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As our world simultaneously becomes more unified and more divided over virtual spaces, we must think more critically about the systems that technology operates in, our relationship with technology as consumers, and the responsibilities of big tech companies.

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On Thursday, the Columbia Public Health Club held its inaugural event, “What’s going on with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout?” featuring Dr. Stephen Morse, a professor of Epidemiology at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health. Beyond discussing action items for this limbo between the despair of the pandemic and the hope vaccines offer, he explained why […]

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It’s just not worth it. But you can state your need for community with some of these science events! As always, if you or a club you love is hosting a particularly juicy event, drop us a line at science@bwog.com

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On Friday, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights hosted “Neurorights: Human Rights Guidelines for Neurotechnology and Artificial Intelligence,” as part of their Technology and Human Rights Series. Featuring Rafael Yuste, the talk discussed the rapidly advancing technology of neurotechnology and the need to expand the explicit legal definitions of human rights.

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Staff Writer Mary Qiu attended University Life Forum’s COVID update panel that presented both a broad overview of the present COVID situation and a snapshot of Columbia’s COVID policies on testing, future vaccine distribution, and maintaining student wellness. 

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Renowned computer scientist Rediet Abebe describes how computing can be used for social good, and how far we still have to go.

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Welcome back to campus! You may still be braving your entry quarantine, but that doesn’t mean you can’t see what’s going on in the outside world. As always, if you have an event you want featured send us an email at science@bwog.com!

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On Thursday, the Dean’s Grand Rounds presented “Delivering Equity Through the Public Health System” where Harvey V. Fineberg, MD, Ph.D. and Julio Frenck, MD, MPH, Ph.D., spoke about the steps public health and policy need to take to help make access to the highest attainable standard of care a right and possibility for everyone.

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We’re back with a more subdued Science Fair as I’m about three seconds from falling asleep after moving in. If you want your event featured or to just have a chat with your very quarantined Science Editor, shoot me an email at science@bwog.com.

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Ever thought of bread as a utensil, livestock, or a social event? Senior staff writer Charlotte Slovin reports on Columbia Science Review’s event from last Thursday.

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With hope on the horizon, we look towards the future with Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World with Fareed Zakaria in this week’s ISERP event.

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Senior Staff Writer Charlotte Slovin attends Columbia Science Review’s event “ARTificial Intelligence: When Machines Create” and learns about creative computers.

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Dr. Robyn Gershon, an epidemiologist and an expert on disaster preparation in the workplace, addressed students in a lecture hosted by CU Journal of Global Health. 

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