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Nuclear fusion: Powering the stars and life on Earth

Nuclear fusion has been fueling stars and creating almost all of the chemical elements in the Universe over the last 13 billion years. But how does fusion in stars work? And when...

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Health and Society

Global Health Colloquium: Cancer Health Disparities

Join the Eck Institute for Global Health in collaboration with the Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI) for talks from HCRI’s Associate Director, Andy Bullock, and affiliated...

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Why Does Biodiversity Matter to Us All?

The London Global Gateway is running a Sustainable Future Series inspired by Pope Francis’ vision set out in ‘Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home,’ which calls all...

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2021 Domer Dozen Honoree: Dr. Rene Bermea ’12

Dr. Rene Bermea ’12 was recognized as a 2021 Domer Dozen honoree for saving lives in the ICU and conducting groundbreaking biomedical research. Dr. Bermea spoke on campus at...

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TEC Talks: What Can Smaller Platforms Learn from Ethical Challenges at Scale?

This session will feature Julie Owono, founder of Internet Sans Frontières and a member of the Facebook Oversight Board, and Clint Smith, Chief Legal Officer at Discord. As...

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TEC Talks: The Ethics of Verification, Identity, and Anonymity on the Internet

This session will feature David Magerman, co-founder and managing partner at Differential Ventures and an advocate for internet reform, and Jillian C. York, Director of...

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TEC Talks: A Guide for Handling Mis- and Disinformation

Few contemporary problems can be addressed by reference to a single discipline. Misinformation — a critical issue of our time — is no different. Join us for a conversation...

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Neuroscience: Using neuroscience to build a healthy community

While it might sound strange at first, a child’s developing brain has certain expectations from its environment. Consistent and responsive care are important for a healthy child...

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Neuroscience: How experiences influence brain function and long-term health

It has been said that “it takes a village to raise a child” and understanding neuroscience can be one of the building blocks for that village. How important are relationships,...

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TEC Talks: Section 230 – Online Speech and Tech Responsibility

The third talk in our TEC Talks series called “Section 230: Online Speech and Tech Responsibility,” featured Danielle Citron, Jefferson Scholars Foundation Schenck...

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Neuroscience: What is neuroscience, and why are relationships so important?

What is neuroscience, and why are relationships so important to how our brains function? Researchers who study neuroscience and behavior have discovered that one of the biggest...

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Three-part Zoom series on neuroscience and behavior launches in March

How your brain works impacts not only your behavior, but also your worldview. Early environments and experiences affect the brain and overall health, research has shown....

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