IS Department News & Events

IS Events

  • Jan 9: TNS Hosts Public Hearing on the Clean Power Plan: Join Testimony, Observe and Learn RSVP required
    https://ag.ny.gov/sites/default/files/clean_power_appeal_forum_flyer.pdf Jan 9: Mayor’s Office is holding a Public Hearing : Gives New Yorkers Chance to Make Their Voices Heard on Proposed Repeal by Trump  New Yorkers Are Encouraged to Testify or Submit Testimony on Importance of the Clean Power Plan in Combating Climate Change NEW YORK – With the Trump administration ignoring Attorney General […]
  • Dec 1: Punishing HIV
    Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness Bluestockings, Free Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Punishing Disease author and sociologist Trevor Hoppe (University at Albany) will join Robert Suttle (The Sero Project) and Linda Villarosa (CCNY Journalism Program) in a panel discussion on the use of outdated and poorly written criminal laws […]
  • Dec 6: Alumna Thalia Porteny/ Global Health Careers (Ethics, Research, Policy)
    Global Health Careers, Ethics, Policy, & Research Porteny Global Health Flyer Thalia Porteny Eugene Lang College Alumna (Interdisciplinary Science, Psychology) Harvard University(Global Health & Population, M.S., Health Policy, Ph.D. Vice President, Mexican Association of Students at Harvard University Thalia has been involved in health promotion on a global scale with particular attention to education, ethics, […]
  • MoMath Events: December
    MoMath at a Glance Now accepting submissions Open Set — MoMath’s Song Contest Wed, November 29 Volumes, the MoMath book club: Weapons of Math Destruction with special guest, author Cathy O’Neil! Thurs, November 30 Roundtable, the MoMath Math Teachers’ Circle: “Adventures in Long Division” Fri, December 1 Family Fridays at MoMath presented by Two Sigma: “Folding Fractals” with Josh […]
  • Nov 29: 6:30pm Making Health Work: A New Prescription for Community Vitality
    Many American workers are unwell. They live with serious economic insecurity; succumb to diabetes, depression, and addiction at alarming rates; and struggle to balance the conflicting needs of their employers, their families, and their own well-being. That outlook won’t improve until we think of health as the driver of prosperity — not just the product […]

IS News

  • Emergency: DACA, IRMA Support
    The Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics echoes the stance of the University and our Civic Engagement and Social Justice Office with respect to protecting the identities of all students in particular in the face of threats to DACA.  Please see the list of resources curated by our Sanctuary University Committee and CESJ office here.  The […]
  • 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!  

Eugene Lang Events

Location When Summary Description
Online - ZOOM December 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Prepare a Successful Fellowship Application This live webinar will provide a quick overview of the Impact Entrepreneurship Graduate Fellowship and walk participants through each question in the application to help craft a strong Fellowship application. In this webinar we will cover: Describing the unmet need and your idea for addressing this challengeForecasting + Visioning ImpactPositioning yourself as a strong candidate…
  January 2, 2018 at 3:00 pm – 4:30 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
  January 4, 2018 at 11:30 am – 1:00 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
  January 5, 2018 at 11:30 am – 1:00 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
  January 5, 2018 at 3:00 pm – 4:30 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

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