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This webinar was presented in partnership with Francesca Batault, SSH’19 and Charles Allen, Director of Partnerships at The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), one of the leading international think tanks. The topic of discussion was the IEP’s recently released inaugural Ecological Threat Register. Attendees learned about data on environmental indicators to estimate which countries, regions, and areas are most vulnerable to environment-induced conflict. They also found out how many countries are vulnerable to ecological threats, and how many people could be displaced globally by ecological disasters in the next 30 years.
Listen to Hazel Sive, Dean of the College of Science, as she talked to Leila Deravi, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology for the Barnett Institute for Chemical & Biological Analysis.
Lee Makowski, Professor and Chair, Department of Bioengineering, discusses how we are using novel imaging tools in an attempt to better understand these processes and uncover clues to design effective therapeutic strategies for slowing or halting disease progression.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus Michael S. Dukakis discussed an analysis of the November 2020 elections. What could the outcome mean for the next presidential administration? How would it impact the legislative agenda of the next Congress? We learned insights into these and other questions in this interactive event.
Join the Women Who Empower Ambassadors for a discussion on tech, innovation and entrepreneurship during COVID. This conversation will feature a panel of dynamic female speakers, that will share their experiences leading in their companies in these sectors.
Hear from Hazel Sive, Dean of the College of Science, as she talks to Toyoko Orimoto, Associate Professor of Physics, on her research in experimental particle physics. Learn how Professor Orimoto is breaking down the Standard Model in particle physics to understand how our universe is built.
In a world where very little can be truly relied on, it’s hard to know where to turn for a sense of solid ground beneath our feet. Perhaps the ‘new normal’ is to accept that the ground we stand on constantly shifts as we learn new ways to keep our balance. With practice, we can […]
Aron Stubbins, Associate Professor Marine & Environmental Science, Chemistry & Chemical Biology, and Civil & Environmental Engineering will discuss the background on tipping points and specifics about permafrost carbon-climate feedbacks, including discoveries from his fieldwork in Siberia.
Costas Panagopoulos, department chair and professor of political science, spoke about what to expect on Election Day in the presidential and congressional general elections. Dr. Panagopoulos assessed polls and forecasts and provided a historical perspective on election results and their implications for politics and governance in America. Alumnus Henry Edson, MS'20, SSH'20 was the introductory speaker.
Distinguished Professor David Lazer discussed an ongoing, nationwide survey to gain real-time information on the pandemic for policy making purposes. As the lead researcher, Dr. Lazer shared key findings from the multi-university team and insights on the pandemic.