We’re back with Science Fair, Bwog’s weekly curated list of interesting STEM-related talks, symposiums, and events happening on campus. For science and non-science majors alike, our list will bring you events that will satisfy your
New Bwogger and first-year student Joanna Yu attended the keynote event, From Refugee Children to Climate Change: Global Challenges in an Age of Nationalism, hosted by the DART Center for Journalism and Trauma of Columbia
Baby Bwogger and Barnard First-Year Sarah Perry faced her fear of approaching random people in the dining halls.
On September 20th, the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life teamed up with Columbia Religious Life to host a forum on the recent measles outbreak in New York’s ultra-orthodox Jewish communities. The recent outbreaks
As fummer is upon us–that is, the time between summer and fall when the morning chill requires a sweatshirt that later gets soaked in sweat around 1 pm–we shall celebrate the equinox early and in
New Bwogger and first-year student Joanna Yu attended the keynote event, From Refugee Children to Climate Change: Global Challenges in an Age of Nationalism, hosted by the DART Center for Journalism and Trauma of Columbia Journalism School.
Tash Aw is a Malaysian author focusing on providing literature for a Malaysian audience and has found success both in Malaysia and in the West. Staff Writer Josh Tate tagged along with Events Editor Isabel Sepulveda to gain insight into his writing and listen to some very smooth accents.
This Wednesday, Creative Writing faculty member Ben Marcus hosted a reading by author Carmen Maria Machado of her forthcoming debut memoir, In the Dream House in Dodge Hall.
Yesterday, new Bwoggers Solomia Dzhaman and Chloe Gong attended a lecture given by Dr. Ronald Baecker (UToronto) concerning the responsibilities of artificial intelligence, and the issues at stake.
On Monday, Columbia GSAPP invited Shohei Shigematsu to speak for this semester’s premier lecture. A partner of the Office of Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Shigematsu spoke about the generational gap between him and his colleagues, his concern over Godzilla coming for their creations, and his idea for designing the next ten-dollar bill. Baby Bwogger Reyna Choi reports.
(Though colleagues advised him against using the word “engineering” in his book’s title lest it scare off the general public, Lord John Browne did so. So, art history majors, I dare you to click this.)
On Wednesday evening, Columbia Science Review hosted a panel discussion about Media and the Mind, promising “a scientific perspective on Hollywood portrayals of mental health.” This Bwogger followed the series of seven printer paper arrows that led her through the labyrinth of Schermerhorn to cover the event.
Chair of Literature Humanities Joanna Stalnaker moderated a conversation about sexual violence in Ovid’s poetry with New Yorker staff writer Jia Tolentino and classicist Stephanie McCarter.
This Thursday, Barnard hosted the world-renowned classicist, essayist, poet, feminist, playwright, translator, and all around badass Anne Carson for a reading of really whatever she wanted to read. Guest Writer and aspiring Bwoglet Josh Tate decided to write a post covering one of the greatest writers of the 20th and 21st centuries as well as […]
Yesterday, Bwog Science Editor Alex Tang attended “Translation of the Genetic Code: Brakes Included,” a Department of Biological Sciences seminar hosted by Dr. Elizabeth Grayhack (University of Rochester). Here, he tells us about the central dogma of molecular biology, and recent efforts to analyze some of its surprising inefficiencies.
This past Thursday, staff writer Jeffrey Ndubisi attended “Shakespeare in Translation?,” presented by the King’s Crown Shakespeare Troupe and the Center for American Studies. The two-hour event, hosted in Barnard Hall’s Held Auditorium, featured a conversation between Professors John McWhorter and James Shapiro of the Linguistics and English departments, respectively. All throughout the event, KCST performers presented four scenes […]
Bwog writer and bad student who skipped class to attend this event, Elle Ferguson, shares the juicy deets.
The Center for Korean Research at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute hosted a seminar on March 8, called “100 Years of Korean Popular Music.” Senior Staff Writer and K-pop fan Ramisa Murshed was there. On Friday afternoon, the 9th floor of the International Affairs Building was filled with scholars and enthusiasts of Korean popular music, […]
On Friday, Teachers College’s EPIC (Education for Persistence and Innovation Center) kicked off their Yu Panglin Lecture Series with “Failing Upward: The Open Secret of Progress in Science with Nobel Laureate Martin Chalfie and Maiken Scott.” Dr. Chalfie spoke about his college grades, glowing proteins, and more. Staffer Sarah Braner has the scoop.