IS Department News & Events

IS Events

  • Oct 28 Insect Communication: Wave Hill
    Art & Nature—Social Communication in the Insect World: Video Screening and Science Talk SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1PM ( Note that admission to the gardens is free before noon on Saturdays and accessible from the 1 train last stop via Wave Hill Jitney).  Learn how social insects—ants, bees, termites and more—have long inspired the imagination of […]
  • Oct 22 Rising Waters Symposium 2-6pm- Free Tickets for the first 20 to sign up and discounts for others
    Oct 22 Sunday, 2:00pm- 6:00pm Rising Waters (amazing speakers) http://mcny.org/event/city-rising-waters-symposium  ( description also below) If you are interested  sign up on this sheet  and Katayoun Chamany will cover the costs for the first 20 students based on name, current course for which this connects, major/minor declared/interests.  They will receive an email confirmation if chosen. They must use their newschool.edu account […]
  • Imagine Science Film Festival: Tickets Open and Volunteers Needed
    Imagine Science Film Festival takes place on campus and many locations around NYC Oct 13-20. The theme this year is Hybrid, and the festival includes films made through collaborations between scientists and artists,l ab workshops, and a market day.  TNS students can attend for free using this code ( IMAGINENEWSCH ) at the Eventbrite linked to the Festival  The […]
  • Sept 27 ARTSCIENCE Scientists Talks Series on Campus
    The Civic Liberal Arts Project is opening a series of Scientist Talks to students through a collaboration with the LIGO (Art Science project) and Theater professor, Zisan Ugurlu. The first speaker Scott Lowe, Chair of Cancer Biology at Memorial Sloan Kettering  will be presenting work that he did with choreographer, NoraPetroliunas, to create an artscience […]
  • Sept 27th 5:30-6:30pm Ghana Global Program
    Come learn about Saha Global Positions in Ghana Online info session Wednesday, Sept 27th 5:30-6:30pm Registration open and limited: REGISTER HERE Durable design. Community ownership. Sustainable impact. But don’t take our word for it… RSVP to learn more about traveling to Ghana with Saha’s Global Leadership Program. Join Saha’s Founder & Executive Director Kate Cincotta to hear […]

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

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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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