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KSU Applicant Portal

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Education

From Refugee to Graphic Novelist — A Story Four Decades in the Making

Think about the person you were 12 years ago. Close your eyes: What did you want? Who did you think you were? What story did you want to tell? Would …

Books

From Neuroscience To Design: A Career In Connecting The Dots

In 2016, Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya won a TED Residency on the strength of a bold idea: that design can shine a light on science and make scientific concepts intelligible to a wider public.<p>It was when one of Phingbodhipakkiya‘s research patients at Columbia Medical Center asked her to explain the …

Creativity

Design Matters from the Archive: Gail Bichler

You never know quite what you are going to get when you open up the <i>New York Times Magazine</i>, great columns, articles and photos, yes. But the design …

Aung San Suu Kyi sidesteps atrocity allegations in first address on Rohingya crisis

RANGOON, Burma — In her first major speech on the worsening Rohingya crisis, Burma’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, sidestepped allegations Tuesday of atrocities committed against the stateless Muslim minority and cast the conflict as just one of many problems ailing the country.<p>Appearing to …

Asia

Equality for All Women or Just White Women?

Part IV:<i>The final installment of “Why Most Conversations in Tech About Diversity Are Bullshit — and What to Do About It” series, which includes post</i></b> …

Feminism

Naomi Klein Warns Europe May Water Down Paris Accord to Win Support from Trump

President Donald Trump on Tuesday is scheduled to address the United Nations General Assembly. Climate change is expected to be high on the agenda at …

Climate

Eighth International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition DCC'18 or DCC18

<b>EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DESIGN COMPUTING AND COGNITION (DCC'18 or DCC18)</b><p>Bringing artificial intelligence, cognitive science and …

Artificial Intelligence

Synchronistic Images Captured in Soviet Era Swimming Pools by Photographer Maria Svarbovaby on September 18, 2017

Photographer Maria Svarbova is fascinated by the sterile, geometric aesthetic of old swimming pools, especially those built during the Socialist Era …

Photography

Lenora Claire has been viciously stalked for 6 years—now she’s taking her fight to Congress

On Dec. 6, things started the way they usually do for Lenora Claire. The 37-year-old casting director checked her email and was greeted with a deluge …

Crime

Apply Now to Join HASTAC Scholars

<b>** Application</b> <b>form is available at the bottom of this page, or via this link. **</b><p>The HASTAC Scholars application is now open. Applications will be due …

Education

First Lady Dolley Madison Knew How to Party

More From Lenny Letter No. 104<p>3 articles<p>I Built a Global Business Without a Finance Degree<p>Out of the Mikvah, Into the World<p>Jess Rotter<p>Advertisement - …

Women's History

Photographer Reconstructs 1,400-Mile Route Along the Underground Railroad

Even in the darkness of the Louisiana night, Jeanine Michna-Bales could still make out the eight former slave quarters on the Magnolia Plantation. …

Black History

How One Woman Brought the 'Mother's Curse' to Canada

Old French Canadian genealogy records reveal how a harmful mutation can hide from natural selection in a mother's DNA.<p>The first King’s Daughters—or <i>filles du roi</i>—arrived in New France in 1663, and 800 more would follow over the next decade. Given their numbers, they were not literally the king’s …

Biology

Submissions

<b>Instructions for Authors</b><p>Potential contributors should send an abstract (<b>deadline 1st October 2017</b>) of 500-700 words that outlines the content and …

Publishing

This scientist’s built a vast DNA bank to crack cancer secrets

Unlocking hidden data to save lives.

DNA

Spinning the Global with Textile Media

The <b>“Monday Night Seminar”</b> carries on the tradition of Marshall McLuhan's public seminars at the University of Toronto. All seminars take place from 6 …

Iris van Herpen’s Hi-Tech Couture

Several years ago, Iris van Herpen, a Dutch fashion designer, began visiting <i>CERN</i>, the center for particle research near Geneva. Van Herpen, who is thirty-three, does not have a background in science; she attended design school in Arnhem, a small city in the Netherlands. Yet she regularly draws …

Couture

The Crisis of Criminalization: A Call for a Comprehensive Philanthropic Response

<b>Get the report (PDF) / Read the report online (ISSU)</b>Written by Andrea J. Ritchie and Beth E. Richie<b>This report is an urgent call for a comprehensive</b> …

Columbia University

Simons Foundation Seeks Applications for 2018 Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians

The Simons Foundation is inviting applications for 2018 Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians to stimulate collaboration in the field primarily …

Education

Trailblazing Astronomer Maria Mitchell on How We Co-Create Each Other and Recreate Ourselves Through Friendship

“Whatever our degree of friends may be, we come more under their influence than we are aware.”<p><i>“We can count on so few people to go that hard way with us,”</i> Adrienne Rich wrote in her exquisite meditation on the art of honorable human relationships. While it is hard enough to inoculate the integrity …

Women in Science

Women's Intuition: It's a Real Thing. Ask a Neuroscientist

Author John Gray wrote in the ’90s that if men are from Mars, women are from Venus. But differences in communication styles — for example, men often …

The Brain

While You Were Offline: Hillary Clinton Gave Trump a Great Book Recommendation

If you're starting to wonder if last week was just one long bout of déjà vu, you're not alone in that feeling. From new talk of Obamacare repeal to …

Donald Trump

Assistant/Associate Professor of Human Development 2484

Assistant/Associate Professor with Tenure of Human Development<p>Recruitment #<p>2484<p>Position<p>Assistant/Associate Professor with Tenure of Human …

Education

Assistant Professor of Human Development 2458

Recruitment #<p>2458<p>Position<p>Assistant Professor of Human Development<br>(Adult Development and Aging/Health Equity Issues)<p>Effective Date<p>August 20, 2018 …

Education

SCS Newsletter - September 2017 (Medieval Studies and Harassment)

<b>Race, Gender, Academia, and the Tactics of Digital Online Harassment</b><p><b>by Dorothy Kim</b><p>On Twitter, I describe myself as a “medievalist, digital humanist, …

Medieval

An Exhibition About Revolution that Keeps Faith with Ringgold

Faith Ringgold, “For the Women’s House” (1971) oil on canvas, 96 x 96 (243.8 x 243.8 cm) (courtesy of Rose M. Singer Center, Rikers Island …