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Bruce Kogut joins scientific advisory board of Institut Polytechnique de Paris

Professor Bruce Kogut has been invited to join the international scientific advisory board of the newly created Institut Polytechnique de Paris, an agglomeration of many of the top engineering schools in France.

Saskia Sassen interviewed for BBC News segment on Sidewalk Labs collaboration with Toronto

Professor Saskia Sassen was quoted in a piece for BBC News on the controversy surrounding Google sister company Sidewalk Labs, and its plans to partner with the city of Toronto to improve disused land. Professor Sassen discussed the sensitivities of private corporations engaging in urban improvement efforts.

Peter Bearman elected into the National Academy of Medicine

National Academy of Medicine Elects 100 New Members

Oct 21, 2019 | News

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the election of 90 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

Peter S. Bearman, Jonathan R. Cole Professor of the Social Sciences, Columbia University, New York City.  For being one of two original designers of the influential Adolescent Health Study, and making critically important discoveries concerning the influence of social networks on sexually transmitted disease and the rise of autism diagnoses.

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