IS Department News & Events

IS Events

  • Aug 22 Get Me out: Childbirth in the 20th Century NYAM Women in Science Series
    Although the development of germ theory in the 1880s shed light on the origins of childbed fever, which often killed women in the days after delivery, not much could be done to save lives until the advent of antibiotics in the 1940s. In the first program in our series, Who Controls Women’s Health? A Century of […]
  • Tonite Aug 14 : Secret Science Bell House/Sharks, Robots, Lasers, Locomotion in the Ocean!
    Tonight: Sharks, Robots, Lasers, Locomotion in the Ocean! Secret Science Club presents biologist, comparative physiologist, and biomechanics expert Brooke Flammang of the Fluid Locomotion Lab. Monday, August 14, 8PM @ the Bell House, FREE How do fish sense the fluid dynamics of the ocean around them? Explore mysteries of walking cave fish, propulsive shark tails, and […]
  • TONITE Aug 7: Transplanting Extravaganza and Planting Party Redux Lang Cafe at 65 West 11th St
    Transplanting Extravaganza and Planting Party Redux in the Lang Cafe at 65 West 11th Street (relocated due to rain)! Join us if you’d like to be one The New School faculty, staff and students growing the plants for the Vera List Center for Art and Politics’ exhibitionMaria Thereza Alves, Seeds of Change: New York—A Botany of Colonization in the  at the Arnold […]
  • Who Controls Women’s Health? A Century of Struggle.Three Part Series NYAM
    Join us for a free three-part series examining key battles over women’s ability to control their bodies, health choices, and fertility: Who Controls Women’s Health? A Century of Struggle. Get Me Out: Childbirth in Early 20th Century NYC Tuesday, August 22 – 6:30 PM at the Academy Medical writer and historian Randi Hutter Epstein explores how turn-of-the-century doctors, medical charlatans, and […]
  • Aug 2 Radical Love: Chelsea Manning Art Exhibit opening Talks on Aug 5
    Dear friends, Please join Heather Dewey Hagborg this Wednesday, August 2, from 6-8pm at Fridman Gallery in New York, for the opening of A Becoming Resemblance, a collaborative exhibition with Chelsea E. Manning. The centerpiece is an installation of thirty 3d printed portraits algorithmically-generated by an analysis of DNA samples Chelsea mailed to me from prison. Suspended in the center of […]

IS News

  • Katayoun Chamany Receives 2017 Bennett Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science
    As an associate professor of biology and chair of Interdisciplinary Science at Eugene Lang College, Katayoun Chamany has taught students to use scientific knowledge to address pressing issues such as clean water access, climate change, and other concerns involving health, the environment, education, ethics, and policy. Chamany has been recognized for her remarkable efforts with the 2017 William E. […]
  • Alternative Science and Human Reproduction
    Take a look at this excellent and informative editorial written by bioethicists Alta Charo Link in NEJM
  • World TB Day- Syndemic Genetics TB and HIV
    In recognition of World TB Day, I share recent news of genetic co evolution in individuals infected with  HIV and TB. Researchers identified mutations in TB genes involved in immune evasion and detection that were more variant in individuals infected with HIV. These results suggest that though these genes are tightly conserved in Mycobacterium the […]
  • Women in Math and Physics
    Quanta has produced an excellent website and repository about women in math and science in recognition of international women’s day.  Check it out!  
  • Trump Signs Two Bills for Women in STEM
    “Today I’m signing two bills that promote women entering and leading the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering, and math. Currently, only one in four women who gets a STEM degree is working in a STEM job – which is not fair, and it’s not even smart for the people that aren’t taking advantage of […]

Eugene Lang Events

Location When Summary Description
University Center, 618, Science Lab August 25, 2017 at 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Open House-University Science Labs Drop by the University Science Lab Open House for hands-on demonstrations, conversation with students and staff, and information about lab modules that integrate science, art, and design. Lab staff and student assistants will be on site to guide you through stations on textile dyeing, GMO identification, living paint, immortal organisms, DNA testing, sustainable ecosystems, and…
  August 28, 2017 at 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Undergraduate Programs Tour ON-CAMPUS - UNDERGRADUATE Includes a 20-minute university welcome session and 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…
  August 29, 2017 at 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Undergraduate Programs Tour ON-CAMPUS - UNDERGRADUATE Includes a 20-minute university welcome session and 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…
  August 29, 2017 at 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts Campus Tour ON-CAMPUS - UNDERGRADUATE Includes 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
  August 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Undergraduate Programs Tour ON-CAMPUS - UNDERGRADUATE Includes a 20-minute university welcome session and 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…

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