Mikhail Zygar, a renowned writer and journalist, spoke at the Harriman Institute regarding his new book and the beliefs and narratives that led to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Columbia affiliates and professors met with a representative from OpenAI on Friday to offer perspectives and discuss the future of artificial intelligence.
As part of the weekly BME seminar series, Dr. Thomas Talavage gave a guest lecture on his research involving the study of concussions, CTE, and head injuries.
At the Zuckerman Institute on Thursday, researchers and Columbia professors Dr. Rudy Behnia and Dr. Shuran Song spoke about their respective fields of animal vision and computer perception, and how we can apply those ideas to neuroscience as a whole.
A panel of Moscow correspondents discussed their experiences and opinions on covering Russia under media oppression and Soviet rule, and how these policies affect Russia’s present-day situation.
Columbia Professor Claudia Dreifus hosted a talk by science journalist Laura Helmuth on journalism before, during, and after the pandemic.
On Wednesday, the Astronomy Department colloquium featured Rachel Somerville, who spoke on the investigation into the early days of the Universe using the James Webb Space Telescope.
On Wednesday, Staff Writer Yacob Melman attended the weekly Astronomy Department colloquium, featuring a talk by Keith Hawkins on finding the origins of stars and galaxies.