IS Department News & Events

IS Events

  • June 7th Free Green Roof Conference
    Join the NYC Green Roof Researchers Alliance to learn about and discuss cutting-edge green roof research, curriculum, and policy at “The State of Green Roofs in New York City,” Thursday, June 7, at The New School. This is the first-ever forum on the emerging fields of green roof science, policy, and education. The Green Roof Researchers Alliance is a consortium […]
  • End of Year Events: Professional Development, Graduation Reception, Enhanced Human, Genetic Counseling
    Professional Development for Summer Internships and Research Experiences Tuesday May 15 4:00pm- 6:30pm Room 465, 65 West 11th Street Katayoun will be provide feedback from prior supervisors and directors of our Lang fellows and helpful resources to help you organize your time, your work flow, and manage expectations in these transitional pre-professional settings. Additionally a […]
  • May 21 The Enhanced Human- Department will cover costs if you want to attend/ or watch Livestream
    The Enhanced Human: Risks and Opportunities Monday, May 21, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:25 PM The New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St Fl 40, New York If you want to attend and need to have the registration cost of $8 or $10 covered, please contact chamanyk@newschool.edu.  Katayoun will be […]
  • May 8-9 DESIGN, JUSTICE & ZERO WASTE: EXPLORING PATHWAYS TO THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY
    Tuesday, May 8 and Wednesday, May 9th 8:00am to 2:00pm Starr Foundation Hall, Room UL102, University Center RSVP Here Design, Justice & Zero Waste: Exploring Pathways to the Circular Economy The Tishman Environment and Design Center and GAIA (Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives) invite you to join us at Design, Justice & Zero Waste: Exploring Pathways to a […]
  • May 3 Food Studies Job Talk and LUNCH Christy Spackman “In Smell’s Shadow: Materials and Politics at the Edge of Perception”
    “In Smell’s Shadow: Materials and Politics at the Edge of Perception” Christy Spackman, PhD Thursday, May 3rd 10:00 am to 11:00 am LOCATION: 66 West 12th Street, Room 712 Lunch with Faculty and Students 1pm-2pm 66 West 12th Street, 914 Please RSVP for Lunch to Alexandra Brown brownae@newschool.edu Christy Spackman has a doctorate in Food Studies […]

IS News

  • An Apology for Toasting James Watson
    Genome Web News Apology for Toasting May 15, 2018 The Broad Institute’s Eric Lander has apologized for toasting Nobel laureate James Watson, Stat News reports. At the Biology of Genomes meeting last week, Lander gave a toast in honor of Watson’s 90th birthday. This sparked a backlash on Twitter, as the toast glossed over racist, sexist, and anti-Semitic remarks Watson […]
  • Provost Tim Marshall Says STEM May Be the Future – But Liberal Arts Are Timeless
    Check out our provost Tim Marshall defending the Lang education to the core in an op ed in Quartz… and in particular the Interdisciplinary Science Program which embraces the liberal arts!  
  • Jennifer Wilson presents ” Data Design and Social Justice” at the MAA meeting on Humanistic Mathematics
    On January 11, Interdisciplinary Science faculty member, Jennifer Wilson, presented her work on  with students in her course ” Data Design and Social Justice” at the Mathematics Association of America Session on Humanistic Mathematics at the  Joint Mathematics Meeting in San Diego, CA.  Jennifer co-designed this course with graduate student Elena Paunova, who is completing her graduate […]
  • Bhawani Venkataraman and Sean Hughes Present at the Third National Summit of Energy Education
    Interdisciplinary Science faculty member, Bhawani Venkataraman, and Interdisciplinary Science major, Sean Hughes, will present their research and interactive design approaches at the Third National Summit of Energy Education in Washington, DC and hosted by the National Council for Science and the Environment on January 25. The Comparative Energy Product is an interactive and visual educational tool […]
  • Katayoun Chamany Receives the John A. Moore Award for Science as a Way of Knowing
    On January 7th, Katayoun Chamany  received the  John A. Moore Award and delivered a lecture titled “Responsibility, Arts, and Design for Inclusive Learning” at the Annual Conference for the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology where she shared her work on Stem Cells Across the Curriculum.  This conference had two interesting symposia focused on ” […]

Eugene Lang Events

Location When Summary Description
  June 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm – 3:30 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
  June 21, 2018 at 10:30 am – 12:00 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
  June 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm – 3:30 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
Museum of the City of New York June 21, 2018 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Reduce, Reuse, Rethink: The Future of Waste in NYC How can the city reconceive waste as a resource and convert it to energy or compost? What are the barriers? Join us for a conversation about how the we can rethink the concept of "waste" and its impact on New York's diverse neighborhoods and communities. With Tatiana Schlossberg, contributing writer for Bloomberg View. Additional speakers…
  June 22, 2018 at 10:30 am – 12:00 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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