With larger membership come questions of how the group can best serve the needs of its expanded constituency
The event is a regional conference sponsored by Student Pugwash USA, a society whose name is still unfamiliar enough to bring giggles and questioning looks on many campuses, although the group has been in existence for more than a decade. Student Pugwash - a nonpartisan movement aimed at fostering an understanding of science's social and ethical dimensions - has quietly but steadily grown from a loosely organized community of individuals to an extensive network of chapters at universities and some high schools.
When it was launched in 1979, Student...
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