Pick Your Passion! Jerry’s Picks 16.20 September 13 – 29

Global (dis)integration? Primary care nurse practitioners? Stiglitz et al, on taxes, privacy and the digital era, the new Miller mural, climate and cities, Latino voters—Columbia’s in full swing: pick your passion!

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September 15: Precision Medicine: Ethics, Politics, and Culture
September 19: Hope in the Face of Fear: Using Neuroscience to Transform Anxiety Treatments


September 13
5:30 p.m.
Wallach Art Gallery | Miller Theatre | Columbia Arts Initiative
Artist Talk and Reception with Tomo Mori
This year’s site-specific mural in the lobby of Miller Theatre is Tomo Mori’s Concerto Encircling. Deborah Cullen, director and chief curator at the Wallach Art Gallery, will join Mori in a Creative Conversation to discuss her work. Reception to follow. Miller Theatre, lobby.

September 14
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Columbia Nursing
Open House: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Group
Celebrate the opening of the new uptown faculty practice, meet the nurse practitioners, take a tour, and learn about the services available. Refreshments will be served. Register here. 516 West 168th Street.
(Picking Partner: Mairead Q. Moore, Nursing)

September 15
1 – 6:15 p.m.
Columbia Law School | The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America
The Future of Integration in Europe and Beyond
Panelists will address such issues as European integration post-Brexit, the political challenges of economic integration, and the impact disintegration could have on global business. Includes David Freedberg, director of the Italian Academy; Gillian Lester, dean of Columbia Law School; John Authers, senior investment commentator at Financial Times; Armando Varricchio, ambassador at the Italian Embassy to the United States; and , ambassador at the Institute of International Finance. RSVP here. The Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Avenue. (Global Solutions)
(Picking Partner: Nancy L. Goldfarb, Law)

September 16
6 – 9 p.m.
Columbia Journalism School | Film Fridays
Film Screening: 3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets
Documents the story of the killing of 17-year-old Jordan Davis and reveals how hidden racial prejudice can result in tragedy. Followed by a Q&A with director Marc Silver and producer Carolyn Hepburn. Columbia Journalism School, Pulitzer Hall, Lecture Hall, 3rd floor. (Just Societies)

September 21
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
SIPA | Columbia European Institute | European Commission, Bocconi University
Tax Avoidance and Privacy in the Digital Age: Transatlantic Citizens’ Dialogue
A debate on competition, tax avoidance, and privacy in the digital age from both the US and EU perspective. With Margrethe Vestager, European Union Commissioner for Competition; Joseph E. Stiglitz, University Professor; and Mario Monti, senator and president, Bocconi University. Moderated by Dean Merit E. Janow. Register here. International Affairs Building, Room 1501. A live broadcast of the event will be available here. (Global Solutions, Data and Society)
(Picking Partners: Kathryn Cashin and Maria Vallejo-Nguyen, SIPA)

September 22
6:45 – 8:45 p.m.
The Earth Institute | The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law | The Sallan Foundation
Ensuring Urban Resilience, Come Hell or High Water
Creating resilient cities requires that a city place a high priority on making the most of new approaches to climate risk management. For Climate Week NYC, Joyce Rosenthal, the Earth Institute; Kate Orff, director of the Urban Design Program at GSAPP; Nico Kienzl, director of Atelier Ten; Juan Camilo Osorio, director of research at the NY Environmental Justice Alliance; and Megan Linkin, SwissRe, will be in discussion. Moderated by Michael Gerrard, director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law. Keynote address by Dawn Zimmer, mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey, and Chris Ward, former executive director of Port Authority. Register here. Columbia Law School, Room 106. (Climate Response)
September 29
9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
Columbia Journalism School | Telemundo Network
Decision 2016: The Battle for the Latino Vote
Panelists will discuss the battle to win the increasingly important Latino voters during this historic election year and far beyond. Speakers include María Celeste Arrarás, journalist and host for Noticiero Telemundo; Steve Coll, dean of Columbia Journalism; Jose Diaz-Balart, anchor and host for Noticias Telemundo and NBC News; Luis Fernández, executive vice president of Noticias Telemundo; and Chuck Todd, NBC political director. See program schedule here. Registration required here. Registration ends September 22. Columbia Journalism School, Pulitzer Hall, Lecture Hall, 3rd floor.

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