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"Humanizing Science" with Dr. Christine Ortiz, MIT

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Christine Ortiz

BUILD PODER presents a fascinating talk by Dr. Christine Ortiz from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In "Humanizing Science," Dr. Ortiz will offer offer innovative insights into how, by addressing education inequality and putting human needs first, we can build a sustainable world through inquiry, impact, and inclusion — the foundational principles of her education initiative, Station1. Read more

Keith Morton Memorial Lecture

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Jonathan Marks, Ph.D

"Who Are You?:  Thoughts on the Evolution of Identity" by Jonathan Marks, Ph.D. In this lecture, Dr. Marks explores the emergence of a concept of self from the evidence of primatology, paleoanthropology, and ethnology. For more information, please Read more

WISE Pi Day + Pie and Mixer

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 3:30pm to Friday, March 15, 2019 - 8:00pm

WISE Pi Day + Pie

The Oviatt Library and Bonita J. Campbell Endowment for Women in Science and Engineering invite students, faculty and staff to join for our Pi Day celebration Read more

Middle-level theory: Without it what could anyone do?

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Nancy Cartwright

The Philosophy Department, Liberal Studies Program, and the College of Humanities Distinguished Visiting Speakers Program at CSUN present an invited talk by Prof. Nancy Cartwright. Nancy Cartwright is Professor of Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University of Durham and at the University of California, San Diego. Her research interests include philosophy and history of science (especially physics and economics), causal inference, causal powers, scientific emergence and objectivity, evidence, especially for evidence-based policy [EBP] and the philosophy of social technology. Her current work, for the project ‘Knowledge for Use’ [K4U], investigates how to use scientific research results for better policies.  Read more

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