A spotlight from the Biomedical Engineering Department featured thoughts on how to improve disease diagnostics and the University’s approach towards science.
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On Friday, November 4, Desirable AI kicked off its lecture series by hosting Dr. Olivia Erdélyi for a talk about the importance of interdisciplinary and multi-stakeholder cooperation in AI regulation.
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 Friday, Staff Writer Manny Gonzalez attended the monthly ELSI Friday Forum seminar, featuring a discussion about the value, importance, upsides, and downsides of advocacy and allyship in ELSI.
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.
On Friday, September 23, Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro, Columbia World Projects (CWP), and Obama Foundation Scholar Alumni brought together speakers and panelists to speak on the ever-changing standards of spirituality, technology, finance, and civic action in regard to climate change.
This Thursday, the Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a panel to demystify the Republican Party’s energy and environmental policy. Panelists Jeffrey A. Rosen, Kellie Donnelly, and James L. Connaughton summarized past GOP policy, provided insight to the party’s current platforms, and gave recommendations for the future.