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Vol. 6, Issue 15

Students Imagine Life after COVID-19

Earlier this month, we asked faculty members from a variety of disciplines to imagine how the world will look in 6-12 months, with or without a vaccine. For another take on what the future may hold for us in a post COVID-19 world, the Center for Science and Society reached out to students across Columbia University. As part of a generation of young adults who have grown up in an era of rapid technological advances and significant political and social change, and who were working and studying in NYC until the virus uprooted their lives, we were eager to hear their perspectives. 

See the full article with comments from undergraduate and graduate students in science and engineering, the social sciences, public health, and humanities. 

Featured Events:

Our online calendar of events includes virtual events.

Hidden Lives, Untold Stories: Nurses Beyond Nightingale

June 30 | 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Join the Royal College of Nursing to hear the stories of some of the 27 nurses added to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for the World Health Organization's Year of the Nurse. Free and open to the public; RSVP required.

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Public Trust and Justice in the Time of COVID-19

July 8 | 5:30 - 7:00 PM ET

Central Queens has seen some of the highest reported cases and deaths from COVID-19. Join a panel of community leaders and elected officials to discuss how we can expand the narrative around the virus and communities of color to also focus on ways to secure social justice and build public trust during this time and beyond. Free and open to the public; RSVP required.

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Lydia Dugdale - The Lost Art of Dying: Ethical Considerations in Facing our Mortality

July 14 | 3:30 - 4:45 PM ET

How are we to make sense of sickness and death? A six hundred-year-old book provides an answer. Hosted by the School of Professional Studies at Columbia University. Free and open to the public; RSVP required. 

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Center for Science and Society Course Development Grants for Co-teaching

Rolling Deadline Lecturers and tenured/tenure-track faculty at Columbia University are encouraged to submit proposals for co-taught courses in “science and society” for undergraduates and graduate students. Courses must be led by one instructor from a STEM field and one instructor from a non-STEM discipline. The Center will provide financial and administrative support. 

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