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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - Monday, September 29, 2014

View Day Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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Genetics & Development Seminar Series
HHSC 312

Untangling Motor Neuron Chromatin Hynek Wichterle, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Pathology and Cell Biology Columbia University Medical Center Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:30 AM Room 312 HHSC Host: Virginia Papaioannou (vep1@columbia.edu)


Emotional Intelligence & Teamwork
Hammer Health Science Building - 701 West 168th Street - LL-108A&B

This course is part of the Customer Service Track and will increase your understanding of how Emotional Intelligence (EI) skills can enhance teamwork and patient-centered care. Through interactive exercises, participants will learn how to use EI skills to increase their effectiveness with colleagues and patients.


Irving Institute Workshop
Pathology Library (PH-15W-1560), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 15, NYC 10032

Research Workshop on Ethics and Regulation: The (Unexpected) Political Economy of Serendipity Speaker: Bhavan N. Sampat, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, Affiliated Faculty Member, Columbia Law School, Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research


Earth Institute Practicum; Science-Based Solutions for Sustainability: Overview of Earth Systems Research Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Speaker: Sean Solomon, Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory


Distinguished Colloquium Series in Interdisciplinary and Applied Mathematics
Columbia University, Morningside Campus Costa Engineering, 750 CEPSR

Andrea Bertozzi, UCLA - "Math of Crime"

The 40th Annual Andrew Mark Lippard Memorial Lecture
Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 W. 168th Street, 4th Floor - Room 401

"Using Fixed Circuits to Generate Flexible Behaviors", Cori Bargmann, PhD, Investigator, HHMI, Torsten N. Wiesel Professor, The Rockefeller University


Book Launch: “The Big Ratchet” by Ruth DeFries
Columbia University Morningside Campus Italian Academy

Speakers: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute; Ruth DeFries, Denning Professor of Sustainable Development; Chair, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology (E3B), Columbia University

View Day Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Clean Air Act: Who, What, Why?
Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling


CCNMTL Educational Technology Open Lab @ CUMC
Columbia University CUMC Campus Hammer Health Sciences Building Rm. 202A

This open lab is designed for faculty to come and ask questions about their course and learn how you can incorporate technology in a purposeful way to enhance student learning. CCNMTL's educational technologists will be available to help you brainstorm and explore new technologies that focus on interactive pedagogy and blended learning. Sign up and come anytime during the two hour block.


Priority, Time & Stress Management
Hammer Health Science Building - 701 West 168th Street - Room 305

This course will offer strategies and tools to staff better manage priorities, time and stress. Self-management in these areas will improve the delivery of patient-centered care.


Colloquium on Forests and Climate: New Thinking for Transformational Change
Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Auditorium

Speakers: Eduardo Brondizio, Professor, Department of Anthropology; Adjunct Professor, Environmental Sciences (SPEA) and Geography, Indiana University, Bloomington; Co-director, Anthropological Center for Training and Research on Global Environmental Change (ACT); Chair, Advisory Council, Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis at Indiana University, Bloomington; Lisa Goddard, Director, International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), The Earth Institute, Columbia University John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology; Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Co-Chair, President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST); Pushpam Kumar, Professor, Environmental Economics, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Liverpool; Chief, Ecosystem Services Economics Unit, Division of Environment Programme Implementation, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); Dan Nepstad, Senior Scientist and Executive Director, Earth Innovation Institute; Member, World Bank Forest Program External Advisory Group; Lead Author, Fifth Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); Carlos Nobre, National Secretary, R&D Policies, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Brazil; Member, Scientific Advisory Board of the UN Secretary-General; Member, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); Cheryl Palm, Senior Research Scientist and Director of Research; Deputy Director of Vital Signs Africa, Agriculture and Food Security Center, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.


Research Without Borders: Publishing Without a Publisher? Scholars Are Doing It For Themselves
Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House, Ivy Lounge - First Floor

Why are scholars choosing to self-publish their research, and how? What are the benefits of self-publication or “doing it yourself” publishing? Which academic disciplines are engaging with these publishing methods? How does the academy perceive DIY or self-publishing? In this panel discussion, speakers will explore the ways in which scholars are self-publishing or DIY-publishing their research, and why they choose to do so. Topics of discussion will include the different forms that scholarly self-publishing take, who in the academy is self-publishing, and how academia views such efforts. Our speakers: Tara McPherson, Associate Professor of Critical Studies at USC's School of Cinematic Arts. Shannon Mattern, Associate Professor in the School of Media Studies at The New School in New York. Alberto Pepe, co-founder of Authorea. Gregg Gordon, President and CEO of the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). Our moderator: Alondra Nelson, Dean of Social Science and professor of sociology and gender studies at Columbia University.

View Day Thursday, September 25, 2014

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Being an Effective Manager
Hammer Health Science Building - 701 West 168th Street - Room LL-108A

This course will equip managers with the knowledge and skills needed for effective interviewing and hiring. Participants will explore the concept of “hiring for fit” and the long-term effects of hiring decisions.


EAP Seminar - Managing Counterproductive Behavior
Hammer Health Science Building - 701 West 168th Street - Room 305

Objectives: Following this seminar, managers will be better able to: • Help employees identify and acknowledge their counterproductive behavior • Work with employees to develop a plan and next steps to change their behavior • Coach and support employees in carrying out their plan

View Day Friday, September 26, 2014

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The Individual Development Plan: Beyond the Elevator Speech: Understanding the Power of Networking
Columbia University Morningside Campus 501 Northwest Corner Building

Led by Melanie Sinche, Director of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at Harvard University, this seminar will address the importance of networking, effective networking strategies, the value of informational interviews and how to conduct an informational interview.


The Individual Development Plan: Beyond the Elevator Speech: Understanding the Power of Networking
Hammer Sciences Building, Room 301, Medical Center Campus, Columbia University

Led by Melanie Sinche, Director of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at Harvard University, this seminar will address the importance of networking, effective networking strategies, the value of informational interviews and how to conduct an informational interview.

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View Day Monday, September 29, 2014

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LinkedIn 101: Building Your Professional Community
Hammer Health Sciences Building, room LL203 701 W. 168th St.

Attendees will learn: 1) how to create a powerful professional profile; 2) how to effectively use LinkedIn tools and features; 3) how to begin to build a professional community outside academia; and 4) how to maximize career exploration opportunities. Attendees will have opportunity to share their LinkedIn profiles and to receive feedback and advice in a small group setting.


Sexes, Genders, and Brains: Four Scientists, Four Perspectives
Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Event Oval, The Diana Center

Join Pulitzer-Prize winning science journalist Natalie Angier ’78, Barnard professors Rebecca Jordan-Young and Rae Silver, and other experts as they discuss our scientific understanding of sex and gender.

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