with persuasive language and personal opinions • Participate in an ongoing global dialogue • Write on a regular basis about current topics • Very little delay in seeing your work published • Be read by 7,500 monthly visitors

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• Be the best undergraduate student-run organization and print journal
• Developing and maintaining strong and successful chapters globally • Continuing to improve the journal and earn scholastic awards • Partnerships with other successful organizations • International and local press coverage • International conference and regional summits • Maintaining a high level of readership, membership, and support across the country • Continued expansion throughout the globe

Our future

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Why get involved?
• A truly unique, worthwhile, and impressive undergraduate experience • Unlimited internt’l and chapter leadership advancement opportunities
• Leadership, Teamwork, and Management Training and Development • Networking Opportunities

• Making an impact at your own university and other top tier universities
• Resume-building • Preparation for leadership positions in other student organizations

• Participation in a international forum and discussion • Opportunity to have your ideas read around the globe
• We are proud to announce that Samantha Conroy of the CMU chapter wrote the article that was selected to be on the cover of the next issue of The Triple Helix

• Practice your writing, editing, and research skills
• Learn more about interdisciplinary topics involving science

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Ways to get involved
• Print Journal – Writers, Associate Editors • Other Available Positions – Leadership, Marketing, Production, Design, PR, Distribution Strategist, and more • Electronic Publishing Division

• Chapter members will be notified if any international positions become available • Any role which is beneficial to The Triple Helix but is not yet filled – be creative

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Production Site
• Currently all production of the journal is done at Cornell • The number of chapters has grown too large for Cornell to handle all of the production • Applications are being accepted from chapters to become the next production site • CMU is applying and will need form a core group of students ready to found the next production site • Contact us if you’re interested in participating. We will students in leadership, layout, design, and more.

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CMU Student Pugwash Regional Conference
• TTH-CMU will co-host the conference • "Emerging Technologies and Social responsibility“
– – – – Genomics and Privacy Stem Cell Research Ethics of Nanotechnolgy Design, Robotics, and Quality of life

• A few plenary lectures to set the stage • Main focus is student workgroups on the subtopics
– Workgroups are led by a senior participant – The purpose is to try to article questions, challenges and issues of the area, and try to reach a mutual understanding of the dimensions of social responsibility in that area.

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What’s next?
• Choose the positions that interest you • Submission your application(s)
– http://cmu.thetriplehelix.org

• Choose potential article topics

The International Journal of Science, Society, and Law

To learn more…
Visit

http://www.thetriplehelix.org
or contact us at

helix@andrew.cmu.edu

Any Questions?


								
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