IS Department News & Events

IS Events

  • Jan 26 500 Women Scientists Book Club
    We are very excited to announce our first 500 Women Scientists NYC Book Club! What better way to start the new year than with a book that challenges bad science that has been used to stereotype women as inferior? Angela Saini’s “Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong” presents how science has failed to understand women, and introduces groundbreaking new research that is rediscovering women’s bodies and minds. Angela Saini is […]
  • Dec 5: Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy”
    Not to be missed: Cathy is an amazing speaker!!! Cathy O’Neil will be presenting “Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy” on Wednesday, December 5. About the talk: In an age where many of the decisions that affect our lives — where we go to school, whether we get a car […]
  • Wed Dec 5: Iraqebacter: Ecologies of War and Anthropology of Wounding
    Anthropology Lecture – Omar Dewachi WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2018 AT 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM  Wolff Conference Room, Room D1103, Albert and Vera List Academic Center, 11036 East 16th Street, New York, NY 10003, Room D1103 Omar Dewachi, Associate Professor of medical anthropology at Rutgers University will deliver a lecture titled, Iraqibacter: Ecologies of War and Anthropology of […]
  • Dec 3 If you can’t vote then you can’t be free Lecture 6-8pm Kellen Auditorium
    If You Can’t Vote, Then You Can’t Be Free MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2018 AT 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM  Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Auditorium (Room N101), Sheila C. Johnson Design Center66 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10003 If You Can’t Vote,  Then You Can’t Be Free: Racial Minority Representation & Voting Rights since Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder Leah Aden is […]
  • Dec 4, 6pm Blending Data Science with Qualitative Research Rm 712 66 W 12th
    Integrative PhD | Justin Farrell | “Blending Data Science with Qualitative Research ” | 4th December | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2018 AT 6:00 PM  Orozco Room, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall66 West 12th Street, Room A712, New York, NY 10011 Justin Farrell is a professor and author at Yale University. He studies environment, elites, rural inequality, and social […]

IS News

  • #Health Equity Matters
    New York Academy Medicine took the opportunity to address a 171-year-old act of racial discrimination by posthumously awarding Academy Fellowship to Dr. James McCune Smith, an eminent physician and abolitionist from whom it was withheld in 1847. We welcomed Professor Joanne Edey-Rhodes of Hunter College to accept the award on behalf of the McCune Smith […]
  • Trump Administration’s Stance on Transgender Policies Has No Basis in Science
    This past week  has proved challenging in many ways, and the leak of a newly proposed policy to narrowly define gender as a binary was yet another stunning blow to our scientific understanding of gender.  As quoted in  Nature  on October 30: This is not the first time that the administration has attacked legal protections […]
  • Ecuador Protects its Biodiversity Using Rights of Nature!
    So though Brazil may be taking a turn for the worse with respect to protecting biodiversity under new President Bolsonaro, Ecuador has made strides to protect its land!  Mainville, Nicolas. Oct 29, 2018.  An unprecedented legal victory for indigenous rights in Ecuador frees up huge swath of Amazonian rainforest from gold mining. Amazon Frontlines.   (Rights […]
  • Physics Was Built by Men: CERN Suspends Scientist over Remarks
    Senior Italian scientist has been suspended after he sparked fury during a presentation at Cern, the European nuclear research centre in Geneva, when he said physics was “invented and built by men, it’s not by invitation”. Prof Alessandro Strumia of Pisa University claimed during a seminar on gender issues in physics that male scientists were being […]
  • Welcome Back and News!
    Welcome to all the new and returning students to The New School! The semester is going to be a lively one with  the 100 year anniversary of the 1918 Flu Pandemic and The New School! In September, The Museum of the City of New York is hosting a Germ City exhibit and series of talks […]

Eugene Lang Events

Location When Summary Description
  December 13, 2018 at 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Undergraduate Programs Tour ON-CAMPUS - UNDERGRADUATEIncludes a 60-minute campus tour of the Greenwich Village facilities for university undergraduate programs. This tour is ideal for those interested in an introduction to undergraduate study within art and design, liberal arts and/or performing arts at The New School. For applicants and/or those seeking in depth information about academic programs at Parsons…
  December 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Undergraduate Programs Tour ON-CAMPUS - UNDERGRADUATEIncludes a 60-minute campus tour of the Greenwich Village facilities for university undergraduate programs. This tour is ideal for those interested in an introduction to undergraduate study within art and design, liberal arts and/or performing arts at The New School. For applicants and/or those seeking in depth information about academic programs at Parsons…
Lang Cafe, Eugene Lang College, B 100 December 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Literary Studies Capstone Reading The Literary Studies Program at Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts is proud to host brief readings by the graduating seniors completing their capstones in Literature and Writing. Come hear their work and celebrate their accomplishments! Snacks and refreshments will be provided. All are welcome.
Starr Foundation Hall, Room UL102, University Center December 13, 2018 at 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm INTERMISSION The New School Theatre Collective proudly presents Intermission: A Collection of Student Written Work. Take a brief intermission from studying for finals to relax and enjoy a series of four student written plays, also directed and performed by your fellow New School students! Attendance is completely free of cost for New School Students and Faculty,…
  December 14, 2018 at 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts Campus Tour ON-CAMPUS - UNDERGRADUATEIncludes a 20-minute University Welcome Session and 60-minute campus tour of Lang facilities. This visit program is ideal for applicants or those interested in an introduction to study at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts. Email: admission@newschool.edu

Local Organization Events

Here are some organizations that put on exciting events in New York City. Check out their pages for the latest event information.

  • Ligo Project

    Ligo Project is a brand new effort being launched in NYC and Boston aimed at bringing together Sciences, IT, and Business in order to facilitate rapid and inexpensive commercialization of science innovations and promote increase access to medicine and healthcare as well as other scientific applications that might improve quality of life. Binding Capitalism with Altruism to Save Lives.

  • Genspace

    Genspace is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting citizen science and access to biotechnology. Since 2009 we have served the greater New York area by providing educational outreach, cultural events, and a platform for science innovation at the grassroots level. In December 2010 we opened the first-ever community biotechnology laboratory, a Biosafety Level One facility in Brooklyn, New York, where we offer hands-on courses to the public, provide extracurricular experiences for students, and encourage scientific entrepreneurship, particularly in the fields of molecular and synthetic biology. As a community-based lab, we offer members the unique opportunity to work on their own projects and experience the joy and wonder of science firsthand.

  • The Secret Science Club

    Underground, Shrouded in mystery, Chock-full of brainiacs. The Secret Science Club features:

    • mind-bending lectures
    • volatile experiments
    • chemical libations
    • star-gazing sounds
  • New York Academy of Sciences

    We convene more than 100 events and webinars each year, from major international conferences to intimate discussion group meetings of researchers with similar interests. These events cover topics in the life sciences, physical sciences, engineering, and green science and sustainability. We also offer career development seminars for young scientists and public outreach events through Science & the City.

  • Science & The Arts at CUNY

    Science & the Arts presents programs in theatre, art, music, dance and film that bridge the worlds of art and science. Since 2001 we have presented public events ranging from conferences and concerts to science demonstrations on the streets of New York.

  • Curiosity3

    CUriosity3 is a FREE Public Seminar Series held at Columbia University addressing the intersection of Art and Science.

  • Science Cafes

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